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Emmy Nominations Reveal Few Surprises

It's a good day for funny people, especially if your name is Tina Fey or Seth MacFarlane.

Fey's series, 30 Rock, was handed 22 Emmy nominations this morning, which stands as a record for a comedy series. She and Alec Baldwin were also nominated for acting awards. Plus, for the first time some of the other actors on NBC's laffer were recognized. Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer and Tracy Morgan all picked up supporting nominations.

MacFarlane's Family Guy was also nominated for best comedy series, the first time an animated show has cracked that category since The Flintstones in 1961. Two years ago MacFarlane decided to pull his show from contention in the animated series category to have it considered for best comedy.

Mad Men, the drama about the advertising world in the sixties, picked up 16 nominations in the drama categories, including a best actor nod for Jon Hamm. Hamm is also nominated as
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The 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for The 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards this morning. NBC comedy series 30 Rock lead the way with 22 nominations with the HBO telefilm Grey Gardens with 17 nominations and last year's winner for Best Drama, Mad Men, with 16 nominations. Take a look at the complete list of the nominees below.

Outstanding Voice-Over Performance

American Masters - Jerome Robbins: Something To Dance About - PBS - Thirteen/Wnet American Masters - Ron Rifkin, Narrator

Family Guy - I Dream of Jesus - Fox - Fox Television Animation - Seth MacFarlane as Peter Griffin

Robot Chicken - Robot Chicken: Star Wars - Episode II - Cartoon Network - ShadowMachine - Seth Green as Robot Chicken Nerd, Bob Goldstein, Ponda Baba, Anakin Skywalker, Imperial Officer

The Simpsons - Eeny Teeny Maya Moe - Fox - Gracie Films in Association with 20th Century Fox Television
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Q&A - AMC Storymaker's Design Team Works Round the Clock to Draw Tom Cruise

Creating a show's opening credits can be a thankless job but the team at Radical Media was able to create a distinctive set of storyboard sketches for AMC Storymakers. Executive producer Jiffy Iuen, creative director James Spindler, and designer Mike Wasilewski talk about how it got done. Q: What was the idea behind the opening credits? James: The idea was to take the show out of the studio and
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Ask Cameron Diaz Your Questions

As part of the upcoming AMC Storymakers special, hosts Peter Bart and Peter Guber will be interviewing Cameron Diaz. This time around, they're looking for your input. One or more questions (about her professional career) will be chosen from those submitted in the comments section below. Wonder what her favorite movie is? Curious if she still gets stopped in the street and asked what's that in her hair? Now's your
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Q&A - Peter Bart, Variety Editor-in-Chief

Peter Bart, the editor-in-chief of Variety and a former Paramount executive, talks to AMCtv.com about his career, the Oscars and partnering with Peter Guber -- first on Shootout and now on AMC Storymakers, which debuted on AMC last night. Q: You started your career as a reporter. What drew you to Hollywood? A: I was assigned to Los Angeles to be the West Coast correspondent for the New York Times.
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