With the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards announcing their nominations on July 10th, The Hollywood Reporter got the ball running early by having an hour-long sit down with six of this year's male actor frontrunners: Josh Charles ("The Good Wife"), Jon Hamm ("Mad Men"), Jeff Daniels ("The Newsroom"), Liev Schreiber ("Ray Donovan"), Michael Sheen ("Masters of Sex") and Mark Ruffalo ("The Normal Heart").

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Among the topics discussed (possible SPOILERS for those behind on current seasons): Why Charles decided to leave "The Good Wife," the fate of Don Draper, the effect Twitter has had on their careers and why Ruffalo was terrified to take on "The Normal Heart." 

Watch the chat below: