Emmy Predictions

 The EMMYS are TOMORROW!!!! So I figured it was time to list my predictions for who will, should, and want to win. It’s pretty basic nothing extensive but it works! I have left off the Miniseries and Movie categories since I didn’t watch all of them so I don’t feel right predicting when I haven’t seen all of them!

OUTSTANDING DRAMA
Boardwalk Empire
Dexter
Friday Night Lights
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Mad Men

Who Should Win: Mad Men, Friday Night Lights, Game of Thrones. Honestly these three shows had excellent seasons. They all deserve to win.
Who I Want to Win: Friday Night Lights. It’s the first and last time they will ever be nominated for this category. The final season started off shaky but it ended beautifully and they deserve to win for all the previous seasons they were never nominated for.
Who Will Win: Sadly I don’t see anyone beating this year’s unstoppable HBO drama, Boardwalk Empire. It has the Golden Globe and the SAG. It doesn’t deserve to win though, in my opinion.

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law
Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights
Mireille Enos, The Killing
Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Who Should Win: Elisabeth Moss. Did you see The Suitcase? ‘nuff said.
Who I want to Win: Connie Britton. Tami Taylor is the best TV mother ever peeps.
Who Will Win: Julianna Margulies. And I won’t complain. I love her and she deserves to win. She was robbed last year.

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Hugh Laurie, House
Timothy Olyphant, Justified

Who Should Win: Jon Hamm. Hello The Suitcase people!!!
Who I want to Win: Kyle Chandler. ERIC TAYLOR I will miss you!!!!
Who Will Win: Jon Hamm. I am going to go out on a leap here and say now that Cranston is out for the year, they are going to keep in the AMC family and FINALLY give it to Hamm.

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Josh Charles, The Good Wife
Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
Walton Goggins, Justified

John Slattery, Mad Men
Andrew Braugher, Men of a Certain Age

Who Should Win: Walton Goggins
Who I want to Win: Walton Goggins
Who Will Win: Walton Goggins. I think they are finally going to give him the award he deserves after being shunned by them during his time on The Shield. I could be biased though. I am a little too in love with Goggins. It’s kind of sad.

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Christine Baranski,The Good Wife
Margo Martindale, Justified
Michelle Forbes, The Killing
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Who Should Win: Margo Martindale
Who I want to Win: Margo Martindale
Who Will Win: Margo Martindale. Yeah Noone else deserves this award as much as her.

OUTSTANDING COMEDY
The Big Bang Theory
Glee
Modern Family
The Office
Parks and Recreation
30 Rock

Who Should Win: Parks and Recreation- it continued its awesome streak from Season Two and it had episodes like Andy and April’s Dinner Party and Flu Season.
Who I want to Win: Parks and Recreation
Who Will Win: Modern Family. Don’t want them to but they will.

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Big C
Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly
Martha Plimpton, Raising Hope
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Who Should Win: Amy Poehler. Helllllo just go and watch Flu Season. Like now. GO WATCH IT!!!!
Who I want to Win: Amy Poehler
Who Will Win: Laura Linny. There is no way she is not winning it.

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Louis C.K., Louie
Steve Carell, The Office
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Who Should Win: Steve Carell
Who I want to Win: Steve Carell
Who Will Win: Steve Carell- He’s never won, shockingly. And Emmys love giving to people when they can’t be nominated for that role again. And he does deserve it.

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Chris Colfer, Glee
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Ed O’Neill, Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men

Who Should Win: Ed O’Neill- he’s hilarious and he’s never won.
Who I want to Win: Ty Burrell. LOVE Phil Dumphy.
Who Will Win: Chris Colfer. I just don’t see him not winning.

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Jane Lynch, Glee
Betty White, Hot In Cleveland
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live
Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock

Who Should Win: Sofia Vergara
Who I want to Win: Sofia Vergara- Gloria is the most hilarious think about Modern Family LOVE HER!!!
Who Will Win: Up in the Air. I really don’t know, it really could be any of them.

Writing for A Drama Series

Matthew Weiner, Mad Men, “The Suitcase”
Maria Jacquemetton and Andre Jacquemetton, Mad Men, “Blowing Smoke
Jason Katims, Friday Night Lights, “Always”
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Game of Thrones, “Baelor”
Veena Sud, The Killing, “Pilot”

Who Should Win: Matthew Weiner, Mad Men, “The Suitcase”
Who I want to Win: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Game of Thrones, “Baelor”- I want it to win for that last scene alone. Stuff like that just doesn’t happen on TV anymore.
Who Will Win: Matthew Weiner, Mad Men, “The Suitcase”- How can he not win for this episode? It was one of the best episodes of television ever. Weiner has this one in the bag and he deserves it as well.

Writing for A Comedy Series

David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik, Episodes, “Episode 107″
Greg Daniels, The Office, “Goodbye, Michael”
Steve Levitan and Jeffrey Richman, Modern Family, “Caught in the Act”
Louis C.K., Louie, “Poker/Divorce”
Matt Hubbard, 30 Rock, “Reaganing”

Who Should Win: Greg Daniels, The Office, “Goodbye, Michael”
Who I want to Win: The Office, “Goodbye, Michael”- It was one of the best episodes of the The Office last season, it was beautiful, funny, and bittersweet. It Deserves and should win.
Who Will Win: Steve Levitan and Jeffrey Richman, Modern Family, “Caught in the Act”- I love Modern Family but this wasn’t their best written episode. But it is still very funny and I don’t see the Emmys not giving it to them. Why didn’t they choose Manny Get Your Gun?


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