Fox musical 'Glee' picks up 19 nods
“Glee,” the spunky TV musical comedy about high school misfits and the teachers who shepherd them, was a top Emmy nominee Thursday with 19 bids, including for best comedy series and stars Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele.
“I’m in such shock,” Michele said from New York.
The leading nominee was the gritty, unsparing World War II drama “The Pacific,” with 24 nominations. But the miniseries, produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks as a com- panion to their acclaimed “Band of Brothers,” failed to produce the same buzz as its European theater of war predecessor.
Conan O’Brien is gone from NBC’s “The Tonight Show” but his short tenure as host is not forgotten: The late-night show with him at the