Outstanding Comedy Series
See why ''Sex and the City,'' ''Curb Your Enthusiasm,'' ''Everybody Loves Raymond,'' ''Friends,'' and ''Will & Grace'' are Emmy?s favorites
Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, ...
CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM Larry David's angst-fest returns to this category for the second year in a row, while David himself nabs his first acting nomination. What will the poor guy complain about now?
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, ...
''EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND'' Everybody may love Ray Romano, but so far Emmy only seems to like his show: the series has been nominated four times without a win. Maybe sulky brother Robert is throwing the vote.
Ray Romano, Peter Boyle, ...
''FRIENDS'' Surprisingly, the Central Perk pals won the Best Comedy Emmy for the first time just last year. The show could still be there for this year's voters, who may use their last chance to bestow honors before the Friends ride off into the syndication sunset next year.
Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, ...
''WILL & GRACE'' In 2000 Jack and Karen?s favorite punching bags took home the prize for Best Comedy, but that was before Grace?s snooze-worthy marriage to Dr. Leo (Harry Connick Jr.). Even so, Emmy voters may be wowed by the show?s star power: Minnie Driver, Madonna, and Macaulay Culkin all made cameos this year.
Sean Hayes, Debra Messing, ...