“Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)
Emmy history: Four noms, three for “The Streets of San Francisco” and one for guest actor as a gay cop on “Will & Grace.”
The case: Douglas doesn’t hold back in portraying a man known for his excesses, proving the signature line “Too much of a good thing is … wonderful!”
Trivia: Liberace is the first time Douglas has portrayed a real person. This is also the first role he took on after recovering from throat cancer.