Ty Burrell: “I am truly honoured that the Academy has nominated me for an Emmy. The fact that Ed, Sofia, Jesse, Eric and my other wife, Julie, are also nominated makes this all the sweeter. I wish Bill and Max weren't such great guys, now I have to root for everyone and that's exhausting.”
Christina Hendricks: "I'm so honoured to be nominated in this category of truly awe inspiring actresses. And thrilled Mad Men is recognized for the fifth time ."
Jon Cryer: "I was actually awake this morning when they announced the Emmy nominations thanks to my new-found need to pee several times a night. Finally, my enlarged prostate pays off!!"
Jared Harris: Nominated for his role on Mad Men in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category, tells ET Canada: “I am completely shocked… I’m a dark horse and they picked six from 50 actors… I’m really surprised. The whole operation has been a joy to work on... the camaraderie with the cast and crew. I’m gonna miss those guys.”
Ed O'Neill:"I am truly honoured and grateful for the nomination, especially for a role and a show that I am so happy and proud to be a part of."
Elizabeth Banks Tweets (Nominated for her guest role as Avery Jessup in 30 rock in the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series category: "Thanks Tweeps for your kind words on the Emmy nom. Wouldn't have been possible w/o the great writing of @KayKayCannon, @riggirobot et al." She adds: "@ABFalecbaldwin Also, thanks to this guy. Congrats on your Emmy nom, you old so and so."
Clive Owen: "I am really thrilled to be nominated for Hemingway and Gellhorn. I had such a great time working with the brilliant Phil Kaufman and the wonderful Nicole Kidman."
Bill Hader: "It's a great honour, though there should be parentheses next to my name with all of the SNL writers. And now I have to kiss up to the cast members of Modern Family in hopes that they pull a Ving Rhames and give me their award when they win."
Jessica Lange: “I want to thank the academy for honouring American Horror Story for all the incredible nominations. It's been wonderful to work on a show with such talented actors and the fabulous creative team of Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and all the brilliant writers who make Constance such an interesting character to play.”
Glenn Close: "I am thrilled to be recognized by the Academy and to share this category with such exciting and accomplished actresses. Damages has been the ride of a lifetime and I am honored to represent every single one of our extraordinary team. I would not be here without them, especially, KZK, our brilliant writers and my exquisite co-star, Rose Byrne. And I thank our wonderfully loyal and engaged audience who have never wavered in their love and support of our show."
Alec Baldwin: "As the show enters its last season, I'm gratified to be nominated again by the Academy."
Sofia Vergara: "Gracias to everybody that loves Modern Family!! So much fun to be nominated again!! And gracias Modern Family!!"
Jimmy Fallon: "Everyone here is honoured, thrilled, humbled, excited and already pretty drunk. And it’s 9am. #Emmy"
Kevin Costner: "Filming the Hatfields & McCoys was one of the most fulfilling and inspiring projects that I’ve had the opportunity to work on, and it was truly gratifying that audiences tuned in to see our interpretation of this classic American story. To be recognized for our work by the members of Television Academy this morning is the cherry on top. I share this nomination with everyone who contributed to this project from the producers, cast and crew to the great team at History, who really stepped up to support the creative vision of the filmmakers."
Denis O'Hare Tweets: "My agent 10 mins ago. He says 'Denis. Do you know why I'm calling?' I say no. He says, 'You got nominated for an Emmy.' Whaaaat?"