Hey TV fans, pay close attention! Here’s a sure sign that those wierd summer reality shows and sitcom reruns on major network,TV is drawing to a close. Because this weekend the moment you’ve been waiting for has arrived, the 64th Emmy Awards ceremony is broadcasting live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night, September 23, 2012 at 6 PM starting with a Red Carpet star studded event on ABC.
Heading up the race this year include the miniseries “American Horror Story” starring Jessica Lang and Jon Hamm in “Mad Men” each with a total of 17 nominations. Bill Paxton & Kevin Costner stars of “Hatfields & McCoys” and Michelle Dockery & Jim Carter stars of “Downton Abbey” both received 16, and award winning film actress Nicole Kidman and also actor David Strathaim,of “Hemingway & Gellhorn” followed with 15. The popular hit “Modern Family” staring Ed O’Neil, Sofia Vegara and Julie, Bowen,of the ABC hit “Modern Family” led in the comedy category with 14 nods.
Late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel, will be hosting this year’s Emmys, whom will no doubt will be like a gypsy king at a wedding one that will go on for days. Because lets face the party’s surrounding the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards are dropping into gear and will make for a busy and fast paced time until Emmy night on Sunday. Except for one change, NBC’s pre-Emmy party is moving from its long-time home at Spago to Boa.Which is a big difference from the first Emmy Awards ceremony was held on January 25, 1949, at the Hollywood Athletic Club, but back then there were only 3 networks and a handfull of stars.
This year there were many, outstanding Miniseries & Movie’s 2012. like HBO’s “Game Change” who’s executive producer; is Tom Hanks.then theres executive producer; Ryan Murphy’s,”American Horror Story” on FX, and also for a nomination “Hemingway & Gellhorn” which aired on HBO. Even the History Channel came through with “Hatfields & McCoys” fot 3 nights. Nom nods were also directed to, Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia a Masterpiece on PBS, and Luther on BBC America.
Other popular nod went to; 2012 Emmy Nominees in a Outstanding Drama Series, such as Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey Game Of Thrones, Homeland and Mad Men.And in the Outstanding Comedy Series Category; Curb Your Enthusiasm, Girls, 30 Rock, Veep, Modern Family and Big Bang Theory.
In the Outstanding Actress in a Drama the contenders are; Glenn Close, in Damages, Michelle Dockery,in Downton Abbey, Julianna Margulies, in The Good Wife , Ms.Kathy Bates, in Harry’s Law, the classy Claire Danes,in Homeland and Ms.Elisabeth Moss, in Mad Men .Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama are Anna Gunn,in Breaking Bad , Maggie Smith,in Downton Abbey, Joanne Froggatt,in Downton Abbey ,Archie Panjabi, in The Good Wife, Christine Baranski, in The Good Wife, and the luxurious redhead Ms.Christina Hendricks, in Mad Men.
And finally The Outstanding Actor in a Drama noms are; Steve Buscemi,in Boardwalk Empire, Bryan Cranston,in Breaking Bad, Michael C. Hall ,in Dexter , Hugh Bonneville, in Downton Abbey, Damian Lewis, in Homeland and Jon Hamm, in Mad Men.
So whether you have a drinking game party for repeated noms or shows or compete with your friends on who you think winners will be. Watch the 64th Emmy Awards ceremony broadcast live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night, September 23, 2012 at 6 pm on ABC.