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    #256508

    The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be presented September 15, 2012.

    Post your predictions and analysis for the following categories:
    -Animation
    -Art Direction
    -Casting
    -Children’s Program
    -Choreography
    -Cinematography
    -Commercial
    -Costumes
    -Hairstyling
    -Hosting
    -Informational
    -Interactive Television
    -Lighting Direction
    -Main Title Design
    -Makeup
    -Music
    -Nonfiction
    -Picture Editing
    -Sound Editing
    -Sound Mixing
    -Special Visual Effects
    -Stunt Coordination
    -Technical Direction

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    #256510

    The casting awards will go to Modern Family, Homeland, and Game Change. If not, then they’ll go to Girls, Mad Men, and American Horror Story.

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    Your forgetting Voiceover. I think Wiig could really win (She may win two awarss this year)

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    American Dad and Adventure Time will take the animation awards

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    Your forgetting Voiceover. I think Wiig could really win (She may win two awarss this year)

    Voice-Over performance is under the Animation banner officially. So I’d didn’t forget it. And Wiig will most likely win. Unless Brenda gets it on her final shot.

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    What about last year’s winner Maurice LaMarche?

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    Comedy Casting may go to GIRLS.  Even though the show didn’t get huge Emmy Creative Love. It is the only comedy that got all 3 top Comedy Honours (Series, Writing & Directing). It also got an acting bid (Lena Dunham), which shows the her performance is valued in the Academy. However, if I go with my theroy of amount of acting nominations overall, MODERN FAMILY wins in a heartbeat. It got all six leads in, as well as guest Greg Kinnear. So, it has absolute love by actors and casting directors. However, even though it won this award in the first season, last year GLEE won, which I believe was well-derserved and its second season, had great guest stars, and leads. NURSE JACKIE got a little more aacting love with Merritt Wever getting in, as well as Edie Falco, in a very, very competivive catergory. It also got a nod for Bobby Cannavale. That has a slight chance, but very limited. NEW GIRL is the wild card. It is a very ensemble show and the casting directors could go for that, as not a great ensemble show haa really won in a while (besides Modern Family). It got two acting nominations, which is alright. VEEP and THE BIG C, Veep got one nomination in acting  so I doubt it can win and The Big C, its the only nomination it got. My rankings are

    1. Modern Family
    2. New Girl
    3. Girls 
    4. New Girl
    5. Nurse Jackie
    6. Veep
    7. The Big C 

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    Nurse Jackie is my favorite in this category. I love the whole cast, but especially the women, which is unusual for me. Eve Best (LOVE her), Merritt Wever (she has really grown on me, and is hilarious), Edie Falco (of course… ), Anna Deavere Smith. They are all really great in their roles.  I’ve realy liked this show from day one, and even if an episode isn’t one of their best, I still find it highly watchable and entertaining. Love the writing. I LOVE Veep, but I don’t think it has much of a shot in this category. I can’t watch Modern Family. Never watched New Girl, and I hate-watch The Big C.   Oliver Platt is the only reason I can tolerate it. Girls would have to be my second choice. The ensemble is good, but I don’t think it’s anywhere near the level of Nurse Jackie’s cast.

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    What about last year’s winner Maurice LaMarche?

    I have a feeling he got it last year as a combination of (a) “lifetime achievement” and (b) he did his Orson Welles impression in that episode.  This year, (a) no longer applies since he already has an Emmy, and (b) he didn’t do Welles in the episode that he submitted, and even if he did, they wouldn’t give him another Emmy just for that.

    Who is on the voiceover panel – is it just actors, or there are any non-voicing animators as well?  If it’s the latter (and I’m pretty sure animators get the voiceover nominating ballot), I woudln’t be surprised to see Dan Povenmire win, more as a “lifetime achievement” for his animation work (he has some “small-print” credits in the first few seasons of The Simpsons before switching to Games (Nickelodeon’s in-house studio) and directing shows like Rocko’s Modern Life and Hey Arnold!, then coming back to Fox for Family Guy).  (It could also be a “consolation prize” for his work on FG, which I don’t think was even entered in the Comedy Series Directing category, despite that being one of the reasons it is not entered as an animated program; “the version I heard was,” the voiceover category was created as a consolation prize for The Simpsons when it wasn’t allowed to be entered as a comedy series.)

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    Comedy Casting may go to GIRLS.  Even though the show didn’t get huge Emmy Creative Love. It is the only comedy that got all 3 top Comedy Honours (Series, Writing & Directing). It also got an acting bid (Lena Dunham), which shows the her performance is valued in the Academy. However, if I go with my theroy of amount of acting nominations overall, MODERN FAMILY wins in a heartbeat. It got all six leads in, as well as guest Greg Kinnear. So, it has absolute love by actors and casting directors. However, even though it won this award in the first season, last year GLEE won, which I believe was well-derserved and its second season, had great guest stars, and leads. NURSE JACKIE got a little more aacting love with Merritt Wever getting in, as well as Edie Falco, in a very, very competivive catergory. It also got a nod for Bobby Cannavale. That has a slight chance, but very limited. NEW GIRL is the wild card. It is a very ensemble show and the casting directors could go for that, as not a great ensemble show haa really won in a while (besides Modern Family). It got two acting nominations, which is alright. VEEP and THE BIG C, Veep got one nomination in acting  so I doubt it can win and The Big C, its the only nomination it got. My rankings are

    1. Modern Family
    2. New Girl
    3. Girls 
    4. New Girl
    5. Nurse Jackie
    6. Veep
    7. The Big C 

    I wouldn’t base the ranking on how many acting nominations a show got. Freaks & Geeks, Friday Night Lights & True Blood all won in their respective category with zero acting nominations. The Big C is out though, you’re right about that. Veep however could surprise and probably has a better shot than Nurse Jackie and New Girl (which you have listed twice in your ranking btw )

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    THE 64TH ANNUAL CREATIVE ARTS PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS NOMINEES

    Outstanding Animated Program 
    American Dad! (FOX) 
    Bob’s Burgers (FOX) 
    Futurama (Comedy Central) 
    The Penguins of Madagascar: The Return of The Revenge of Dr. Blowhole (Nickelodeon) 
    The Simpsons (FOX) 

    Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program 
    Adventure Time (Cartoon Network) 
    Disney Phineas and Ferb (Disney Channel) 
    MAD (Cartoon Network) 
    Regular Show (Cartoon Network) 
    Robot Chicken (Cartoon Network) 

    Outstanding Children’s Program 
    Degrassi (TeenNick) 
    Good Luck Charlie (Disney Channel) 
    iCarly (Nickelodeon) 
    Victorious (Nickelodeon) 
    Wizards of Waverly Place (Disney Channel) 

    Outstanding Children’s Nonfiction, Reality Or Reality-Competition Program 
    It Gets Better (MTV) 
    Sesame Street: Growing Hope Against Hunger (PBS) 
    The Weight of the Nation For Kids: The Great Cafeteria Takeover (HBO) 

    Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media – Enhancement To A Television Program Or Series 
    Bravo’s Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen (Bravotv.com) 
    Game of Thrones Season Two – Enhanced Digital Experience (HBO) 
    The Team Coco Syn App (TBS.com) 

    Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media – Original Interactive Television Programing 
    Dirty Work (rides.tv) 
    Psych HashTag Killer (USA) 
    What’s Trending with Shira Lazar (whatstrending.com) 

    Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking 
    The Amish [American Experience] (PBS) 
    Have You Heard From Johannesburg [Independent Lens] (PBS) 
    Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (HBO) 

    Outstanding Nonfiction Series 
    American Masters (PBS) 
    Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel Channel) 
    Frozen Planet (Discovery Channel) 
    Inside the Actors Studios (Bravo) 
    The Weight of the Nation (HBO) 

    Outstanding Nonfiction Special 
    Bobby Fischer Against the World (HBO) 
    George Harrison: Living In the Material World (HBO) 
    Gloria: In Her Own Words (HBO) 
    Paul Simon’s Graceland Journey: Under African Skies (A&E) 
    6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park (Comedy Central) 

    Outstanding Reality Program 
    Antiques Roadshow (PBS) 
    Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution (ABC) 
    MythBusters (Discovery Channel) 
    Shark Tank (ABC) 
    Undercover Boss (CBS) 
    Who Do You Think You Are? (NBC) 

    Outstanding Special Class Program 
    84th Annual Academy Awards (ABC) 
    The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (NBC) 
    The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (CBS) 
    Herbie Hancock, Gustavo Dudamel, and The LA Phil Celebrate Gershwin [Great Performances] (PBS) 
    Louis C.K. Live at The Beacon Theatre (FX) 
    65th Annual Tony Awards (CBS) 

    Outstanding Special Class – Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs 
    Childrens Hospital (Cartoon Network) 
    The Daily Show Correspondents Explain (thedailyshow.com) 
    Parks and Recreation: April And Andy’s Road Trip (NBC.com) 
    30 Rock: The Webisodes (NBC.com) 
    Web Therapy (Istudio.com) 

    Outstanding Special Class – Short-Format Nonfiction Programs 
    Bravo’s Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen (Bravotv.com) 
    DGA Moments In Time (dga.org) 
    Jay Leno’s Garage (jaylenosgarage.com) 
    Thank A Vet (HISTORY) 
    30 Rock: Ask Tina (NBC) 

    Outstanding Variety Special 
    Betty White’s 90th Birthday: A Tribute To America’s Golden Girl (NBC) 
    Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker (Bravo) 
    The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS) 
    Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again (HBO) 
    Tony Bennett: Duets II [Great Performances] (PBS) 

    Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series 
    Michael J. Fox as Himself, Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO) 
    Greg Kinnear as Tad, Modern Family (ABC) 
    Bobby Cannavale as Dr. Mike Cruz, Nurse Jackie (Showtime) 
    Will Arnett as Devon Banks, 30 Rock (NBC) 
    Jon Hamm as Abner & David Brinkley, 30 Rock (NBC) 
    Jimmy Fallon as Host, Saturday Night Live (NBC) 

    Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series 
    Dot-Marie Jones as Coach Shannon Beiste, Glee (FOX) 
    Melissa McCarthy as Host, Saturday Night Live (NBC) 
    Maya Rudolph as Host, Saturday Night Live (NBC) 
    Elizabeth Banks as Avery Jessup, 30 Rok (NBC) 
    Margret Cho as Kim Jong-il, 30 Rock (NBC) 
    Kathy Bates as Charlie Harper, Two and a Half Men (CBS) 

    Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series 
    Mark Margolis as Hector “Tio” Salamanca, Breaking Bad (AMC) 
    Dylan Baker as Colin Sweeney, The Good Wife (CBS) 
    Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning, The Good Wife (CBS) 
    Jeremy Davies as Dickie Bennett, Justified (FX) 
    Ben Feldman as Michael Ginsberg, Mad Men (AMC) 
    Jason Ritter as Mark Cyr, Parenthood (NBC) 

    Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series 
    Martha Plimpton as Patti Nyholm, The Good Wife (CBS) 
    Loretta Devine as Adele Webber, Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 
    Jean Smart as D.A. Roseanna Remmick, Harry’s Law (NBC) 
    Julia Ormond as Marie Calvet, Mad Men (AMC) 
    Joan Cusack as Sheila Jackson, Shameless (Showtime) 
    Uma Thurman as Rebecca Duvall, Smash (NBC) 

    Outstanding Voice-Over Performance 
    Brenda Strong as Mary-Alice Young, Desperate Housewives (ABC) 
    Dan Povenmire as Doctor Doofenshmirtz, Disney Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension (Disney Channel) 
    Rob Riggle as Noel, Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty Vs. Nice (ABC) 
    Maurice LaMarche as Various Characters, Futurama (Comedy Central) 
    Kristen Wiig as Lola, The Looney Tunes Show (Cartoon Network) 
    Hank Azaria as various characters, The Simpsons (FOX) 

    Outstanding Art Direction For A Miniseries or A Movie 
    American Horror Story (FX) [“Part 1”] 
    American Horror Story (FX) [“Open House (Part 7)”] 
    Hatfields & McCoys (HISTORY) 
    Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) 
    Great Expectations [Masterpiece] (PBS) 
    Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia [Masterpiece] (PBS) 

    Outstanding Art Direction For A Multi-Camera Series 
    Hell’s Kitchen (FOX) 
    How I Met Your Mother (CBS) 
    Mike & Molly (CBS) 
    2 Broke Girls (CBS) 
    30 Rock (NBC) 

    Outstanding Art Direction For A Single-Camera Series
    Boardwalk Empire (HBO) 
    Downton Abbey (PBS) 
    Game of Thrones (HBO) 
    Justified (FX) 
    Mad Men (AMC) 

    Outstanding Art Direction For Variety Or Nonfiction Programming 
    84th Annual Academy Awards (ABC) 
    The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (CBS) 
    Saturday Night Live (NBC) 
    65th Annual Tony Awards (CBS) 
    The Voice (NBC) 

    Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series 
    The Big C (Showtime) 
    Girls (HBO) 
    Modern Family (ABC) 
    New Girl (FOX) 
    Nurse Jackie (Showtime) 
    Veep (HBO) 

    Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series 
    Boardwalk Empire (HBO) 
    Downton Abbey (PBS) 
    Game of Thrones (HBO) 
    The Good Wife (CBS) 
    Homeland (Showtime) 
    Mad Men (AMC) 

    Outstanding Casting For A Miniseries, Movie, Or A Special 
    American Horror Story (FX) 
    Five (Lifetime) 
    Game Change (HBO) 
    Hatfields & McCoys (HISTORY) 
    Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia [Masterpiece] (PBS) 

    Outstanding Choreography
    Travis Wall, Teddy Forance, & Nick Lazzarini, Dancing with the Stars (ABC) 
    Joshua Bergasse, Smash (NBC) 
    Spencer Liff, So You Think You Can Dance (FOX) 
    Christopher Scott, So You Think You Can Dance (FOX) 
    Stacey Tookey, So You Think You Can Dance (FOX) 

