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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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2018 Emmys: Nomination ballots are in; voting begins today

The official Emmy ballots are here and kick off the two-week nomination period that will end on June 25th. In order to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award you must be on this list. You can be submitted by your network, by your show’s production or by yourself but you gotta be on the list. There are over 22,000 ...

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2018 Emmys: The Lead Actor in a Drama Series Race

The Lead Actor in a Drama Series race is pretty rich with contenders this year (but really, it is every year as men lead so many shows) all looking for another nomination or a very first one. The Returning Champ Last year, Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us) became the first black actor to win this category since Andre Braugher ...

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2018 Emmys: The Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie Race

Unlike the series categories, there are no ‘returning champs’ in the Limited Series/TV categories…well, not exactly. Anthologies such as American Horror Story feature returning actors (like Sarah Paulson, below) but not necessarily in recurring roles. Then there is the case of Elisabeth Moss in Top of the Lake. While not an anthology, but a continuation of a short-form miniseries, she ...

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2018 Emmys: The Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Race

The Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category is looking to be one of the most competitive of the year. With a strong reigning champ, a bunch full of previous winners and a slate of newcomers and potential first-time nominees, this is a race to watch. With Veep out of eligibility this season, there are open spots that have been ...

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2018 Emmys: The Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Race

While the race for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series seems like a slam dunk for Donald Glover (Atlanta), there are some contenders looking for their first nomination here as well as one previous winner who won’t be in the running at all. The Returning Champ Donald Glover (Atlanta) is having quite a year. In just a space of a ...

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2018 Emmys: The Lead Actress in a Drama Series Race

This year’s Lead Actress in a Drama Series race is shaping up to be a true battle royale. Packed with previous Emmy winners and nominees plus a handful looking for their first, this might be the toughest race of the year. Let’s take a look at the strongest contenders. The Returning Champ After seven Emmy nominations and no wins (six ...

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