Desis In Telly Land + Emmy Nominations 2011!

Desis In Telly Land + Emmy Nominations 2011!

Serena Vora

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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 series: Boardwalk Empire, Friday Night Lights, Dexter, Game of Thrones, TheGood Wife, Mad Men.

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

Drama actress: Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife; Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men; Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU; Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law; Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights and Mireille Enos, The Killing.

Drama actor: Jon Hamm, Mad Men; Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire; Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights; Michael C. Hall, Dexter; Hugh Laurie, House; Timothy Olyphant, Justified.

Comedy actor: Steve Carell, The Office; Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock; Jim Parsons, Big Bang Theory;  Matt LeBlanc, Episodes, Louis C.K., Louie; Johnny Galecki, Big Bang Theory.

Comedy actress: Tina Fey, 30 Rock; Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie; Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation; Laura Linney, The Big C; Martha Plimpton, Raising Hope; Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly.

Supporting drama actor: Andre Braugher, Men of a Certain Age; John Slattery, Mad Men; Alan Cumming, The Good Wife; Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones; Josh Charles, The Good Wife; Walton Goggins, Justified.

Supporting drama actress: Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife; Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire; Christine Baranski, The Good Wife; Michelle Forbes, The Killing; Margo Martindale, Justified; Christina Hendricks, Mad Men.

Supporting comedy actor: Ty Burrell, Modern Family; Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family; Ed O’Neill, Modern Family; Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family; Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men; Chris Colfer, Glee.

Supporting comedy actress: Julie Bowen, Modern Family; Sofia Vergara, Modern Family; Jane Lynch, Glee; Betty White, Hot in Cleveland; Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live; Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock.