Emmy Vets - Loser Division (0 career Emmys)
Angela Lansbury/L&O: SVU/TbJ (18 nods)
Charles Durning/NCIS (8)
Kiefer Sutherland/24 (7)
Nominees Kathy Bates, Brian Dennehy, Victor Garber, Whoopi Goldberg, Jane Kaczmarek, and Jeffrey Tambor are all tied with 6
South Park’s wicked Schiavo satire “Best Friends Forever” is up for Animated Series. It’s up against The Simpsons, which also scored nods in the Music & Song categories.
Quentin Tarantino scored a nomination for directing a CSI episode, in a category that has 7 nominees.
Ken Burns scored 2 nods for Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson
3 Oscar winners are competing against each other in Supporting Actress, Miniseries/Movie: Charlize Theron, Kathy Bates, and Joanne Woodward (multiple Oscar-loser Jane Alexander’s also in the running)
The Office scored 2 nods, including one for Ricky Gervais (Writing). The Wire also got its single nod in the Writing category.
Turner Classic Movies got 1 nod for Cary Grant: A Class Apart, now available on the Bringing Up Baby 2-disc DVD.
The Outstanding Reality Show categories have Ty Pennington vs. Penn & Teller vs. Ben Affleck & Matt Damon and Jerry Bruckheimer vs. Paula Abdul vs. Donald Trump vs. Harvey Weinstein.
Oh, and for all you 24-holics:
6-7am (Editing & Sound Mixing)
12-1pm (Sound Editing & Stunt Coordination)
Plus Drama Series, Lead Actor, and Casting (11 nods, the most in the show’s history)
Oh, and for the first time, a program I received screen credit for got an Emmy nomination! (though not for me, obviously)