MASTERPIECE has been honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with 37 nominations for the 2012 Primetime Emmy® Awards — the highest number of nominations the series has received in its history. Downton Abbey, Sherlock, Great Expectations, Page Eight, and The Song of Lunch were all individually recognized.
Among the nominations are:
• Outstanding Drama Series - Downton Abbey
• Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey)
• Outstainding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey)
• Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey), Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey)
• Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey), Jim Carter (Downton Abbey)
• Outstanding Miniseries or Movie - Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia
• Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie - Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock)
• Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie - Martin Freeman (Sherlock)
Click here for a complete list of all 37 MASTERPIECE Emmy nominations.