Two-time Emmy-nominee Josh Charles may not be returning to CBS's "The Good Wife" next season, but he's made his way back into the Drama Supporting Actor Emmy race this year for his portrayal of Will Gardner.
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Josh Charles sure can keep a secret. After all, he knew for more than a year that his character on “The Good Wife,” Will Gardner, was going to be killed off in a court room shooting. As the actor revealed in our recent webcam (watch below), “the decision was made in season four, so we kept it quiet for I would say over a year. It was not easy!” He recently reaped his second Emmy bid for Best Drama Supporting Actor for this farewell season.
Visual effects supervisor Dominic Remane recently scored his second Emmy nomination for his work on "Vikings," which airs on the History Channel. During our recent video chat (watch it below), he walked us through his line of work, explaining that shows approach visual effects in two ways. Some create things "that you wouldn't expect to see in real life," whereas Remane and his "Vikings" crew "try and achieve invisible effects, which is mainly enhancing environments" and includes tasks such as converting hills and mountains filmed in Dublin to the fjords that are more characteristic of the series's Norwegian setting.
Bryan Cranston is hoping to win his fourth Emmy for Best Drama Actor for playing chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin Walter White on "Breaking Bad." He won the category three years straight from 2008 to 2010, and won as a producer last year when the show took Best Drama Series. He also had three previous nods for Comedy Supporting Actor on "Malcolm in the Middle."
"We're thrilled to have yet another Emmy nomination," said "MythBusters" star Jamie Hyneman in our recent video chat (watch it below). "Hopefully this time we'll actually get one. It's been an amazing run. We're on our way to 12 years now, and we're still going strong."
An Emmy-magnet and a double-nominee this year, Allison Janney compliments her Drama Guest Actress nomination for "Masters of Sex" with a Comedy Supporting Actress bid for playing Bonnie in CBS's laffer "Mom."
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Every actor submits only one sample episode, which will be judged by other actors (ranging from 25 to 75 per category jury) between July 28 and August 14. TV series submit six, which will be split into three pairs to be distributed randomly to about 300 voters. We now have uncovered every single title submitted for the 2014 races. CLICK HERE FOR THE EPISODES
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of episodes submitted by actors
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DRAMA GUEST ACTRESS
Kate Burton ("Scandal")
Jane Fonda ("The Newsroom")
Allison Janney ("Masters of Sex")
Kate Mara ("House of Cards")
Margo Martindale ("The Americans")
Diana Rigg ("Game of Thrones")