Cherry Jones won't repeat, so will a 'Grey's Anatomy' or 'Mad Men' co-star top the field?
Lisa Edelstein of 'House'
Lisa Edelstein, "House"
Nomination Status: We keep thinking this nomination will happen eventually, but this is a tough year.
In Her Favor: Edelstein will almost certainly submit "5 to 9," the show's first wholly Cuddy-centric episode in the hopes of becoming the first "House" supporting player to earn a nomination. It was another reasonably strong season for the perpetually underrated Edelstein, who also could have submitted the finale, with its sterling final scene.
Working Against Her: While "5 to 9" was the most Cuddy-tastic episode to date, Edelstein was given several showcase episodes in past seasons and also failed to crack the field. There's just a perception that "House" could be retitled "The Hugh Laurie Show," a perception that misses exactly how well Laurie has always played off of Edelstein and Robert Sean Leonard.