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Which TV Boss Would You Want to Work For?

The Emmys are on tonight, and there are a number of actors nominated for their TV roles as bosses. From Michael Scott to Dr. House, having a strong personality seems to be one requirement if you're a boss on primetime. Acting skills aside, which of these actor's TV personas would you want to work for?

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baybug baybug 8 years
This was a tough one, but I would pick Jack Donaghy. He is just so mean, but at least he doesn't hide it.
jkat jkat 8 years
NONE! They are all idiots or pigs. How about Nico Reilly or Wendy on Lipstick Jungle?
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 8 years
Most days I feel like I *do* work for Michael Scott.
kristyrk kristyrk 8 years
Don Draper! Swoon!
imcs imcs 8 years
Dr. House... he would challenge me to be better than him, plus i can learn from him, and I love a boss I can learn from.
Mesayme Mesayme 8 years
Michael. I'd have a check larger than his, and probably half of his too. :D
fleurfairy fleurfairy 8 years
Michael, because you can pretty much do whatever you want (instead of actually working) and he won't care.
ehadams ehadams 8 years
Michael, because he lets them get away with not working all day. ;)
SugarKat SugarKat 8 years
Jack. At least he wants to get ahead. Michael would drive me absolutely batty with his incompetence. BATTY!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i knew that a lot of people would say steve carell but that's not really my speed. interestingly enough i would have to say that i do NOT want to work for the mad men guy - seeing as how they are all so male centric and it's insulting to what we have in the advertising industry now. :) i chose alec ..
aistea311 aistea311 8 years
Jack because he would make me laugh through the day but not make me feel awkward like Michael Scott would.
Spiderlove Spiderlove 8 years
Michael Scott. Because I already pretty much do....
chocolatine chocolatine 8 years
I'm only familiar with House and The Office, but I out of the two I'd choose House. He's absolutely brilliant at what he does so I would learn a lot from him, whereas with Michael Scott, I'd be wondering "Why is this idiot my boss?".
Lysa1237 Lysa1237 8 years
Don Draper, aww soo dreamy.
looseseal looseseal 8 years
Michael would be so happy that he's popular in this poll. Ha.
looseseal looseseal 8 years
I never watched 30 Rock so I can't comment on that one... out of the three left I'd work for Michael Scott. He may be incompetent, but he reminds me so much of some bosses I've had, I feel like I can handle him easily. He may be rude in a dumb way a lot, but most of the time he's well-meaning and means to be nice. Not House because I'd be scared of him, and not Don Draper because I'd pretty certainly mess up the "hide his affairs from his wife" task, and then he'd fire me for that.
syako syako 8 years
Jack all the way.
Cassandra57 Cassandra57 8 years
I'd get into an ugly argument with House before lunchtime, as much as I like the show. I'd rather work for Gil Grissom!
luvhouse07 luvhouse07 8 years
Jack... just because I am odly obsessed with Alec Baldwin... strange, I know.
verily verily 8 years
As much as I love House, he'd probably render me to tears. I'd have to go with Michael Scott. I can handle incompetence waaaay better.
HeidiMD HeidiMD 8 years
House! I love him, and I'd get to keep my same job. Plus, I've never see any of these other shows.
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