Who will join the 'Modern Family' men in the Top 6?
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson of 'Modern Family'
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, "Modern Family"
Nomination Status: Two straight nominations. Why not a third?
In His Favor: "Modern Family" has only continued to flex its ratings might in the past year and with no flagging enthusiasm, there's no reason to think Emmy voters will punish anybody, especially not a performer as well liked as Ferguson. It's hard to instantly remember Mitchell's best moments from the past season, but he definitely had focal episodes.
Working Against Him: With the Spider-Man/Halloween episode last season, Ferguson had a really good showcase episode and I even predicted that he'd win. This season, he didn't necessarily have anything comparable. Also, Ferguson continues not to get individual recognition from Golden Globes and SAG voters, which doesn't necessarily mean much.