Desis In Telly Land + Emmy Nominations 2011!

Serena Vora , 15 Jul 2011

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It’s been a busy week for our Desi stars in Hollywood. Harold and Kumar star Kal Penn will be joining the cast of How I Met Your Mother next season as Kevin, a new love interest for Robin. Penn will finally be leaving behind his position as Associate Director of the Office of Public Engagement in the White house to concentrate on his Hollywood career. This will be Penn’s first TV role since leaving the show House M.D. to join the Obama administration.

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Archie Panjabi has bagged her second Emmy nomination for her role as Kalindi in the hit TV drama The Good Wife. Last year Panjabi took home the Emmy, fingers crossed she wins it this year too!

Emmy's 2011!
Emmy’s 2011!

Here are the nominations for this year’s Emmy’s taking place on September 18th, who are you guys rooting for?

Best drama seriesBoardwalk EmpireFriday Night Lights, DexterGame of ThronesTheGood WifeMad Men.

Best comedy seriesModern Family, 30 Rock, Glee, The Office, The Big Bang Theory, Parks and Recreation.

Drama actress: Julianna MarguliesThe Good Wife; Elisabeth MossMad Men; Mariska HargitayLaw & Order: SVU; Kathy BatesHarry’s Law; Connie BrittonFriday Night Lights and Mireille EnosThe Killing.

Drama actor: Jon HammMad Men; Steve BuscemiBoardwalk Empire; Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights; Michael C. HallDexter; Hugh LaurieHouse; Timothy OlyphantJustified.

Comedy actor: Steve CarellThe Office; Alec Baldwin30 Rock; Jim ParsonsBig Bang TheoryMatt LeBlancEpisodes, Louis C.K., Louie; Johnny Galecki, Big Bang Theory.

Comedy actress: Tina Fey30 Rock; Edie FalcoNurse Jackie; Amy PoehlerParks and Recreation; Laura LinneyThe Big C; Martha PlimptonRaising Hope; Melissa McCarthyMike & Molly.

Supporting drama actor: Andre BraugherMen of a Certain Age; John SlatteryMad Men; Alan CummingThe Good Wife; Peter DinklageGame of Thrones; Josh CharlesThe Good Wife; Walton GogginsJustified.

Supporting drama actress: Archie PanjabiThe Good Wife; Kelly MacdonaldBoardwalk Empire; Christine BaranskiThe Good Wife; Michelle ForbesThe Killing; Margo Martindale, Justified; Christina Hendricks, Mad Men.

Supporting comedy actor: Ty BurrellModern Family; Jesse Tyler FergusonModern Family; Ed O’NeillModern Family; Eric StonestreetModern Family; Jon CryerTwo and a Half Men; Chris ColferGlee.

Supporting comedy actress: Julie BowenModern Family; Sofia VergaraModern Family; Jane LynchGlee; Betty WhiteHot in Cleveland; Kristen WiigSaturday Night Live; Jane Krakowski30 Rock.

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