CBS Leads the Broadcast Networks in Primetime Emmy Award Nominations, Garnering 60 for the 2011-2012 Season

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July 19th, 2012

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CBS LEADS THE BROADCAST NETWORKS IN PRIMETIME EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS, GARNERING 60 FOR THE 2011-2012 SEASON 

 

The Network’s Top Program Category Nominations Include

Outstanding Comedy Series for “The Big Bang Theory,”

Outstanding Reality Program for “Undercover Boss,”

Outstanding Reality – Competition Program for “The Amazing Race,”

Outstanding Special Class Programs for “The 54th Annual Grammy Awards”

And “The 65th Annual Tony Awards”

And Outstanding Variety Special for “The Kennedy Center Honors”

 

Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory”) and Jon Cryer (“Two and a Half Men”) Earn Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominations

 

Melissa McCarthy (“Mike & Molly”) Earns an

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nomination

And Mayim Bialik (“The Big Bang Theory”) Is Nominated as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

 

Top Acting Nominations for “The Good Wife” Include Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Julianna Margulies and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Christine Baranski and Archie Panjabi

 

Phil Koeghan Is Nominated as Outstanding Host for

A Reality or Reality-Competition Program

 

Los Angeles, Thursday, July 19 – This morning CBS lead the Broadcast Networks in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 64th Primetime Emmy Award nominations, garnering 60 for the 2011-2012 season.

 

Top program category nominations for the network included Outstanding Comedy Series for The Big Bang Theory, Outstanding Reality Program for Undercover Boss, Outstanding Reality-Competition Program for THE Amazing Race, Outstanding Special Class Programs for THE 54TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS and THE 65TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS and Outstanding Variety Special for THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS.

  

Among the top acting categories, Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) and Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men) earned Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series nominations, Melissa McCarthy (MIKE & MOLLY) earned an Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series nomination, Julianna Margulies (THE Good Wife) was nominated as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Christine Baranski and Archie Panjabi were each nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, and Mayim Bialik (THE Big Bang Theory) was nominated as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

 

Phil Koeghan garnered a nomination as Outstanding Host for A Reality or Reality-Competition Program.

 

Additionally, CBS collected nominations in an array of other categories, including outstanding guest actress and actors, directing, writing, art direction, casting, cinematography, picture editing, lighting design/lighting direction, makeup, music direction, original music and lyrics, sound editing, sound mixing, stunt coordination and technical direction/camera work/video control.

 

A complete list of CBS nominations follows:

Outstanding Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television

 

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Mike & Molly • CBS • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. and Warner Bros. Television

Melissa McCarthy as Molly Flynn

 

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television

Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper

 

Two and a Half Men • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television

Jon Cryer as Alan Harper

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television

Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler

 

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

Two and a Half Men • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television

Kathy Bates as Charlie Harper

 

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

The Good Wife • CBS • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions

Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

The Good Wife • CBS • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions

Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma

 

The Good Wife • CBS • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions

Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart

 

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series

The Good Wife • CBS • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions

Martha Plimpton as Patti Nyholm

 

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

The Good Wife • CBS • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions

Dylan Baker as Colin Sweeney

 

The Good Wife • CBS • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions

Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning

 

Outstanding Variety Special

The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS • A George Stevens, Jr. Presentation for The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

 

Outstanding Special Class Programs

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards • CBS • AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC and John Cossette Productions, Inc.

 

65th Annual Tony Awards • CBS • White Cherry Entertainment in association with Tony Award Productions

 

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series

Late Show With David Letterman • Episode 3602 • CBS • Worldwide Pants Incorporated

Jerry Foley, Director

 

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards • CBS • AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC and John Cossette Productions, Inc.

