Series newcomers Kevin Spacey (
Spacey, a two-time Oscar-winner, received a nod for his portrayal of the string-pulling congressman in
Daniels is an Emmy rookie, winning his first nomination for his turn as acclaimed news anchor Will McAvoy on
Lewis won last year in his first try. The British actor plays Sgt. Nicholas Brody, a Marine turned (potential) traitor after his capture by Al Qaeda, in Showtime's "Homeland."
Lewis' victory ended Cranston's perfect record with Emmy voters. Cranston won the lead actor drama Emmy in 2008, 2009 and 2010 for his portrayal of Walter White, the science teacher turned drug kingpin on
Cranston's wins have come at the expense of Hamm, who plays the troubled creative director on AMC's "Mad Men." Hamm's nomination is his sixth, but he has yet to win the Emmy. Voters have also nominated him three times for guest turns on
Bonneville received his first Emmy nomination last year for his turn as the head of the aristocratic Crawley family in