Before next Monday’s Emmys, senior editors Rob Licuria and Chris Beachum battled over their predictions in all 26 categories in a 30-minute video slugfest that you can watch below.
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Sure, there are some seemingly easy category winners like Matt Bomer (“The Normal Heart“), Anna Gunn (“Breaking Bad“), and “Fargo” as Best Miniseries.
But what about some of the following fierce races?
Best Drama Actor: three-time champ Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) vs. reigning Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey (“True Detective“).
Best Drama Actress: two-time defending champ Claire Danes (“Homeland“) vs. past winner Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife“) vs. newcomer Lizzy Caplan (“Masters of Sex“).
Best Comedy Actor: previous winner Ricky Gervais (“Derek“) vs. three-time champ Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory“).
Best Comedy Actress: two-time reigning champ Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep“) vs. past winner Melissa McCarthy (“Mike and Molly“).
Best Movie/Mini Actor: Mark Ruffalo (“The Normal Heart”) vs. Billy Bob Thornton (“Fargo”) vs. Martin Freeman (“Fargo”).
Best Movie/Mini Actress: Cicely Tyson (“The Trip to Bountiful“) vs. Jessica Lange (“American Horror Story: Coven“) vs. Minnie Driver (“Return to Zero“).
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