NBC Scores 53 Emmy Nominations, Tying for High Among Broadcast Networks

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July 18th, 2013

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NBC SCORES 53 EMMY NOMINATIONS, TYING FOR HIGH AMONG BROADCAST NETWORKS

 

Saturday Night Live’ Leads With 17 Nominations, Extending Its Emmy Record to 173

 

30 Rock’ Earns 13 Nominations, Including Best Comedy Series and Nods for Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and Jane Krakowski

 

Vera Farmiga of ‘Bates Motel’ Scores for Universal Television With Nomination for Lead Drama Actress

 

The Voice’ Nominated for Reality Competition Program and ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ for Best Variety Series

 

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — July 18, 2013 —NBC received 53 Primetime Emmy Award nominations Thursday morning, tying for the most of any broadcast network.

The announcement was made by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Leading the charge for NBC were “Saturday Night Live” with 17 nominations, including outstanding variety series, and “30 Rock” with 13, including outstanding comedy series. Acting nominations were garnered by Tina Fey (lead actress in a comedy), Alec Baldwin (lead actor in a comedy) and Jane Krakowski (supporting actress in a comedy) from the series that recently ended its incredible seven-season run.

Since 1975, “Saturday Night Live” has now earned 173 total nominations, extending its own Emmy record.

Other NBC highlights include “The Voice,” the No. 1-rated reality show on television in adults 18-49, receiving a nomination for outstanding reality competition program; “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” as outstanding variety series; Betty White, for host of a reality or reality-competition program, for “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers”; Amy Poehler, for lead actress in a comedy for “Parks and Recreation”; and Bill Hader as supporting actor in a comedy series for “Saturday Night Live.”

NBC took three of the five nominations in the comedy writing category. Greg Daniels was nominated for “The Office” finale while Tina Fey and Tracey Wigfield were nominated for the “30 Rock” finale, “Last Lunch.” Jack Burditt and Robert Carlock were also nominated for the first part of the “30 Rock” finale, “Hogcock!”

Universal Television received an impressive 42 nominations. Vera Farmiga was nominated for lead actress in a drama for her turn as Norma Bates in the A&E series “Bates Motel.”

For NBC International, “Downton Abbey” received 12 nominations, including for best drama series and four acting nominations: Hugh Bonneville (lead actor), Michelle Dockery (lead actress), Jim Carter (supporting actor) and Maggie Smith (supporting actress).

The NBC Sports team received five nominations for its coverage of the Opening Ceremonies from the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held at the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 22. The Creative Arts Emmys will be held at the same venue on Sunday, Sept. 15.

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock

LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

VARIETY SERIES
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Saturday Night Live

REALITY - COMPETITION PROGRAM
The Voice

HOST FOR A REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Justin Timberlake, Saturday Night Live
Louis C.K, Saturday Night Live
Will Forte, 30 Rock

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live
Elaine Stritch, 30 Rock

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
The Office: Finale, Greg Daniels
30 Rock: Last Lunch, Tina Fey & Tracey Wigfield
30 Rock: Hogcock!, Jack Burditt & Robert Carlock

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock: Hogcock!/Last Lunch, Beth McCarthy-Miller

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SPECIAL
Saturday Night Live, Weekend Update Thursday

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
Saturday Night Live:
James Anderson, Writer
Alex Baze, Writer
Neil Casey, Writer
James Downey, Writer
Steve Higgins, Writer
Colin Jost, Writer
Zach Kanin, Writer
Chris Kelly, Writer
Joe Kelly, Writer
Erik Kenward, Writer
Rob Klein, Writer
Seth Meyers, Writer
Lorne Michaels, Writer
Mike O'Brien, Writer
Josh Patten, Writer
Marika Sawyer, Writer
Sarah Schneider, Writer
Pete Schultz, Writer
John Solomon, Writer
Kent Sublette, Writer
Bryan Tucker, Writer
Robert Smigel, Additional Sketch

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SERIES
Saturday Night Live, Don Roy King

OUTSTANDING ART DIRECTION FOR VARIETY OR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
Saturday Night Live, Eugene Lee

The Voice, Battle Rounds
Anton Goss, Production Designer
James Pearse Connelly, Production Designer
Zeya Maurer, Art Director

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock
Jennifer McNamara-Shroff, Casting Director
Blichfeld + Daniels, Casting Directors

OUTSTANDING SINGLE-CAMERA PICTURE EDITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
The Office: Finale
David Rogers, Editor
Claire Scanlon, Editor

30 Rock: Hogcock!
Meg Reticker, Editor
Ken Eluto, A.C.E., Editor

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR SHORT-FORM SEGMENTS AND VARIETY SPECIALS
Saturday Night Live, Adam Epstein, Editor

OUTSTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A MUTLI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL
Saturday Night Live, Host Jennifer Lawrence
Bettie O. Rogers, Department Head Hairstylist
Jodi Mancuso, Key Hairstylist
Inga Thrasher, Hairstylist
Jennifer Serio Stauffer, Hairstylist
Cara Hannah Sullivan, Hairstylist

