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Emmy nominations: Who got skunked!

July 16, 2009 |  6:06 am

Ah, the Emmy nominations that might have been! Below is a list of the programs and stars that got snubbed by the 14,000 voters in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Here is a full list of nominees.

* = Top 10 Semi-Finalist in 2008
** = Nominee in 2008

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NOT-SO-BEST DRAMA SERIES
"Battlestar Galactica"
"Boston Legal" **
"ER"
"Friday Night Lights" *
"Grey's Anatomy" *
"In Treatment"
"The Mentalist"
"The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency"
"Rescue Me"
"The Shield"
"True Blood"
"The Tudors" *
"24"

NOT-SO-BEST COMEDY SERIES
"The Big Bang Theory"
"Californication"
"Desperate Housewives"
"Scrubs"
"Two and a Half Men" **
"Ugly Betty" *
"United States of Tara"

NOT-SO-BEST MINISERIES
"House of Saddam" (HBO)
"Maneater" (Lifetime)

NOT-SO-BEST TV MOVIE
"Accidental Friendship"
"America"
"Front of the Class"
"Gifted Hands"
"God on Trial"
"Jesse Stone: Thin Ice"
"Living Proof"
"My Zinc Bed"
"Natalee Holloway"
"Sybil"

NOT-SO-BEST REALITY PROGRAM
"Celebrity Rehab"
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" **
"Man vs. Wild"
"Penn & Teller ... !"

NOT-SO-BEST REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
"America's Next Top Model"
"Celebrity Apprentice"
"So You Think You Can Dance"
"Survivor"

NOT-SO-BEST HOST OF A REALITY PROGRAM
"America's Next Top Model" (Tyra Banks)
"So You Think You Can Dance" (Cat Deeley)
"Deal or No Deal" (Howie Mandel) **
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (Ty Pennington)
"Celebrity Rehab" (Dr. Drew Pinksy)
 
NOT-SO-BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Kyle Chandler, "Friday Night Lights" *
Michael Chiklis, "The Shield"
Denis Leary, "Rescue Me" *
Ian McShane, "Kings"
Edward James Olmos, "Battlestar Galactica"
James Spader, "Boston Legal" **
Kiefer Sutherland, "24" 

NOT-SO-BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Patricia Arquette, "Medium" *
Angela Bassett, "ER"
Calista Flockhart, "Brothers & Sisters"
January Jones, "Mad Men"
Evangeline Lilly, "Lost"
Mary McDonnell, "Battlestar Galactica" *
Anna Paquin, "True Blood"
Jill Scott, "No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency"
Jeanne Tripplehorn, "Big Love" *

NOT-SO-BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES        
David Duchovny, "Californication" *
Lee Pace, "Pushing Daisies" **
 
NOT-SO-BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES           
Marcia Cross, "Desperate Housewives" *
America Ferrera, "Ugly Betty" **
Teri Hatcher, "Desperate Housewives"
Felicity Huffman, "Desperate Housewives" *
Eva Longoria-Parker, "Desperate Housewives" *
Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation"

Illustration: Ty Wilson

RELATED LINKS

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Emmy nominations: The good, the bad and the ugly (Rob L's view)

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