For the Variety Road to the Emmys: The Supporting Actor and Actress preview, the discussion point is how showrunners juggle large ensembles to make sure they get the right amount of screen time.

In addition, there are profiles on some of the top contenders in new shows or new roles: Kristen Bell, Jake Johnson and Max Greenfield, Tony Hale, Cheryl Hines, Maya Rudolph, Allison Williams, Morena Baccarin, Robert Carlyle, Jack Davenport, Giancarlo Esposito, Neal McDonough, Katharine McPhee, Nick Nolte, Lana Parrilla and Mandy Patinkin.

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