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

The shows that have won the best drama Emmy for the past five years, AMC’s Mad Men and Showtime’s Homeland, both have been going through up-and-down seasons recently. That is not expected to affect the awards juggernauts’ nomination chances, but it does open the door to an upset come September from likely contenders Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones or Downton Abbey. READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY

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

With two of last year’s nominees (Saturday Night Live’s Kristen Wiig and Desperate Housewives’ late Kathryn Joosten) out of the running, and a third (Nurse Jackie’s Merritt Wever) looking less like a long shot than a no shot, the field is wide open. Even if The Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik, and Modern Family’s Sofia Vergara and Julie Bowen (2012’s winner), are again nominated, that still leaves three slots open — or two if Emmy raises another glass to Arrested Development’s intoxicating Jessica Walter. READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY

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

For the past three years, the men of ABC’s Modern Family dominated this category — and there’s every reason to believe Ed O’Neill, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet will hear their respective names announced come nominations day on July 18. That leaves two open slots and a myriad of options, including past nominees Max Greenfield and Bill Hader, and the long-overdue Simon Helberg. READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY

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Emmys 2013: The Lead Comedy Actress Race in Review, Including Our 6 Dream Nominees

The big question going into the nominations is, can Julia Louis-Dreyfus be beat? Having picked up her third statuette in 2012 — her first for Veep — the Emmy darling is going into this year’s contest as the odds-on favorite. But she’ll face stiff competition from Golden Globe-winning It girl Lena Dunham, not to mention the long-long overdue Amy Poehler. READ MORE

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Emmys 2013: The Lead Comedy Actor Race in Review, Including Our 6 Dream Nominees

Let’s be honest: For years, this category had been more or less a toss-up between The Big Bang Theory‘s Jim Parsons and 30 Rock‘s Alec Baldwin, right? Right. But then, outta nowhere, Two and a Half Men survivor Jon Cryer stole the prize out from under both of ‘em in 2012. So now, as the trio face an increasingly formidable threat …READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY

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Eye on Emmy: The Killing's Joel Kinnaman on Humanizing Holder and Making Robocop Real

In the past two seasons, AMC’s The Killing may sometimes have zigged where it should have zagged, but fans of the polarizing drama have always been able to rely on one constant: Joel Kinnaman‘s enthralling performance. As the rough-and-tumble Detective Stephen Holder, the 32-year-old Swedish-American actor brings a unique vulnerability and likability to a part that could easily have been a stereotypical, one-note member of Seattle’s finest.  READ MORE