Louis J. Horvitz, Director

 

65th Annual Tony Awards • CBS • White Cherry Entertainment in association with Tony Award Productions

Glenn Weiss, Director

 

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special

The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS • A George Stevens, Jr. Presentation for The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

George Stevens, Written by

Michael M. Stevens, Written by

Sara Lukinson, Written by

Lewis Friedman, Written by

 

65th Annual Tony Awards • CBS • White Cherry Entertainment in association with Tony Award Productions

Dave Boone, Written by

Paul Greenberg, Special Material by

 

Outstanding Reality Program

Undercover Boss • CBS • Studio Lambert

Eli Holzman, Executive Producer

Stephen Lambert, Executive Producer

Chris Carlson, Executive Producer

Scott Cooper, Co-Executive Producer

Sandi Johnson, Co-Executive Producer

Rachelle Mendez, Supervising Producer

Lety Quintanar, Supervising Producer

Rebekah Fry, Supervising Producer

 

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race • CBS • World Race Productions Inc.

Bertram van Munster, Executive Producer

Elise Doganieri, Executive Producer

Jerry Bruckheimer, Executive Producer

Jonathan Littman, Executive Producer

Mark Vertullo, Executive Producer

Dan Coffie, Co-Executive Producer

Giselle Parets, Co-Executive Producer

Phil Keoghan, Co-Executive Producer

Michael Norton, Supervising Producer

Matt Schmidt, Supervising Producer

Patrick Cariaga, Supervising Producer

Michael Miller, Supervising Producer

Darren Bunkley, Senior Producer

Chad Baron, Senior Producer

Neil Jahss, Senior Producer

 

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race • CBS • World Race Productions Inc.

Phil Keoghan, Host

 

Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming

The Amazing Race • Let Them Drink Their Haterade (Lake Manyara, Tanzania) • CBS • World Race Productions Inc.

Bertram van Munster, Director

 

Outstanding Art Direction For A Multi-Camera Series

How I Met Your Mother • Now We're Even • The Magician's Code, Part One • The Magician's Code, Part Two • CBS • 20th Century Fox Television

Stephan G. Olson, Production Designer

Susan Eschelbach, Set Decorator

 

Mike & Molly • Goin' Fishin' • Valentine's Piggyback • The Wedding • CBS • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. and Warner Bros. Television

John S. Shaffner, Production Designer

Lynda Burbank, Set Decorator

 

2 Broke Girls • And The Rich People Problems • And The Reality Check • And The Pop Up Sale • CBS • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with MPK Productions and Warner Bros. Television

Glenda Rovello, Production Designer

Amy Feldman, Set Decorator

 

Outstanding Art Direction For Variety Or Nonfiction Programming

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards • CBS • AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC and John Cossette Productions, Inc.

Brian Stonestreet, Production Designer

Alana Billingsley, Art Director

Matt Steinbrenner, Art Director

 

65th Annual Tony Awards • CBS • White Cherry Entertainment in association with Tony Award Productions

Steve Bass, Production Designer

Seth Easter, Art Director

 

Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series

The Good Wife • CBS • CBS Television Studios in association with Scott Free Productions and King Size Productions

Mark Saks, CSA, Casting By

 

Outstanding Cinematography For A Multi-Camera Series

How I Met Your Mother • 46 Minutes • CBS • 20th Century Fox Television

Chris La Fountaine, Director of Photography

 

Mike & Molly • Victoria Can't Drive • CBS • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. and Warner Bros. Television

Gary Baum, Director of Photography

 

Two and a Half Men • Sips, Sonnets, And Sodomy • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television

Steven V. Silver, ASC, Director of Photography

 

2 Broke Girls • Pilot • CBS • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with MPK Productions and Warner Bros. Television

Gary Baum, Director of Photography

 

Outstanding Cinematography For Reality Programming

The Amazing Race • Let Them Drink Their Haterade (Lake Manyara, Tanzania) • CBS • World Race Productions Inc.

Cinematography Team

 

Survivor • Running The Show • CBS • SEG, Inc.

Cinematography Team

 

Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory • The Countdown Reflection • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television

Peter John Chakos, Editor

 

How I Met Your Mother • Trilogy Time • CBS • 20th Century Fox Television

Sue Federman, Edited by

 

Two And A Half Men • Why We Gave Up Women • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television

Joseph Bella, Edited by

 

2 Broke Girls • And The Kosher Cupcakes • CBS • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with MPK Productions and Warner Bros. Television

Darryl Bates, A.C.E., Editor

 

Outstanding Picture Editing For Reality Programming

The Amazing Race • Let Them Drink Their Haterade (Lake Manyara, Tanzania) • CBS • World Race Productions Inc.

