Louis C.K. Earns Emmy Nominations


By on July 20, 2012


64th Primetime EmmysThe nominations for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced, and comedian Louis C.K. picked up nominations in the acting, writing, directing and editing categories. Larry David, Kathy Griffin, Melissa McCarthy, Margaret Cho, Rob Riggle and John Mulaney also received nominations. The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards will air live Sunday, September 23 at 8pm ET on ABC and will originate from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. The telecast will be produced by Don Mischer Productions and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Melissa McCarthy – Mike & Molly (CBS)

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Larry David – Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
Louis C.K. – Louie (FX)

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

Melissa McCarthy, Host – Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Margaret Cho as Kim Jong-il – 30 Rock (NBC)

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series

Louis C.K. – “Duckling” – Louie (FX)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Louis C.K. – “Pregnant” – Louie (FX)

Outstanding Variety Series

The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC)
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Outstanding Variety Special

Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker (Bravo)

Outstanding Special Class Programs

Louis C.K. Live At The Beacon Theatre (FX)

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special

Louis C.K. – Live At The Beacon Theatre

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series

The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) Writers: Barry Julien, Stephen Colbert, Tom Purcell, Richard Dahm, Michael Brumm, Rob Dubbin, Opus Moreschi, Peter Gwinn, Jay Katsir, Frank Lesser, Glenn Eichler, Meredith Scardino, Max Werner, Eric Drysdale, Scott Sherman, Dan Guterman and Paul Dinello

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central) Writers: Tim Carvell, Rory Albanese, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Steve Bodow, Wyatt Cenac, Hallie Haglund, JR Havlan, Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, Jo Miller, John Oliver, Zhubin Parang, Daniel Radosh, Jason Ross and Jon Stewart

Portlandia (IFC) Writers: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel and Karey Dornetto

Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO) Writers: Adam Felber, Matt Gunn, Brian Jacobsmeyer, Jay Jaroch, Chris Kelly, Mike Larsen, Bill Maher, Billy Martin and Scott Carter

Saturday Night Live (NBC) Writers: James Anderson, Alex Baze, Jessica Conrad, James Downey, Shelly Gossman, Steve Higgins, Zach Kanin, Chris Kelly, Colin Jost, Erik Kenward, Rob Klein, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, John Mulaney, Christine Nangle, Michael Patrick O’Brien, Paula Pell, Marika Sawyer, Sarah Schneider, Pete Schultz, John Solomon, Kent Sublette, Bryan Tucker and Emily Spivey (Additional Sketch)

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special

84th Annual Academy Awards (ABC) Writers: Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Carol Leifer; Special material written by Tim Carvell, Jeff Cesario, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Billy Martin, Ben Schwartz, Marc Shaiman, Eric Stangel, Justin Stangel, David Steinberg, Mason Steinberg and Colleen Werthmann

Louis C.K. Live at The Beacon (FX) Writer: Louis C.K.

Outstanding Animated Program

Bob’s Burgers (FX)

Outstanding Voice-Over Performance

Rob Riggle as Noel – Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty Vs. Nice (ABC)

Outstanding Special Class – Short-format Nonfiction Programs

Jay Leno’s Garage (NBC.com)

Outstanding Picture Editing For Short-Form Segments And Variety Specials

Louis C.K. Live at The Beacon (FX) Editor: Louis C.K.






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