Pundits' slugfest: Emmy nominations predictions -- best drama actress
Gold Derby's Emmy gurus Chris "Boomer" Beachum, Rob Licuria (AwardsHeaven.net) and I agree on four of the six women who will be nominated for best drama actress when Emmy bids are unveiled on Thursday, but we widely disagree on the last two spots.
Also check out our video slugfests over who will win best drama series, comedy series and lead drama actor. Plus, see the complete lists of our Emmy predix, category per category: mine, Rob's and Chris'.
BEST DRAMA ACTRESS
Glenn Close, "Damages" — Beachum, Licuria, O'Neil
Sally Field, "Brothers & Sisters" — Licuria
Anna Gunn, "Breaking Bad" — Licuria
Mariska Hargitay, "Law & Order: SVU" — Beachum, O'Neil
January Jones, "Mad Men" — Beachum, Licuria, O'Neil
Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife" — Beachum, Licuria, O'Neil
Anna Paquin, "True Blood" — Beachum
Katey Sagal, "Sons of Anarchy" — O'Neil
Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer" — Beachum, Licuria, O'Neil
BEACHUM'S ALTERNATES: Melissa Leo, Holly Hunter
LICURIA'S ALTERNATES: Mariska Hargitay, Anna Paquin
O'NEIL'S ALTERNATES: Sally Field, Melissa Leo