Primetime Emmy Awards 2012: Nominees' reactions

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, July 19, 2012

3 of 19: Zooey Deschanel of 'New Girl' on being nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series:

'So excited for the #Emmys! @lenadunham - what are our nails going to wear?!!,' she Tweeted on July 19.

This is Deschanel's first Emmy nomination. The actress won a Golden Globe award in 2011 for her work in 'New Girl.' Deschanel is known as a musician and for films such as '500 Days of Summer.'

(Pictured: Zooey Deschanel appears in a scene from her show 'New Girl.') ( Photo / NBC)