Emmy Nomination Preview 2012 - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama
With Margo Martindale gone, will this be Christina Hendricks' year?
Archie Panjabi of 'The Good Wife'
Archie Panjabi, "The Good Wife"
Nomination Status: Former winner seems safe to return to the field.
In Her Favor: After a relatively Kalinda-lite season, "The Good Wife" finally kicked into Kalinda gear over the season's last few episodes and I'd think she displayed enough badassery in the finale to scare any Emmy voter thinking of leaving her off the ballot. With two nominations and one win for this role, Panjabi is clearly an Emmy favorite and in a somewhat soft category, she should be safe to hold onto her position.
Working Against Her: Like I said, it felt like a less Kalinda-y season of "The Good Wife," but the fact that there were more Kalinda-y individual episodes probably keep her safe in the nomination fold.