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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: 2015 Primetime Emmy Nominations

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Here is a list of the 2015 Nominations. They were announced this morning at 11a.m. ET.

We went ahead and at-a-glance listed each nominee by its likeliness to win.

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

Comedy Series
Parks and Recreation
Transparent
Veep
Modern Family
Louie
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

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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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Emmys: Final Predictions – Emmys 2014

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The 66th annual Primetime Emmys will announce their nominations on Thursday July 10th at 8:30am EST and 5:30am PST. You can watch a live stream of the announcement on the Emmys official website here.

Afterwards we will have a little over a month to predict who will win in each category at the most coveted award ceremony for television. The ceremony will be announced on NBC on August 25th at 8pm EST and 5pm PST.

We have made all of our final predictions here, including 10 – 15 alternates in all acting categories (including guest and mini-series/tv movie categories), and also, for the first time including writing and directing predictions for both drama and comedy categories. We put a lot of work into this so be sure to check it out and use it to make your own predictions before Thursday!

Continue reading to see our predicted nominees in each category, we will compare/contrast once the Emmys are announced. We list them in ABC order in each category, but see the rankings by clicking the GREEN category link.

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

Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical
The Big Bang Theory
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Louie
Modern Family
Orange is the New Black
Veep
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Emmys: Best Guest Actress – Drama

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Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
Jane Fonda, The Newsroom
Margo Martindale, The Americans
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones
Kate Mara, House of Cards
Kate Burton, Scandal

Last Update: 07/12/14

Allison Janney just gives a damn near perfect performance in “Masters of Sex.” It’s possible though that she is snubbed and replaced with anyone else in the category, watch out for Jane Fonda in “The Newsroom,” a show voters seem to have some love for apparently.

Awards: Final Golden Globe Predictions

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Awards: Final Golden Globe Predictions

One of the most widely acknowledged awards shows will announce its nominees 5:15am PT/8:15am ET. After what we have seen with the Screen Actors Guild nominees you should be expecting attention from “The Butler,” “Enough Said,” and “August: Osage County.” Among the usual front-runners.

After tomorrow the Golden Globes Page will only predict winners of the categories and we’ll see how we did.

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Awards: SAG Predictions

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Awards: SAG Predictions

The Screen Actors Guild awards can be a little bit difficult to predict. They happen early in the year where it is hard to tell which December films SAG has seen and hasn’t seen. For example “Django Unchained” got nothing last year, because not one had seen it yet. Even though it had a very strong acting ensemble.

This year “The Wolf of Wall Street” has reportedly screened for the nominating committee, but what about the members? It is likely “The Wolf of Wall Street” won’t go anywhere here, but I’m going to take that road and say that it will get some attention (But I won’t completely fall for it here).

So here are my final locked-in predictions for SAG (with my runner-up choices):

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Golden Globes: Best Television Drama Series

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House of Cards
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Downton Abbey
How to Get Away with Murder
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Awards: Final Emmy Predictions – 2013

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Check our our Emmy Page for a ranking of likeliness in each category. The 65th annual Emmy Award Ceremony is tomorrow! So make your predictions now. I am expecting a lot of award-love specifically for “Breaking Bad.” True, the AMC drama will be battling Showtime’s “Homeland” for nearly every category; but considering “Breaking Bad” is currently on-air and generating a ton of buzz, I predict it’ll do very well.

On the Comedy spectrum “Modern Family” remains a strong contender, specifically for its all-star cast, but also watch out for Veep’s Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tony Hale to take some of those acting awards away. Also “30 Rock” ended its run with a strong season so expect a possible upset by Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin.

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