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See which dramatic series and actors are vying for gold

Shaun Harrison
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1 of 27 Vivian Zink/ABC

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Boston LegalNominated for: Outstanding Series, DramaYour Take: "I don't understand why Boston Legal gets so many nominations. That show lost its stuff two seasons ago." (bbaker999)
2 of 27 Larry Riley/FX

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DamagesNominated for: Oustanding Series, DramaYour take: "Stoked for all the Damages love!" (daveraleigh)
3 of 27 Christian Weber/Showtime

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DexterNominated for: Oustanding Series, DramaYour take: "I am so happy to finally see Dexter getting the recognition that it deserves." (temptaker1)
4 of 27 Chris Haston/NBC

HouseNominated for: Oustanding Series, DramaYour take:

5 of 27 Mario Perez/ABC

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LostNominated for: Oustanding Series, DramaYour take: "I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee Lost. I mean this season was by far one of the best." (atkinsyj)
6 of 27 Doug Hyun/AMC

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Mad MenNominated for: Oustanding Series, DramaYour take: "I'm glad that original programming on regular cable (like Mad Men) is being recognized. It is definitely progress." (CandyMaize)
7 of 27 Andrew MacPherson/ABC

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James Spader, Boston Legal Nominated for: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesYour take: "Why the hell do James Spader and Boston Legal get nominated every time" (tvdiva)
8 of 27 Doug Hyun/AMC

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Bryan Cranston, Breaking BadNominated for: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesYour take: "It's great to see Bryan Cranston get a nod for Breaking Bad. He was incredible." (CBProv)
9 of 27 Christian Weber/Showtime

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Michael C. Hall, DexterNominated for: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesYour take: "Finally,  Michael C. Hall got the nomination he deserves!" (Dexie)
10 of 27 Isabella Vosmikova/Fox

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Hugh Laurie, HouseNominated for: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesYour take: "I hope Hugh Laurie finally gets his Emmy. It's long overdue for him. This is his third nomination and he should finally get one." (ladyofthelake)
11 of 27 Claudette Barius/HBO

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Gabriel Byrne,  In TreatmentNominated for: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesYour take: "Glad to see some props to In Treatment and Gabriel Byrne." (Doug Henning)
12 of 27 Craig Blankenhorn/AMC

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Jon Hamm, Mad MenNominated for: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesYour take: "I have a feeling that Mad Men will sweep and Jon Hamm will walk away with the prize." (ladyofthelake)
13 of 27 Scott Garfiled/ABC

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Sally Field, Brothers SistersNominated for: Oustanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "Sally Fields is a great actress - just don't care for the show. I think her talent is being wasted. (Kealea)
14 of 27 Darren Michaels/TNT

Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

Nominated for: Oustanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Your Take: "The only one on that list who should be there is Kyra Sedgwick. Go, Kyra! Beat the pants off the rest of 'em! (mediumfan)
15 of 27 Larry Riley/FX

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Glenn Close, DamagesNominated for: Oustanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "Glenn Close had better win actress, or heads will roll." (snakebrain)
16 of 27 Virginia Sherwood/NBC

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Mariska Hargitay, Law Order: SVUNominated for: Oustanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "As long as Mariska ends up in the best actress category, all is right with the world. She had an amazing season on SVU. (traceylynn)
17 of 27 Darren Michaels/TNT

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Holly Hunter, Saving GraceNominated for: Oustanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "The woman is fabulous, but she has some major competition in that category. It'll be interesting to see how it turns out." (Dianora)
18 of 27 Scott Garfield/ABC

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William Shatner, Boston LegalNominated for: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "If either Spader or Shatner win again I will throw something at my TV. Are they just permanently etched on the nomination ballots" (actingup)
19 of 27 FX

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Ted Danson, DamagesNominated for: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "Thrilled to see Damages receiving the support it deserves and [that] Ted Danson's showing us how much he is capable of." (jkaufman1956)
20 of 27 Larry Riley/FX

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Zeljko Ivanek, DamagesNominated for: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "Zeljko Ivanek was excellent on Damages." (donutsfordinner)
21 of 27 Mario Perez/ABC

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Michael Emerson, LostNominated for: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "The only lock, in my opinion, is Michael Emerson for Lost. He should stroll away with that one." (MiniMarie)
22 of 27 Craig Blankenhorn/AMC

John Slattery, Mad MenNominated for: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

23 of 27 Mitch Haddad/ABC

Candice Bergen, Boston LegalNominated for: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

24 of 27 Michael Desmond/ABC

Rachel Griffiths, Brothers SistersNominated for: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

25 of 27 Michael Desmond/ABC

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Chandra Wilson, Grey's AnatomyNominated for: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "Go Chandra Wilson! Grey's Anatomy is [one of] my staples for Thursday nights, so I'm pretty excited about that!" (tvtwin22)
26 of 27 Vivian Zink/ABC

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Sandra Oh, Grey's AnatomyNominated for: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "I'm a big Grey's fan so props go to Sandra Oh." (freemd)
27 of 27 Claudette Barius/HBO

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Dianne Wiest, In TreatmentNominated for: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesYour Take: "Instead of old timer Diane Wiest, the Emmy nod should have gone to Mia Wasikowska." (Doug Henning)