Emmy Nominees Announced
The Fox drama 24 and the TNT miniseries Into the West took front and center today (Thursday) as the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced nominations for this year's Emmy Awards. 24 received half as many nominations, 12, the most for any regular series, while Into the West received 16 nominations. 24 was closely followed by the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy, with 11 nominations. Besides Grey's and 24, Fox's House, HBO's The Sopranos, and NBC's final season of The West Wing were also nominated in the drama series category. Shows nominated for best comedy included Fox's Arrested Development, NBC's The Office and Scrubs, CBS's Two and a Half Men, and HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. Last year's big winners, Lost and Desperate Housewives did not receive nominations in the best series categories. For the sixth straight year, HBO received the most nominations, 95. ABC was second with 64. Winners are due to be announced on August 27.