Mad Men and American Horror Story lead this year's nominees with nods in 17 categories each. 30 Rock, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones and Modern Family also earned multiple nominations
> Primetime Emmys 2012: Full Nominees list
Digital Spy presents a gathering of reactions from this year's nominees below:
Jimmy Fallon [Late Night with Jimmy Fallon]: "Everyone here is honoured, thrilled, humbled, excited and already pretty drunk. And it's 9am. #Emmy"
Eric Stonestreet [Modern Family]: "I'm honoured to be nominated in a category that has so many actors on so many shows doing such great work. Thank you all for your kind words."
Denis O'Hare [True Blood]: "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?"
Carson Daly [The Voice]: "Congrats @NBCTheVoice for the Emmy Nomination! Way to go team!!!"
Mayim Bialik [The Big Bang Theory]: "NOMINATED FOR AN EMMY!!!!!!!"
Yvette Nicole Brown [Community]: "CONGRATULATIONS to @cpmckenna & our awesome writers for their Emmy Nomination for Remedial Chaos Theory! :) #Community"
Sofia Vergara [Modern Family]: "Gracias to everybody that loves Modern Family!! So much fun to be nominated again!! And gracias Modern Family!!"
Jesse Tyler Ferguson [Modern Family]: "Thrilled about all of Modern Family's Emmy noms. Also super excited for my favourite new comedies: Veep & Girls & the brilliant @lenadunham"
Dot-Marie Jones [Glee]: "THANK U EVERYONE FOR THE WONDERFUL MESSAGES!! HELL YEAH I'M NOMINATED FOR AN EMMY!!! SO PROUD TO BE A PART OF AN IMPORTANT KICKASS SHOW!"
Elizabeth Banks [30 Rock]: "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."
Tom Bergeron [Dancing with the Stars]: "Emmy Prediction: Probst will still find a way to win this thing!"
The 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards are held on September 23 on ABC.