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Emmy Picks For Best Comedy Actress, Supporting Drama Actor Leak Out

Hot on the heels of the short list for top ten comedies and dramas announced last week, word is leaking out on who's in the running for best comedy actress, and supporting drama actor -- even though the Academy made a point to announce last week that the acting lists would not be disclosed.

And the short lists do hold a few surprises. For starters, comedian Sarah Silverman (photosSarah Silverman photos) made the top ten for best comedy actress for the first time with 'The Sarah Silverman Program', while Teri Hatcher was notably snubbed after all three of her 'Desperate Housewives' costars Marcia Cross, Felicity Huffman and Eva Longoria (photosEva Longoria photos) made the list.

On the drama side, last year's Emmy winner and 'Lost' actor Terry O'Quinn didn't even make the short list. Although co-stars Michael Emerson and Naveen Andrews did manage to earn a spot. Other noteble names left out were Masi Oka from 'Heroes', Donald Sutherland from 'Dirty Sexy Money', John Larroquette from 'Boston Legal' and Robert Sean Leonard from 'House'.

Here's the complete list for both the categories, including the actor's submitted episode:

BEST COMEDY ACTRESS
Christina Applegate, Samantha Who? - The Restraining Order
America Ferrera, Ugly Betty - Odor in the Court
Tina Fey, 30 Rock - Sandwich Day
Mary-Louise Parker, Weeds - Bill Sussman
Anna Friel, Pushing Daisies - Bitter Sweets
Marcia Cross, Desperate Housewives - Now You Know
Felicity Huffman, Desperate Housewives - Now I Know, Don't Be Scared
Eva Longoria Parker, Desperate Housewives - In Buddy's Eyes
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, New Adventures of Old Christine - One and a Half Men
Sarah Silverman, The Sarah Silverman Program - Bored of the Rings

BEST SUPPORTING DRAMA ACTOR
Naveen Andrews, Lost - The Economist
Michael Emerson, Lost - The Shape of Things to Come
T.R. Knight, Grey's Anatomy - Freedom, Parts 1-2
William Shatner, Boston Legal - Mad About You
Bruce Dern, Big Love - Good Guys and Bad Guys
Christian Clemenson, Boston Legal - Roe vs. Wade
Ted Danson, Damages - Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker
John Slattery, Mad Men - Long Weekend
Blair Underwood, In Treatment - Alex: Week 6
Jake Weber, Medium - Wicked Game, Part 1
Zeljko Ivanek, Damages - I Hate These People

BEST SUPPORTING DRAMA ACTRESS
Chandra Wilson, Grey's Anatomy - Lay Your Hands on Me
Sandra Oh, Grey's Anatomy - The Becoming
Jill Clayburgh, Dirty Sexy Money - The Watch
Sharon Gless, Burn Notice - Identity
Rachel Griffiths, Brothers and Sisters - Domestic Issues
Jane Alexander, Tell Me You Love Me - Episode 10
Candice Bergen, Boston Legal - The Mighty Rogues
Rose Byrne, Damages - Because I Know Patty
S. Epatha Merkerson, Law and Order - Bottomless
Dianne Wiest, In Treatment, Paul and Gina: Week?
Christina Hendricks (photosChristina Hendricks photos), Mad Men - Babylon

July 1, 2008 |

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