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Emmy Awards nominations: Who got skunked!

July 8, 2010 |  7:05 am

Ah, the Emmy Awards nominations that might have been! Below is a list of the programs and stars snubbed Thursday by the 14,000 voters of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Here is a list of nominees contending for the major awards at the 62nd annual edition of the Emmys, which will be handed out Aug. 29 on NBC.

* = nominee in 2009

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NOT-SO-BEST DRAMA SERIES
"Big Love" *
"Damages" *
"Friday Night Lights"
"Grey's Anatomy"
"House" *
"The Mentalist"
"Rescue Me"
"The Tudors"
"24"

NOT-SO-BEST COMEDY SERIES
"The Big Bang Theory"
"Bored to Death"
"Californication"
"Desperate Housewives"
"Entourage" *
"Family Guy" *
"How I Met Your Mother" *
"Scrubs"
"Two and a Half Men"
"Ugly Betty"
"United States of Tara"
"Weeds" *

NOT-SO-BEST MINISERIES
"Alice" (SyFy)
"Emma" (PBS)
"Occupation" (BBC America)
"The Prisoner" (AMC)
"Small Island" (PBS)

NOT-SO-BEST TV MOVIE
"Amish Grace" (Lifetime Movie Network)
"A Dog Year" (HBO)
"Einstein & Eddington" (HBO)
"Jesse Stone: No Remorse" (CBS)
Hallmark Hall of Fame: "When Love is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story" (CBS)
"Who is Clark Rockefeller" (Lifetime)

NOT-SO-BEST REALITY PROGRAM
"Celebrity Rehab"
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
"Intervention" (winner last year)
"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)
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (Ty Pennington)
"Celebrity Rehab" (Dr. Drew Pinksy)

NOT-SO-BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Bill Paxton, "Big Love"
Timothy Olyphant, "Justified"
Ray Romano, "Men of a Certain Age"
Simon Baker, "The Mentalist" *
Peter Krause, "Parenthood"
Denis Leary, "Rescue Me"
Kiefer Sutherland, "24"
Matthew Bomer, "White Collar"

NOT-SO-BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Sally Field, "Brothers and Sisters" *
Evangeline Lilly, "Lost"
Patricia Arquette, "Medium"
Lauren Graham, "Parenthood"
Katey Sagal, "Sons of Anarchy"
Melissa Leo, "Treme"
Anna Paquin, "True Blood"
Jeanne Tripplehorn, "Big Love"

NOT-SO-BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
David Duchovny, "Californication"
Josh Radnor, "How I Met Your Mother"
Thomas Jane, "Hung"
Charlie Sheen, "Two and a Half Men" *

NOT-SO-BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Courteney Cox, "Cougar Town"
Marcia Cross, "Desperate Housewives"
America Ferrera, "Ugly Betty"
Teri Hatcher, "Desperate Housewives"
Felicity Huffman, "Desperate Housewives"
Eva Longoria-Parker, "Desperate Housewives"
Sarah Silverman, "The Sarah Silverman Program" *
Tracy Ullman, "State of the Union"
Mary-Louise Parker, "Weeds" *

Illustration: Ty Wilson

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