Access’ Top 10 Emmy Snubs & Surprises 2009
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SNUB: Jeremy Piven has won the award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for the last three years for his role as Ari Gold in the HBO series “Entourage,” but this year he did not even receive a nomination! We just hope he doesn’t take…
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SURPRISE: Jennifer Aniston received a nomination for outstanding guest appearance for her spot on NBC’s “30 Rock” as Tina Fey’s old college roommate-turned-Jack’s-overzealous lover. This is Jennifer’s first Emmy nom since “Friends,” which ended in 2004
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SNUB: Now in it’s second season, HBO’s critically acclaimed series “True Blood” couldn’t manage to take a bite out of the competiiton — recieving zero Emmy nominations. In fact, AccessHollywood.com readers voted this as the biggest snub this year!
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SURPRISE: Michael J. Fox received not just one, but two Emmy noms this year! One for his special “Michael J. Fox: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist” and one for her guest spot on FX’s “Rescue Me.”
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SURPRISE: The raunchy animated FOX comedy “Family Guy” broke into the outstanding comedy series category this year — a feat that “The Simpsons” have been trying to pull off for decades.
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SURPRISE: Raunchy comedian Sarah Silverman received her first oustanding actress in a comedy series nomination for her show, “The Sarah Silverman Project.” Last year, she took home an Emmy for outstanding original music and lyrics for the song “I’m…
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SURPRISE: Justin Timberlake received two Emmy nominations for his work on “Saturday Night Live.” He has been nominated for outstanding guest star in the comedy series, as well as receiving a creative arts nomination for outstanding original music and…
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SNUB: Katherine Heigl took her character to the brink of death — and possibly back — but she still gets an Emmy snub for her work as Dr. Izzie Stevens on ABC’s “Greys Anatomy.” She won the 2007 Emmy for outstanding supporting actress for her work in the…
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SURPRISE: Just weeks after Farrah Fawcett died from a long battle with cancer, the NBC documentary about her life — “Farrah’s Story” — has been nominated for outstanding nonfiction special.
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SNUB: Wisteria Lane may be full of drama, but Emmy nominations — not so much. For the second year in a row, the women of ABC’s “Desperate Housewives” were left out of the Emmy race altogether.