Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Patrick Harris

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Emmy nominations are in and, guess what? Lost is back on the list!

That's the word out of North Hollywood this morning, where Jason Kennedy and I were live for E! as Kristin Chenoweth and Neil Patrick Harris appeared at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in lovely downtown North Hollywood, Calif., to reveal the nominees. By the way, both Cheno and NPH turned out to be nominees this year, for Pushing Daisies and How I Met Your Mother, respectively, so good times all around.

Also nominated, by the way, was our very own Ryan Seacrest, in the new category of top reality host. Congrats, RS!

What was it like live on the scene? Mad Men had supporters in the room and got some hollers when named in the Best Drama and Best Actor categories. Also getting righteously deserved hallelujahs for their nominations, from both me and the crowd: Lost (what? I can mention it twice), Dexter, 30 Rock, Sally Field and Rachel Griffiths for Brothers & Sisters (Walker ladies rule!), The Office and stars Steve Carell and Rainn Wilson, Lee Pace (yay!) for Pushing Daisies, Chandra Wilson and Sandra Oh from Grey's Anatomy, and last but not least, crazy-brilliant Mary-Louise Parker for Weeds. In other happy news, husband and wife comedians Will Arnett and Amy Poehler were both nominated, as was Amy's best friend Tina Fey for her work on the redonkulously funny 30 Rock.

Cheno and NPH were hilarious, by the way, during the best reality competition announcement, declaring they ought to try out for the Amazing Race and both take a whack at American Idol (being the amazing singers that they are), and NPH volunteered to do a stint on Project Runway. Hee. 

Now, click in to the get the full nominations list, and then post in the comments about what nominations make you proud and what's missing and makin' you mad.

Best Drama
Boston Legal
Damages

Dexter
House
Lost
Mad Men
 
Lead Actor, Drama
Gabriel Byrne, In Treatment
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Hugh Laurie, House
James Spader, Boston Legal
 
Lead Actress, Drama
Glenn Close, Damages
Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters
Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Holly Hunter, Saving Grace
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

Supporting Actor, Drama
Ted Danson, Damages
Michael Emerson, Lost
Zeljko Ivanek, Damages
William Shatner, Boston Legal
John Slattery, Mad Men

Supporting Actress, Drama
Candice Bergen, Boston Legal
Rachel Griffiths, Brothers & Sisters
Chandra Wilson, Grey's Anatomy
Sandra Oh, Grey's Anatomy
Dianne Wiest, In Treatment

Best Comedy
30 Rock
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Entourage
The Office
Two and a Half Men
 
Lead Actor, Comedy

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Steve Carell, The Office
Lee Pace, Pushing Daisies
Tony Shalhoub, Monk
Charlie Sheen, Two and a Half Men
 
Lead Actress, Comedy

Christina Applegate, Samantha Who?
America Ferrera, Ugly Betty
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The New Adventures of Old Christine
Mary-Louise Parker, Weeds

Supporting Actor, Comedy
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Kevin Dillon, Entourage
Jeremy Piven, Entourage
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother
Rainn Wilson, The Office

Supporting Actress, Comedy
Kristin Chenoweth, Pushing Daisies
Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live
Jean Smart, Samantha Who?
Holland Taylor, Two and a Half Men
Vanessa Williams, Ugly Betty

Best Reality Competition
The Amazing Race
American Idol
Dancing with the Stars
Project Runway
Top Chef 
 
Reality Host
Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars
Heidi Klum, Project Runway
Howie Mandel, Deal or No Deal
Jeff Probst, Survivor
Ryan Seacrest, American Idol

FYI, if you want or need more detail, the official Emmys site has your nominations lists ready and waiting. Now, what do you think of this list? Share your take below!

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