The two-time Lou Grant is now a four-time contender for a 2012 guest acting Emmy. Ed Asner is submitted for appearances on "Hawaii Five-0" and "Royal Pains" on the drama side, along with "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Middle" in comedy.

No other male actor has more than two Emmy guest submissions this year, though actresses Kate Burton, Megan Mullally, Anika Noni Rose and Mary Steenburgen each have three.

Asner on "Hawaii Five-0" (reprising a role from the original series) Asner on "Royal Pains" (with Henry Winkler) Asner on Hot in Cleveland (with former "Mary Tyler Moore" co-star Betty White)

Asner on "The Middle"

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