Emmys

Emmys 2011: What TVLine Readers' Drama Ballot Would Look Like

Over the past few weeks, TVLine has exhaustively previewed this year’s Primetime Emmy race, sharing our “Dream Nominees” as well as inviting readers to survey the field and cast their own ballots. (Our Emmy coverage-to-date can all be found here, with much more to come.)

The actual nominees will be announced on July 14. But based on poll tallies as of June 20, here’s what the TVLine readers’ ballot for the drama categories would look like (with contenders listed in alphabetical order). Hit the comments to cheer your fave getting kudos or sound off on any head-scratchers.

Blue indicates a TVLine Dream Nominee

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
Dexter
Friday Night Lights
Fringe
• Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Mad Men

Other
TVLine Dream Nominees: Justified, The Walking Dead

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR
• Jensen Ackles (Supernatural)
Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights)
• Nathan Fillion (Castle)
• Michael C. Hall (Dexter)
Jon Hamm (Mad Men)
• Hugh Laurie (House)
Other TVLine Dream Nominees: Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead), Donal Logue (Terriers), William H. Macy (Shameless) and Timothy Olyphant (Justified)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS
Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights)
• Emily Deschanel (Bones)
• Lauren Graham (Parenthood)
• Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order: SVU)
Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife)
Anna Torv (Fringe)
Other TVLine Dream Nominees: Mireille Enos (The Killing), Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) and Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR
• Scott Caan (Hawaii Five-0)
• Josh Charles (The Good Wife)
Alan Cumming (The Good Wife)
• Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)
John Noble (Fringe)
• Denis O’Hare (True Blood)
Other TVLine Dream Nominees: Walton Goggins (Justified), Jared Harris (Mad Men), Shawn Hatosy (Southland) and Joel Kinnaman (The Killing)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS
• Christine Baranski (The Good Wife)
• Lisa Edelstein (House)
Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife)
• Sara Ramirez (Grey’s Anatomy)
KaDee Strickland (Private Practice)
• Mae Whitman (Parenthood)
Other TVLine Dream Nominees: Michele Forbes (The Killing), Regina King (Southland), Margo Martindale (Justified) and Chloe Sevigny (Big Love)