Can anybody break the Jim Parsons/Alec Baldwin logjam in this category?
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Rob Lowe of 'Parks and Recreation'
Rob Lowe, "Parks and Recreation"
Nomination Status: Still miscategorized, but still Rob Lowe.
In His Favor: He's still Rob Lowe. He's still a very funny part of one of the funniest shows on TV. And, this season, Chris Traeger began to doubt himself, briefly, which was pretty good.
Working Against Him: Merely being Rob Lowe wasn't enough to get him a nomination last year and Lowe was even less of a lead and even more of a supporting performer this year. While I would be over the moon to get more nominations for "Parks and Rec" this season, if Lowe somehow got a nomination in the category and Adam Scott did not, it would be, as the King of Siam likes to say, a puzzlement.