July 18, 2008 02:40:46 GMT
The HBO miniseries led the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards with a total of 23 nominations; earning its stars Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Lead Actress nods.
The complete list of nominees for the 2008 Primetime Emmy Awards was announced Thursday morning, July 17. The 60th annual awards event, which is set to be aired live on ABC from NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE, Los Angeles on September 21 later this year, witnessed HBO's miniseries "John Adams" nabbed a leading 23 nominations, namely Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for its star Paul Giamatti and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for Laura Linney just to name a few.
Comedy series "30 Rock" followed close behind with 17 nominations and the drama series "Mad Men" was the other big nominee with 16 nods in total. Below is the list of some of the awards nominees. The complete list, meanwhile, can be viewed at Emmy's official site.
Outstanding Drama Series