The 2009 Emmy Awards will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris on Sunday, September 20th 2009 at the Nokia Theatre in LA.
In India, the show will be aired Live at 5:30am on 21st September on the Zee Cafe channel.
The main contenders for the 2009 Emmy Awards include the popular shows – 30 Rock and Mad Men.
The full list of 2009 Emmy Award nominations are :
- BEST COMEDY SERIES
Entourage, Family Guy, Flight of the Conchords, How I Met Your Mother, The Office, 30 Rock, Weeds
- BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Christina Applegate, Samantha Who?; Toni Collette, United States of Tara; Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The New Adventures of Old Christine; Tina Fey, 30 Rock; Mary-Louise Parker, Weeds; Sarah Silverman, The Sarah Silverman Program
- BEST DRAMA SERIES
Big Love,Breaking Bad, Damages, Dexter, House, Lost, Mad Men
- BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Simon Baker, The Mentalist; Gabriel Byrne, In Treatment; Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad; Michael C. Hall, Dexter; Jon Hamm, Mad Men; Hugh Laurie, House
- BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Glenn Close, Damages; Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters; Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU; Holly Hunter, Saving Grace; Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men; Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer
- REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM
The Amazing Race, American Idol, Dancing With The Stars, Project Runway, Top Chef
- HOST FOR A REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars; Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race; Heidi Klum, Project Runway; Padma Lakshmi (Host) and Tom Colicchio (Co-Host), Top Chef; Jeff Probst, Survivor; Ryan Seacrest, American Idol.
- VARIETY, MUSIC, OR COMEDY SERIES
The Colbert Report, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Late Show With David Letterman, Real Time With Bill Maher, Saturday Night Live
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