When nominations are announced for the 63rd annual Emmy Awards on July 14, six series will be in the running for Best Drama. That race is shaping up to be one of the tightest at this year's kudos. This photo gallery gives you a look at all the contenders and gets you ready to make your own Emmy predicitons.
Last year, "Mad Men" claimed this prize for a third consecutive time but faces stiff competition from freshman series "Boardwalk Empire" which won with both the Golden Globes and SAG. Sophomore series "The Good Wife" remains a strong contender as does perennial nominee "Dexter." "True Blood" could be return to the race as well although there are new series such as "Game of Thrones," "The Killing" and "The Walking Dead" which are also potential nominees. VIEW GALLERY