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    Please continue to talk about those categories here, I feel like we were quite surprised by some submissions.

    My predictions:

    Drama writing:
    START (The Americans)
    June (The Handmaid’s Tale)
    The Dragon and the Wolf (Game of Thrones)
    Mystery Man (The Crown)
    The Gate (Stranger Things)
    Super Bowl Sunday (This Is Us)

    Drama directing:
    Unwomen (The Handmaid’s Tale)
    The Dragon and the Wolf (Game of Thrones)
    The Spoils of War (Game of Thrones)
    Beyond the Wall (Game of Thrones)
    Paterfamilias (The Crown)
    The Gate (Stranger Things)

    I could see THT #2 sneak in or GOT #4. A surprise could be Ozark or Mindhunter. Westworld shot itself in the foot. So dumb.

    Luca G.

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    Directing

    1. Will & Grace, “Rosario’s Quincenara”
    2. Atlanta, “Teddy Perkins”
    3. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “Pilot”
    4. Silicon Valley, “Initial Coin Offering”
    5. Atlanta, “FUBU”
    6. Barry “Chapter Eight”

    7. GLOW, “Pilot”
    8. Silicon Valley, “Chief Operating Officer”
    9. Better Things, “Eulogy”
    10. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “Mrs. X at the Gaslight”

    11. One Day at a Time, “Not Yet”
    12. Curb Your Enthuiasm “Never Wait For Seconds!”
    13. Transparent, “Standing Order”
    14. Episodes, “Episode 5”
    15. Barry “Chapter One”

     

    1. Game of Thrones, The Dragon and the Wolf”
    2. Game of Thrones, “The Spoils of War”
    3. The Hamdmaid’s Tale, “Unwomen”
    4. Stranger Things, “Chapter Nine: The Gate”
    5. The Crown, “Paterfamilias”
    6. The Handmaid’s Tale, “After”

    7. Mr. Robot, “eps3.4_runtime-error.r00
    8. “Westworld, “The Passenger”
    9. Game of Thrones, “Beyond the Wall”
    10. The Americans, “Start”

    11. This is Us, “SuperBbowl Sunday”
    12. Killing Eve, “Nice Face”
    13. Stranger Things, Chapter Four: Will The Rise”
    14. Westworld, “The Riddle of the Sphinx”
    15. Mindhunter, “Episode 10”
    16. Homeland, “Paen to the People”
    17. Game of Thrones, “The Queen’s Justice”
    18. The Deuce, “Pilot”
    19. Ray Donovan, “Horses”
    20. Ozark, “The Toll”

     

    1. American Crime Story, “The Man Who Would be Vogue”
    2. USS Callister
    3. The Tale
    4. Godless
    5. Twin Peaks
    6. American Vandal

    7. American Crime Story, “House By the Lake”
    8. Mosaic
    9. The Sinner
    10. Paterno

    11. Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
    12. Top of the Lake, “Who’s Your Daddy”
    13. Howard’s End
    14. Genius, “Chapter Two”
    15. The Alienist

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    Riley
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    Drama Writing and Directing (Post-ballot thread)

    Could you rename this to be a catch-all writing and directing thread?

    OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES:
    1. The Handmaid’s Tale: Bruce Miller, “June”
    2. Game of Thrones: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, “The Dragon and the Wolf”
    3. The Americans: Joel Fields & Joe Weisberg, “START”
    4. Stranger Things: The Duffer Brothers, “The Gate”
    5. The Crown: Peter Morgan, “Mystery Man”
    6. This is Us: Dan Fogelman, “Super Bowl Sunday”
    7. Killing Eve: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, “Nice Face”
    8. This is Us: Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger, “The Car”
    9. Mindhunter: Joe Penhall & Jennifer Haley, “Episode 10”
    10. The Deuce: George Pelecanos & David Simon, “Pilot”

    OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES:
    1. Game of Thrones: Jeremy Podeswa, “The Dragon and the Wolf”
    2. The Handmaid’s Tale: Mike Barker, “Unwomen”
    3. Game of Thrones: Alan Tayor, “Beyond the Wall”
    4. Game of Thrones: Matt Shakman, “The Spoils of War”
    5. Mindhunter: David Fincher, “Episode 10”
    6. The Handmaid’s Tale: Kari Skogland, “After”
    7. Stranger Things: The Duffer Brothers, “The Gate”
    8. The Crown: Stephen Daldry, “Paterfamilias”
    9. Homeland: Lesli Linka Glatter, “Paean to the People”
    10. Game of Thrones: Matt Shakman, “The Queen’s Justice”

    OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES:
    1. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Amy Sherman-Palladino, “Pilot”
    2. Atlanta: Donald Glover, “Alligator Man”
    3. Atlanta: Stephen Glover, “FUBU”
    4. Atlanta: Stephani Robinson, “Barbershop”
    5. Silicon Valley: Alec Berg, “Fifty-One Percent”
    6. Barry: Liz Sarnoff, “Loud, Fast, and Keep Going”
    7. Barry: Alec Berg & Bill Hader, “Make Your Mark”
    8. GLOW: Liz Flahive & Carly Mensch, “Pilot”
    9. Episodes: David Crane & Jeffrey Klarik, “Episode Seven”
    10. GLOW: Jenji Kohan, “This is One of Those Moments”

    OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES:
    1. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Amy Sherman-Palladino, “Pilot”
    2. Atlanta: Donald Glover, “FUBU”
    3. Will & Grace: James Burrows, “Rosario’s Quinceanera”
    4. Silicon Valley: Mike Judge, “Initial Coin Offering”
    5. Atlanta: Hiro Murai, “Teddy Perkins”
    6. Silicon Valley: Jamie Babbit, “Chief Operating Officer”
    7. Curb Your Enthusiasm: Robert B. Weide, “Never Wait for Seconds!”
    8. GLOW: Jesse Peretz, “Pilot”
    9. Barry: Bill Hader, “Make Your Mark”
    10. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Scott Ellis, “Mrs. X at the Gaslight”

    OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE:
    1. Black Mirror: Charlie Brooker & William Bridges (“USS Callister”)
    2. The Tale: Jennifer Fox
    3. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: Tom Rob Smith (“House by the Lake”)
    4. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: Tom Rob Smith & Maggie Cohn (“Creator / Destroyer”)
    5. American Vandal: Matthew McManus & Kevin McManus (“Clean Up”)
    6. Howards End: Kenneth Lonergan
    7. Twin Peaks: Mark Frost & David Lynch
    8. Godless: Scott Frank
    9. The Looming Tower: Dan Futterman & Ali Selim (“9/11”)
    10. Patrick Melrose: David Nicholls

    OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE:
    1. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: Ryan Murphy (“The Man Who Would Be Vogue”)
    2. Twin Peaks: David Lynch
    3. Black Mirror: Toby Haynes (“USS Callister”)
    4. Godless: Scott Frank
    5. The Tale: Jennifer Fox
    6. Black Mirror: Jodie Foster (“Arkangel”)
    7. Mosaic: Steven Soderbergh
    8. The Looming Tower: Alex Gibney (“Now It Begins…”)
    9. Top of the Lake: Jane Campion (“Who’s Your Daddy?”)
    10. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: Daniel Minahan (“House by the Lake”)

    OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SERIES:
    1. Last Week Tonight: Tim Carvell et al.
    2. Saturday Night Live: Bryan Tucker & Kent Sublette et al.
    3. Full Frontal: Melinda Taub & Jo Miller et al.
    4. Late Night: Mike Shoemaker & Seth Meyers et al.
    5. The Late Show: Opus Moreschi & Jay Katsir et al.
    6. Portlandia: Carrie Brownstein & Fred Armisen et al.
    7. Real Time: Billy Martin et al.
    8. The Daily Show: Dan Amira & Zhubin Parang et al.
    9. Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Molly McNearney & Jimmy Kimmel et al.
    10: Nathan for You: Michael Koman & Nathan Fielder et al.

    OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SERIES:
    1. Saturday Night Live: Don Roy King (“Host: Donald Glover”)
    2. Last Week Tonight: Paul Pennolino (“2017 North Korea Crisis”)
    3. Portlandia: Carrie Brownstein (“Riot Spray”)
    4. Portlandia: Bill Benz (“Rose Route”)
    5. Full Frontal: Andre Allen (“Listen Up, Creeps”)
    6. Drunk History: Jeremy Konner (“Heroines”)
    7. Drunk History: Derek Waters (“Drunk Mystery”)
    8. The Late Show: Jim Hoskinson (“Live After Trump’s State of The Union”)
    9. Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Andy Fisher (“Live in Brooklyn”)
    10. Real Time: Paul G. Casey (“Restoring Honor and Dignity”)

    OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL:
    1. Weekend Update Summer Edition: Chris Kelly & Sarah Schneider et al.
    2. The Great American* Puerto Rico: Melinda Taub et al.
    3. Annihilation: Patton Oswalt
    4. She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood!: Tiffany Haddish
    5. Nice Lady: Michelle Wolf
    6. The Kennedy Center Honors: Dave Boone
    7. Jerry Before Seinfeld: Jerry Seinfeld
    8. Equanimity: Dave Chappelle
    9. The Yearly Show: Zhubin Parang et al.
    10. Finding Frances: Michael Koman & Nathan Fielder et al.

    OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL:
    1. The Oscars: Glenn Weiss
    2. The Great American* Puerto Rico:
    3. The Music… The Mem’ries… The Magic!: Jim Gable & Barbra Streisand
    4. 24K Magic Live at the Apollo: Chris Howe
    5. The Yearly Show: David Paul Meyer & Paul Pennolino
    6. Dirty Computer: Andrew Donoho & Chuck Lightning
    7. An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life: Marcus Raboy
    8. Equanimity: Stan Lathan
    9. Tamborine: Bo Burnham
    10: Super Bowl LII Halftime Show: Hamish Hamilton

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    Sure, I will rename it 🙂

    Luca G.

