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[07/19/12 - 09:22 AM]
Showtime(R) Honored With 22 Emmy(R) Nominations
The nine nominations for "Homeland" mark the most of any freshman series.

[via press release from Showtime]

SHOWTIME(R) HONORED WITH 22 EMMY(R) NOMINATIONS

The Critically-Acclaimed Hit Series HOMELAND Scores Nine - The Most Nominations of Any Freshman Series (Comedy or Drama)

SHOWTIME Receives The Most Lead Actor Noms Of Any Network With Nominees In All Four Lead Actor/Actress Series Categories

Eight SHOWTIME Actors Nominated Including Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, Don Cheadle, Michael C. Hall, Edie Falco, Joan Cusack, Merritt Wever and Bobby Cannavale

LOS ANGELES - July 19, 2012 - This morning, SHOWTIME was honored with 22 Emmy nominations across seven series, with HOMELAND nominated for nine Emmys - the most nominations of any freshman drama or comedy series this year, and the most nominations ever for a SHOWTIME series. The network is represented in all four lead actor and actress series categories with five actors nominated - the most lead actor nominations of any network (cable or broadcast) this year with nominations for HOMELAND's Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, HOUSE OF LIES' Don Cheadle, NURSE JACKIE's Edie Falco and Michael C. Hall for DEXTER(R).

The highest-rated freshman series in SHOWTIME history, HOMELAND has been honored with most major awards this year, including the Golden Globe for Best Television Drama, was named one of AFI's Top Ten Television Programs, received a Peabody Award, as well as the Critics' Choice Award for Best Drama Series, remarkably all in its freshman season. Claire Danes receives her second Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category; she was previously nominated for My So-Called Life in 1995, and won in 2010 for Lead Actress in a Mini-series or Movie for Temple Grandin. This is Damian Lewis' first Emmy nomination. The series' nine Emmy nominations include nods for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor and Actress, Outstanding Writing (for Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff), Outstanding Directing, Outstanding Casting, Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing, Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music, and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour).

Don Cheadle receives his fifth Emmy nomination and first in the Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category for HOUSE OF LIES. Michael C. Hall is honored with his fifth consecutive nomination for DEXTER, and Edie Falco receives her third consecutive nod for NURSE JACKIE. This marks Falco's 10th Emmy nomination; she is a three-time winner. NURSE JACKIE's Merritt Wever is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, and guest star Bobby Cannavale received a nod for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Dr. Mike Cruz. In the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series category, SHAMELESS' Joan Cusack was nominated for her role as Sheila Jackson.

The network scored a number of firsts this year - the first ever freshman drama series nomination (HOMELAND), the first ever lead actress in a drama series nomination (Claire Danes), and the first ever writing for a drama series (HOMELAND pilot). NURSE JACKIE received five nominations including Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation. THE BIG C was nominated for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series, and THE BORGIAS was honored with four nominations including Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series, Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score), and second consecutive nominations for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role and Outstanding Costumes for a Series - which the series won in 2011.

The full list of SHOWTIME nominees:

Outstanding Drama Series
Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
Dexter · Showtime · Showtime Presents, John Goldwyn Productions, The Colleton Company, Devilina Productions
Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan
Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21
Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Lionsgate Television, Jackson Group Entertainment, Madison Grain Elevator, Inc. & Delong Lumber, A Caryn Mandabach Production
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
House Of Lies · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Crescendo Productions, Totally Commercial Films, Refugee Productions, Matthew Carnahan Circus Products
Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Lionsgate Television, Jackson Group Entertainment, Madison Grain Elevator, Inc. & Delong Lumber, A Caryn Mandabach Production
Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series
Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Lionsgate Television, Jackson Group Entertainment, Madison Grain Elevator, Inc. & Delong Lumber, A Caryn Mandabach Production
Bobby Cannavale as Dr. Mike Cruz

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series
Shameless · Showtime · Showtime Presents, John Wells Productions, Warner Bros. Television
Joan Cusack as Sheila Jackson

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
Homeland · Pilot · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21
Michael Cuesta, Director

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Homeland · Pilot · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21
Alex Gansa, Written by
Howard Gordon, Written by
Gideon Raff, Written by

Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series
The Big C · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Sony Pictures Television, Perkins Street Productions, Farm Kid, Original Film
Bernard Telsey, Casting By
Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Lionsgate Television, Jackson Group Entertainment, Madison Grain Elevator, Inc. & Delong Lumber, A Caryn Mandabach Production
Julie Tucker, Casting By
Ross Meyerson, Casting By

Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series
Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21
Junie Lowry Johnson, CSA, Casting By
Libby Goldstein, Casting By
Judy Henderson, CSA, Casting By
Craig Fincannon, CSA, Casting By
Lisa Mae Fincannon, CSA, Casting By

Outstanding Costumes For A Series
The Borgias · The Confession · Showtime · Showtime Presents, In association with Take 5 Productions and Octagon Films
Gabriella Pescucci, Costume Designer
Uliva Pizzetti, Costume Supervisor

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
Homeland · Pilot · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21
Jordan Goldman, Edited by
David Latham, Edited by

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series
The Borgias · The Confession · Showtime · Showtime Presents, In association with Take 5 Productions and Octagon Films
Stefano Ceccarelli, Department Head Hairstylist
Tahira Herold, Personal Hairstylist
Claudia Catini, Hairstylist
Sevlene Roddy, Hairstylist

Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)
The Borgias · The Confession · Showtime · Showtime Presents, In association with Take 5 Productions and Octagon Films
Trevor Morris, Music by

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21
Sean Callery, Music by

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)
Homeland · Marine One · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane
Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21
Larry Long, Production Sound Mixer
Nello Torri, Re-Recording Mixer
Alan Decker, Re-Recording Mixer
Larold Rebhun, Scoring Mixer

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation
Nurse Jackie · Handle Your Scandal · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Lionsgate Television, Jackson Group Entertainment, Madison Grain Elevator, Inc. & Delong Lumber, A Caryn Mandabach Production
Jan McLaughlin, M.P.S.E., Production Sound Mixer
Peter Waggoner, Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role
The Borgias · The Choice · Showtime · Showtime Presents, In association with Take 5 Productions and Octagon Films
Doug Campbell, Visual Effects Supervisor
Bill Halliday, Visual Effects Producer
Luke Groves, Visual Effects Technical Producer
Kirk Brillon, Compositing Supervisor
Steve Ramone Gordon, Compositing Lead
Jim Maxwell, Matte Painter Supervisor
Irit Hod, CG Lighting Lead
Tim Sibley, FX Supervisor
Adam Jewett, Visual Effects Production Manager

The Primetime Emmy(R) Awards celebrate excellence in national primetime programming, awarding top honors at the annual Creative Arts and Primetime Awards ceremonies. A symbol of peer recognition from over 15,000 Television Academy members, more than two-dozen peer groups vote for the category of competition in their field of expertise.





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· BIG C, THE (SHOWTIME)
· BORGIAS, THE (SHOWTIME)
· DEXTER (SHOWTIME)
· HOMELAND (SHOWTIME)
· HOUSE OF LIES (SHOWTIME)
· NURSE JACKIE (SHOWTIME)
· SHAMELESS (SHOWTIME)











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