Eric Goldfarb, Editor

Julian Gomez, Editor

Andrew Kozar, Editor

Paul C. Nielsen, Editor

Michael Bolanowski, Editor

Jennifer Nelson, Editor

Jacob Parsons, Editor

Rich Remis, Editor

 

SurvivorCult-Like • CBS • SEG, Inc.

James M. Smith, Supervising Editor

Stephen R. Frederick, Editor

Tim Atzinger, Editor

Evan Mediuch, Editor

James Ciccarello, Editor

Eric Gardner, Editor

David S. Armstrong, Editor

 

Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards • CBS • AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC and John Cossette Productions, Inc.

Robert A. Dickinson, Lighting Designer

Jon Kusner, Lighting Director

Travis Hagenbuch, Lighting Director

Andy O'Reilly, Lighting Director

 

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011 • CBS • Done and Dusted Productions

Jon Kusner, Lighting Designer

Matt Firestone, Lighting Designer

Harry Sangmeister, Lighting Director

Nick Collier, Lighting Director

 

Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic)

How I Met Your Mother • Trilogy Time • CBS • 20th Century Fox Television

Jennifer Turchi Nigh, Department Head Makeup Artist

Megan Moore Grimes, Key Makeup Artist

Kevin Haney, Makeup Artist

 

Outstanding Music Direction

The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS • A George Stevens, Jr. Presentation for The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Rob Berman, Music Director

Rob Mathes, Music Director

 

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics

The 65th Annual Tony Awards • Song Title: It's Not Just For Gays Anymore • CBS • White Cherry Entertainment in association with Tony Award Productions

Adam Schlesinger, Music by

David Javerbaum, Lyrics by

 

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series

CSI: Miami • Blown Away • CBS • Jerry Bruckheimer Production with CBS Studios

Timothy I. Kimmel, Supervising Sound Editor

Brad Katona, Sound Effects Editor

Ruth Adelman, ADR Editor

Todd Niesen, Dialogue Editor

Skye Lewin, Music Editor

Joseph Sabella, Foley Artist

James Bailey, Foley Artist

 

Outstanding Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming (Single Or Multi-Camera)

The Amazing Race • Let Them Drink Their Haterade (Lake Manyara, Tanzania) • CBS • World Race Productions Inc.

Eric Goldfarb, Sound Editor

Julian Gomez, Sound Editor

Andrew Kozar, Sound Editor

Paul C. Nielsen, Sound Editor

Jacob Parsons, Sound Editor

Rich Remis, Sound Editor

Jennifer Nelson, Sound Editor

Michael Bolanowski, Sound Editor

Bryan Parker, Sound Editor

Graham Barclay, Sound Editor

 

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)

Person Of Interest • Pilot • CBS • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television

Frank Morrone, Re-Recording Mixer

Scott Weber, Re-Recording Mixer

Keith Rogers, Re-Recording Mixer

Noah Timan, Production Mixer

 

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special

ACM Presents: Lionel Richie And Friends – In Concert • CBS • Dick Clark Productions, Inc. in association with the Academy of Country Music

Paul Sandweiss, Post Production Mixer

Biff Dawes, Music Mixer

J. Mark King, Production Mixer

 

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards • CBS • AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC and John Cossette Productions, Inc.

Thomas Holmes, Broadcast Production Mixer

John Harris, Broadcast Music Mixer

Eric Schilling, Broadcast Music Mixer

Paul Sandweiss, Package Mixer

Eric Johnston, Playback Mixer

Mikael Stewart, House Production Mixer

Ron Reaves, House Music Mixer

Tom Pesa, Stage Mixer

Michael Parker, Stage Mixer

Pablo Munguia, Playback Mixer

Bob Lamasney, Audience Supplemental Mixer

 

Outstanding Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming

The Amazing Race • Let Them Drink Their Haterade (Lake Manyara, Tanzania) • CBS • World Race Productions Inc.

