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08 December 2008

The 2008 My TV Award Nominees

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For this year’s My TV Awards we limited each category to just 5 nominees. Any show that aired original episodes during 2008 qualified for consideration. 

Please post comments or send us an email at mytvpodcast@gmail.com to vote for your TV favourites of 2008.

Winners will be announced in the new year.

* indicates the nomination has been changed since the podcast announcement

Without any further ado, here are the 2008 My TV Award Nominees:

Best Drama

  • Dexter
  • Mad Men
  • Brothers & Sisters
  • Lost
  • Friday Night Lights

Best Comedy

  • How I Met Your Mother
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • The Office
  • Ugly Betty
  • 30 Rock

Best Reality/Game Show

  • So You Think You Can Dance
  • Top Chef
  • Big Brother
  • Project Runway
  • The Amazing Race

Best Variety/Talk Show

  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • The Colbert Report
  • The Oprah Winfrey Show
  • Ellen
  • Saturday Night Live

Best Ensemble Cast in a Drama

  • Lost
  • Brothers & Sisters
  • Dexter
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • Friday Night Lights

Best Ensemble Cast in a Comedy

  • Ugly Betty
  • The Office
  • My Boys
  • 30 Rock
  • Desperate Housewives

Best Actor in a Drama

  • Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights)
  • Michael C Hall (Dexter)
  • Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
  • Donald Sutherland (Dirty Sexy Money)
  • Jon Hamm (Mad Men)

Best Actress in a Drama

  • Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights)
  • Rachel Griffiths (Brothers & Sisters)
  • Calista Flockhart  (Brothers & Sisters)
  • Sally Field (Brothers & Sisters)
  • Evangeline Lily (Lost)

Best Actor in a Comedy

  • Lee Pace (Pushing Daisies)
  • Carlo Rota (Little Mosque on the Prairie)
  • Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory)
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)
  • Steve Carell (The Office)

Best Actress in a Comedy

  • Christina Applegate (Samantha Who?)
  • Marcia Cross (Desperate Housewives)
  • Julia Louis Dreyfus (The New Adventures of Old Christine)
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock)
  • Joanna Garcia (Privileged)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama

  • William Fichtner (Prison Break)
  • Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl)
  • Justin Chambers (Grey’s Anatomy)
  • Gaius Charles (Friday Night Lights)
  • Kevin McKidd (Grey’s Anatomy)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama

  • Julie Benz (Dexter)
  • Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter)
  • Yun Jin Kim (Lost)
  • Adrianne Palicki (Friday Night Lights)
  • Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy

  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)
  • Jamie Kaler (My Boys)
  • Michael Urie (Ugly Betty)
  • Simon Helberg (Big Bang Theory)
  • Chi McBride (Pushing Daisies)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy

  • Amy Pietz (Aliens in America)
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Pushing Daisies)
  • Becky Newton (Ugly Betty)
  • Jennifer Esposito (Samantha Who?)
  • Jean Smart (Samantha Who?)

Best Late Night Personality

  • Amy Poehler (Saturday Night Live)
  • Seth Meyers (Saturday Night Live)
  • Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live)
  • John Stewart (The Daily Show)
  • Steven Colbert (The Colbert Report)

Best Reality Star

  • Stephen ‘Twitch’ Boss (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • Dan Gheesling (Big Brother)
  • Nicole Williams (The Mole)*
  • Nico Archambault (So You Think You Can Dance Canada)
  • Nick Spangler (The Amazing Race)

Best Reality Host

  • Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • Padma Lakshmi (Top Chef)
  • Jeff Probst (Survivor)
  • Heidi Klum (Project Runway)
  • Ryan Seacrest (American Idol)

Best Reality Judge

  • Tom Colicchio (Top Chef)
  • Simon Cowell (American Idol)
  • Mia Michaels (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • Lil C (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • Rex Harrington (So You Think You Can Dance Canada)

Choreography

  • “Bleeding Love”- Tabitha and Napoleon D’Umo (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • “No Air”- Tabitha and Napoleon D’Umo (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • “Ave Maria”- Mia Michaels (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • “The Garden”- Sonya Tayeh (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • “Slow Me Down”- Stacey Tookey (So You Think You Can Dance Canada)

Best Writing for a Drama

  • Lost “There’s No Place Like Home Part 1”- Damon Lindelof & Carlton Cuse
  • Friday Night Lights “May the Best Man Win”- David Hudgins
  • Brothers & Sisters– “Separation Anxiety”- David Marshall Grant & Molly Newman
  • Grey’s Anatomy “In The Midnight Hour”- Tony Phelan & Joan Rater
  • Dirty Sexy Money “The Verdict”- Craig Wright

Best Writing for a Comedy

  • 30 Rock “Reunion”- Matt Hubbard
  • How I Met Your Mother “Do I Know You” – Carter Bays, Craig Thomas
  • Ugly Betty “When Betty Met YETI”- Brian Tanen
  • The Office “Weight Loss”- Lee Eisenberg, Gene Stupnitsky
  • Big Bang Theory “The Peanut Reaction”- Bill Prady, Lee Aronsohn, Steven Molaro, David Goetsch

Best Costumes

  • Gossip Girl
  • Pushing Daisies
  • Ugly Betty
  • Mad Men
  • So You Think You Can Dance

Best Guest Star

  • Dean Winters (30 Rock)
  • Will Arnett (30 Rock)
  • Amy Ryan (The Office)
  • Sara Gilbert (Big Bang Theory)
  • Lily Tomlin (Desperate Housewives) 

Best Network Lineup

  • ABC
  • NBC
  • CBS
  • FOX
  • The CW

Most Ridiculously Good Looking Male

  • Blair Underwood (Dirty Sexy Money)
  • Wentworth Miller (Prison Break)
  • Luke Macfarlane (Brothers & Sisters)
  • Eric Dane (Grey’s Anatomy)
  • Kyle Howard  (My Boys)

Most Ridiculously Good Looking Female

  • Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy)
  • Katherine Heigl (Grey’s Anatomy)
  • Blake Lively (Gossip Girl)
  • Leighton Meister (Gossip Girl)
  • Tre Armstrong (So You Think You Can Dance Canada)

The Marry- Me Award

  • John Krasinski (The Office)
  • Lee Pace (Pushing Daisies)
  • Wentworth Miller  (Prison Break)
  • Zaib Shaikh (Little Mosque on the Prairie)
  • Seth Myers (Saturday Night Live)

The Be-My-Best-Friend Award

  • Tina Fey (30 Rock)
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)
  • Mia Michaels (So You Think You Can Dance)
  • Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother)
  • Melissa McCarthy (Samantha Who?)

The Moment of the Year Award

  • Michael finally asks out Holly (The Office)
  • Barney loves Robin! (How I Met Your Mother)
  • Tina Fey’s first Sarah Palin sketch (Saturday Night Live)
  • Kevin’s proposal to Scotty (Brothers & Sisters)
  • The Oceanic 6 step off the plane to greet their families (Lost)

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