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Emmys: Final Predictions – 2015

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On September 20th the 2015 Primetime Emmy award ceremony will begin.

It’s been about three or four years since I started predicting the Emmys, and it’s honestly one of the most difficult ones to predict.

Last night the Creative Arts Emmys were announced for all of the extraordinarily talented people behind the cameras. These are the best of the best, winning during this golden age of television.

Along with the technical awards, guest acting winners were announced, animated program, and TV Movie. We had finalized our predictions for those last night and you can see who won and how we did below.

For the main categories, Drama Series, Comedy Series, etc. It’s an all-out-brawl this year. Should be a lot of fun.

And if you’ve been visiting often, you may have noticed our poll in the sidebar. For the categories we polled we listed the current standings beneath. Voting will continue, however, right up until 2 days before the ceremony. The poll was for people’s personal picks, not their predictions.

See all our predictions by clicking “Continue Reading”

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Mad Men
Game of Thrones
Orange is the New Black
Downton Abbey
Better Call Saul
House of Cards
Homeland

Current Poll Standings
Game of Thrones – 40%
Mad Men – 26.67%
Orange is the New Black – 16.67%

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Emmys: Final Emmy Nomination Predictions – 2015

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HBO — Olive Kitteridge

Emmys: Final Emmy Nomination Predictions – 2015

These are our final predictions for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy nominations. Nominations will be announced on July 16th.

Each category ranks contenders by most likely to be nominated. We went ahead and did all acting categories (including guest acting). All TV Movie and Limited Series categories are included, and we just did the front-runners for the directing/writing categories.

Let us know your predictions! And check our our Emmys page for updated changes after the nominations are announced.

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HBO — Game of Thrones

Television Series – Drama
Game of Thrones
Downton Abbey
House of Cards
Mad Men
The Good Wife
The Affair
Orange is the New Black
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Emmys: Updated Predictions – April

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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

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Emmys: Updated Emmy Predictions

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The next big award show is the Primetime Emmys. It is still very early to predict these accurately, but we think we are narrowing in on many categories.

The final season of “Mad Men” should cause a stir, while new shows like “Better Call Saul” and “The Last Man on Earth” could potentially breakthrough. Not to mention the return of “Game of Thrones,” “Mad Men,” and “Modern Family.”

Click “Continue Reading” for our current predictions, click here to see the most updated predictions as time goes on.
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Golden Globes: 2015 Golden Globe Predictions post-TIFF

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You wouldn’t think it, but there is a significant different in the mind of an Academy voter and a Hollywood Foreign Press voter.  To end an excellent festival, “The Imitation Game” went home with the TIFF Audience Award. One of the runner-up films was “St. Vincent” another Weinstein film that should farewell in the comedy categories at the Globes.

We went ahead and updated everything, including television categories as we start seeking into a new Fall season for shows.

Click on the category to see our full list of ranked predictions with alternatives and dark horses. Contenders are listed here alphabetically. You can see all of our full predictions here.

Motion Picture – Drama
Boyhood
Foxcatcher
The Imitation Game
Interstellar
Unbroken

Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Birdman
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Into the Woods
The Skeleton Twins
St. Vincent
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TV Gallery: The Sopranos

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TIME Magazine editor James Poniewozik wrote in 2007, “This mafia saga showed just how complex and involving TV storytelling could be, inspiring an explosion of ambitious dramas on cable and off.”

“The Sopranos” has had a significant impact on the shape of the narrative television, often being cited as one of the most influential artistic works of the 2000s. All of your favorite long-form serial television shows today exist with help in part from David Chase’s crime-saga: “The Sopranos.” (more…)

Emmys: 2014 Emmys – Early Predictions

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Check out our Emmys page for a full list of potential contenders per category. For now here is a could estimate of what the television series categories will look like later this year:

Best Television Series – Drama
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
House of Cards
True Detective

Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical
The Big Bang Theory
Louie
Modern Family
Orange is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Veep

Click “More” to see the acting categories:

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Emmys: Best Lead Actress – Comedy

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
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Awards: Golden Globe Final Predictions

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Golden Globes: Final Predictions

“American Hustle” will win big tonight. At least that’s what we’re predicting. It’s been a long time since the Golden Globes have had so many categories that could go either direction. “Gravity” vs. “12 Years a Slave” will be the biggest rivalry of the night.

Both Television and Film Nomination Predictions are listed below.

So here are our predictions and odds for the 2014 Golden Globe Awards:

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Awards: Golden Globe Nominations – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

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Many would have strong arguments that state that Golden Globes matter very little to the Oscar race. I think, in some cases, they matter a lot. Even since their slates started showing up more clean (No More “The Tourist” incidents) the H.F.P.A. has been given us some solid selections in each category.

This year there were a couple notable things that occurred. A couple notable films/shows that were left out of contention, and a couple of reasonable twists, and some unreasonable. So let’s take a look at these nominations and see what was good, what was bad, and what was just ugly. (more…)