Jim Ursulak, Lead Audio

Dean Gaveau, C.A.S., Audio

Jerry Chabane, Audio

Troy Smith, Re-Recording Mixer

 

Outstanding Stunt Coordination

Criminal Minds • The Bittersweet Science • CBS • ABC Studios in association with CBS Paramount Television Network

Tom Elliott, Stunt Coordinator

 

Hawaii Five-0 • Kame'e • CBS • Eye Productions Inc.

Jeff David Cadiente, Stunt Coordinator

 

NCIS: Los Angeles • Blye K • CBS • CBS Television Studios

Troy James Brown, Stunt Coordinator

 

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series

The Big Bang Theory • The Countdown Reflection • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television

John Pierre Dechene, Camera

James L. Hitchcock, Camera

Richard Price, Camera

Brian (Army) Armstrong, Camera

Ray Gonzales, Camera

John D. O'Brien, Video Control

 

Late Show With David Letterman • Episode 3602 • CBS • Worldwide Pants Incorporated

Timothy W. Kennedy, Technical Director

David Dorsett, Camera

Jack Young, Camera

Karin Lucie Grzella, Camera

Al Cialino, Camera

John Curtin, Camera

George Rothweiler, Camera

Dan Flaherty, Camera

Fred Shimizu, Camera

John Hannel, Camera

Daniel Campbell, Camera

Steven Kaufman, Camera

William White, Video Control

 

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards • CBS • AEG Ehrlich Ventures, LLC and John Cossette Productions, Inc.

John B. Field, Technical Director

Eric Becker, Technical Director

Kenneth Shapiro, Technical Director

Ted Ashton, Camera

Danny Bonilla, Camera

Manny Bonilla, Camera

Dave Eastwood, Camera

Randy Gomez, Camera

Dean Hall, Camera

Larry Heider, Camera

Marc Hunter, Camera

Dave Levisohn, Camera

Steve Martyniuk, Camera

Rob Palmer, Camera

David Plakos, Camera

Hector Ramirez, Camera

Brian Reason, Camera

John Repczynski, Camera

Kris Wilson, Camera

Easter Xua, Camera

Keith Winikoff, Video Control

Guy Jones, Video Control

 

The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS • A George Stevens, Jr. Presentation for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

John B. Field, Technical Director

John Burdick, Camera

Helene Haviland, Camera

Marc Hunter, Camera

Charlie Huntley, Camera

Lyn Noland, Camera

Darryl Player, Camera

Danny Bonilla, Camera

Bill Philbin, Camera

Hector Ramirez, Camera

Chris Tafuri, Camera

Pat Gleason, Camera

Mark Whitman, Camera

Paul Ranieri, Video Control

Susan Noll, Video Control

 
  • Ralph Hahn

    Broadcast network television is in pretty bad shape if CBS leads the other Big Four nets in nominations. As you can see, most of CBS’s nominations are in the technical and other behind-the-scenes categories. Basic and pay cable lead the most important nominations.

  • ron

    Pay cable gets all the noms now, its weird not to see any of the DH girls getting noms Just as any fom GA

  • Feedback

    The Big Bang Theory is overrated. And by overrated, I mean it’s MEDIOCRE and treated as if its amazing.

    When a show needs a laugh track, it’s because they know the jokes will fall flat without them. TBBT is no exception.

  • Nick

    Yay for HIMYM, 2BG, Mike & Molly, NCIS:LA, TBBT, and POI for their nods. Nothing I like was snubbed. :-D

  • bob

    Feedback….The overrated shows are Parks and Rec, Community, 30 Rock and obviously most agree with me as NOBODY watches these shows. CBS clearly has the best shows!!! Well deserved wins! I do think NCIS should get some nods but being the number one show on the number one network is probably congratulations enough.

  • Flame

    An Emmy is an Emmy is an Emmy. Nobody cares if the nominations are in the Actor or technical categories. Also, I see that there are nods in the so-called big categories.

    Titanic has won, what, 7 Oscars? Those were largely technical too, with the two main characters not even being considered for nomination.

  • Stephen

    Person Of Interest was robbed, it should’ve been nominated for Best Drama. Jim Caviezel and Michael Emerson deserved nominations too!

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