Emmys 2013: Our Complete List of Dream Nominees — Who Will Get Lucky Tomorrow?

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If ever there was a time to mumble a prayer to the TV gods, today is it: This year’s Primetime Emmy Award nominations are announced tomorrow morning. In anticipation of the big reveal, TVLine has condensed its overviews of the major categories and shone a spotlight on only our dream picks. READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY


Eye on Emmy: Adam Scott Breaks Down the Art of Parks and Rec Romance, Ben's Geek Affinity

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PARKS AND RECREATION -- "Two Parties" Episode 510 -- Pictured: Adam Scott as Ben Wyatt -- (Photo by: Michael Hickey/NBC)

From saying “I do” to taking on Washington D.C. to adoring Game of Thrones above (almost) all else, Parks and Recreation‘s Ben Wyatt did it all in Season 5. And it was his portrayer Adam Scott who brought to life each of those moments with an impressive seamlessness.

Since joining the acclaimed NBC comedy at the end of its second season, the actor …READ MORE


Eye on Emmy: How Parenthood's Monica Potter Brought Humor, Heart to Kristina's Cancer Battle

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PARENTHOOD -- "Together" Episode 407 -- Pictured: Monica Potter as Kristina Braverman -- (Photo by: Vivian Zink/NBC)

Monica Potter has a secret.

Contrary to what the Parenthood actress’ drama-centric résumé — which includes big-screen offerings like Patch Adams and Along Came a Spider, and TV’s Boston Legal — might suggest, she’s actually quite funny. (“I am funny, thanks,” she insists with a laugh.) It’s that fact that …READ MORE


Eye on Emmy: Shameless' Emmy Rossum on the 'Difficult' Scene That Triggered a Panic Attack

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Shameless‘ leading lady has an Emmy — in her name.

But next month, Emmy Rossum, who plays broken tough girl Fiona Gallagher, could also have “Emmy nominee” attached to her moniker.

In the Showtime series’ third season, the actress took her character to new depths as she …READ MORE


Eye on Emmy: Southland's Michael Cudlitz on Cooper's Journey and That Killer (?) Ending

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Southland Season 5 Spoilers Finale

For five seasons, Southland cop John Cooper served the streets of Los Angeles — and his portrayer, Michael Cudlitz, served viewers with a riveting performance.

After watching the officer in blue struggle with his sexuality, prescription drug abuse for his ailing back and troublesome rookies, it’s truly a crime that Cudlitz has not yet …READ MORE


Eye on Emmy: Girls' Allison Williams Dives Into Marnie's Season 2 Spiral, Kanye West Cover

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You know those people who brag about not having a television? Girls’ Allison Williams has a handy response for ’em. “I always say very dryly and very honestly, ‘You should invest in one. I’m not even saying you would necessarily like our show. But TV is so good right now.’”

Williams’ awareness of the number of great performances under consideration this Emmy season makes it all the more “exciting and unbelievable” when her name gets floated as READ MORE


Emmys 2013: The Reality-Competition Series Race in Review, Including Our Dream Nominees

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Emmy Best Reality Competition Series Nominees

Considering that upstart docureality series like Duck Dynasty and Here Comes Honey Boo Boo are dominating ratings and pop culture, reality-competition series have largely been overshadowed. NBC’s buzzy singing contest The Voice last year injected some fresh blood into the Emmy reality-competition field, which had mostly been filled by the same shows for the past decade. In fact, CBS’ The Amazing Race has snagged the Emmy …READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY


Emmys 2013: The Supporting Drama Actress Race in Review, Including Our 6 Dream Nominees

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Emmy Best Supporting Actress Drama Nominees

Since Downton Abbey’s Maggie Smith took home this award not only last year but the one before (though then, the show was competing in the miniseries/movie category), does it really matter who gets nominated? We already know who’s going to win. But, if there was going to be an upset READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY


Emmys 2013: The Supporting Drama Actor Race in Review, Including Our 6 Dream Nominees

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Emmy Best Supporting Actor Drama Nominees

Ironically, death may breathe some new life into this category! With two of last year’s nominees — Breaking Bad‘s Giancarlo Esposito (RIP, Gus) and Mad Men‘s Jared Harris (RIP, Lane) — no longer eligible, a coupla slots have opened up for new contenders. (Or one, if Esposito pulls off a long-shot nod for Revolution.) Maybe this is exactly the confluence of events that Southland’s Michael Cudlitz needs …READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY


Eye on Emmy: Orphan Black Star Tatiana Maslany Surveys the 'Most Intense' Acting Gig of Her Life

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Emmy Nominees Tatiana Maslany

Playing one role under a tight television production schedule is hard enough. But for Tatiana Maslany, the star of BBC America’s clone thriller Orphan Black, that would be an easy day at work.

The versatile young Canadian actress inhabits seven distinctly unique characters — more if you count when one “sister” impersonates another — and often plays opposite multiple versions of herself. READ MORE