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  • Emmys Outstanding Costume Design for a Series

    (July 19th 2012): This morning nominees for the 2012 Emmy awards were announced to the public.  Top shows included FX’s American Horror Story and AMC’s Mad Men, leading with 17 nominations each.  Modern Family, winner of the Best Comedy Series category for the past two years, came in with 14 nominations this year.  Other breakthrough comedy shows have made impressions as well, including the female driven shows Girls, Veep, and Zoey Deshanel’s New Girl.

    When it comes to costume design, Emmy nominees this year have reached new heights.  Spectacular fashions and incredibly realistic period outfits have made TV shows this year stand out.  Competition in the Outstanding Costume Design for a Series category is going to be tight!  The primetime dramas nominated have all been keen to develop specific costumes for their characters, which not only embody personality, but also represent historical accuracy and fictional continuity.

    Nominees for Outstanding Costume Design include:

    Boardwalk Empire
    HBO Drama Series
    Atlantic City, NJ during Prohibition in America

    The Borgias
    Showtime Drama Series
    Europe 1492

    HBO The Borgias

    Downton Abbey
    PBS Drama Series
    England 1912-1920

    Downton Abbey PBS

    Game of Thrones
    HBO Drama Series
    Medieval Fantasy

    HBO Game of Thrones

    Once Upon a Time
    ABC Drama Series
    Fantasy Drama Series

    ABC Once Upon a Time

     

    Tune in to the Emmys on ABC September 23rd at 7pm to find out the award winners!

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