Television Awards : Complete Emmy Predictions

Complete Emmy Predictions

It took a few days but here are my first (and likely final) predictions:

Took a few days but I did it, my first (and I think may be final) Emmy predictions:

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES or MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE
American Horror Story: Asylum (F/X)
Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
The Bible (The History Channel)
Parade's End (BBC America)
Phil Spector (HBO)
Top of the Lake (The Sundance Channel)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES, MOVIE or DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Benedict Cumberbatch, Parade's End (BBC America)
Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
Toby Jones, The Girl (HBO)
Al Pacino, Phil Spector (HBO)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES, MOVIE or DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Asylum (F/X)
Helen Mirren, Phil Spector (HBO)
Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake (The Sundance Channel)
Hilary Swank, Mary and Martha (HBO)
Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals (USA)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES, MOVIE or DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Dan Aykroyd, Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
James Cromwell, American Horror Story: Asylum (F/X)
Joseph Fiennes, American Horror Story: Asylum (F/X)
Rob Lowe, Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
Peter Mullan, Top of the Lake (The Sundance Channel)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES, MOVIE or DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Ellen Burstyn, Political Animals (USA)
Holly Hunter, Top of the Lake (The Sundance Channel)
Janet McTeer, Parade's End (BBC America)
Imelda Staunton, The Girl (HBO)
Alfre Woodard, Steel Magnolias (Lifetime)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE or DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Alfonzo Gomez-Rejon, American Horror Story: Asylum ("I Am Anne Frank Part 2") (F/X)
Steven Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
Philip Noyce, Mary and Martha (HBO)
Susanna White, Parade's End (BBC America)
Jane Campion & Garth Davis, Top of the Lake ("Part 5") (The Sundance Channel)

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE or DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Richard LaGravanese, Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
Richard Curtis, Mary and Martha (HBO)
Tom Stoppard, Parade's End (BBC America)
Greg Berlanti, Political Animals ("Pilot") (USA)
Jane Campion and Gerard Lee, Top of the Lake (The Sundance Channel)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
The Americans (F/X)
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Downton Abbey (PBS)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Homeland (Showtime)
Mad Men (AMC)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom (HBO)
Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)
Damien Lewis, Homeland (Showtime)
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Glenn Close, Damages (DirecTV)
Claire Danes, Homeland (Showtime)
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey (PBS)
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (CBS)
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men (AMC)
Keri Russell, The Americans (F/X)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jonathan Banks, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland (Showtime)
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Sam Waterston, The Newsroom (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife (CBS)
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men (AMC)
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife (CBS)
Jessica Pare, Mad Men (AMC)
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey (PBS)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
Gavin O'Connor, The Americans ("Pilot") (F/X)
George Mastras, Breaking Bad ("Dead Freight") (AMC)
David Nutter, Game of Thrones ("The Rains of Castamere") (HBO)
Michael Cuesta, Homeland ("The Smile") (Showtime)
David Fincher, House of Cards ("Pilot") (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
George Mastras, Breaking Bad ("Dead Freight") (AMC)
David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Game of Thrones ("The Rains of Castamere") (HBO)
Henry Bromell, Homeland ("Q&A") (Showtime)
Carly Wray and Matthew Weiner, Mad Men ("In Care Of") (AMC)
Aaron Sorkin, The Newsroom ("We Just Decided To (Pilot)") (HBO)

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Dylan Baker, The Good Wife (CBS)
Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife (CBS)
Rupert Friend, Homeland (Showtime)
Harry Hamlin, Mad Men (AMC)
Robert Morse, Mad Men (AMC)
Patton Oswalt, Justified (F/X)

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Linda Cardellini, Mad Men (AMC)
Jane Fonda, The Newsroom (HBO)
Margo Martindale, The Americans (F/X)
Shirley MacLaine, Downton Abbey (PBS)
Janet McTeer, Damages (DirecTV)
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones (HBO)

