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Today I have a look at the nominations for Best Actress in a Drama Series:

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey – Prime)

Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife – TV3)

Claire Danes (Homeland – SOHO)

Robin Wright (House of Cards – TV3)

Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex – SOHO)

Kerry Washington (Scandal – TV2)

Some interesting points to note:

  • Robin Wright has been nominated for this role twice now,  and also last year become the first actress to win a Lead Actress in a Drama Golden Globe Award for a web-based show.
  • Julianna Margulies was not nominated last year, but won for the same role in 2011.
  • The two-time defending champin this category is Claire Danes.
  • Michelle Dockerty was nominated last year for the first time for her role in Downton Abbey.
  • This is Lizzy Caplan’s first nomination for Masters of Sex.

Who will win: 

  • Robin Wright (House of Cards)
  • While Clare Danes is the carry-over champ, the buzz for Homeland is on the downward spiral. Wright’s show has the most buzz, and she has just come off the Golden Globes winearlier this year. If she doesn’t win, hopefully it is Margulies!

Who should win:

  • Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife)
  • If you have seen the 5th season of The Good Wife, you would be nodding your head in approval right now. That is all.


Tomorrow: Lead Actor in a Comedy Series



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