2018 Golden Globe TV nominations predictions by category: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Veep,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ will dominate

Nominations for the 2018 Golden Globes will be announced Monday, December 11. Bestowed annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Golden Globes are one of the rare awards shows that honor the best in both film and television. What TV shows and stars will hear their names called Monday morning? According to Gold Derby’s exclusive odds, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Veep” and “Big Little Lies” will dominate by winning the program races as well as acting kudos. Scroll down to see our complete Golden Globes predictions in all 11 TV categories.

Potential first-time acting nominees will likely include Alexander Skarsgard (“Big Little Lies”), Alfred Molina (“Feud: Bette and Joan”), David Thewlis (“Fargo”), Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”), Alison Brie (“GLOW”), Freddie Highmore (“The Good Doctor”), and Joseph Fiennes and Ann Dowd (“The Handmaid’s Tale”).

Gold Derby’s racetrack odds are based on more than 1,600 predictions made by industry experts, website editors and users like you. There’s still time for you to make or update your Golden Globes predictions here. Below, see our TV predictions breakdown by category. Projected winners are in gold.

BEST DRAMA SERIES
“The Handmaid’s Tale” – 8/5 odds
“Game of Thrones” – 11/2 odds
“Stranger Things” – 6/1 odds
“This Is Us” – 15/2 odds
“The Crown” – 10/1 odds

BEST DRAMA ACTOR
Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”) – 2/1 odds
James Franco (“The Deuce”) – 4/1 odds
Jason Bateman (“Ozark”) – 15/2 odds
Freddie Highmore (“The Good Doctor”) – 8/1 odds
Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”) – 12/1 odds

BEST DRAMA ACTRESS
Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) – 8/5 odds
Claire Foy  (“The Crown”) – 9/2 odds
Maggie Gyllenhaal (“The Deuce”) – 11/2 odds
Caitriona Balfe (“Outlander”) – 9/1 odds
Mandy Moore (“This Is Us”) – 16/1 odds

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BEST COMEDY SERIES
“Veep” – 23/10 odds
“Will & Grace” – 7/2 odds
“Master of None” – 9/2 odds
“Black-ish” – 9/1 odds
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” – 18/1 odds

BEST COMEDY ACTOR
Aziz Ansari (“Master of None”) – 23/10 odds
Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”) – 9/2 odds
Larry David (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”) – 6/1 odds
Eric McCormack (“Will & Grace”) – 13/2 odds
Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent”) – 11/1 odds

BEST COMEDY ACTRESS
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”) – 19/10 odds
Debra Messing (“Will & Grace”) – 9/2 odds
Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”) – 13/2 odds
Issa Rae (“Insecure”) – 7/1 odds
Alison Brie (“Glow”) – 10/1 odds

BEST TV MOVIE/LIMITED SERIES
“Big Little Lies” – 8/5 odds
“Feud: Bette and Joan” – 4/1 odds
“Twin Peaks” – 5/1 odds
“Fargo” – 17/2 odds
“Top of the Lake: China Girl” – 12/1 odds

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BEST TV MOVIE/LIMITED SERIES ACTOR
Robert De Niro (“The Wizard of Lies” – 5/2 odds
Kyle MacLachlan (“Twin Peaks”) – 10/3 odds
Ewan McGregor (“Fargo”) – 9/2 odds
Geoffrey Rush (“Genius”) – 8/1 odds
Jude Law (“The Young Pope”) – 8/1 odds

BEST TV MOVIE/LIMITED SERIES ACTRESS
Nicole Kidman (“Big Little Lies”) – 8/5 odds
Jessica Lange (“Feud: Bette and Joan”) – 4/1 odds
Reese Witherspoon (“Big Little Lies”) – 11/2 odds
Susan Sarandon (“Feud: Bette and Joan”) – 17/2 odds
Jessica Biel (“The Sinner”) – 14/1 odds

BEST TV SUPPORTING ACTOR
Alexander Skarsgard (“Big Little Lies”) – 17/10 odds
Sean Hayes (“Will and Grace”) – 9/2 odds
Alfred Molina (“Feud: Bette and Joan”) – 15/2 odds
David Thewlis (“Fargo”) – 9/1 odds
Joseph Fiennes (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) – 18/1 odds

BEST TV SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Laura Dern (“Big Little Lies”) – 2/1 odds
Megan Mullally (“Will and Grace”) – 9/2 odds
Chrissy Metz (“This Is Us”) – 15/2 odds
Ann Dowd (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) – 8/1 odds
Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”) – 9/1 odds

Be sure to make your Golden Globe predictions so that Hollywood insiders can see how their TV shows and performers are faring in our odds. You can keep changing your predictions until just before nominations are announced on December 11. And join in the fierce debate over the 2018 Golden Globes taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our TV forums. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.

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