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Emmy nominations will be announced Thursday morning (8:30 am/ET, check your local listings). Here are our 11th-hour picks. There are many familiar faces on the list (Charlie Sheen, Tina Fey, etc.), but with just enough new blood (Jim Parsons and, er, True Blood) to keep things interesting.

Now that we've had our say, who are you rooting for? Tell us in the comments below.

Best Comedy Series
30 Rock: For the sheer number of (funny) jokes per episode
The Big Bang Theory: For making us all root for the underdog
How I Met Your Mother: For actually being the next Friends
The Office: For creating an ensemble of, like, 10 people who are all comedically gifted
Pushing Daisies: For nostalgia's sake
Weeds: For continuing to make the illegal drug trade hilarious

Best Drama Series
24: For avoiding prior seasons' narrative preposterousness (rowr, says the cougar)
Dexter: For making a serial killer a daddy
Lost: For keeping our attention through time and space
Mad Men: For all the beautiful meltdowns
The Shield: For justice
True Blood: For creating a show about vampires that's really about so much more

Best Actor in a Comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock: For playing over-the-top just under the radar
Steve Carell, The Office: For taking care of business (that's what she said)
David Duchovny, Californication: For making up and then breaking up
Zachary Levi, Chuck: For learning kung fu
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory: For playing a lovable nerd
Charlie Sheen, Two and a Half Men: For keeping the manwhore alive and well on series television

Best Actor in a Drama
Michael Chiklis, The Shield: For making a deal... and still being punished
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad: For playing beleaguered and humiliated without a shred of vanity
Jon Hamm, Mad Men: For making it all look so easy
Josh Holloway, Lost: For finding the hero inside the con man
Hugh Laurie, House: For giving us a reason for the doc's crankiness
Denis Leary, Rescue Me: For recovering from past errors (but not alcoholism)

Best Actress in a Comedy
Christina Applegate, Samantha Who?: For her new, smart take on the old dumb blond
America Ferrera, Ugly Betty: For making us forget that she's ugly
Tina Fey, 30 Rock: For keeping Liz real... really pitiful
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The New Adventures of Old Christine: For making single (married?) motherhood look terrible
Eva Longoria Parker, Desperate Housewives: For continuing to be the only real comedian in the cast
Mary-Louise Parker, Weeds: For shirking morality to find truth

Best Actress in a Drama
Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights: For defying "wife of" expectations
Glenn Close, Damages: For having the biggest balls in this category
Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters: For coming unhinged... repeatedly
January Jones, Mad Men: For coming apart at her meticulous seams
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men: For embodying feminism without any treacly lessons
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer: For making a beautiful, tough-as-nails... bride

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy
Kevin Dillon, Entourage: For playing a playa with no game
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother: For playing a playa with all kinds of game... with all kinds of rules
Justin Kirk, Weeds: For falling in love with his dead brother's wife
Tracy Morgan, 30 Rock: For crafting a whole new kind of crazy
Kevin Nealon, Weeds: For falling in love with a mer-Mex
Doug Savant, Desperate Housewives: For his midlife crisis that made us care about the men on this show for once

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy
Kristin Chenoweth, Pushing Daisies: For her pint-sized powerhouse performance
Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock: For her proud, crazy vanity
Elizabeth Perkins, Weeds: For reaping what she sowed
Jean Smart, Samantha Who?: For being a dearest Mommy
Holland Taylor, Two and a Half Men: For holding court
Vanessa Williams, Ugly Betty: For showing the emotional wrinkles under the Botox

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama
James Callis, Battlestar Galactica: For his well-acted redemption
Jeremy Davies, Lost: For becoming the brains, and then the heart, of the operation
Nelsan Ellis, True Blood: For shattering gay stereotypes
Walton Goggins, The Shield: For a heartbreaking downward spiral
Ryan Kwanten, True Blood: For playing dumb wicked smaht
John Slattery, Mad Men: For both seducing and repulsing

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama
Katherine Heigl, Grey's Anatomy: For dying well — though not completely
Cherry Jones, 24: For being strong enough for the White House, but also a woman
Elizabeth Mitchell, Lost: For being da bomb
CCH Pounder, The Shield: For taking a sucker punch of deception with grace
Chloe Sevigny, Big Love: For bewildering us with her consistently bad judgment
Chandra Wilson, Grey's Anatomy: For coming ever-so-slightly unglued

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