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Emmy Noms Light Up Twitter, Blogs

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Nominees for the 63rd Emmy Award were announced Thursday morning, and both the Twitterverse and blogosphere were afire with congratulations — and indignation. While Modern Family saw its entire adult cast receive nominations in the Supporting Actress/Actor in a Comedy Series category, garnering positive reactions from the pundits, NBC’s Community was snubbed again this year. Johnny Galecki’s nomination for The Big Bang Theory was a welcome surprise, but nods for the embattled miniseries The Kennedys were not.

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A round up of feedback on the noms from around the Web is below:

Did the Emmy Nominations Cut Lea Michele, Too?

–Joal Ryan, E! Online

Emmy Nominations are Announced

–Brian Stelter, New York Times

Emmy Nominations: Controversial ‘Kennedys’ Miniseries Snags Multiple Nods

–Lisa de Moraes, Washington Post

Emmys 2011: ‘Parks and Recreation,’ ‘Friday Night Lights’ Signal More Good Than Bad

–Alan Sepinwall, HitFix

The Emmy Nominations: ‘Mad Men’ And ‘Modern Family’ Are Still On Top

–Linda Holmes, NPR

Emmy Nominations 2011: The Good, the Bad and the Surprises

–James Poniewozik, TIME

And on Twitter…

@SteveLevitan: I’m thrilled that our entire adult cast was nominated! Next year, the kids! Thanks so much, Academy.

–Steve Levitan, co-creator/EP, Modern Family

@BravoAndy: And big congratulations to @kathygriffin for another “D List” Emmy Nomination! 5 total nominations for Bravo!

–Andy Cohen, EVP, Original Programming and Development, Bravo and host, Watch What Happens Live

@jimmyfallon: So happy right now. So proud of our show. Congrats everyone who works on Late Night on the #Emmy nom.

–Jimmy Fallon, host, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

@nprmonkeysee: I actually think Johnny Galecki — whom I like, and whom I think is underpraised — is one of the most legitimately surprising nominees.

–NPR’s Entertainment and Pop-Culture blog

@mindykaling: Let’s all dress like Mildred Pierce for the Emmys. I know @sofiavergara will be into it! (Congratulations by the way!)

–Mindy Kaling, actress/writer/producer, The Office

@Variety_StuartL: Other major snub: ‘Southland.’ Should’ve landed at least one supporting nom.

–Stuart Levine, Variety TV and Film writer

@MarthaPlimpton: Wow. Woke up to an Emmy nom and a shower full of dog shit. Dog has explosive D. Life, am I right, people? Thank you @WhoisGregGarcia!

–Martha Plimpton, actress, Raising Hope

@sutterink: me, david simon and frank darabont are meeting at home depot to rent chainsaws and woodchippers.

–Kurt Sutter, creator/EP, Sons of Anarchy

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