    Outstanding Cinematography For A Miniseries Or A Movie 
    Game Change (HBO) 
    Great Expectations [Masterpiece] (PBS) 
    Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) 
    Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia [Masterpiece] (PBS) 
    Treasure Island (Syfy) 

    Outstanding Cinematography For A Multi-Camera Series 
    How I Met Your Mother (CBS) 
    Mike & Molly (CBS) 
    Pair of Kings (Disney XD) 
    2 Broke Girls (CBS) 
    Two and a Half Men (CBS) 

    Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series 
    Boardwalk Empire (HBO) 
    Breaking Bad (AMC) 
    Glee (FOX) 
    Mad Men (AMC) 
    Pan Am (ABC) 

    Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming 
    Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel Channel) 
    Frozen Planet (Discovery Channel) 
    George Harrison: Living In the Material World (HBO) 
    Prohibition (PBS) 
    Whale Wars (Animal Planet) 

    Outstanding Cinematography For Reality Programming
    The Amazing Race (CBS) 
    Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel) 
    Project Runway (Lifetime) 
    Survivor (CBS) 
    Top Chef (Bravo) 

    Outstanding Commercial 
    The Bark Side (Volkswagen) 
    Best Job (P&G) 
    Color Changes Everything (Target) 
    The Dog Strikes Back (Volkswagen) 
    It’s Halftime In America (Chrysler) 

    Outstanding Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie, Or A Special 
    American Horror Story (FX) 
    Great Expectations [Masterpiece] (PBS) 
    Hatfields & McCoys (HISTORY) 
    Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) 
    Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (PBS) 
    Treasure Island (Syfy) 

    Outstanding Costumes For A Series 
    Boardwalk Empire (HBO) 
    The Borgias (Showtime) 
    Downton Abbey (PBS) 
    Game of Thrones (HBO) 
    Once Upon A Time (ABC) 

    Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming
    Bertram van Munster, The Amazing Race (CBS) [“Let Them Drink Their Haterade (Lake Manyara, Tanzania)”]
    Robert B. Weide, American Masters (PBS) [“Woody Allen: A Documentary”] 
    Martin Scorsese, George Harrison: Living in the Material World (HBO) 
    Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky, Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (HBO) 
    Craig Spirko, Project Runway (Lifetime) [“Finale (Part2)”] 

    Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series 
    James Hoskinson, The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) [“Episode 7121A”] 
    Chuck O’Neil, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central) [“Episode 17087”] 
    Jerry Foley, Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) [“Episode 3602”] 
    Jonathan Krisel, Portlandia (IFC) [“One Moore Episode”] 
    Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live (NBC) [“Host: Mick Jagger”] 

    Outstanding Hairstyling For A Miniseries Or A Movie 
    American Horror Story (FX) 
    Hatfields & McCoys (HISTORY) 
    Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) 

    Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or A Special
    Dancing with the Stars (ABC) 
    Saturday Night Live (NBC) 
    Victorious (Nickelodeon) 
    The Voice (NBC) 

    Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series 
    Boardwalk Empire (HBO) 
    The Borgias (Showtime) 
    Downton Abbey (PBS) 
    Game of Thrones (HBO) 
    Mad Men (AMC)  

    Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series 
    American Idol (FOX) 
    Dancing with the Stars (ABC) 
    Saturday Night Live (NBC)  
    So You Think You Can Dance (FOX) 
    The Voice (NBC) 

    Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special 
    Andrea Bocelli Live In Central Park [Great Performances] (PBS) 
    84th Annual Academy Awards (ABC) 
    The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (CBS) 
    Super Bowel XLVI Halftime Show Starring Madonna (NBC) 
    Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2011 (CBS) 

    Outstanding Main Title Design 
    American Horror Story (FX) 
    Great Expectations [Masterpiece] (PBS) 
    Magic City (Starz) 
    New Girl (FOX) 
    Strike Back (Cinemax) 

    Outstanding Makeup For A Miniseries Or A Movie (Non-Prosthetic)
    American Horror Story (FX) 
    Hatfields & McCoys (HISTORY) 
    Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) 

    Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or A Special (Non-Prosthetic)
    Dancing with the Stars (ABC) 
    How I Met Your Mother (CBS) 
    Hot In Cleveland (TV Land) 
    Saturday Night Live (NBC) 
    Victorious (Nickelodeon) 

    Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) 
    Boardwalk Empire (HBO)  
    Game of Thrones (HBO) 
    Glee (FOX) 
    Mad Men (AMC) 
    The Middle (ABC) 

    Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series 
    The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 
    How I Met Your Mother (CBS) 
    Hot In Cleveland (TV Land) 
    2 Broke Girls (CBS) 
    Two and a Half Men (CBS) 

    Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score) 
    Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty Vs. Nice (ABC) 
    Game Change (HBO) 
    Hatfields & McCoys (HISTORY) 
    Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) 
    Missing (ABC) 
    Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia [Masterpiece] (PBS) 

    Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score) 
    The Borgias (Showtime) 
    Downton Abbey (PBS) 
    Pan Am (ABC) 
    Smash (NBC) 
    30 Rock (NBC) 

    Outstanding Music Direction 
    Christmas In Washington (TNT) 
    Country Music [In Performance At The White House] (PBS) 
    The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS) 
    Michael Fienstein: The Sinatra Legacy (PBS) 
    Seth MacFarlane: Swingin’ In Concert (EPIX) 
    The Thomashefskys: Music And Memories Of A Life In The Yiddish Theater [Great Performances] (PBS) 

    Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music 
    Great Expectations [Masterpiece] (PBS) 
    Hell On Wheels (AMC) 
    Homeland (Showtime) 
    Page Eight [Masterpiece] (PBS) 
    Touch (FOX) 

    Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics 
    “The Heart of Christmas”, The Heart of Christmas (GMC) 
    “Welcome Back To Hope”, Raising Hope (FOX) 
    “I Can’t Believe I’m Hosting”, Saturday Night Live (NBC) 
    “Let Me Be Your Star”, Smash (NBC) 
    “It’s Not Just For Gays Anymore”, 65th Annual Tony Awards (CBS) 

    Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming 
    American Masters (PBS) 
    Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel Channel) 
    Beyond Scared Straight (A&E) 
    Frozen Planet (Discovery Channel) 
    George Harrison: Living In The Material World (HBO) 

    Outstanding Picture Editing For Reality Programming 
    The Amazing Race (CBS) 
    Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel) 
    Project Runway (Lifetime) 
    Survivor (CBS) 
    Top Chef (Bravo) 

    Outstanding Picture Editing For Short-Form Segments And Variety Specials 
    84th Annual Academy Awards (ABC) 
    The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) 
    The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central) 
    Extreme Makeover: Home Edition – Rise And Honor A Veteran’s Day Special (ABC) 
    Louis C.K. Live At The Beacon Theatre (FX) 
    2012 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony (HBO) 

    Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special 
    American Horror Story (FX) 
    Boardwalk Empire (HBO) 
    Game of Thrones (HBO) 
    Once Upon A Time (ABC) 
    The Walking Dead (AMC) 

    Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series 
    Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO) 
    Modern Family (ABC) [“Election Day”] 
    Modern Family (ABC) [“Leap Day”] 
    30 Rock (NBC) [“Leap Day”] 
    30 Rock (NBC) [“The Tuxedo Begins”] 

    Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series 
    Breaking Bad (AMC) [“End Times”] 
    Breaking Bad (AMC) [“Face Off”] 
    Downton Abbey (PBS) 
    Homeland (Showtime) 
    Mad Men (AMC) 

    Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries Or A Movie 
    American Horror Story (FX) 
    Game Change (HBO) 
    Hatfields & McCoys (HISTORY) 
    Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) 
    Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia [Masterpiece] (PBS) 

    Outstanding Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie, Or A Special
    American Horror Story (FX) 
    Hatfields & McCoys (HISTORY) 
    Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) 
    The River (ABC) 
    Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia [Masterpiece] (PBS) 

    Outstanding Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming (Single Or Multi-Camera) 
    The Amazing Race (CBS) 
    George Harrison: Living In The Material World (HBO) 
    Frozen Planet (Discovery Channel) 
    Paul Simon’s Graceland Journey: Under African Skies (A&E) 
    Prohibition (PBS) 

    Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series 
    Boardwalk Empire (HBO) 
    Breaking Bad (AMC) 
    CSI: Miami (CBS) 
    Game of Thrones (HBO) 
    The Walking Dead (AMC) 

    Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation 
    Entourage (HBO) 
    Modern Family (ABC) 
    Nurse Jackie (Showtime) 
    Parks and Recreation (NBC) 
    30 Rock (NBC) 

    Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One-Hour)
    Breaking Bad (AMC) 
    Downton Abbey (PBS) 
    Game of Thrones (HBO) 
    Homeland (Showtime) 
    Person of Interest (CBS) 

    Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie 
    American Horror Story (FX) 
    Game Change (HBO) 
    Hatfields & McCoys (HISTORY) 
    Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) 
    Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia [Masterpiece] (PBS) 

    Outstanding Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming 
    The Amazing Race (CBS) 
    Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel) 
    Frozen Planet (Discovery Channel) 
    George Harrison: Living In The Material World (HBO) 
    Paul Simon’s Graceland Journey: Under African Skies (A&E) 

    Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special 
    ACM Presents: Lionel Ritchie And Friends – In Concert (CBS) 
    84th Annual Academy Awards (ABC) 
    American Idol (FOX)  
    The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (CBS) 

    Outstanding Special Visual Effects 
    Falling Skies (TNT) 
    Game of Thrones (HBO) 
    Inside The Human Body (TLC) 
    Once Upon A Time (ABC) 
    Pan Am (ABC) 
    The Walking Dead (AMC) 

    Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role 
    Boardwalk Empire (HBO) 
    Bones (HBO) 
    The Borgias (Showtime) 
    Breaking Bad (AMC) 
    Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO) 
    Touch (FOX) 

    Outstanding Stunt Coordination 
    American Horror Story (FX) 
    Criminal Minds (CBS) 
    Grimm (NBC) 
    Hawaii Five-0 (CBS)
    NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) 
    Southland (TNT)

    Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie, Or A Special 
    84th Annual Academy Awards (ABC) 
    The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (CBS) 
    The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS) 
    Memphis [Great Performances] (PBS) 

    Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series 
    The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 
    Dancing with the Stars (ABC) 
    Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) 
    Saturday Night Live (NBC)  
    30 Rock (NBC)  

    Outstanding Writing For Nonfiction Programming 
    Barak Goodman, American Experience (PBS) [“Clinton”] 
    Peter Jones, American Masters (PBS) [“Johnny Carson: King of Late Night”] 
    Anthony Bourdain, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel Channel) [“Cuba”] 
    Geoffrey C. Ward, Prohibition (PBS) [“A Nation of Hypocrites”] 
    Christine Ferrero, Sesame Street: Growing Hope Against Hunger (HBO) 

    Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series 
    The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) 
    The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central) 
    Portlandia (IFC) 
    Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) 
    Saturday Night Live (NBC)

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    I actually think “Veep” stands a better chance than “Girls”. It’s a big emsemble, and most of them are long time character comedic actors who’ve been quite underrated by always respected. And this is a category that tend to prefer casts with the most unique personalities there, so I think “Veep” takes it. 

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    Note that some of the categories can have more than one (or, for that matter, no) winner without it being a “tie”:

    Juried awards – each nominee gets a separate yes/no vote, and needs something like an 11/12 “yes” vote from the panel to receive an Emmy:
    Choreography
    Creative Achievement in Interactive Media
    Documentary Filmmaking

    Areas – again, each nominee gets a separate yes/no vote; all nominees with a 90% or higher yes vote get an Emmy; if none get 90% but at least one gets at least 50%, only the one (or more, if there is a tie) with the most yes votes gets an Emmy; if none get at least 50%, no Emmy is awarded (and, if ATAS does as it has done in the past, they (a) don’t even mention the category or the nominees at the Creative Arts ceremony, and (b) don’t mention the fact that no Emmy was awarded in the Creative Arts Winners press release; presumably, in such a case, the nominees are told in advance that nobody won, so nobody bothers showing up only to be sitting in an empty theater when the ceremony is over wondering when they are going to get to their category):
    Art Direction (all categories)
    Picture Editing (Short-Form Segments and Variety Specials)
    Prosthetic Makeup
    Special Class Programs (all categories)
    Children’s Nonfiction/Reality/Reality-Competition Program
    Nonfiction Special
    Nonfiction Series
    Sound Mixing (half-hour comedy/drama series and animation)
    Sound Mixing (variety)

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    My thoughts so far (UPDATED):

    Technical direction for a non-series: Memphis (Great
    Performances)
    John B. Field gets nominated in this category like crazy, but rarely wins. I
    call this the “Always A Bridesmaid Effect”, or just Bridesmaid for short, and
    it happens in the Emmys a TON. Out of the four noms, three are Field. This is
    the other.

    Technical direction for a series: Dancing With The Stars
    Steven Cimino is the Bridesmaid of this category, so he’s out. BBT doesn’t have
    a technical director, and no show without one has ever won this. Letterman gets
    nominated a lot but doesn’t win in this category. That leaves DWTS

    Stunts: Southland

    Criminal Minds has been nominated without wins in the past,
    and it doesn’t seem particulatly stunt filled. Cadiente (Hawaii 5-0) is also a
    Bridesmaid. Miniseries are rarely nominated let alone win, so AHS has a slim
    chance.  NCIS could have a chance if not
    for the strong competition (it’s still a dark horse). The Grimm episode doesn’t
    sound like it has any big showcases, but it still has a good chance. But
    Southland will probably win again: the episode sounds like it has tons of
    stunts from the description, and the AV Club review literally says “Southland
    apparently wants to sink its claws into new viewers by throwing a lot of action
    at the screen.” Sounds like a winner.
     
    VFX in a supporting role: Boardwalk Empire

     i.e., VFX for non-VFX shows. This is due to
    the Boardwalk Empire “Upset” that everyone savvy saw coming because its VFX
    reel was stunning. And Boardwalk Empire will almost certainly win again.  For four out of the other five nominees, this
    is their first Emmy nomination, the other guy has four noms and no wins.
    Compare that to Taritero (Boardwalk’s guy), who has won Emmys three consecutive
    years.

