65th Primetime Emmy Awards!

This morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced its nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. Neil Patrick Harris is hosting [I want to be him]. The Emmy’s will be on CBS on September 22.

Below are the nominees of major categories. My picks to win are in GREEN. Do you agree with me or am I totally wrong? Let me know on Twitter: @Timmiejoe27

Outstanding Drama Series
“Breaking Bad”
“Downton Abbey” [want to win because I love it so…]
“Game of Thrones” [there’s no stopping GOT, especially after the “Red Wedding”]
“House of Cards”
“Mad Men”

Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Connie Britton, “Nashville”
Claire Danes, “Homeland” [Claire is a golden child when it comes to winning these things]
Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey” [want to win. have I mentioned I love this show?]
Vera Farmiga, “Bates Motel”
Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men”
Kerry Washington, “Scandal”
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”

Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Hugh Bonneville,”Downton Abbey”
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad” [although it’s his last season as a meth dealer, he can’t top “Homeland”]
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom”
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
Damian Lewis, “Homeland”
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”

Outstanding Comedy Series
“30 Rock”
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Modern Family” [“MF” has lost it’s luster this season]
[Also, where is “Parks & Rec? C’mon Emmy people, show them some love!]

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Laura Dern, “Enlightened”
Lena Dunham, “Girls”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Tina Fey, “30 Rock” [it’s a TIE! Tina gets it for her last season on 30 Rock]
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” [Probably gonna win, have you seen her in this?]
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation” [it’s a TIE! Amy gets it because she is Amy Poehler]

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock” [You question this?]
Jason Bateman, “Arrested Development”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”
Louis C.K., “Louie”
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”

Outstanding Made for TV Movie/Miniseries
“American Horror Story: Asylum” [Ryan Murphy is Brilliant]
“Behind the Candelabra” [this is a good contender, but I don’t think it can stop “AHS”]
“The Bible” [I think evil (“AHS”) will triumph over good]
“Phil Spector”
“Political Animals”
“Top of the Lake”

Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series
“The Colbert Report”
“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart”
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
“Late Night With Jimmy Fallon”
“Real Time With Bill Maher”
“Saturday Night Live”

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
“The Amazing Race”
“Dancing With the Stars”
“Project Runway”
“So You Think You Can Dance”
“Top Chef”
“The Voice”

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program
Tom Bergeron, “Dancing With The Stars” [with Jeff Probst from “Survivor” not in the game, Tom’s got the mirror-ball Emmy in the bag]
Anthony Bourdain, “The Taste”
Cat Deeley, “So You Think You Can Dance”
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, “Project Runway”
Ryan Seacrest, “American Idol”
Betty White, “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers” [I love you, Betty, but this is a we love you Nominee]

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Tim Green

Tim Green is the co-host of the #QWakeUpCrew and can be heard on QMIX from 10 am to 1 pm. “I get to listen to music every day at work! How could I NOT love my job?!” His favorite part of the job is visiting various offices for the QMIX Office Party. Register for it now! Wait… read the rest of his bio, first. Then go and register! Tim is a pop culture fanatic, useless knowledge retainer, people-watcher, life-failer in remission that just happens to be borderline obsessed with Hollywood and is also long winded. He is still trying to find a film that lives up to his all-time favorite – “The Wizard of Oz.” You can follow the yellow brick road to him on Twitter : @Timmiejoe27! If Tim wasn't working on QMIX 107.3, his dream job would be a performer on Broadway – “I don’t need a leading role; just the funny side kick will do!”

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