Neil Patrick Harris and Amy Poehler hopped on stage to next present the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. After reeling off the most dramatic words they could think of -- sword play, midnight, mustard, murder, and sandwich -- they introduced the nominees as:
Steve Buscemei, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Damian Lewis, Homeland
The Actor naturally goes to Bryan Cranston, not only because Breaking Bad will soon be coming to an end, but also because Cranston's work has gone unrewarded by SAG-gy folk (despite his three straight Emmy wins). If he didn't win this time, Heisenberg would have some serious scores to settle...