    VFX: Game of Thrones
    And here are the VFX shows. Pan Am is out, it should really be in the less
    competitive category as the VFX are not central. Andrew Orloff is nominated
    twice this year, but he’s a Bridesmaid. Inside The Human Body is almost 100%
    VFX, but it’s so different from other stuff found here that it probably won’t
    win. That leaves Game of Thrones and Walking Dead. It’s a tossup, but I choose
    Game of Thrones because it’s bigger in scale.

    Nonfiction Sound Mixing: Deadliest Catch
    Jim Ursulak (Amazing Race) is a Bridesmaid, as is Graham Wild (Frozen Planet)
    (Heh, “Wild”).  The Graceland flick is a
    possibility as it deals with music, but the mixer is an unknown. Tom Fleischman
    has won OSCARS, AND it’s a music-related film, so he has a very good chance,
    but I’m going with Bob Bronow for Deadliest Catch because he’s won this
    category twice in a row, and he won the important Cinema Audio Society award,
    which tends to predict the Emmys.

    Variety Sound Mixing: Grammy Awards
     This category loves Paul Sandweiss, and
    he’s nominated three out of four here. But the other is American Idol, which
    won last year. But wait: The nominated sound mixer for Idol the year it won was
    a different one than this year. So Sandweiss has it in the bag. Since he’s won
    his past two Emmys for the Grammy ceremony, I’ll give it to him there.

    Half-Hour Sound Mixing: Entourage
    Man, lots of these Sound Mixing categories, aren’t there? Just wait: We haven’t
    even gotten to sound EDITING. John Cook (P&R) is basically a bridesmaid,
    despite a win his first year nominated, he’s failed to win despite six, now
    seven, more nominations. Jan McLaughlin (Nurse Jackie) is a first-timer.
    Stephen Tibbo (Modern Family) won in 2010, but lost last year despite a
    not-that-competitive category, so the voters are probably done with him. 30
    Rock’s nomination for their live show could give them a win, but it’s a risky
    move (and they’ve gone three years without aa single emmy and won’t start
    winning now).  Tom Stasinis has gone
    two-for-two at the Emmys, and Entourage’s finale (the word that makes Emmy
    voters drool) has a good chance of making it three-for-three.

    Hourlong Sound Mixing: Breaking Bad
    The obvious standout here is Frank Morrone (Person Of Interest), who already
    has two Emmys to everyone else’s none. But that’s not a sure indicator in this
    category, which basically gives the award to the program with the most songs
    and explosions, and there are no songs in any of the nominees. So let’s count
    explosions! Person of Interest has no explosions. All the other shows have
    tons. Breaking Bad only has two, but they’re both big, plot furthering, and
    suspenseful. The other three all take place in war zones, so they have lots of
    explosions. So, how to resolve this toss-up? Well…  I’m just gonna pick Breaking Bad because it’s
    NOT set at war, but it still has explosions. Or something. I don’t really know.
    Finally, done with sound mixing!

    Nonfiction Sound Editing: George Harrison: Living In The Material World
    Oh, right, we still have sound EDITING. Amazing Race is a Bridesmaid, Tom Paul
    is a first-timer,  Dan Korintus’ program
    has nothing fancy going on Sound wise. So it’s between Frozen Planet and George
    Harrison: Living In The Material World. I’m going with the latter because the
    guy won the emmy last year and won the Oscar this year.

    Miniseries-movie-special Sound Editing: Hemingway & Gellhorn
     …*sigh*, I have no idea. I’m just gonna
    search the titles followed by various sound effects related words on google and
    see how many hits they get.  Aaand the
    winner is Hemingway and Gellhorn.

    Series Sound Editing: Game of Thrones
     Oh man, another total tossup.  Literally every nominee has a good chance of
    winning. I’m going with game of thrones because it has lots of fighty war
    scenes. But it could be anything.

    Main Title Theme Music: Hell On Wheels
    A Showtime show has won this award two years in a row, but hopefully it won’t
    make that three because Homeland’s theme is uninteresting and dull, and hard to
    hear over all the talking in the intro. Great Expectation’s theme is very
    minimalist and the themes that win here tend to be fairly big and grand. Page
    Eight’s theme is my personal favorite, but again it’s slight and jazzy, while
    the Academy favors other styles.  However, it is the longest of the bunch, which
    definitely gives it a chance. Touch’s theme writers won this award year before
    last with Nurse Jackie, and this sounds quite similar to that, perhaps the
    Academy loves their style, in which case they could get the award, as Trevor
    Morris did last year for his theme to Showtime’s The Borgias, which is very
    similar to his other emmy-winning theme to Showtime’s The Tudors. They’re a
    strong chance, but I think the winner will be two-time Oscar winner Gustavo
    Santaolalla for his old-time-country theme to Hell On Wheels, both because the
    music is excellent and on name power.

    Music And Lyrics: It’s Not Just For Gays Anymore
    Four out of the past five Emmy winners for best music and lyrics  were comedic, the other was written by Randy
    Newman for a series finale of an emmy-beloved show. So some country song for a
    Lifetime movie is out, and Let Me Be Your Star is probably out as well,
    although it has an outside chance. My favorite of the three remaining is the
    charming Welcome Back to Hope, but it’s not on a show the Emmys love and it’s
    just somebody singing and playing guitar, more a skit than a real, fleshed out
    song. SNL won this category last year, and their submission this year is cute
    and has muppets, but I think the winner will be It’s Not Just For Gays Anymore
    from the beginning of the Tonys this year. I didn’t personally think the song
    was that hilarious, but everyone seemed to like it, it has a big name singing
    it, and it has a lot of jokes. Also, WHOOPS: http://www.cinewsnow.com/news/local/Mac–Macs-Pick-Welcome-back-to-hope–163805366.html

    Outstanding Music Direction: Seth McFarlane: Swinging in Concert
     This is a new category this year, or
    rather “new” in the sense that it got cancelled in the 80s. The veterans
    (previous nominees) are Ian Fraser, Rob Berman, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Joel
    McNeeley. The last is the only previous winner, and he has the most big-name
    show, so I’m betting on him.

    Nonseries Score:
    Sherlock lost last year and the competition is even tougher, so it probably
    doesn’t have much of a chance. Robert Duncan (Missing) has been nominated for
    an emmy once before, but his music isn’t anything too new and he isn’t a big
    name. Theodore Shapiro (Game Change) is also basically nobody. Michael Giaccino
    (Prep Vs. Landing 4) is the biggest name in the category and the academy might
    give him the award for that, but his score is fairly rote, and probably only
    about ten minutes long. Javier Navarrete’s score for Hemingway & Gellhorn
    is nice and the movie is long and heavily scored, plus he was nominated for an
    Oscar so he’s something of a name. But John Debney went from being an acclaimed
    TV musician who won three emmys to an acclaimed movie musician with an Oscar
    nomination, and now that he’s back he has a very good chance of winning. Plus
    the music’s good and there’s a lot of it.

