Emmy Nods: Sopranos Gets More Bang For The Blank
The Sopranos may have ended with a blank screen, but it filled up the list of Emmy nominations announced today (Thursday) with 15 bids, including best drama, best actor (James Gandolfini) and best actress (Edie Falco) in its categories. Nevertheless, the made-for-TV movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee counted up the most nominations, 17. Three new shows also made the list of contenders -- Heroes, Ugly Betty, and 30 Rock. Nominees for best comedy series included: The Office, Entourage, 30 Rock, Two and a Half Men and Ugly Betty. For best drama series: Boston Legal, Grey's Anatomy, Heroes, House and The Sopranos. For best actor in a drama series: Hugh Laurie, House; James Gandolfini, The Sopranos; Kiefer Sutherland, 24; Denis Leary, Rescue Me; James Spader, Boston Legal. For best actress in a drama series: Edie Falco, The Sopranos; Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer; Sally Field, Brothers and Sisters; Minnie Driver, The Riches; Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU. For best actor in a comedy series: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock; Steve Carell, The Office; Tony Shalhoub, Monk; Charlie Sheen, Two and a Half Men; Ricky Gervais, Extras. For best actress in a comedy series: America Ferrera, Ugly Betty; Tina Fey, 30 Rock; Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The New Adventures of Old Christine; Mary-Louise Parker, Weeds.