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    Post-ballots predictions

    OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

    1. The Handmaid’s Tale, “June” written by Bruse Miller
    2. The Americans, “START” written by Joel Fields & Joe Weisberg
    3. Game of Thrones, “The Dragon and the Wolf” written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss
    4. Stranger Things, “Chapter Nine: The Gate” written by The Duffer Brothers
    5. The Crown, “Mystery Man” written by Peter Morgan
    6. This Is Us, “Super Bowl Sunday” written by Dan Fogelman
    7. Westworld, “The Passenger” written by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy
    8. Killing Eve, “Nice Face” written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge

    OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

    1. Game of Thrones, “The Dragon and the Wolf” directed by Jeremy Podeswa
    2. Game of Thrones, “Beyond the Wall” directed by Alan Taylor
    3. The Handmaid’s Tale, “Unwomen” directed by Mike Barker
    4. Game of Thrones, “The Spoils of War” directed by Matt Shakman
    5. Stranger Things, “Chapter Nine: The Gate” directed by the Duffer Brothers
    6. The Crown, “Paterfamilias” directed by Stephen Daldry
    7. Homeland, “Paean to the People” directed by Lesli Linka Glatter
    8. Westworld, “The Riddle of the Spinx” directed by Lisa Joy
    9. The Handmaid’s Tale, “After” directed by Kari Skogland
    10. Game of Thrones, “The Queen’s Justice” directed by Matt Shakman

    OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

    1. Atlanta, “Alligator Man” written by Donald Glover
    2. Atlanta, “FUBU” written by Stephen Glover
    3. Silicon Valley, “Fifty-One Percent” written by Alec Berg
    4. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “Pilot” writteny by Amy Sherman-Palladino
    5. Atlanta, “Barbershop” written by Stefani Robinson
    6. GLOW, “Pilot” written by Liz Flahive & Carly Mensch
    7. Barry, “Make Your Mark” written by Alec Berg & Bill Hader

    OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

    1. Atlanta, “FUBU” directed by Donald Glover
    2. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “Pilot” directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino
    3. Atlanta, “Teddy Perkins” directed by Hiro Murai
    4. Silicon Valley, “Initial Coin Offering” directed by Mike Judge
    5. Will & Grace, “Rosario’s Quinceanera” directed by James Burrows
    6. Silicon Valley, “Chief Operating Officer” directed by Jamie Babbit
    7. Curb Your Enthusiasm, “Never Wait for Seconds!” directed  by Robert B. Weide

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    I would have a hard time understanding anyone who would nominate Barry’s “Chapter One” over its “Chapter Seven”.

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    I would have a hard time understanding anyone who would nominate Barry’s “Chapter One” over its “Chapter Seven”.

    Someone who doesn’t have the choice to nominate “Chapter Seven” since it isn’t on the ballot.

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    Are there any other viable contenders for comedy multi cam directing or is that pretty much sewn up?

    I could see all the GOT entries make it in potentially.

    I really want to predict The Deuce for writing and Mindhunter for directing but not sure that there’s room.

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    Are there any other viable contenders for comedy multi cam directing or is that pretty much sewn up? I could see all the GOT entries make it in potentially. I really want to predict The Deuce for writing and Mindhunter for directing but not sure that there’s room.

    Not Yet from ODAAT is the best chance.

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    It could definitely be Mark Cendrowski for The Big Bang Theory.  He has gotten two DGA nominations for the show and he was presumably the one who spearheaded the rule change.  The only other that I would consider is Roseanne‘s Gail Mancuso, as she likely also played a part and won twice recently for Modern Family.

    “Chapter Seven” is in writing.

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    WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES:
    1. ATLANTA – Alligator Man
    2. THE MARVELOUS MRS MAISEL – Pilot
    3. ATLANTA – FUBU
    4. ATLANTA – Barbershop
    5. SILICON VALLEY – Fifty One Percent
    6. GLOW – Pilot

    DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES:
    1. ATLANTA – Teddy Perkins
    2. THE MARVELOUS MRS MAISEL – Pilot
    3. ATLANTA – FUBU
    4. SILICON VALLEY – Initial Coin Offering
    5. WILL & GRACE – Rosario’s Quinceanera
    6. BARRY – Make Your Mark

    WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES:
    1. THE AMERICANS – Start
    2. THE HANDMAID’S TALE – June
    3. GAME OF THRONES – The Dragon and the Wolf
    4. THE CROWN – Mystery Man
    5. KILLING EVE – Nice Face
    6. STRANGER THINGS – The Gate

    DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
    1. GAME OF THRONES – The Spoils of War
    2. THE HANDMAID’S TALE – After
    3. GAME OF THRONES – The Dragon and the Wolf
    4. THE HANDMAID’S TALE – Unwomen
    5. GAME OF THRONES – Beyond the Wall
    6. THE AMERICANS – Start

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