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See all the dramatic shows and actors competing for gold at this year's Emmys

Shaun Harrison
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1 of 30 Abbot Genser/HBO

Boardwalk Empire (HBO)

Nominated For: Outstanding Drama Series
2 of 30 Randy Tepper/Showtime

Dexter (Showtime)

Nominated For: Outstanding Drama Series
3 of 30 Bill Records/NBC

Friday Night Lights (DirecTV, NBC)

Nominated For: Outstanding Drama Series
4 of 30 Helen Sloan/HBO

Game of Thrones (HBO)

Nominated For: Outstanding Drama Series
5 of 30 David M. Russell/CBS

The Good Wife (CBS)

Nominated For: Outstanding Drama Series
6 of 30 AMC

Mad Men (AMC)

Nominated For: Outstanding Drama Series
7 of 30 Lewis Jacobs/NBC

Kathy Bates, Harry's Law

Nominated For: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama
8 of 30 Bill Records/NBC

Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights

Nominated For: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama
9 of 30 Carole Segal/Showtime

Mirielle Enos, The Killing

Nominated For: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama
10 of 30 Will Hart/NBC

Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: Special Vicitms Unit

Nominated For: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama
11 of 30 Jeffrey Neira/CBS

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Nominated For: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama
12 of 30 AMC

Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Nominated For: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama
13 of 30 Abbot Genser/HBO

Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire

Nominated For: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
14 of 30 Bill Records/NBC

Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights

Nominated For: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
15 of 30 Randy Tepper/Showtime

Michael C. Hall, Dexter

Nominated For: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
16 of 30 AMC

Jon Hamm, Mad Men

Nominated For: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
17 of 30 Adam Taylor/Fox

Hugh Laurie, House

Nominated For: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
18 of 30 Prashant Gupta/FX

Timothy Olyphant, Justified

Nominated For: Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
19 of 30 CBS

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
20 of 30 AMC

Michelle Forbes, The Killing

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
21 of 30 AMC

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
22 of 30 Abbot Genser/HBO

Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
23 of 30 Prashant Gupta/FX

Margo Martindale, Justified

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
24 of 30 Jeffrey Neira/CBS

Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
25 of 30 Danny Feld/TNT

Andre Braugher, Men of a Certain Age

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
26 of 30 Jeffrey Neira/CBS

Alan Cumming, The Good Wife

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
27 of 30 John Paul Filo/CBS

Josh Charles, The Good Wife

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
28 of 30 Helen Sloan/HBO

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
29 of 30 Prashant Gupta/FX

Walton Goggins, Justified

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
30 of 30 AMC

John Slattery, Mad Men

Nominated For: Oustanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series