Primetime Emmy Awards 2011: Nominees' reactions

Slideshow posted in Entertainment News | Thursday, July 14, 2011

10 of 24: Jon Hamm of 'Mad Men' on being nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama:

'I am beyond thrilled that our show has achieved such recognition from the Academy. It is testament to the hard work of all our cast and crew and indicative of the pride we take in making each episode. Additionally, I'm very excited to be included in such an amazing group of individuals for lead actor. All in all a great morning,' the actor said in a statement to TVLine.

This is Hamm's fourth nomination. He was previously nominated for his role on 'Mad Men' in 2010, 2009 and 2008.

(Pictured: Jon Hamm in a promotional still for 'Mad Men') (AMC)