Lea Michele, Neil Patrick Harris, "Glee," "Modern Family" Among 2012 Teen Choice Award Nominees

By Michael Gioia
21 May 2012

Lea Michele
Lea Michele

The 2012 Teen Choice Awards will air July 22 on Fox. The hit musical series "Glee," "Modern Family" and actors Lea Michele and Chris Colfer are among the first wave of nominees.

The awards, set to air from 8-10 PM ET, celebrate "the hottest teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web." Fans ages 13-19 can vote at teenchoiceawards.com. Hosts, performers, presenters and additional nominees will be announced at a later date.

"Glee" and "Modern Family" have been nominated for Comedy TV Show with Michele and Colfer receiving nominations for Comedy TV Actress and Actor, respectively. Ty Burrell and Sofia Vergara were nominated for Comedy TV Actor and Actress, respectively, for "Modern Family."

Other theatre actors who received nominations include Jason Biggs for "American Reunion"; Matt Damon for "We Bought a Zoo"; Viola Davis for "The Help"; Ginnifer Goodwin for "Once Upon a Time"; Tom Hardy for "Warrior"; Neil Patrick Harris for "How I Met Your Mother"; Scarlett Johansson for "The Avengers" and "We Bought a Zoo"; Anna Paquin for "True Blood"; Jim Parsons for "The Big Bang Theory"; Chris Rock for "What to Expect When You're Expecting"; Ian Somerhalder for "The Vampire Diaries"; and Kiefer Sutherland for "Touch."



For a full list of nominees, visit TeenChoiceAwards.com.