Emmy Awards 2011 Preview – Best Comedy Series
With three nominated shows, NBC leads the pack for this category. Our money's on ABC, though, for a repeat from last year's winner 'Modern Family,' but NBC's critical darling 'Parks and Recreation' could pull an upset. Here are all the nominees:
Ratings skyrocketed for the second season of last year’s Best Comedy Series winner. Cameron and Mitchell get thrown into parenthood, Claire and Phil work on keeping their relationship fresh as they raise three kids, and Jay and Gloria continue to work things out in their non-traditional marriage.
This three-time Best Comedy Series winner ('Modern Family' ended its streak last year) focused on Jack Donaghy’s entrance into the world of fatherhood and Liz Lemon’s continued relationship with pilot Carol (Matt Damon). And everyone struggled with the NBC/Kabletown merger.
In Steve Carell’s seventh and final season as Michael Scott, manager of Scranton’s Dunder Mifflin Co., he leaves the company to follow his new fiancée to Colorado. The office staff is left on their own to find a new office manager after fill-in Deangelo (Will Ferrell) is badly injured during a basketball stunt.
Two seasons; two Emmy nominations. This year, William McKinley High School’s New Directions glee club worked its way through local and regional competitions on its was to the national championship in NYC. As usual, the year was filled with relationship and social issues.