Emmys: Updated Predictions – April

grace-frankie-netflixEmmys: Updated Predictions – April

Few things have changed since our last Emmy Predictions.  New shows like “Bloodline,” “Grace and Frankie,” “Better Call Saul,” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” have all been more widely considered in each category.

Also “Orange is the New Black” has officially been swapped over to the “Drama” categories. See how we have it fairing below:

Keep posted on our Emmy Predictions by frequently visiting this page.

Best Television Series – Drama
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Mad Men
Downton Abbey
The Good Wife
Better Call Saul
The Affair

Alternates
Orange is the New Black
How to Get Away with Murder
Ray Donovan
Bloodline
Empire
The Blacklist
Boardwalk Empire

Dark Horses
The Knick
Masters of Sex
Orphan Black
The Leftovers
The Newsroom
Bates Motel
Justified
Bosch
Scandal
Penny Dreadful

a_560x375Best Television Series – Comedy
Transparent
Louie
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Veep
Parks and Recreation
Jane the Virgin

Alternates
The Comedians
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
The Last Man on Earth
Girls
Mom
The Big Bang Theory
Shameless

Dark Horses
House of Lies
Episodes
Grace and Frankie
Nurse Jacki
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Broad City
Togetherness
The Comeback
Happyish
Looking
Younger
Screen_Shot_2013-09-22_at_5.05.20_PMBest Lead Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Kevin Spacey – House of Cards
Jon Hamm – Mad Men
Clive Owen – The Knick
Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul
Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire
Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan

Alternates
Jeff Daniels – The Newsroom
Dominic West – The Affair
Kyle Chandler – Bloodline
James Spader – The Blacklist
Terrence Howard – Empire
Hugh Bonneville – Downton Abbey
Michael Sheen – Masters of Sex

Dark Horses
Justin Theroux – The Leftovers
Timothy Olyphant – Justified
Charlie Cox – Marvel’s Daredevil
John Benjamin Hickey – Manhattan
Jeremy Piven – Mr. Selfridge
Rainn Wilson – Backstrom
Charlie Hunnam – Sons of Anarchy

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Best Lead Actress in a Television Series – Drama
Viola Davis – How to Get Away with Murder
Robin Wright – House of Cards
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife
Ruth Wilson – The Affair
Kerry Washington – Scandal
Taylor Schilling – Orange is the New Black

Alternates
Claire Danes – Homeland
Elisabeth Moss – Mad Men
Taraji P. Henson – Empire
Michelle Dockery – Downton Abbey
Gillian Anderson – The Fall
Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black

Dark Horses
Keri Russell – The Americans
Connie Britton – Nashville
Téa Leoni – Madam Secretary
Patricia Arquette – CSI Cyber
Caitriona Balfe – Outlander
Vera Farmiga – Bates Motel
Jeffrey_Tambor_TransparentBest Lead Actor in a Television Series – Comedy
Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent
Louis C.K. – Louie
Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory
Don Cheadle – House of Lies
William H. Macy – Shameless
Will Forte – The Last Man on Earth

Alternates
Billy Crystal – The Comedians
Matt LeBlanc – Episodes
Andy Samberg – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Steve Coogan – Happyish

Dark Horses
Anthony Anderson – Black-ish
Jordan Peele – Key and Peel
Keegan Michael Key – Key and Peele
Jonathan Groff – Looking
Thomas Middleditch – Silicon Valley
Mark Duplass – Togetherness
Gael Garcia Bernal – Mozart in the Jungle
Adam Scott – Parks and Recreation
Johnny Galecki – The Big Bang Theory
John Goodman – Alpha House
Jon Cryer – Two and a Half Men
nup_161109_0228_custom-49116c9818ba6debed5a99bfbb7bd5e51e579e81-s1100-c15Best Lead Actress in a Television Series – Comedy
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y Poehler – Parks and Recreation
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep
Gina Rodriguez – Jane the Virgin
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Lily Tomlin – Grace and Frankie
Jane Fonda – Grace and Frankie

Alternates
Ellie Kemper – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Lena Dunham – Girls
Amy Schumer – Inside Amy Schumer
Melissa McCarthy – Mike and Molly
Lisa Kudrow – The Comeback
Anna Faris – Mom
Zooey Deschanel – New Girl

