Comedy "30 Rock" and drama "Mad Men" lead Emmys

Thu Jul 16, 2009 8:50am EDT
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Tina Fey comedy "30 Rock" and 1960s period drama "Mad Men" led the Emmy nominations on Thursday for television's highest honors.

NBC's "30 Rock" had a leading 22 nominations, including best TV comedy and AMC's "Mad Men" had 16 nominations, including best drama. The 61st Primetime Emmys will be handed out in Los Angeles on September 20 in a live broadcast ceremony.

(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Bob Tourtellotte)

<p>Cast of "30 Rock" (L-R) Alec Baldwin, Jane Krakowski, Tina Fey, Jack McBrayer and Tracy Morgan pose backstage after their show won the Best Television Series - Musical Or Comedy award at the 66th annual Golden Globe awards in Beverly Hills, California January 11, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>