Laura Linney ("The Big C: Hereafter")

Directing, movie or miniseries

Steven Soderbergh ("Behind the Candelabra")

Reality competition

"The Voice" (NBC)

Variety series

"The Colbert Report" (Comedy Central )

Directing, variety series

"Saturday Night Live" (NBC)

Supporting actor, movie or miniseries

James Cromwell ("American Horror Story: Asylum")

Supporting actress, movie or miniseries

Ellen Burstyn ("Political Animals")

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