The Voice - Live Shows (Part 1 Season 3)
Shawn Finch, Department Head Hairstylist
Jerilynn Stephens, Key Hairstylist
Renee DiPinto Ferruggia, Additional Hairstylist
Cheryl Marks, Additional Hairstylist
Cory Hill, Additional Hairstylist

Kathleen Leonard, Additional Hairstylist

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SERIES
Saturday Night Live, Host Martin Short
Phil Hymes, Lighting Designer
Geoff Amoral, Lighting Director
Rick McGuinness, Lighting Director

The Voice, Live Final Performances (season 3)
Oscar Dominguez, Lighting Designer
Daniel Boland, Lighting Director
Samuel Barker, Lighting Director
Craig Housenick, Media Server Operator

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony
Patrick Woodroffe, Lighting Designer
Adam Bassett, Lighting Director
Al Gurdon, Director of Photography
Tim Routledge, Moving Light Programmer

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL (NON-PROSTHETIC)
Saturday Night Live, Host: Justin Timberlake
Louie Zakarian, Department Head Makeup Artist
Josh Turi, Makeup Artist
Amy Tagliamonti, Makeup Artist
Daniela Zivcovic, Additional Makeup Artist
Melanie Demitri, Additional Makeup Artist

OUTSTANDING PROSTHETIC MAKEUP FOR A SERIES, MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A SPECIAL
Saturday Night Live, Host: Jennifer Lawrence
Louie Zakarian, Department Head Makeup Artist
Josh Turi, Makeup Artist
Tom Denier, Jr., Makeup Artist
Craig Lindberg, Makeup Artist

OUTSTANDING MUSIC AND LYRICS
Smash, The Parents / Song Title: Hang The Moon
Marc Shaiman
Scott Wittman

Smash, The Bells And Whistles / Song Title: I Hear Your Voice In A Dream
Andrew McMahon,

30 Rock • Hogock! / Last Lunch / Song Title: Rural Juror

Jeff Richmond,
Tina Fey, Tracey Wigfield

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (HALF-HOUR) AND ANIMATION

The Office • Finale
Ben Patrick, Production Mixer
John W. Cook, Re-Recording Mixer
Rob Carr, Re-Recording Mixer

Parks And Recreation • Leslie And Ben
Steve Morantz, Production Mixer
John W. Cook, Re-Recording Mixer
Ken Kobett, Re-Recording Mixer

30 Rock • Mazel Tov, Dummies!
Griffin Richardson, Production Mixer
Tony Pipitone, Re-Recording Mixer

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Revolution • Pilot 
Jay Worth, VFX Supervisor
Mark Stetson, On Set VFX Supervisor
Elizabeth Castro, VFX Producer
Eric Chauvin, Lead Matte Painter
Johnny R. Banta, Lead Compositor
John Lindstein, Compositor
Colin Feist, Compositor
Alfredo Tognetti, Compositor
Christopher Jason Lance, Compositor

OUTSTANDING STUNT COORDINATION FOR A DRAMA SERIES, MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Revolution • Nobody's Fault But Mine
Jeff Wolfe, Stunt Coordinator

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERA WORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A SERIES
Saturday Night Live • Host: Martin Short
Steven Cimino, Technical Director
John Pinto, Camera
Paul Cangialosi, Camera
Len Wechsler, Camera
Barry Frischer, Camera
Eric A. Eisenstein, Camera
Susan Noll, Video Control
Frank Grisanti, Video Control

The Voice • Live Final Performances (Season 3)
Allan Wells, Technical Director
John Repczynski, Camera
Suzanne Ebner, Camera
Diane Biederbeck, Camera
Dave Hilmer, Camera
Manny Bonilla, Camera
Marc Hunter, Camera
Steve Martyniuk, Camera
Scott Kaye, Camera
Scott Hylton, Camera
Joe Coppola, Camera
Guido Frenzel, Camera
Alex Hernandez, Camera
Jofre Rosero, Camera
Steve Simmons, Camera
Terrance Ho, Video Control

 
  • Liam

    And Monica Potter (Parenthood) isn’t one if them :(

    She deserved an Emmy this year. She really pulled it out if the bag and showed what she could do. Really unfair.

  • RyanCanada

    now that the office and 30 rock is gone, it wont get any nominations

  • TV Addict

    Community Community Community Community Community

  • Dennis

    Surprised Revolution got 2 nods

  • Oliver

    The end of 30 Rock means this is the last year of NBC Emmy success.

  • JohnnyRico

    Once you subtract ending series 30 Rock ,The Office , some Smash technical nods and Betty White as reality show host the only nominated series returning next year are SNL ,The Voice and Revolution. Unless one of their new drams takes off I could see their entire slate of noms being those 3 shows + a nom for Michael J. Fox in Lead Actor.

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