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Jews On TV: Who To Watch Out For at The Emmys

By Rachel X. Landes

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The 66th Primetime Emmy awards, held at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live will air this evening on NBC. Hosted by Seth Meyers (no, not Jewish), you can except lots of laughs, almost Oscar-worthy red carpet glamour and many tears shed over the expected Robin Williams tribute.

Here are some of the Jewish nominees your should watch out for tonight. The ceremony kicks off at 8 p.m. EST (Red carpet at 7:30). Don’t be late!

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Julianna Marguiles — as Alicia Florrick in “The Good Wife”


Lizzy Caplan — as Virginia Johnson in “Masters of Sex”


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Mandy Patinkin —  as Saul Berenson in “Homeland”


Josh Charles — as Will Gardner in “The Good Wife”


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Lena Dunham — as Hannah Horvath in “Girls”


Julia Louis-Dreyfus — as Vice President Selina Meyer in “Veep”


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Louis C.K. — as Louie in “Louie”


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik — as Amy Farrah Fowler in “The Big Bang Theory”


Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program

Anthony Bourdain


Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series

Nathan Lane


Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Amy Schumer


Outstanding Drama Series

Mad Men (Matthew Weiner)


Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Portlandia (Carrie Brownstein)


Outstanding Variety Series

The Daily Show (Jon Stewart)



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