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
Arrested Development (Netflix)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Girls (HBO)
Louie (F/X)
Modern Family (ABC)
30 Rock (NBC)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock (NBC)
Jason Bateman, Arrested Development (Netflix)
Louis CK, Louie (F/X)
Don Cheadle, House of Lies (Showtime)
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes (Showtime)
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl (Fox)
Lena Dunham, Girls (HBO)
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
Tina Fey, 30 Rock (NBC)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation (NBC)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Will Arnett, Arrested Development (Netflix)
Ty Burrell, Modern Family (ABC)
Max Greenfield, New Girl (Fox)
Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Ed O'Neill, Modern Family (ABC)
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family (ABC)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Julie Bowen, Modern Family (ABC)
Anna Chlumsky, Veep (HBO)
Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock (NBC)
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family (ABC)
Jessica Walter, Arrested Development (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
Mitchell Hurwitz & Troy Miller, Arrested Development ("Off the Hook") (Netflix)
Lena Dunham, Girls ("On All Fours") (HBO)
Louis CK, Louie ("New Year's Eve") (F/X)
Steven Levitan, Modern Family ("Goodnight, Gracie") (ABC)
Beth McCarthy-Miller, 30 Rock ("Last Lunch") (NBC)

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
Mitchell Hurwitz & Jim Vallely, Arrested Development ("Blockheads") (Netflix)
Lena Dunham & Jenni Konner, Girls ("On All Fours") (HBO)
Pamela Adlon & Louis CK, Louie ("Daddy's Girlfriend Part 1") (F/X)
Michael Schur & Alan Yang, Parks and Recreation ("Leslie and Ben") (NBC)
Tina Fey & Tracey Wigfield, 30 Rock ("Last Lunch") (NBC)

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Will Arnett, 30 Rock (NBC)
James Marsden, 30 Rock (NBC)
Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Patton Oswalt, Parks and Recreation (NBC)
Martin Short, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Justin Timberlake, Saturday Night Live (NBC)

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Elizabeth Banks, Modern Family (ABC)
Melissa Leo, Louie (F/X)
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Parker Posey, Louie (F/X)
Octavia Spencer, 30 Rock (NBC)
Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live (NBC)

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC or COMEDY SERIES
The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)
Conan (TBS)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC or COMEDY SPECIAL
Andrea Bocelli: Live in Portofino (Great Performances) (PBS)
The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)
Louis CK: Oh My God (HBO)
One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch (Live from Lincoln Center) (PBS)
12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief (AMC)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC or COMEDY SERIES
Andy Fisher, Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC)
Jerry Foley, The Late Show with David Letterman (CBS)
Jonathan Krisel, Portlandia ("Alexandra") (IFC)
Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live ("Justin Timberlake") (NBC)
Alan Carter, The Voice (NBC)

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC or COMEDY SERIES
The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Portlandia (IFC)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC or COMEDY SPECIAL
Gary Halvorson, Der Ring des Nibulungen (Great Performances at the Met) (HD-LIVE)
Louis J. Horvitz, The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)
Louis CK, Louie CK: Oh My God (HBO)
Lonny Price, One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch (Live from Lincoln Center) (PBS)
Don Mischer, The Oscars (ABC)

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC or COMEDY SPECIAL
The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)
Louis CK: Oh My God (HBO)
The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards (NBC)
The Oscars (ABC)
The 66th Annual Tony Awards (CBS)

OUTSTANDING REALITY-COMPETITION SERIES
The Amazing Race (CBS)
Dancing with the Stars (ABC)
Project: Runway (Lifetime)
So You Think You Can Dance (Fox)
Top Chef (Bravo)
The Voice (NBC)

OUTSTANDING REALITY SERIES HOST
Phil Kheogan, The Amazing Race (CBS)
Ryan Seacrest, American Idol (Fox)
Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars (ABC)
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance (Fox)
Padma Lakshmi & Tom Colicchio, Top Chef (Bravo)

Re: Complete Emmy Predictions

Elizabeth Banks didn't guest on 30 Rock this season.

Re: Complete Emmy Predictions

Oops. Change that to Modern Family.

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Re: Complete Emmy Predictions

For Lead Actress in a Drama Series, I'd put Vera Farmiga from "Bates Motel" in there. I'd find it hard to believe that with 6 spots available, she wouldn't get nominated!
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