Fake Vote Early, Fake Vote Often!

Today's cuppa: Yorkshire Gold tea.

Disclaimer: Please note the use of the word "Fake" above. Hot Cuppa TV in no way and under no circumstances encourages, supports or rationalizes voting fraud of any kind. Unless it's fake voting, like here. Fake voting is fine. And, in case you were wondering, the presidential election on Tuesday, Nov. 4 -- not fake. Don't try the fraud. You've been warned.

For those of you who rely on Hot Cuppa TV for all of your entertainment news (and, who are you? For goodness' sake, have you never heard of Variety? Have you never heard of the Hollywood Reporter? Have you never heard of "Red Eye W/Greg Gutfeld"? OK, I forgive you on the last one), here's a link to the Emmy nominations, announced before sunrise here in Los Angeles.

Let me say up front that I cannot vote on the Emmy Awards. I can only vote on the Television Critics Awards, which I did. They're announced on Saturday. No, they won't be on TV. The irony escapes no one.

Just for fun, I've decided to reveal my hypothetical votes on the few Emmy categories upon which I feel like voicing an opinion. This in no way diminishes my love for other shows and performers that I love, but just didn't love as much this past year as the ones that got my vote.

Feel free to play along at home. Your fake voting results may vary. My choices in red italics.

Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)

Creature Comforts America • Don't Choke To Death, Please • CBS

King Of The Hill • Death Picks Cotton • FOX

Robot Chicken • Robot Chicken: Star Wars • Cartoon Network

The Simpsons • Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind • FOX

SpongeBob SquarePants • Inmates of Summer / Two Faces of Squidward • Nickelodeon

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Monk • USA

Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk

The Office • NBC

Steve Carell as Michael Scott

Pushing Daisies • ABC

Lee Pace as Ned

30 Rock • NBC

Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy

Two And A Half Men • CBS

Charlie Sheen as Charlie Harper

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Boston Legal • ABC

James Spader as Alan Shore

Breaking Bad • AMC

Bryan Cranston as Walt White

Dexter • Showtime

Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan

House • FOX

Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House

In Treatment • HBO

Gabriel Byrne as Paul

Mad Men • AMC

Jon Hamm as Don Draper

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

The New Adventures Of Old Christine • CBS

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Christine Campbell

Samantha Who? • ABC

Christina Applegate as Samantha Newly

30 Rock • NBC

Tina Fey as Liz Lemon

Ugly Betty • ABC

America Ferrera as Betty Suarez

Weeds • Showtime

Mary-Louise Parker as Nancy Botwin

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Brothers & Sisters • ABC

Sally Field as Nora Holden-Walker

The Closer • TNT

Kyra Sedgwick as Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson

Damages • FX Networks

Glenn Close as Patty Hewes

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit • NBC

Mariska Hargitay as Olivia Benson

Saving Grace • TNT

Holly Hunter as Grace Hanadarko

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Entourage • HBO

Jeremy Piven as Ari Gold

Entourage • HBO

Kevin Dillon as Johnny Drama

How I Met Your Mother• CBS

Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson

The Office • NBC

Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute

Two And A Half Men • CBS

Jon Cryer as Alan Harper

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Pushing Daisies • ABC

Kristen Chenoweth as Olive Snook

Samantha Who? • ABC

Jean Smart as Regina Newly

Saturday Night Live • NBC

Amy Poehler as Performer

Two and a Half Men • CBS

Holland Taylor as Evelyn Harper

Ugly Betty • ABC

Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Boston Legal • ABC

William Shatner as Denny Crane

Damages • FX Networks

Ted Danson as Arthur Frobisher

Damages • FX Networks

Zeljko Ivanek as Ray Fiske

Lost • ABC

Michael Emerson as Ben

Mad Men • AMC

John Slattery as Roger Sterling

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Boston Legal • ABC

Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt

Brothers & Sisters • ABC

Rachel Griffiths as Sarah Walker-Whedon

Grey's Anatomy • ABC

Chandra Wilson as Dr. Miranda Bailey

Grey's Anatomy • ABC

Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang

In Treatment • HBO

Dianne Wiest as Dr. Gina Toll

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program

American Idol • FOX

Ryan Seacrest, Host

Dancing With The Stars • ABC

Tom Bergeron, Host

Deal Or No Deal • NBC  

Howie Mandel, Host

Project Runway • Bravo

Heidi Klum, Host

Survivor • CBS

Jeff Probst, Host

Outstanding Comedy Series

Curb Your Enthusiasm • HBO

Entourage • HBO

The Office • NBC

30 Rock • NBC

Two And A Half Men • CBS

Outstanding Drama Series

Boston Legal • ABC

Damages • FX Networks

Dexter • Showtime

House • FOX

Lost • ABC

Mad Men • AMC

Yeah, I picked two. It's fake voting. Get over it.

Outstanding Reality Program

Antiques Roadshow • PBS

Dirty Jobs • Discovery Channel

Extreme Makeover Home Edition • ABC

Intervention • A&E

Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List • Bravo

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race • CBS

American Idol • FOX

Dancing With The Stars • ABC

Project Runway • Bravo

Top Chef • Bravo

 

Off to Press Tour (the BH java awaits!)