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2011 Primetime Emmy Nominees Announced!

It looks as if "Modern Family" and "Boardwalk Empire" will dominate the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards. ABC's hit comedy "Modern Family" (which took the top comedy prize last year) earned 17 nominations this morning, while "Boardwalk Empire" received 18 nominations.


The 63rd Primetime Emmys will air live September 18 on FOX.

Here are the nominees:

Drama Series
The Nominees: "Boardwalk Empire," "Friday Night Lights," "Mad Men," "Game of Thrones," "Dexter"

Comedy Series
The Nominees: "Big Bang," "Glee," "Modern Family," "The Office," "Parks and Recreation," "30 Rock"

Lead Actor in a Drama
The Nominees: Steve Buscemi ("Boardwalk Empire"), Kyle Chandler ("Friday Night Lights"), Michael C. Hall ("Dexter"), Jon Hamm ("Mad Men"), Hugh Laurie ("House"), Tim Olyphant ("Justified")

Lead Actress in a Drama
The Nominees: Kathy Bates ("Harry's Law"), Connie Britton ("Friday Night Lights"), Maria Enos ("The Killing"), Mariska Hargitay ("Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"), Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife"), Elizabeth Moss ("Mad Men")

Lead Actor in a Comedy
Nominees: Matt LeBlanc ("Episodes"), Jim Parsons, ("Big Bang Theory"), Steve Carell, ("The Office"), Johnny Galecki, ("Big Bang Theory"), Louis ("C.K. Louie"), Alec Baldwin, ("30 Rock")

Lead Actress in a Comedy
Nominees: Laura Linney ("The Big C"), Edie Falco ("Nurse Jackie"), Amy Poehler ("Parks and Recreation") Melissa McCarthy ("Mike & Molly"), Martha Plimpton ("Raising Hope"), Tina Fey ("30 Rock")

Check out a full list of all the nominees HERE!

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards airs September 18 on FOX!