Awards Watch – Emmy Predictions

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Awards analysis is provided by Sean from @MathTeacherMovies.

The Emmys will be taking place on September 12th and there are a lot of great shows that have been nominated and so picking what will win is a difficult task, but I am just dumb enough to do it. So here are the picks and we shall see how I do. 

Drama Series

Will Win: “Succession” 

Should Win: “Succession” 

Got Robbed: “This is Us”

Shouldn’t Be There: “Ozark”

Comedy Series

Will Win: “Abbott Elementary”

Should Win: “Barry”

Got Robbed: “Atlanta”

Shouldn’t Be There: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” 

Limited Series

Will Win: “Dopesick” 

Should Win: “The Dropout”

Got Robbed: “Under the Banner of Heaven”

Shouldn’t Be There: “Inventing Anna”

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Will Win: Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”)  

Should Win: Jeremy Strong (“Succession”)  

Got Robbed: Sterling K Brown (“This is Us”)

Shouldn’t Be There: Jason Bateman (“Ozark”)  

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Will Win: Melanie Lynskey (“Yellowjackets”)  

Should Win: Laura Linney (“Ozark”)  

Got Robbed: Mandy Moore (“This is Us”)

Shouldn’t Be There: Reese Witherspoon (“The Morning Show”)   

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Will Win: Jason Sudeikis (“Ted Lasso”)  

Should Win: Bill Hader (“Barry”)  

Got Robbed: Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”)

Shouldn’t Be There: Donald Glover (“Atlanta”)   

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Will Win: Jean Smart (“Hacks”)  

Should Win: Jean Smart (“Hacks”)  

Got Robbed: Selena Gomez (“Only Murders in the Building”)

Shouldn’t Be There: Kaley Cuoco (“The Flight Attendant”)  

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Will Win: Michael Keaton (“Dopesick”)  

Should Win: Andrew Garfield (“Under the Banner of Heaven”)  

Got Robbed: Samuel L. Jackson (“The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey”)

Shouldn’t Be There: All Deserving 

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Will Win: Amanda Seyfried (“The Dropout”)  

Should Win: Margaret Qualley (“Maid”)  

Got Robbed: Jessica Chastain (“Scenes from a Marriage”)

Shouldn’t Be There: Sarah Paulson (“Impeachment: American Crime Story”)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Will Win: Rhea Seehorn (“Better Call Saul”)

Should Win: Rhea Seehorn (“Better Call Saul”)

Got Robbed: Sadie Sink (“Stranger Things”)

Shouldn’t Be There: All Deserving 

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Will Win: Kieran Culkin (“Succession”)

Should Win: Kieran Culkin (“Succession”)

Got Robbed: Tramell Tillman (“Severance”)

Shouldn’t Be There: Billy Crudup (“The Morning Show”)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Will Win: Janelle James (“Abbott Elementary”)

Should Win: Sarah Niles (“Ted Lasso”)

Got Robbed: Sarah Goldberg (“Barry”)

Shouldn’t Be There: Alex Borstein (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Will Win: Brett Goldstein (“Ted Lasso”)

Should Win: Toheeb Jimoh (“Ted Lasso”)

Got Robbed: Paul W Downs (“Hacks”)

Shouldn’t Be There: Tony Shalhoub (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Will Win: Jennifer Coolidge (“The White Lotus”)

Should Win: Jennifer Coolidge (“The White Lotus”)

Got Robbed: Andie MacDowell (“Maid”)

Shouldn’t Be There: All Deserved

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Will Win: Murray Bartlett (“The White Lotus”)

Should Win: Steve Zahn (“The White Lotus”)

Got Robbed: Naveen Andrews (“The Dropout”)

Shouldn’t Be There: Michael Stuhlbarg (“Dopesick”)

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series

Will Win: Barry • 710N

Should Win: Barry • 710N

Got Robbed: Ted Lasso • Man City

Shouldn’t Be There:Ted Lasso • No Weddings And A Funeral  

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

Will Win: Severance • The We We Are

Should Win: Severance • The We We Are

Got Robbed: Squid Game • Gganbu

Shouldn’t Be There: Succession • The Disruption 

Outstanding Directing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Will Win: Dopesick • The People vs. Purdue Pharma

Should Win: Station Eleven • Wheel Of Fire

Got Robbed: Under the Banner of Heaven • Blood Atonement

Shouldn’t Be There: Dopesick • The People vs. Purdue Pharma

Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series

Will Win:Abbott Elementary • Pilot 

Should Win: What We Do In The Shadows • The Casino 

Got Robbed: Atlanta • White Fashion

Shouldn’t Be There: All Deserved

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series

Will Win: Succession • All The Bells Say 

Should Win: Yellowjackets • F Sharp 

Got Robbed: Euphoria • Stand Still Like the Hummingbird

Shouldn’t Be There: Ozark • A Hard Way To Go 

Outstanding Writing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Will Win: Dopesick • The People vs. Purdue Pharma 

Should Win: Station Eleven • Unbroken Circle 

Got Robbed:  Under the Banner of Heaven • Blood Atonement

Shouldn’t Be There: Impeachment: American Crime Story • Man Handled 

There are all of the picks! It should be fun to see what will win and what won’t on that magical night! 

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