'Glee' Is Lookin' Good with 19 Emmy Nods

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(L-R) Dante Di Lorento, Ian Brennan, Cory Monteith, Chris Colfer, Matthew Morrison, Kirsten Schaffer Jane Lynch and Brad Falchuk arrive to the 27th Annual Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival screening of 'Glee' held at the Director's Guild of America on July 18, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)more pics »
Glee is taking the Emmy Awards by storm! The hit show just received 19 nominations for the annual awards show, coming in second in number of nods behind behind World War II miniseries The Pacific, which has the potential to win 24 statues. Both shows are up against some stiff competition, though.

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Glee goes head-to-head against Curb Your Enthusiasm, Modern Family, The Office, 30 Rock and Nurse Jackie in the Best Comedy Series category, giving it the opportunity to break 30 Rock’s three year run of wins.

Mad Men, the tale of an advertising agency in the 1960s, picked up 17 nominations, including Best Drama Series against Breaking Bad, Lost, True Blood, The Good Wife and Dexter.

Tina Fey joked about her selection in the Best Comedy Actress category for her role in 30 Rock, saying: “This is great and exciting news. Also, this seems like an appropriate time for me to announce to NBC that I will not be renewing my contract – with my gym.”

A number of British stars also received nods – both Dame Judi Dench and Dame Maggie Smith will compete for the prize in the Best Actress in a Miniseries category for their roles in Cranford and Capturing Mary respectively, while Sir Ian McKellen has been nominated in the equivalent male category for his performance in The Prisoner.

Jimmy Fallon will host this year’s awards, which will broadcast live from Los Angeles on August 29.

A summary of the 62nd Annual Emmy Awards nominations:

Best Drama
Breaking Bad
Mad Men
The Good Wife

Best Comedy
Modern Family
30 Rock
The Office
Curb Your Enthusiasm

Best Actress: Drama
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Glenn Close, Damages
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer
Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU
Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights
January Jones, Mad Men

Best Actor: Drama
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Hugh Laurie, House
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights
Matthew Fox, Lost

Best Actor: Comedy
Jim Parsons, The Big-Bang Theory
Matthew Morrison, Glee
Steve Carell, The Office
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Tony Shalhoub, Monk
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm

Best Actress: Comedy
Lea Michele, Glee
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Toni Collette, The United States of Tara
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The New Adventures of Old Christine
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best Supporting Actor: Drama
Michael Emerson, Lost
Terry O’Quinn, Lost
John Slattery, Mad Men
Martin Short, Damages
Andre Braugher, Men of a Certain Age
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad

Best Supporting Actress: Drama
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Rose Byrne, Damages
Sharon Gless, Burn Notice
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Best Supporting Actor: Comedy
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Jesse Tyler, Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother

Best Supporting Actress: Comedy
Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock
Jane Lynch, Glee
Kristen Wiig, SNL
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Holland Taylor, Two and a Half Men

Reality Competition
American Idol
Dancing With The Stars
The Amazing Race
Project Runway
Top Chef

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