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Next big thing? TV's rising stars

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Comparing up and coming actors with their established counterpartsBy Michaela SinclairSpecial to MSN TVSurfboards will once again be handed out as awards this Sunday, August 11 on the annual squeal spectacular Teen Choice airing on FOX at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Looking at the nominees and talented young actors who have emerged this year, including awards show hosts Darren Criss and Lucy Hale, we can't help but wonder who will eventually become the next big thing and who is just having a flash in the pan moment. Is Criss poised to be the next Neil Patrick Harris? Who will be the next Christina Applegate? We compare the career path of today's up and comers with their established counterparts in television. Only time will tell if our predictions are accurate.Bing: More about 2013 Teen Choice Awards | More about Darren Criss | Related: Why the Teen Choice Awards matterThe 2013 Teen Choice Awards air Sunday, Aug. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.Which teen star will you be rooting for to win at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards? Tell us on our MSN TV Facebook page and on Twitter.(FOX)
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