Dark Horses
Kristen Schaal – The Last Man on Earth
Emmy Rossum – Shameless
Laurie Metcalf – Getting On
Patricia Heaton – The Middle
Ilana Glazer – Broad City
Abbi Jacobson – Broady City
Kathyrn Hahn – Happyish

redeye-game-of-thrones-season-5-official-trailer-20150202Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones
Jon Voight – Ray Donovan
Jonathan Banks – Better Call Saul
John Slattery – Mad Men
Alan Cumming – The Good Wife
Mandy Patinkin – Homeland

Alternates
Jim Carter – Downton Abbey
Jeff Perry – Scandal
Michael McKean – Better Call Saul
Michael Kelly – House of Cards
Matt Czuchry – The Good Wife
Ben Mendelsohn – Bloodline
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau – Game of Thrones
Sam Waterston – The Newsroom
Andre Holland – The Knick
Tony Goldwyn – Scandal

Dark Horses
Christopher Eccleston – The Leftovers
Joshua Jackson – The Affair
Rupert Friend – Homeland
Vincent Kartheiser – Mad Men
Tim Roth – Penny Dreadful

christina-hendricks-mad-men-s7Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series – Drama
Christina Hendricks – Mad Men
Joanne Froggatt – Downton Abbey
Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey
Uzo Aduba – Orange is the New Black
Christine Baranski – The Good Wife
Sissy Spacek – Bloodline

Alternates
January Jones – Mad Men
Lena Headey – Game of Thrones
Kate Mulgrew – Orange is the New Black
Hayden Panettiere – Nashville
Emilia Clarke – Game of Thrones
Laura Prepon – Orange is the New Black
Alfre Woodard – State of Affairs

Dark Horses
Marcia Gay Harden – The Newsroom
Linda Cardellini – Bloodline
Elizabeth McGovern – Downton Abbey
Carrie Coon – The Leftovers
Archie Panjabi – The Good Wife
Lorraine Toussaint – Orange is the New Black
Bellamy Young – Scandal
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Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series – Comedy
Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Ty Burrell – Modern Family
Tony Hale – Veep

Fred Armisen – Portlandia
Martin Sheen – Grace and Frankie
Josh Gad – The Comedians

Alternates
Hugh Laurie – Veep
Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family
Jesse Tyler Ferguson – Modern Family
Sam Waterston – Grace and Frankie
Adam Driver – Girls
Gary Cole – Veep
Ed O’Neill – Modern Family

Dark Horses
Max Greenfield – New Girl
Frankie J. Alvarez – Looking
Tituss Burgess – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Chris Pratt – Parks and Recreation
T.J. Miller – Silicon Valley
Stephen Mangan – Episodes
Ken Jeong – Community
Timothy Simmons – Veep
Laurence Fishburne – Black-ish
MomBest Supporting Actress in a Television Series – Comedy
Allison Janney – Mom
Julie Bowen – Modern Family
Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live
Anna Chlumsky – Veep
Judith Light – Transparent
Carrie Brownstein – Portlandia

Alternates
Mayim Bialik – The Big Bang Theory
Merritt Wever – Nurse Jackie
Sofia Vergara – Modern Family
Melanie Lynskey – Togetherness
Carol Kane – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Gaby Hoffmann – Transparent

Dark Horses
January Jones – The Last Man on Earth
Ellen Barkin – Happyish
Allison Williams – Girls
Jane Lynch – Glee
Carrie Preston – Happyish
Andrea Navedo – Jane the Virgin
Kristen Bell – House of Lies
Betty White – Hot in Cleveland

16119-olive_kitteridge_5_-_frances_mcdormand__richard_jenkins1Limited Series
Olive Kitteridge
The Honorable Woman
The Missing
American Crime
American Horror Story: Freak Show

Alternates
Texas Rising
Wolf Hall
Gracepoint
One Child
The Dovekeepers

Dark Horses
Lizzie Borden Chronicles
Death Comes to Pemberly
The Red Tent

24: Live Another Day
The Casual Vacancy
Secrets and Lies
A.D.
Houdini
Sons of Liberty
Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

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About Matthew Durham

Passionate about Film, TV and Video Games. BS in Film. Post-Production Editor for The Golf Channel and Writer for TheMedia10.com

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