Nominations for the 52nd annual Prime-time Emmys, including for Outstanding Commercial, were announced July 20 in Los Angeles. The contenders in commercial category are: FedEx Corp.'s "Action Figures," via BBDO
Worldwide, New York; Electronic Data Systems' "Cat Herders," via Fallon
, Minneapolis; Nike's "The Morning After," via Wieden & Kennedy, Portland, Ore.; Anheuser-Busch Budweiser's "Whassup True," via DDB
Worldwide, Chicago; and Ameritrade's "Let's Light This Candle," via OgilvyOne
, Chicago. The awards will be handed out on Sept. 10. NBC On-Air Promotions' "New Friend" spot for Snap.com was named Outstanding Commercial last year.
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