TV’s Big Night: Stars Go for the Gold

September 20, 2012

Are you ready for TV’s biggest night? On Sunday, the brightest stars take the stage LIVE at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmys, hosted for the first time by comedian Jimmy Kimmel.

In the Best Drama Series category, the classy Brits of Downton Abby face off against the sleek and sexy cast of Mad Men, the meth-dealing boys of Breaking Bad, and the bootlegging gangsters of Boardwalk Empire.

Glenn Close vies for her third Best Actress Emmy for her role as the ruthless Patty Hewes in Damages. Her rivals for the golden statue include TV veteran Claire Danes of Showtime’s Homeland, first-time nominee Michelle Dockery of PBS’s Downton Abby, and last year’s champ Julianna Margulies of The Good Wife.

On the comedy side, the cast of Modern Family hopes to win Best Comedy Series for the third consecutive year, with longtime hits 30 Rock and Curb Your Enthusiasm and critically acclaimed new comedies Girls and Veep also in the running. Who will have the last laugh?

Watch the 64th Annual Primetime Emmys LIVE this Sunday at 7/6c on ABC.