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The 2012 Primetime Emmy nominations were announced this morning, and it's party time on Twitter! From Modern Family to Downton Abbey, nominees from TV's best shows took to the social media site to celebrate their Emmy recognition and thank their fans. Here's a sampling of this morning's best celebrity tweets!
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (best supporting actor in a comedy, Modern Family): "Thrilled about all of Modern Family's Emmy noms. Also super excited for my favorite new comedies: Veep & Girls & the brilliant@lenadunham"
Lena Dunham (best actress in a comedy, writing for a comedy series, directing for a comedy series, Girls): "I have no jokes to make. This is an amazing morning."
Jimmy Fallon (best variety series, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and best guest actor in a comedy series, SNL): "Everyone here is honored, thrilled, humbled, excited and already pretty drunk. And it's 9am."
Max Greenfield (supporting comedy actor, New Girl): "I feel very fortunate to be a part of a show like New Girl! I love Television and all of you."
Margaret Cho (best guest actress in a comedy series, 30 Rock): "Omg I just found out I got nominated for an Emmy!!!! Wow!!!!!!! What should I wear??????"
Hugh Bonneville (best actor in a drama, Downton Abbey): "Thanks for the cheery waves about the 16#Emmy nomnoms for #DowntonAbbey. I'm gobsmacked. Or as the next RT so eloquently puts it..."
Sofia Vergara (best supporting actress in a comedy, Modern Family): "Gracias to everybody that loves Modern Family!! So much fun to be nominated again!! And gracias Modern Family!!"
Tom Bergeron (best reality show host, Dancing With the Stars): "Emmy Prediction: Probst will still find a way to win this thing!"
Denis O'Hare (best supporting actor in a miniseries, American Horror Story): "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?"
Don Cheadle (best actor in a comedy, House of Lies: "This nom wouldn't have been possible without the hard work of the team behind House of… F*ck this. Ship the thing to my house, already!"
Dot-Marie Jones (best guest actress in a comedy series, 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!"
Eric Stonestreet (best supporting actor in a comedy, Modern Family): "I'm honored 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."
The Emmys will air Sept. 23 on ABC.