/ Modified jul 24, 2012 9:58 a.m.

MASTERPIECE Receives 37 Emmy Nominations

MASTERPIECE has been honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with 37 nominations for the 2012 Primetime Emmy® Awards

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.

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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)


Watch MASTERPIECE 2012 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations on PBS. See more from Masterpiece.

Click here for a complete list of all 37 MASTERPIECE Emmy nominations.

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