Since many an actor has uttered that seven-word platitude – “It’s an honor just to be nominated” – and with ballots for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards due soon, the Fancast editors put their heads together to offer this list of who we would like to see announced as contenders on July 8. Take a look at our round-up of Emmy-caliber entertainers – ranging from the expected to the oft-overlooked to a few sleeper surprises – and then share your thoughts in Comments.
NBC will broadcast this year’s Emmy Awards on Sunday, August 29.
LEAD ACTOR | COMEDY
Alec Baldwin, ’30 Rock’
Larry David, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’
Zachary Levi, ‘Chuck’
Joel McHale, ‘Community’
Jim Parsons, ‘The Big Bang Theory’
James Roday, ‘Psych’
SUPPORTING ACTRESS | COMEDY
Julie Bowen, ‘Modern Family’
Portia De Rossi, ‘Better Off Ted’
Jane Lynch, ‘Glee’
Busy Phillips, ‘Cougar Town’
Sofia Vergara, ‘Modern Family’
Merritt Weaver, ‘Nurse Jackie’
SUPPORTING ACTOR | COMEDY
Ty Burrell, ‘Modern Family’
Chris Colfer, ‘Glee’
Ian Gomez, ‘Cougar Town’
Dule Hill, ‘Psych’
Nick Offerman, ‘Parks and Recreation’
Eric Stonestreet, ‘Modern Family’
And last but not least, check our our picks for Best Comedy and Best Drama series by clicking the photo below!