Jon Cryer has been bumped up to the lead role in the CBS series "Two and a Half Men." | AP Photo/CBS, Michael Ansell
Could this be the year "Breaking Bad," with Bryan Cranston, defeats "Mad Men?" | AMC\Frank Ockenfels
The late actor Andy Griffith should factor heavily into the 2012 Emmy Awards montage. (AP Photo/Doug Pizac, file)
Lena Dunham, 26, is up for a 2012 Emmy Award for the HBO comedy "Girls." She is the creator, writer, star, producer and sometimes-director of the show. | AP Photo/HBO, Ali Paige Goldstein
"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" on Comedy Central is up for its 10th consecutive win for best variety series on the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards airing at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 on ABC.
Last year’s Primetime Emmy Awards posted some of the poorest ratings in the kudosfest’s history. Some 12.4 million people tuned in — less than a third of the audience for this year’s Oscars. It’s time to show the small screen some big-screen respect. Reports of …