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2018 Emmy Predictions

Creative Arts Emmys Night 1 Predictions

The 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be presented this weekend in two parts – on Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th. These cover the wide array of technical and ‘below the line’ categories like Stunt Coordination, Music Supervision or Single-Camera Picture Editing bu they also give us the Guest Acting categories.  Although the Creative Arts Emmys event is …

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2018 Emmy Winner Predictions: Drama, Comedy, Limited Series and TV Movie

The fight for the top series categories is going to be a tough one this year as The Handmaid’s Tale will have to defend its title against two-time champ Game of Thrones, which it didn’t have to battle last year. While each show’s last season took some critical hits, and both aired only shortened seasons within the eligibility period, I’m …

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2018 Emmy Winner Predictions: Writing and Directing Categories

There are some very contentious categories in writing and directing this year, especially in Comedy and Drama Series. In Comedy Series Writing it feels like a fight between the second season of Atlanta and first season The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Atlanta creator Donald Glover won directing last year, but lost writing. It might happen again, and in fact I’m predicting …

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2018 Emmy Winner Predictions: Reality, Variety and Animated Categories

My first set of Emmy winner predictions for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards kicks off this week with a look at the top Reality, Variety and Animated categories. Reality-Competition Program is a pretty consistently stale categories. We even have the same six nominees as last year. In the category’s 15-year history there have only ever been three winners. The Amazing …

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2018 Emmys: FINAL Emmy Nomination Predictions in Drama, Comedy, Limited Series/TV Movie, Reality and Variety

The nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards are in just a few days and I have my FINAL predictions in Drama Series, Comedy Series, Limited Series, TV Movie, all acting, writing and directing and Variety and Reality categories. After you’ve perused these surefire predictions, take a trip over the newest Emmy podcasts with Awardsdaily TV’s Joey Moser and GoldDerby’s …

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2018 Emmys: Structured Reality Program

Outstanding Structured Reality Program is one that sees a lot of repetition year to year. There are only 47 possible nominees and some have been absolutely perennial. Antiques Roadshow has been nominated every year since 2005 (the category started in 2001) but has never won. Shark Tank has won four of the last six years. It’s time for some turnover. …

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2018 Emmys: Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program

How hard is it to be the host or hostess with the mostess? Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program, while combining two different program categories, most often puts it thumb on the scale of the host or hosts of the competition programs. In the 10 years since the category has existed every single winner came from a Reality-Competition …

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2018 Emmy Nomination Predictions

With the Emmy nominating ballots out we know now where certain performers are submitted and which writing and directing episodes will be in contention. Riley Chow of GoldDerby and I combed through the lists for our podcast last week and right here you can find my updated predictions based on the ballots and that podcast. There are a lot of …

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