Britney Spears, Mary-Kate Olsen Snubbed By Emmy's
Posted on Thu Jul 3, 2008 08:46 AM PDT

Britney Spears BSpears061608_27.jpg LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Though she earned rave reviews for her guest spot on CBS’ How I Met Your Mother, Britney Spears didn't make the cut for the Emmy's list of 11 semifinalists being considered for best guest actress in a comedy series.

Spears was one of 41 actresses to be considered for a nomination, and she wasn't the only one snubbed by the Academy; Mary-Kate Olsen, who portrayed a religious stoner in Showtime’s hit series Weeds, was also left off the list. The list will be narrowed down further before the final list of nominees are announced.

The complete list of semifinalists for best guest actress in a comedy series are:

Polly Bergen, Desperate Housewives
Shirley Knight, Desperate Housewives
Kathryn Joosten, Desperate Housewives
Annie Potts, Ugly Betty
Elaine Stritch, 30 Rock
Carrie Fisher, 30 Rock
Edie Falco, 30 Rock
Jane Lynch, Two and a Half Men
Amy Ryan, The Office
Sarah Silverman, Monk
Vivica A. Fox, Curb Your Enthusiasm