Emmy Watch: Semifinalists for Supporting Drama Actress

by | July 2, 2008 at 10:44 AM | General

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The Emmy semifinalist list for the supporting drama actress category has been released and it looks like the drama queens and lawyers are in the lead!

Jane Alexander on “Tell Me You Love Me” plays a psychotherapist dealing with couple’s sexual difficulties.
Candice Bergen, “Boston Legal” (“The Mighty Rogues”), is a founding partner in the law firm, Crane, Poole & Schmidt who was recently kidnapped by a serial killer.
Rose Byrne from “Damages” (“Because I Know Patty”) is a bright law school graduate.
Jill Clayburgh on “Dirty Sexy Money” (“The Watch”) is a socialite involved in a forty year affair.
Sharon Gless from “Burn Notice” (“Identity”) is a hypochondriac who has serious issues with her son.
Rachel Griffiths from “Brothers and Sisters” (“Domestic Issues”) has a husband who shared a kiss with her underage step-sister.
Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men” (“Babylon”) is the head of the (kind of slutty!) secretary pool.
S. Epatha Merkerson from “Law and Order” (“Bottomless”), is a tough medical examiner.
Sandra Oh, from “Grey’s Anatomy” (“The Becoming”), plays a tough doctor!
Dianne Wiest, “In Treatment” (“Paul and Gina: Week ?”)