    Series Score: Smash
    Trevor Morris wasn’t nominated for Borgias’ whole-episode score last year,
    although he won for it’s opening theme. He’s certainly a contender considering
    how much the Academy likes him, but his lack of nomination last year seems to
    lessen his chances. John Lunn’s music for Downton Abbey also wasn’t nominated
    last year in the seemingly easier-to-get-nominated-in miniseries categories,
    which also seems to lessen its chances. Pan Am won’t win because the music
    isn’t anything too special and it got cancelled.  Jeff Richmond won’t win for his great, jazzy
    score for 30 Rock, It’s a comedy not known particularly for its music and it
    hasn’t won an Emmy in three years. Which leaves Smash, the obvious eventual
    winner because it’s a show that revolves around its original songs.

    Prosthetic Makeup: Walking Dead
    Once Upon A Time basically just has a bunch of fake noses on dwarves, and
    Boardwalk Empire has more CGI than makeup, just some injuries, so both those
    shows are pprobably out. Game of Thrones has some stunning prosthetics for
    White Walkers, some kind of otherworldly creature with white hair and grey
    skin… really stunning, they certainly have a chance. American Horror Story used
    lots of prosthetics throughout its run to create the, um, horrific creatures,
    in the, uh, story. But Walking Dead will probably triumph for the second year
    in a row for its stunning zombie makeup.

    Miniseries makeup: Hatfields & McCoys
    Eryn Mekash (AHS) is a bridesmaid, I’m gonna guess Hatfields over Hemingway for
    the dirty faces and the large cast.

    Multicam Makeup: SNL
    Dancing With The Stars won this once a couple years ago, but it’s lost a bunch
    since and there’s no especially special makeup in it. Neither the Hot In
    Cleveland or Victorious episodes have any especially noticeable makeup in them
    either. How I Met Your Mother is a definite dark horse for its episode which
    has multiple flashbacks and flashforwards to the characters in different
    possible universes, usually with different makeup. But the winner will probably
    be SNL, again, for all its celebrity makeup done live (read: very, very
    quickly)

    Singlecam Makeup: Game of Thrones
    No first-time nominees in this category, but no winners, either, so there’s not
    much to go on but the makeup itself. The episode of The Middle seems to be a
    filler nomination, there’s no real special makeup involved in the ep. The Mad
    Men ep. has one scene in which the lighting on the makeup creates a beautiful
    effect, but I think that’s more lighting than makeup. Boardwalk Empire won last
    year, and could win again, but the makeup team has changed since last year and
    the episode involves no real makeup tricks, so it seems unlikely. If Glee had
    submitted the voice-swapping ep, I think it would have won, but it didn’t so I
    think it won’t. That leaves Game of Thrones, a big epic with lots of faces to
    cover in makeup and special effects. I think it has the best chance.

    Main Title Design: New Girl
     Strike Back and Great Expectation’s
    titles were done by the same group, and both are similarly pretty, but nothing
    special or new. And Magic City’s opening is too long, boring, and not even that
    well-made. Both New Girl and American Horror Story have excellent openings, at
    complete opposite sides of the spectrum. New Girls’ is light and cartoony,
    funny and cute. It’s by far the shortest of the bunch, which could hurt it, but
    it stands out as comedy amidst the drama. AHS’, on the other hand, is
    frightening and spooky, setting the tone for a horror series perfectly. New
    Girl is the more iconic of the two, but AHS is perhaps the better title
    sequence… But I say New Girl wins.

    Variety Special Lighting: Grammy Awards
    There are plenty of fine nominees here, but since 2004, every year Robert A. Dickinson
    has been nominated for the Grammy Awards, he’s won for the Grammy Awards. So
    yeah, that’ll probably happen.

    Variety Series Lighting: So You Think You Can Dance.
    Simon Miles (Dancing With The Stars) is a Bridesmaid. SNL hasn’t won before,
    and The Voice’s guy is a first-timer. American Idol won in 2009 but has been
    nominated a lot more with no other wins. 
    That leaves last year’s winner, So You Think You Can Dance, to repeat.

    Original Interactive Media (webshows): Dirty Work
    What’s Talking is an awful, bland “talk show” about the internet. It’s really
    bad, hopefully it won’t win. HashTag Killer is a fake-social-network thing,
    it’s a good idea with good writing but problems with the execution; too much
    emphasis on making it like a “real” social network and not enough on making it
    fun. Dirty Work is the most fleshed out by far, it’s a 12-minute webseries with
    stars like what’s-her-name from 24, but with silly little things like “texts”
    popping up in the corner. It’s not that funny, but it’s alright.

    Spinoff Interactive Media: Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen
    The Conan Obrien thing is just an app with clips from his show, nothing
    special. There’s an ipad app where you can watch Game of Thrones and see other
    special things like maps of the land, concept art, actors…  But my favorite is Top Chef: Last Chance
    Kitchen, in which chefs eliminated from the show get to battle head-on-head,
    the winner at the end gets to return to the show. I think it’s a great idea,
    and it was very well executed.

    Miniseries Hairstyling: Hatfields & McCoys
    Hemingway & Gellhorn has the smallest hairstyling team… and Hatfields &
    McCoys has lots of beards, so… let’s go with that.

    Multicam Hairstyling: Dancing With The Stars
    The Emmys love Mary Guerrero, and there’s not much competition at all in this
    category, so I’ll just give it to her.

    Singlecam Hairstlying: Mad Men
    AKA, The One Award Other Than Drama Series Mad Men Wins Every Time.

    Reality Editing: Top Chef

    James Smith (Survivor) is a Bridesmaid. Amazing Race’s days
    of winning this award are long gone. Deadliest Catch won last year, but didn’t
    get a reality series nomination this year, which could hurt it. But the Top
    Chef episode submitted got great reviews (the Project Runway did not), so I’m
    going to go with that winning.

    Nonfic Editing: George Harrison: Living In The Material World
     Three of the nominated editors are first-time
    nominees who got a lucky nomination in a weak field. The other two are And
    Netley for Frozen Planet, who probably won’t win because he didn’t for the superior
    Planet Earth, and David Tedeschi for George Harrison, who wins by default.

    Short-form / variety editing: Louis C.K. Live At The Beacon Theatre
    Let’s see, there’s that silly Billy Crystal Oscars montage where he’s in a
    bunch of famous movies, edited by Not Billy Crystal, there’s a Colbert
    interview about Occupy Wall Street edited by Not Steven Colbert, there’s a
    brilliant Stewart segment about TV regulation edited by Not John Steward,
    there’s a special episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition edited by Not
    Whoever Hosts That Show, there’s the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction
    Ceremony edited by Not Rock Stars, and there’s Louis CK, Live At The Beacon
    Theatre, edited by Louis CK. So that wins by default.

    Miniseries Editing: Game Change
    Man, lots of newcomers here! In fact, everyone except the nominee for Sherlock,
    who was nominated last year for… Sherlock. So it’s just guesswork, and I guess
    Game Change because it’s the frontrunner to win the overall miniseries
    category.

