Emmy 2012 nominations complete list: 64th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations are in

LOS ANGELES - The Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning by Kerry Washington of "Scandal" and Jimmy Kimmel.

Here's a list of the big nominations:

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

The Big Bang Theory
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Girls
Modern Family
30 Rock
Veep

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath - Girls
Melissa McCarthy as Molly Flynn - Mike and Molly
Zooey Deschanel as Jess Day - New Girl
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton - Nurse Jackie
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope - Parks and Recreation
Tina Fey as Liz Lemon - 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer - Veep

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper - The Big Bang Theory
Larry David as Himself - Curb Your Enthusiasm
Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan - House of Lies
Louis C.K. as Louie - Louie
Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy - 30 Rock
Jon Cryer as Alan Harper - Two and a Half Men

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler - The Big Bang Theory
Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey - Desperate Housewives
Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy - Modern Family
Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett - Modern Family
Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow - Nurse Jackie
Kristen Wiig as various characters - Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett - Modern Family
Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett - Modern Family
Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy - Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker - Modern Family
Max Greenfield as Schmidt - New Girl
Bill Hader as various characters - Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones
Homeland
Mad Men

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Glenn Close as Patty Hewes - Damages
Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley - Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick - The Good Wife
Kathy Bates as Harriet Korn - Harry's Law
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison - Homeland
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson - Mad Men

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson - Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston as Walter White - Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan - Dexter
Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham - Downton Abbey
Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody - Homeland
Jon Hamm as Don Draper - Mad Men

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Anna Gunn as Skyler White - Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham - Downton Abbey
Joanne Froggatt as Anna - Downton Abbey
Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma - The Good Wife
Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart - The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks as Joan Holloway Harris - Mad Men

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman - Breaking Bad
Giancarlo Esposito as Gustavo 'Gus' Fring - Breaking Bad
Brendan Coyle as John Bates - Downton Abbey
Jim Carter as Mr. Carson - Downton Abbey
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister - Game of Thrones
Jared Harris as Lane Pryce - Mad Men

For a full list of the nominations, visit the Emmy website.

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