Emmys: A ballot full of all-star snubs

charlie-hunnam-sons-of-anarchy-s2-320.jpgWe all love talking about who gets hosed when the Emmy nominations come out every year. In fact, we wouldn't have been doing our job if we didn't discuss the 2011 Emmy snubs almost as soon as the nominations were announced.

But we wanted to go a little further than just discussing this year's list of the dissed. We wanted to see what would happen if we put together an Emmy ballot of snubbed shows and stars -- meaning no nominations in their designated category -- from the last 10 or 15 years, to see what names we could find on that list. It turns out that the list of the snubbed is as accomplished, if not moreso, than the people who get nominated every year.

So here is a nomination ballot containing nothing but Emmy snubs. Let us know who would be on your ballot....

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

"The Wire"
"Battlestar Galactica"
"Rescue Me"
"Sons of Anarchy"
"The Shield"
"NCIS"
"Gilmore Girls"
"Treme"

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

"Community"
"King of the Hill"
"The Simpsons"
"Cougar Town"
"Roseanne"
"Ed"
"NewsRadio"

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR - DRAMA


Charlie Hunnam, "Sons of Anarchy"
William Petersen, "CSI"
Wendell Pierce, "Treme"
Mark Harmon, "NCIS"
Dominic West, "The Wire"
Edward James Olmos, "Battlestar Galactica"
Noah Wyle, "ER" (he's been nominated as a supporting actor, but never for lead actor)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS - DRAMA

Katey Sagal, "Sons of Anarchy"
Maura Tierney, "ER" (Like Wyle, she's been nominated as a supporting actor, but not as a lead)
Ellen Pompeo, "Grey's Anatomy"
Mary McDonnell, "Battlestar Galactica"
Lauren Graham, "Gilmore Girls"

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR - COMEDY

Joel McHale, "Community"
Ed O'Neill, "Married... With Children"
Charlie Day, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"
Seth MacFarlane, "Family Guy"
Dave Foley, "NewsRadio"
Tom Cavanagh - "Ed"

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS - COMEDY

Courteney Cox, "Friends", "Cougar Town"
Maura Tierney, "NewsRadio"
Portia de Rossi, "Arrested Development"
Katey Sagal, "Married... With Children"
Sarah Chalke, "Scrubs"
Julie Bowen, "Ed"

Since the supporting categories can be so hit and miss -- for instance, some years, the "Friends" cast put themselves in as supporting actors and some years they put themselves in as leads -- we'll just give a quick list of folks who should have gotten a nomination:

Wendell Pierce, "The Wire"
Michael Kenneth Williams, "The Wire"
Amy Ryan, "The Wire," "The Office"
David Cross, "Arrested Development"
Michael Cera, "Arrested Development"
Tony Hale, "Arrested Development"
Nick Offerman, "Parks and Recreation"
Zach Galifanakis, "Bored to Death"
Kathy Kinney, "The Drew Carey Show"
John C. McGinley, "Scrubs"
Ken Jenkins, "Scrubs"
Neil Flynn, "Scrubs"
Pauley Perrette, "NCIS"
Kirsten Vangsness, "Criminal Minds"
Katee Sackhoff, "Battlestar Galactica"
Tricia Helfer, "Battlestar Galactica"
Kelly Bishop, "Gilmore Girls"

Who would be on your all-star snubs ballot?

Photo/Video credit: FX
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