Currently, Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent) looks safe to repeat his win from last year but he has two actors nipping at his heels (so to say) in the form of Anthony Anderson (black-ish, his second nomination in a row) and Aziz Ansari (Master of None, his first nomination in this category). Judging episodes alone it would see Anderson has the best ...Read More »
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) is very likely to make it five wins this year, matching her with Candice Bergen’s stellar total in this category for Murphy Brown between 1989-1995 but besting her in that her wins would be consecutive. Her episode, “Mother,” about her response to her mother dying is as Emmy-baiting as you could possibly get in this category and although ...Read More »
2016 Emmys: Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Another Win for Allison Janney or is Niecy Nash Going to Upset?
Allison Janney (Mom) looks poised to win her third Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy this year, according to AwardsWatch’s Emmy Experts. This would be her seventh Emmy win, putting her within spitting distance of Cloris Leachman’s Emmy record of eight individual Primetime Emmys for performance and it would tie her with Ed Asner. Her submission is frighteningly low on screentime ...Read More »
2016 Emmys: Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Can Tony Hale Threepeat or is Louie Anderson a threat to win?
Is Tony Hale set for a three-peat in Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Veep? According to three of our Emmy Experts he is. This category is certainly no stranger to multiple consecutive wins so it’s certainly possible. His submission, “Inauguration,” is much like his last year’s win in that it builds up to a single big speech. ...Read More »
The first round of 2016 Emmy winner predictions from The Emmy Experts are in and in all experts are seeing repeat wins for Game of Thrones and Veep in Drama and Comedy Series, respectively. All the Way and The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story should take the TV Movie and Limited Series Emmys quite handily as well. While ...Read More »
Well, we’re in the final stretch. The 68th Emmy Nominations are in two days and here are the FINAL predictions from The Emmy Experts of AwardsWatch in the Drama, Comedy, Limited Series/TV Movie and Variety categories. As you may have heard in the two recent Emmy podcasts, our predictions have made some frantic, last minute changes. Some are often due ...Read More »
As promised, part two of our final Emmy predictions find their way into Emmy Podcast #15 (check out Emmy Podcast #14 here) where we talk exclusively about the incredibly competitive Limited Series acting categories, most especially just how many acting nominations can The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story get and will Fargo and/or American Crime be left in its ...Read More »
In part one of two final Emmy prediction podcasts before the nominations are announced on July 14th, I am joined by AwardsWatch Emmy Experts Chris and Jonathan to go over Drama and Comedy Series and their respective Lead and Supporting categories as well as Limited Series, TV Movie, Variety Talk, Variety Sketch, Variety Special and Special Class Program. With so ...Read More »
As mentioned in the Lead Actor and Lead Actress writeup, Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie so packed with contenders from The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story that we could legitimately see four of the six spots given up to them. Right now, four of the Emmy Experts (Chris, Fred, Nicole and myself) are predicting ...Read More »
This year’s Emmy talk, more than any in recent memory, has been dominated by the level of quality in the TV Movie and Limited Series categories. The wealth of formidable contenders, most especially in the performance categories, is going to prove a brutal fight come nomination morning. In some categories there will be as many excellent performances snubbed as there ...Read More »