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2012 Emmy Nominations Include Breaking Bad, Girls, Homeland And Veep

The 2012 Emmy nominations were announced this morning, revealing which TV shows and talent are in the running for a prestigious Emmy Award this year for their contributions to television. This years list of nominees includes newcomers Girls and Veep for HBO, Homeland for Showtime, Fox's New Girl and History's Hatfields & McCoys. See the full list ahead!

Among the individuals who earned nominations are Don Cheadle for Showtime's House of Lies, Louis CK for Louie, and a much deserved nomination for Melissa McCarthy for hosting SNL (she also got a nom for her lead role in Mike & Molly). Community also managed to earn a nomination for the writing on "Remedial Chaos Theory."

The Emmy Awards will take place September 23. Here's the full list of nominations.

COMEDY

Outstanding Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory • CBS

Curb Your Enthusiasm • HBO

Girls • HBO

Modern Family • ABC

30 Rock • NBC

Veep • HBO

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath - Girls • HBO

Melissa McCarthy as Molly Flynn - Mike & Molly • CBS

Zooey Deschanel as Jess Day - New Girl • FOX

Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton - Nurse Jackie • Showtime

Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope - Parks And Recreation • NBC

Tina Fey as Liz Lemon - 30 Rock • NBC

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer - Veep • HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper - The Big Bang Theory • CBS

Larry David as Himself - Curb Your Enthusiasm • HBO

Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan - House Of Lies • Showtime

Louis C.K. as Louie - Louie • FX Networks

Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy - 30 Rock • NBC

Jon Cryer as Alan Harper - Two And A Half Men • CBS

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler - The Big Bang Theory • CBS

Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey - Desperate Housewives • ABC

Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy - Modern Family • ABC

Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett - Modern Family • ABC

Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow -Nurse Jackie • Showtime

Kristen Wiig as various characters - Saturday Night Live • NBC

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett - Modern Family • ABC

Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett - Modern Family • ABC

Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy - Modern Family • ABC

Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker - Modern Family • ABC

Max Greenfield as Schmidt - New Girl • FOX

Bill Hader as various characters - Saturday Night Live • NBC

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

Dot-Marie Jones as Coach Shannon Beiste - Glee • FOX

Maya Rudolph, Host - Saturday Night Live • NBC

Melissa McCarthy, Host - Saturday Night Live • NBC

Elizabeth Banks as Avery Jessup - 30 Rock • NBC

Margaret Cho as Kim Jong-il - 30 Rock • NBC

Kathy Bates as Charlie Harper - Two And A Half Men • CBS

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series

Michael J. Fox as Himself - Curb Your Enthusiasm • HBO

Greg Kinnear as Tad - Modern Family • ABC

Bobby Cannavale as Dr. Mike Cruz - Nurse Jackie • Showtime

Jimmy Fallon, Host - Saturday Night Live • NBC

Will Arnett as Devon Banks - 30 Rock • NBC

Jon Hamm as Abner and David Brinkley - 30 Rock • NBC

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series

Robert B. Weide, Director - Curb Your Enthusiasm • Palestinian Chicken • HBO

Lena Dunham, Director - Girls • She Did • HBO

Louis C.K., Director - Louie • Duckling • FX Networks

Jason Winer, Director - Modern Family • Virgin Territory • ABC

Steven Levitan, Director - Modern Family • Baby On Board • ABC

Jake Kasdan, Director - New Girl • Pilot • FOX

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Chris McKenna, Written by - Community • Remedial Chaos Theory

Lena Dunham, Written by - Girls • Pilot • HBO

Louis C.K., Written by - Louie • Pregnant - FX Network

Amy Poehler, Written by - Parks And Recreation • The Debate • NBC

Michael Schur, Written by - Parks And Recreation • Win, Lose, Or Draw • NBC

DRAMA

Outstanding Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire • HBO

Breaking Bad • AMC

Downton Abbey • PBS

Game Of Thrones • HBO

Homeland • Showtime

Mad Men • AMC

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Glenn Close as Patty Hewes - Damages • DirecTV

Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley - Downton Abbey • PBS

Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick - The Good Wife • CBS

Kathy Bates as Harriet Korn - Harry's Law • NBC

Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison - Homeland • Showtime

Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson - Mad Men • AMC

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson - Boardwalk Empire • HBO

Bryan Cranston as Walter White - Breaking Bad • AMC

Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan - Dexter • Showtime

Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham - Downton Abbey • PBS

Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody - Homeland • Showtime

Jon Hamm as Don Draper - Mad Men • AMC

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series Anna Gunn as Skyler White - Breaking Bad • AMC

Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham - Downton Abbey

Joanne Froggatt as Anna - Downton Abbey • PBS

Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma - The Good Wife • CBS

Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart - The Good Wife • CBS

Christina Hendricks as Joan Holloway Harris - Mad Men • AMC

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman - Breaking Bad • AMC

Giancarlo Esposito as Gustavo 'Gus' Fring - Breaking Bad - AMC

Brendan Coyle as John Bates - Downton Abbey • PBS

Jim Carter as Mr. Carson - Downton Abbey • PBS

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister - Game Of Thrones • HBO

Jared Harris as Lane Pryce - Mad Men • AMC

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series

Martha Plimpton as Patti Nyholm - The Good Wife • CBS

Loretta Devine as Adele Webber - Grey's Anatomy • ABC

Jean Smart as D.A. Roseanna Remmick - Harry's Law • NBC

Julia Ormond as Marie Calvet - Mad Men • AMC

Joan Cusack as Sheila Jackson - Shameless

Uma Thurman as Rebecca Duvall - Smash • NBC

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

Mark Margolis as Tio Salamanca - Breaking Bad • AMC

Dylan Baker as Colin Sweeney - The Good Wife • CBS

Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning - The Good Wife • CBS

Jeremy Davies as Dickie Bennett - Justified • FX Networks

Ben Feldman as Michael Ginsberg - Mad Men • AMC

Jason Ritter as Mark Cyr - Parenthood • NBC

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

Tim Van Patten, Director - Boardwalk Empire • To The Lost • HBO

Vince Gilligan, Director - Breaking Bad • Face Off • AMC

Brian Percival, Director - Downton Abbey • Episode 7 • PBS

Michael Cuesta, Director - Homeland • Pilot • Showtime

Phil Abraham, Director - Mad Men • The Other Woman • AMC

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Julian Fellowes, Written by - Downton Abbey • Episode 7 • PBS

Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Gideon Raff - Homeland • Pilot • Showtime

Semi Chellas, Matthew Weiner, Written by - Mad Men • The Other Woman • AMC

Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton, Written by - Mad Men • Commissions And Fees • AMC

Erin Levy, Matthew Weiner, Written byMad Men • Far Away Places • AMC

MINISERIES

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie

American Horror Story • FX Networks

Game Change • HBO

Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY

Hemingway & Gellhorn • HBO

Luther • BBC America

Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) • PBS

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Connie Britton as Vivien Harmon - American Horror Story • FX Networks

Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin - Game Change • HBO

Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn - Hemingway & Gellhorn • HBO

Ashley Judd as Rebecca Winstone - Missing • ABC

Emma Thompson as She - The Song Of Lunch (Masterpiece) • PBS

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Woody Harrelson as Steve Schmidt - Game Change • HBO

Kevin Costner as 'Devil' Anse Hatfield - Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY

Bill Paxton as Randall McCoy - Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY

Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway - Hemingway & Gellhorn • HBO

Idris Elba as John Luther - Luther • BBC America

Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes - Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) • PBS

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or A Movie

Frances Conroy as Moira - American Horror Story • FX Networks

Jessica Lange as Constance Langdon - American Horror Story

Sarah Paulson as Nicolle Wallace - Game Change • HBO

Mare Winningham as Sally McCoy - Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY

Judy Davis as Jill Tankard - Page Eight (Masterpiece) • PBS

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Denis O'Hare as Larry Harvey - American Horror Story • FX Networks

Ed Harris as John McCain - Game Change • HBO

Tom Berenger as Jim Vance - Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY

David Strathairn as John Dos Passos - Hemingway & Gellhorn • HBO

Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson - Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) • PBS

Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special

Jay Roach, Director - Game Change • HBO

Kevin Reynolds, Director - Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY

Philip Kaufman, Director - Hemingway & Gellhorn • HBO

Sam Miller, Director - Luther • BBC America

Paul McGuigan, Director - Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) • PBS

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

Danny Strong, Written by - Game Change • HBO

Ted Mann, Story and Teleplay by - Ronald Parker, Teleplay by - Bill Kerby, Story by - Hatfields & McCoys • Part 2 • HISTORY

Abi Morgan, Written by - The Hour • BBC America

Neil Cross, Written by - Luther • BBC America

Steven Moffat, Written by - Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) • PBS

VARIETY

Outstanding Variety Series

The Colbert Report • Comedy Central

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central

Jimmy Kimmel Live • ABC

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon • NBC

Real Time With Bill Maher • HBO

Saturday Night Live • NBC

Outstanding Variety Special

Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute To America's Golden Girl • NBC

Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker • Bravo

The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS

Mel Brooks And Dick Cavett Together Again • HBO

Tony Bennett: Duets II (Great Performances) • PBS

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series

James Hoskinson, Director - The Colbert Report • Episode 7121A • Comedy Central

Chuck O'Neil, Director - The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Episode 17087 • Comedy Central

Jerry Foley, Director - Late Show With David Letterman • Episode 3602 • CBS

Jonathan Krisel, Director - Portlandia • One Moore Episode • IFC

Don Roy King, Director - Saturday Night Live • Host: Mick Jagger • NBC

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special

Don Mischer, Director - 84th Annual Academy Awards • ABC

Louis J. Horvitz, Director - The 54th Annual Grammy Awards • CBS

Louis C.K., Director - Louis C.K. Live At The Beacon Theatre • FX Networks

Alan Skog, Director - New York City Ballet George Balanchine's The Nutcracker (Live From Lincoln Center) • PBS

Glenn Weiss, Director - 65th Annual Tony Awards • CBS

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series

The Colbert Report • Comedy Central

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central

Portlandia • IFC

Real Time With Bill Maher • HBO

Saturday Night Live • NBC

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special

84th Annual Academy Awards • ABC

Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute To America's Golden Girl • NBC

The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS

Louis C.K. Live At The Beacon Theatre • FX Networks

65th Annual Tony Awards • CBS

Outstanding Animated Program

American Dad! • Hot Water • FOX

Bob's Burgers • BurgerBoss • FOX

Futurama • The Tip Of The Zoidberg • Comedy Central

The Penguins Of Madagascar: The Return Of The Revenge Of Dr. Blowhole • Nickelodeon

The Simpsons • Holidays Of Future Passed • FOX

REALITY

Outstanding Reality Program

Antiques Roadshow • PBS

Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution • ABC

MythBusters • Discovery Channel

Shark Tank • ABC

Undercover Boss • CBS

Who Do You Think You Are? • NBC

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race • CBS

Dancing With The Stars • ABC

Project Runway • Lifetime

So You Think You Can Dance • FOX

Top Chef • Bravo

The Voice • NBC

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program

Phil Keoghan, Host - The Amazing Race • CBS

Ryan Seacrest, Host - American Idol • FOX

Betty White, Host - Betty White’s Off Their Rockers • NBC

Tom Bergeron, Host - Dancing With The Stars • ABC

Cat Deeley, Host - So You Think You Can Dance • FOX

Outstanding Nonfiction Series

American Masters • PBS

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations • Travel Channel

Frozen Planet • Discovery Channel

Inside The Actors Studio • Bravo

The Weight Of The Nation • HBO