Can anybody knock off Bryan Cranston?
A collection of Emmy veterans, everyone in this group has either won or been nominated in past years.
The TV Acad is strongly considered renaming this category the "Supporting actors who co-star in 'Modern Family,' " as three of the sitcom's cast are competing against one another.
You don't often get actors with such bigscreen gravitas as Al Pacino, Ian McKellen, Dennis Quaid and Jeff Bridges to partake in the Emmys, but this year is an exception.
It's an even split between previous winners and newcomers in this category, which means either someone's adding to their collection or winning for their first at-bat.
ATV veteran with five decades of experience, Sharon Gless comes into this race with two Emmys already on her shelf and looking to add a third.
The six nominees who comprise this category are not only formidable femmes onscreen but off.
As is often the case in the minis-movies category, the subject matter is mostly biopics, and the actresses here certainly lived up to the legacy of their on-screen personas.
Although Emmy loves repeat winners, this year promises a change.
The dreaded mom roles have come a long way from the days when the Donna Reeds suited up in heels and pearls as they nurtured their families in between cooking and cleaning.
Emmy-nommed casting directors of frosh hits on the key moments that hinted at their shows' success.