The 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards nominees were announced at a traditionally early-morning ceremony today in L.A. And if there’s one message that the 62nd Emmy Award nominations sent, it’s that it’s good to be Glee.
The freshman musical/dramedy racked up more nods than any other ongoing television series, scoring a whopping 19 nominations — including best comedy series, best comedy actor for Matthew Morrison, best comedy actress for Lea Michele, supporting comedy actor for Chris Colfer, and supporting comedy actress for Jane Lynch. Three of its guest stars even got a nod each, and there were any number of hair, makeup, directing nominations as well.
The most total nominations went to the HBO miniseries The Pacific, which nabbed an incredible 24 nods. Other big winners include Mad Men, with 17 nominations; 15 noms each for Temple Grandin, 30 Rock, and You Don’t Know Jack; and 14 nominations for ABC’s freshman comedy series Modern Family. [Read more…]