A day after documenting the Best Drama race at this year's Emmys, we're sticking in this same department, but shifting our focus to the acting side.
This year's ceremony features two clear favorites, neither of whom will be seen in his indelible role ever again: Bryan Cranston as Walter White and Matthew McConaughey as Rust Cohle.
Other nominees include Cohle's partner; the anchor of The Newsroom; and an ad executive adjusting to a world in which he's no longer needed. We run down the nominees here:
He's got his Oscar. Is an Emmy next for Matthew McConaughey?
Bryan Cranston has to be considered one of the favorites to take home drama's top acting prize at the 2014 Emmys.
Don't let the performance of his costar overshadow him; Woody Harrelson was outstanding in True Detective.
Jeff Daniels will not win for playing Will McAvoy. Many were shocked when he did pull out a victory the first time around.
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Incredibly, Jon Hamm has never won an Emmy for playing Don Draper.
We don't think Kevin Spacey will win the Emmy. But we put nothing behind the actor who portrays such a scheming politician.
Who do you think should take home the Emmy Award on August 25?