The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, presented by the Academy of Televison Arts And Science, took place on August 29, 2010. NBC broadcasted the event, which took place at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Late Night host Jimmy Fallon hosted the telecast. This was the first telecast to be televised live coast-to-coast since the 34th ceremony held in 1976.
The nominees for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards were announced live on Thursday July 8, 2010, at 5:40 a.m. PDT( 12:40 UTC) at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, California Joel McHale and Sofia Vergara announced the nominees.
The drama to receive the most nominations was Mad Men, with 17. The comedy to receive the most nominations was Glee, with 19. The miniseries to receive the most nominations was The Pacific with 24.