Question: Kudos to the entire TV Guide staff for the fine Dream Emmy Ballot. Were there any "nominees" you wanted to see on the list who didn't make the cut? — Ashley S.

Ausiello: Good question. Among the awardworthy thesps who were thisclose to scoring a "nod": Mariska, Kiefer, Liza Weil (Paris, Gilmore Girls), Donald Faison (Turk, Scrubs), Tony Hale (Buster, Arrested Development), Anne Heche (Amanda, Everwood), Emily VanCamp (Amy, Everwood), Brad Dourif (Doc, Deadwood), Clea Duvall (Sofie, Carnivàle), Michael Ausiello (Dragonfly Inn Guest No. 1, Gilmore Girls) and Michael Chiklis (Mackey, The Shield).