Emmy voting is underway! This week, voters will be checking off names and shows they think are worthy of getting a nomination come July 10. We at TVGuide.com have a few selections in mind ourselves. Next up: our dream ballot for Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Emmys: TVGuide.com's picks for lead actress in a drama series
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
The three-time champ closed out the drama's run with yet another towering turn as Walt watched his empire and life crumble before finally saying those five little words: "I did it for me." Cranston's tour-de-force in "Ozymandias" appeared to have locked up a fourth trophy — which would tie him with Dennis Franz for most wins in the category — until... (see below)
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
The Emmys are running out of time to reward Hamm, who continued to bring the goods and a bittersweet, honest intimacy to Don as the adman actually grew for once. Hamm will be eligible next year for the remainder of Season 7, but if he loses this year, he'd become the category's biggest loser at 0-7 (he's currently tied with Martin Sheen, Hugh Laurie and Michael C. Hall).