Philippine Daily Inquirer

New faces, old

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LOS ANGELES—QUIRKY MUsical comedy “Glee” and 1960s advertisin­g drama series “Mad Men” led the nomination­s on Thursday for prime-time Emmy Awards in a cross section of new faces and old TV favorites.

Newcomer “Glee,” which features a group of highschool misfits in a show choir, garnered 19 nomination­s including Best Comedy Series and acting nods for its stars Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele and Jane Lynch, and guest performers Neil Patrick Harris and Kristin Chenoweth.

Two-time Emmy champion “Mad Men” claimed 17 nods for the television industry's highest honors. It will defend its Best Drama Series crown against HBO’s vampire show “True Blood,” lawyer drama “The Good Wife” with Julianna Margulies, “ Dexter,” “ Breaking Bad” and the final season of sci-fi favorite “ Lost.”

The Emmys will be handed out in Los Angeles on Aug. 29 in a live ceremony hosted by Jimmy Fallon.

The HBO World War II series “ The Pacific” got the

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MICHAEL C. Hall in largest number with a record in the miniseries The cable also the leading 101 nomination­s by networks 63, CBS with 57, and Fox with 47. One of the biggest came in the nomination­s. Although Jay Leno and Conan version of “The Show”...

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