Lena Dunham might be needing a larger apartment at the Mansion House. The Brooklyn Heights resident and creator/star/writer of HBO’s freshman series “Girls,” cleaned up in the nominations for the 2012 prime-time Emmy Awards, announced Thursday morning.
Among her nods: Outstanding Comedy Series (against “The Big Bang Theory,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Modern Family,” “30 Rock” and “Veep”); Outstanding Lead In A Comedy Series (Dunham as Hannah Horvath); Outstanding Directing (Dunham); and Outstanding Writing (Dunham). The series, which has been renewed for a second season, also garnered a nomination for Casting.
The 64th annual Primetime Emmys will air live on ABC September 23 at 7 p.m. See all nominations here.