Who Will Win the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Drama? (PHOTOS)

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2013 Globe Nominees
See some of the top hopefuls for Golden Globes on Jan. 13.
Five great actors, five great performances. How are Golden Globe voters to choose a winner in the Best Actor in a TV Drama Series category?

Whoever picks up the trophy on Sunday, his victory will probably be based on something less tangible than just merit. That would be buzz. The Globes like what’s hot, especially if they can recognize it before the Emmys get to do so.

On the other hand, no matter how good an actor is in his role, once the show has passed its freshness date, the Globe social butterflies will move on to the next budding bloom.

What does that mean for this year’s nominees — Steve Buscemi (HBO’s Boardwalk Empire), Bryan Cranston (AMC’s Breaking Bad), Jeff Daniels (HBO’s The Newsroom), Jon Hamm (AMC’s Mad Men) and Damian Lewis (Showtime’s Homeland)? Click on the gallery at the top of this article to see how Celebuzz has handicapped this race.

The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards airs Sunday at 8PM ET/5PM PT on NBC.

How accurate do you think our predictions are? Let us know in the comments below. And check back every day this week for more oddsmaking in the Golden Globes TV races.

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