Damages has cleaned up at the Emmy nominations for 2009, as they've received the second most major nominations, only trailing to past winner Mad Men.
Glenn Close, who won last year, has been nominated again in lead drama actress, going against Mariska Hargitay, Holly Hunter, Kyra Sedgwick, Elisabeth Moss and Sally Field.
Rose Byrne has her first nod in supporting drama actress, facing Cherry Jones, Sandra Oh, Chandra Wilson, Hope Davis and reigning winner Diane Wiest.
William Hurt, after completing his first season on Damages, is in the supporting drama actor race, facing John Slattery, Aaron Paul, William Shatner, Michael Emerson and Christian Clemenson. Last year, Zeljko Ivanek won this award for Damages.
Ted Danson, who was nominated in supporting drama actor last year, is now a guest drama actor nominee, and Todd A Kessler has earned a drama writing nod for scripting the finale, Trust Me. Finally, Damages was nominated for best drama series along with Big Love, Breaking Bad, Lost, Mad Men, Dexter and House.