Conan, Not Jay, Scores Emmy Nom

Glee, The Pacific lead 2010 Emmy nominations
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 8, 2010 7:59 AM CDT
Conan, Not Jay, Scores Emmy Nom
In this June 1, 2009 file photo provided by NBC, Conan O'Brien makes his debut as the host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" in Universal City, Calif.   (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)

Looks like TBS’ campaign worked: The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien was nominated for an Emmy this morning, while Jay Leno was snubbed. Miniseries The Pacific scored the most nominations with a whopping 24, the AP reports. Glee followed with 19, including best comedy series, lead actor and actress in a comedy series, and supporting actor and actress in a comedy series. For the complete list of nominees, click here.

Glee wasn't the only new show to do well: Modern Family and The Good Wife also received nominations. Nor was Conan wasn't the only fan favorite to score: Betty White was nominated for her appearance on Saturday Night Live. Speaking of SNL, its 12 nominations brought it to a total of 126 since it began, putting it over the top of ER's record 124. Not surprisingly, HBO was the network with the most nominations at 101, Variety reports. (More Emmy Awards stories.)

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