Alec Baldwin is obviously the favorite here, winning three of the past four years (losing in 2009 to David Duchovony’s brilliant first season of ‘Californication.’). And he had another great season on ’30 Rock’ last year. So you’ve got to think he’s the guy to beat. But then again, Matthew Morrison stormed the stage with ‘Glee’ last year, and he’s definitely the buzzy underdog.
‘Big Bang Theory’s’ Jim Parsons is geekily fun, while Steve Carrell won this award in 2005 for ‘The Office.’ Thomas Jane from ‘Hung’ rounds out the group — he had a solid first season on the HBO show.