Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire, Modern Family dominate Emmy nominations

Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire and Modern Family have dominated the nominations for the 2011 Emmy Awards, picking up 19, 18 and 17 noms respectively. Saturday Night Live proved its staying power by garnering 16 nods, with Game of Thrones and 30 Rock nabbing 13 a piece.

The 60’s set Mad Men will compete against Boardwalk Empire, Dexter, Friday Night Lights, Game of Thrones and The Good Wife for Outstanding Drama Series. The prize has gone to Mad Men three years running.

Modern Family, meanwhile, is up against The Big Bang Theory, Glee, The OfficeParks and Recreation and 30 Rock for Outstanding Comedy Series.

Check out the rest of the major acting nominations below:

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin30 Rock
Steve CarellThe Office
Louis C.K. – Louie
Johnny Galecki The Big Bang Theory
Matt LeBlancEpisodes
Jim ParsonsThe Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Steve BuscemiBoardwalk Empire
Kyle ChandlerFriday Night Lights
Michael C. HallDexter
Jon HammMad Men
Hugh LaurieHouse
Timothy Olyphant Justified

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Edie FalcoNurse Jackie
Tina Fey30 Rock
Laura LinneyThe Big C
Melissa McCarthyMike & Molly
Martha PlimptonRaising Hope
Amy PoehlerParks and Recreation

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Kathy BatesHarry’s Law
Connie BrittonFriday Night Lights
Mireille Enos – The Killing
Mariska Hargitay Law & Order: SVU
Julianna MarguilesThe Good Wife
Elisabeth MossMad Men

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Ty BurrellModern Family
Chris ColferGlee
Jon CryerTwo and a Half Men
Jesse Tyler FergusonModern Family
Ed O’NeillModern Family
Eric StonestreetModern Family

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Andre BraugherMen of a Certain Age
Josh CharlesThe Good Wife
Alan CummingThe Good Wife
Peter DinklageGame of Thrones
Walton GogginsJustified
John SlatteryMad Men

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Julie BowenModern Family
Jane Krakowski30 Rock
Jane LynchGlee
Sofia VergaraModern Family
Betty White Hot in Cleveland
Kristen WiigSaturday Night Live

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Christine BaranskiThe Good Wife
Michelle ForbesThe Killing
Christina Hendricks Mad Men
Kelly Macdonald Boardwalk Empire
Margo MartindaleJustified
Archie PanjabiThe Good Wife

Check out the full list of nominees here. The Emmys will be handed out at a ceremony hosted by Jane Lynch on September 18th.

Discuss: Make your winning predictions, and share your anger over snubs below! (Community?! Ron Swanson?!!)

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