Sorry, Emmy nominees: You’re doomed to lose

Now that Gold Derby has given you a handy-dandy cheat sheet highlighting the leading contenders in every category, it’s time to break the bad news to all those nominees who won’t be hearing their names called on September 18. According to our experts, editors and users, the following folks and shows are guaranteed to be Emmy losers. Better luck next year?

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COMEDY SERIES
With 100/1 odds, previous Comedy Series winners “The Office” (2006) and “30 Rock” (2007-2009) bring up the rear this year.

COMEDY ACTOR
In a four-way tie for last place, Alec Baldwin (“30 Rock“), Louis C.K. (“Louie“), Johnny Galecki (“The Big Bang Theory“) and Matt LeBlanc (“Episodes“) all came away with low 100/1 odds.

COMEDY ACTRESS
Last year’s winner Edie Falco (“Nurse Jackie“) won’t go two for two in this category, as she only received 100/1 odds.

COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTOR
With 50/1 odds, 2009 Emmy winner Jon Cryer (“Two and a Half Men“) won’t be hearing his name again.

COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTRESS
With 100/1 odds, Jane Krakowski (“30 Rock“) will lose her third consecutive Emmy.

DRAMA SERIES
Friday Night Lights” and “Dexter” should just be happy to receive nominations, because their 100/1 odds won’t carry them to the win.

DRAMA ACTOR
Last year Michael C. Hall (“Dexter“) and Hugh Laurie (“House“) were serious contenders to win. Not so much this year, as they both receive 100/1 odds.

DRAMA ACTRESS
Eight-time nominee Mariska Hargitay (“Law & Order: SVU“) won’t be replicating her 2006 win, as she received 100/1 odds this year.

DRAMA SUPPORTING ACTOR
Low buzz and a cancelled series plummeted Andre Braugher (“Men of a Certain Age“) to the bottom with only 50/1 odds.

DRAMA SUPPORTING ACTRESS
With 20/1 odds, Michelle Forbes (“The Killing“) and Christina Hendricks (“Mad Men“) tie for last place.

TV MOVIE/MINISERIES
Too Big to Fail,” “The Pillars of the Earth” and “Cinema Verite” won’t be taking the stage this year, as they all received 100/1 odds.

TV MOVIE/MINISERIES ACTOR
With 50/1 odds, Barry Pepper (“The Kennedys“) will be an Emmy loser.

TV MOVIE/MINISERIES ACTRESS
This year there’s a three-way tie for last place with 100/1 odds: Taraji P. Henson (“Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story“), Jean Marsh (“Upstairs, Downstairs“) and Elizabeth McGovern (“Downton Abbey“)

TV MOVIE/MINISERIES SUPPORTING ACTOR
Brian F. O’Byrne (“Mildred Pierce“) won’t win this year at only 33/1 odds, though his miniseries co-star Guy Pearce likely will.

TV MOVIE/MINISERIES SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Mare Winningham (“Mildred Pierce“) received the lowest odds in this category, only 100/1.

REALITY-COMPETITION SERIES
Newcomer to the race “So You Think You Can Dance” must wait another year to prevail, as it only received 50/1 odds.

VARIETY SERIES
With 100/1 odds, “Real Time with Bill Maher” will lose yet again, cementing Bill Maher‘s reputation as Emmy’s biggest loser.

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