     

    Multicam Comedy Editing: Two and a Half Men
    This category was split into two (single and multi cam) this year. Chakos (BBT)
    is a Bridesmaid. Susan Federman (HIMYM) won last year but for a much more
    editing-intensive episode. Bates (2 Broke Girls) and Dashnaw (Hot In Cleveland)
    are both first-time nominees. Joe Bella (2.5 Men) won twice before the
    categories were combined, I think he’ll resume his streak.

    Singlecam comedy editing: Curb your Enthusiasm
    Modern Family is nominated twice in this category, it won in its first season but
    lost in its second, the third season seems unlikely to resume winning. 30 Rock
    (also nominated twice) hasn’t won an emmy in three years, that won’t change.
    That leaves somewhat-of-a-bridesmaid Steven Rasch (also nominated for Modern
    Family this year) to win for Curb your Enthusiasm. While this is certainly
    unlikely given that Curb hasn’t won an emmy since 2003, the submitted episode
    is very strong and might break Curb’s losing streak.

    Singlecam Drama Editing: Homeland

    Breaking Bad’s editing is excellent, but it could split
    votes having two little-known editors in one category; neither automatically
    attracts the bulk of voting. Downton Abbey lost the equivalent category as a
    miniseries so won’t win here. Mad Men’s episode has great editing and could
    win, but Mad Men usually doesn’t win any technical categories; except of course
    Hairstyling. That leaves Homeland, which fits with the demographic that wins
    this category anyway: Critically-acclaimed thriller/action show.

     

    Miniseries Costumes: Hemingway & Gellhorn

    There are certainly some deserving nominees in this
    category, but Ruth Myers (Hemingway & Gellhorn) is a two-time Oscar nominee
    who won her previous Emmy nom, directing a period piece. No competition, it’s
    hers.

    Series Costumes: The Borgias
    And here’s another easy win for an Oscar winner, Gabriella Pescucci for The
    Borgias. In terms of fame she’s streets ahead of the other nominees, add to
    which it’s a period piece with elaborate costumes and we have a repeat winner.

    Commercial: Best Job
    Interestingly we only have two funny commercials (which usually win) this year,
    and they’re both for the same product: VW’s Superbowl ad with the dog and
    another VW ad to build anticipation for that ad. The sequel to the Chrystler ad
    that won an emmy a few years back is here, but it’s not as strong as the
    original. There’s a pretty rote and boring Target ad without much of a chance…
    the VW Superbowl ad has a good chance of winning but I think votes could be
    split between the two… so considering how fresh the Olympics are in the minds
    of voters, I’ll go with the charming, if sexist, P&G ad, The Best Job In
    The World (spoiler: it’s being a mother. Not a parent, a mother… yeah, very
    forward-thinking there, P&G.) It’s kind of a tossup because of the weak
    field, though.

    Reality Cinematography: Deadliest Catch
    These are usually just credited to “Cinematography Team”, meaning I can’t use
    many of the methods I use in other categories. Amazing Race won in 2005 and
    2006, but hasn’t won since and probably won’t repeat for the weak seasons this
    year. Project Runway hasn’t won before and won’t start now, neither will Top
    Chef. Survivor could win, but it had a disappointing season. Deadliest Catch
    won last year, but it also won Reality Program and a bunch of other awards it’s
    not even nominated for this year, which lessens its chances; however it’s a
    weak category so I think it’ll repeat.

    Nonfiction Cinematography: No Reservations
    This isn’t gonna go to Prohibition or George Harrison, which have basically no
    traveling or adventure scenes, which is what wins big in cinematography. It
    could go to Whale Wars or Frozen Planet, but I think Zach Zamboni (No
    Reservations), which has won twice in a row, will repeat again. Also, WHO NAMES
    THEIR KID ZACH ZAMBONI???

    Miniseries Cinematography: Game Change
    Ulf Brantas (Treasure Island) and Fabian Wagner (Sherlock) are first-time
    nominees in not-particularly-showy shows. Great Expectations didn’t get many
    other nominations and so has less chance of a win here. Hemingway &
    Gellhorn is certainly more broad and sweeping, but I think Game Change will win
    for its incorporating real-life footage and still keeping camerawork
    consistant.

    Single-cam Cinematography: Boardwalk Empire
    Slovis (Breaking Bad) is a bridesmaid. Glee isn’t showy enough to win Cinematography.  Pan Am got canceled, which negates its
    chances. Mad Men loses when it gets Cinematography noms. That leaves Boardwalk
    Empire, which won the cinematographer’s guild awards (a precursor) too.

    Multicam Cinematography: Two and a Half Men
    This only separated with the category above it last year, and that year Two and
    a Half Men won. The field is weak again: All the losers from last year plus Two
    Broke Girls, which could win for its pilot if the Academy is just dying to
    award racism over sexism. But I say 2.5 Men repeats.

    Choreography: Smash
    Stacey Tookey (SYTYCD) has been nominated twice before, and she probably won’t
    win this time as her reel is pretty weak. Then again, she’s kind of Mia
    Michaels- lite, and since Michaels is gone she could fill that slot.
    Christopher Scott’s SYTYCD reel is a lot of fun, but it’s not particularly
    groundbreaking. Spencer Liff does an excellent job and could certainly win, but
    I’m betting the Academy doesn’t give the Emmy to SYTYCD as usual but instead
    gives it to Smash; a show with excellent choreography that’s also the
    super-rare single-camera hit with choreography in it. I bet choreographers will
    want to support the show.

    Miniseries Casting: Hatfields & McCoys
    I have no idea what even factors into choosing this award. Uh, let’s see…
    Looking at past nominees, I don’t see a single one set in the present, so let’s
    eliminated Sherlock, Game Change, and American Horror Story, which are set in
    the present or near-present. And Five has segments set in the present too. That
    leaves only Hatfields & McCoys! Easy (if probably wrong)!

    Drama Casting: Homeland
    This hasn’t gone to a show twice since 2003, so we can eliminate past winners
    Boardwalk Empire and Mad Men. The Good Wife lost twice in a row in the past,
    perhaps it’ll finally prevail but I think it’s more likely some early-on
    Bridesmaid-effect developing. Game of Thrones could win for its sweeping cast,
    Homeland could win because their caster has won more in this category than
    anyone else, Downton Abbey could win for all its acting-category nominations. I’m
    probably cynical, but I’m going with Homeland.

    Comedy Casting: Veep
    Last year’s winner Glee didn’t even get nominated, so no chance of a repeat
    there. Modern Family won, then lost, which as a pattern tends to indicate future
    losing. The Big C didn’t get a single other nomination, which basically means
    it’s out.  Nurse Jackie got some
    nominations for guest acting and could eke out a win, but it’s not really on
    the radar much and it’s lost in the past so it’s probably out. New Girl only
    really has five people and the occasional guest-star in it, although if it DOES
    win it means Deschanell has a really good shot at a lead actress Emmy. Girls
    and Veep have the same casting director, which is an indicator that the Emmys
    like her; as is the fact that she won her previous emmy bid. Veep has the
    larger ensemble cast, so let’s go with that one.

