Emmy Award Predictions

Comedy Series:

Nominated: The Big Bang Theory, Girls, Louie, Modern Family, 30 Rock, Veep

My prediction: Modern Family (for the fourth time)


Drama Series:

Nominated: Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Homeland, Mad Men, Game Of Thrones, House of Cards

My prediction: Breaking Bad


Miniseries or Movie:

Nominated: Behind the Candelabra, American Horror Story, The Bible, Phil Spector, Political Animals, Top of the Lake

My prediction: Behind the Candelabra


Lead Actor in a Comedy:

Nominated: Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Louie CK (Louie), Don Cheadle (House of Lies), Jason Bateman (Arrested Development), Matt LeBlanc (Episodes), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory)

My prediction: Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory)


Lead Actor In A Drama:

Nominated: Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Damien Lewis (Homeland), Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom), Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)

My prediction: Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)


Lead Actor In A Mini/Movie:

Nominated: Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra), Matt Damon (Behind the Candelabra), Toby Jones (The Girl), Benedict Cumberbatch (Parades End), Al Pacino (Phil Spector)

My Prediction: Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra)


Lead Actress In A Comedy:

Nominated: Laura Dern (Enlightened), Lena Dunham (Girls), Amy Poehler (Parks and Rec), Tina Fey (30 Rock), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie), Julia Louise-Dreyfus (Veep)

My Prediction: Julia Louise-Dreyfus (Veep)


Lead Actress In A Drama:

Nominated: Claire Danes (Homeland), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men), Connie Britton (Nashville), Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel), Kerry Washington (Scandal), Robin Wright (House of Cards)

My Prediction: Claire Danes (Homeland)

Lead Actress In A Mini/Movie:

Nominated: Jessica Lange (American Horror Story), Laura Linney (The Big C), Helen Mirren (Phil Spector), Elisabeth Moss (Top Of the Lake), Sigourney Weaver (Political Animals)

My Prediction: Elisabeth Moss (Top of the Lake)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy:

Nominated: Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Bill Hader (SNL), Ed O Neill (Modern Family), Adam Driver (Girls), Tony Hale (Veep)

My Prediction: Ed O’Neill (Modern Family)

Supporting Actor In a Drama:

Nominated: Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad), Bobby Cannavale (Boardwalk Empire), Mandy Patinkin (Homeland)

My Prediction: Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad)

Supporting Actor In A Mini/Movie:

Nominated: James Cromwell (American Horror Story), Zachary Quinto (American Horror Story), Scott Bakula (Behind the Candelabra), John Benjamin Hickey (The Big C), Peter Mullan (Top Of The Lake)

My Prediction: James Cromwell (American Horror Story)

Supporting Actress In A Comedy:

Nominated: Mayim Bialik (Big Bang Theory), Julie Bowen (Modern Family), Jane Krakowski (30 Rock), Jane Lynch (Glee), Sofia Vergara (Modern Family), Merritt Weaver (Nurse Jackie), Anna Chlumsky (Veep)

My Prediction: Mayim Bialik (Big Bang Theory)

Supporting Actress In A Drama:

Nominated: Morena Baccarin (Homeland), Christine Baranski (The Good Wife), Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad), Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey), Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)

My Prediction: Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad)

Supporting Actress In A Mini/Movie:

Nominated: Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story), Imelda Staunton (The Girl), Ellen Burstyn (Political Animals), Charlotte Rampling (Restless), Alfre Woodard (Steel Magnolias)

My Prediction: Ellen Burstyn (Political Animals)

Variety Series:

Nominated: Colbert Report, The Daily Show, SNL, Real Time With Bill Maher, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

My Prediction: The Daily Show

Reality Competition Program:

Nominated: Amazing Race, Dancing With The Stars, Project Runway, So You Think You Can Dance, Top Chef, The Voice

My Prediction: The Voice (at some point, they need to stop giving it to Amazing Race)

Reality Host:

Nominated: Tom Bergeron (Dancing With The Stars), Anthony Bourdain (The Taste), Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance), Ryan Seacrest (American Idol), Betty White (Off Their Rockers), Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn (Project Runway)

My Prediction: Ryan Seacrest (American Idol)



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