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[07/14/11 - 01:36 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Collects 45 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations
"Modern Family" topped all comedies with 17 nominations, including acting nods for Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen, Sofía Vergara and Ed O'Neill.

[via press release from ABC]

DISNEY/ABC TELEVISION GROUP COLLECTS 45 PRIMETIME EMMY(R) NOMINATIONS

ABC Television Network Receives 42 Nominations for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Including a 2nd Consecutive Comedy Series Nomination for "Modern Family"

"Modern Family" Tops All Comedies with 17 Nominations, Including Supporting Actor/Actress Nods for Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen, Sof�a Vergara and Ed O'Neill -- Which Marks His First Nomination for an Emmy

"Dancing with the Stars" Receives its 6th Consecutive Nomination for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program, While Tom Bergeron Collects His 4th Consecutive Nomination as Host

Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place" Scores 2 Nominations, Including Outstanding Children's Program, and "Pair of Kings" Receives the First Ever Nomination for Disney XD

Loretta Devine Captures Her First Emmy Nomination as Guest Actress in a Drama Series For Her Role on "Grey's Anatomy"

Holiday Special "Disney Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa" Receives a Nomination For Short-format Animated Program

ABC.com is Recognized with 2 Nominations for Creative Achievement in Interactive Media

The Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) captured 45 Primetime Emmy nominations, it was announced today by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. This total reflects nominations for ABC Television Network, ABC Studios, ABC.com, Disney Channel and Disney XD programming.

The ABC Television Network collected 42 nominations, including 17 nominations for "Modern Family," topping all comedies. Nods for the sophomore series include categories of Outstanding Comedy Series, Supporting Actor/Actress, Guest Actor (Nathan Lane), Writing, Art Direction, Casting, Directing, Picture Editing and Sound Mixing.

"Dancing with the Stars" received 7 nominations in the categories of Reality-Competition, Host, Choreography, Hairstyling, Lighting, Makeup, and Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control.

The "83rd Annual Academy Awards scored 9 nominations, including the category of Special Class, and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" was recognized with 2 nominations in Short-Form Picture Editing and Lighting Design/Lighting Direction.

Disney Channel collected 2 nominations for "Wizards of Waverly Place" in the categories of Children's Program and Cinematography, while Disney XD received a nomination for "Pair of Kings," also in Cinematography.

The 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy ceremony will be telecast on Fox on Sunday, September 18.

The Disney/ABC Television Group is composed of The Walt Disney Company's (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, including the ABC Television Network, ABC Studios, Disney Channels Worldwide, ABC Family and SOAPnet, as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution. The Radio Disney Network, Hyperion publishing, and the Company's equity interest in A&E Television Networks round out the Group's portfolio of media businesses.





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· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· PAIR OF KINGS (DISNEY XD)
· WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE (DISNEY)









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