Emmys Name Finalists for Top Series
For the first time, the
The lists include usual suspects like "The Office," "House,"
Missing is "
On the drama side, cable networks not named HBO made major inroads, grabbing four of the 10 spots with
NBC's "Heroes," a best drama nominee last year, won't be this year. Neither will "
The next step in the nomination process is a series of "Blue Ribbon Panel" screenings this weekend. The results of those panels will be averaged with the academy-wide vote to determine the five nominees in each category. The Emmy nominations will be announced July 17.
Here are the 10 finalists in each category:
Outstanding Comedy Series
"Flight of the Conchords" (HBO)
"Two and a Half Men" (CBS)
Outstanding Drama Series
"Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)
"Mad Men" (AMC)
"The Tudors" (Showtime)