The first season of the HBO series Treme, set in post-Katrina New Orleans, has been nominated for two Emmys.

Treme was nominated in two categories:  “Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series,”  and “Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics.”

In the directing category, the show’s pilot, “Do You Know What It Means,” was given the nod. “This City,” which was composed by singer songwriter Steve Earle, was recognized in the music competition.

Here’s the competition for Outstanding Direction:

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

Breaking Bad • One Minute • AMC • Sony Pictures Television
Michelle MacLaren, Director

Dexter • The Getaway • Showtime • Showtime Presents, John Goldwyn
Productions, The Colleton Company, Clyde Phillips Productions
Steve Shill, Director

Lost • The End • ABC • Grass Skirts Productions, LLC in association with ABC Network and Studios
Jack Bender, Director

Mad Men • Guy Walks Into An Advertising Agency • AMC • Lionsgate Television
Lesli Linka Glatter, Director

Treme • Do You Know What It Means (Pilot) • HBO • Blown Deadline Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Agnieszka Holland, Director

And for Original Music:

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics

Family Guy • Extra Large Medium (Song title: Down’s Syndrome Girl) • FOX • Fox Television Animation
Walter Murphy, Music By
Seth MacFarlane, Music & Lyrics By

How I Met Your Mother • Girls Vs. Suits (Song title: Nothing Suits Me Like A Suit) • CBS • Twentieth Century Fox Television
Carter Bays, Music & Lyrics By
Craig Thomas, Music & Lyrics By

Monk • Mr. Monk And The End Part II (Song title: When I’m Gone) • USA • Universal Cable Productions in association with Mandeville Films and ABC Studios
Randy Newman, Composer

Rescue Me • Disease (Song title: How Lovely To Be A Vegetable) • FX Networks • Apostle, Dreamworks Television and The Cloudland
Company in association with Sony Pictures Television
Peter Tolan, Music & Lyrics By
Brad Hatfield, Music By

Saturday Night Live • Host: Blake Lively (Song title: Shy Ronnie) • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video
Aleric Banks, Music By
Andy Samberg, Lyrics By
Akiva Schaffer, Lyrics By
Jorma Taccone, Lyrics By

Treme • I’ll Fly Away (Song title: This City) • HBO • Blown Deadline Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Steve Earle, Composer/Lyricist

The Emmy Awards will be broadcast live, August 29, 7 p.m. CST, on NBC.


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