No matter how many at-home Emmy ballots get photocopied or printed and passed around the office, there will always be surprises and head-scratchers among the nominees and categories.
But that's part of the fun and guessery of watching an awards show and "playing along" at home, or competing against your coworkers for a free iced coffee from the shop downstairs. Especially when there are over two dozen distinct groups to pick from.
Play against your party guests or just play along with the TV on Sunday, Aug. 29. We're probably most keen to see what'll happen in the writing categories; comedy has a pair of "30 Rocks" nominated, drama a pair of "Mad Men." And there will be plenty of "Lost" nominees to look at on the red carpet, for those needing one more Oceanic fix.