Emmys 2011: Snubs ('Community,' Kyra Sedgwick) and surprises ('Justified,' Cat Deeley)


This year's primetime Emmy nominees seemed to have more surprises than we've seen in years, which is saying a lot, given some of the shockers we've seen in the recent past.Not all surprises, though, are good ones.Let's take a look at the surprises and the major snubs from the 2011 primetime Emmy nominations:SURPRISESLouis C.K. nominated as lead comedy actor: C.K. has gotten a lot of press for his low-budget FX comedy showcase "Louie," and his surprisingly good acting has been one of the big reasons why. He also got a writing nomination; alas, he didn't get a directing nod, which would have given him a trifecta achieved by very few (if any) in TV history.Matt LeBlanc nominated as lead comedy actor: While C.K. excelled at playing himself, LeBlanc did... OK. In fact, everything about "Episodes," the show he was nominated for, was OK. Maybe the fact that he played a jerkier version of himself is...



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