    Variety Art Direction: 84th Oscars
    Two-time Oscar winner John Myhre is nominated for his competently-designed
    Oscars stage, and he has a very good chance of winning (due to the two Oscars
    mentioned above, and a one-for-one Emmy record).  The Grammy-set and Tony-set guys havn’t won
    in a while, and Eugene Lee (SNL) is a Bridesmaid. The only real competition
    Myhre would have is from the designer of the rotating The Voice chairs, who’s a
    first-timer but could still win for such a distinctive piece of design. But I
    think Myhre will still win on star-power alone.

    Miniseries Art Direction: Hemingway & Gellhorn
    The nominees for Sherlock, Hatfields & McCoys, and Great Expectations are
    all first-time nominees who probably won’t win. Beth Rubino (AHS) is a two-time
    Oscar nominee with  a lot of set
    decoration featured in the submitted episode (she basically made a whole
    house). But another episode of the same show is also submitted, which could
    split votes, so I think the winner will be Oscar-nominee Geoffrey Kirkland for
    Hemingway & Gellhorn, which is long, sweeping, and epic, and so probably
    has plenty of art direction.

    Single camera Art Direction: Game of Thrones
    Mad Men has been nominated before without wins, it won’t break its streak. Dave
    Blass (Justified) is a first-time nominee, unlikely to win. Donal Woods is a
    Bridesmaid. Bill Groom could win for Boardwalk Empire,but I think more likely
    is Oscar-nominee Gemma Jackson winning for the sweeping epic Game of Thrones,
    which has all kinds of amazing art direction; castles and such.

    Multicamera Art Direction: Mike and Molly
    Hell’s Kitchen is a Bridesmaid. HIMYM won for four straight years then stopped
    winning, Glenda Rovello (2 Broke Girls) won for three straight years then
    stopped winning. 30 Rock hasn’t won an Emmy in three years and won’t start now.
    That leaves Mike and Molly, which lost for its pilot, but eh, it’s a weak year
    for the category. If it’s not M&M, though, it’ll be 2 Broke Girls.

    Nonfiction Writing: Prohibition
    Anthony Bourdain gets nominated here but never wins., and Christine Ferraro
    (Sesame Street Special) is a first-timer lucky to be nominated. Other than
    that, it’s basically a tossup! Geoffrey C. Ward (Prohibition) has won in this
    category the last two times he was nominated, Peter Jones won last time he was
    nominated, and Barak Goodman won two out of the three emmys he’s been nominated
    for (never in this category), PLUS he has an Oscar nomination. I’m betting on
    Prohibition because it has two other nominations to the others’ zip.

    Nonfiction Direction: Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
    Usually I would single out Martin Scorsese as the obvious winner, but he’s been
    nominated in this category many times before without a win. Curb your
    Enthusiasm co-creator Robert Weide is nominated for his Woody Allen biography,
    which might get a win, but I think Joe Berlinger will win for his
    Oscar-nominated Paradise Lost 3, the prequels to which both won emmys. It’s his
    first time nominated for directing, but I say he wins (although there’s a
    chance Scorsese wins after all; as he’s nominated for a standalone HBO doc and
    not an ep. of American masters)

    Documentary Film: Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
    It’s always the HBO film that wins this category. Plus Paradise Lost 3 got an
    Oscar nom.

     

    Special-class short-format nonfiction: DGA Moments In Time
    Let’s see… There’s an online Q&A with Tina Fey, funny but nothing special,
    there’s some History-channel thing about being proud of our veterans (which
    looks corny and overwrought, it might win but I hope it doesn’t). There’s
    Bravo’s Last Chance Kitchen, which I predicted would win above, but in a weaker
    category, it could win here too though. There’s last year’s winner Jay Leno’s
    Garage which is kind of annoying and hopefully doesn’t repeat. My personal
    favorite, and hopefully the winner, is an interesting and well-made documentary
    on the history of the DGA, with narration from famous directors.

    Nonfiction Special: George Harrison Living In The Material World
    This award is almost never won without at least one other nomination, which
    eliminates Bobby Fischer Against The World, Gloria: In Her Own Words, and 6
    Days To Air: The Making Of South Park. That leaves two music docs; Paul Simon
    Under African Skies, and George Harrison Living In The Material World. It’s a
    very tight race and either one could easily win, but the Harrison one got more
    emmy nominations and has Scorsese directing it. I think it wins by a hair.

    Nonfiction Series: The Weight Of The Nation
    American Masters had a fine but not incredible year, and it hasn’t won in a
    couple years so probably won’t now. No Reservations has gone four years without
    a win in this category. Inside The Actor’s Studio is the definition of a
    Bridesmaid in this category: Twelve straight nominations without a win. Frozen
    Planet might win as Planet Earth did, but without more wins (I haven’t
    predicted a single one up above) it doesn’t have a good chance. I think HBO
    Documentary series The Weight Of The Nation wins for being topical, well-made,
    and on HBO.

    Reality Host: Betty White
    The big shock in this category was that four-time winner Jeff Probst, who has
    won every year since the category began, was not even nominated. It’s really
    any man’s race: Tom Bergeron and Ryan Seacrest don’t have very big parts on
    their respective shows, but they have been nominated every year in this
    category from the beginning. The Amazing Race is Emmy’s favorite Reality show
    but Phil Keoghan has never won… until, perhaps, now? Cat Deeley is a viewer
    favorite who could certainly eke out a win… but Betty White is a known entity
    who has won emmys in the past, and will now probably win one more.

     

    Reality-Competition Program: Top Chef
    Up until 2010, this was the Amazing Race Award, going to that show and that
    show only constantly. But then in 2010 Top Chef snagged the award, and now it’s
    an at least slightly more open race (despite Amazing Race winning in
    2011).  The general pattern seems to be
    Amazing Race wins unless Top Chef stops it, which I think Top Chef will this
    year. In 2011, the winning Amazing Race episode got a B on the AV Club, the Top
    Chef episode got a B+. This year, the submitted Amazing Race episode got a B,
    and the Top Chef episode got an A. No qualifier. I think Top Chef wins on
    quality alone.

    Reality Program: Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
    No competition here! Well, yes, there is competition between the nominees, just
    not… never mind. Undercover Boss doesn’t have a chance in the world, for
    starters. Despite some rumors to the contrary, Antiques Roadshow (Ten
    nominations, no wins) doesn’t either. Shark Tank was this year’s surprise big
    ratings hit that also got critical acclaim, and it could certainly win but it’s
    a first-time nominee without an established name, so it’s a longshot.
    Mythbusters is on its fourth nom without a win, I doubt this’ll be its
    breakthrough. Who Do You Think You Are, in which celebrities research their
    family trees and inevitably have a surprising discovery, is some fun but this
    is it’s first nomination in three years, so I doubt it’ll win. That leaves
    Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, which has a one-for-one Emmy record and lots of
    critical acclaim. Its cancellation and odd timeframe (it was nearly eligible
    for last year’s emmys!) will hurt it, but I still think it’ll emerge
    victorious.

    Children’s Nonfic Program: It Gets Better
    Perpetual winner of this category Linda Ellerbee surprisingly didn’t even get
    nominated here, so it’s a fairly open race: Backing the Sesame Street special
    is its nomination for the more prestigious Nonfiction Writing award, backing
    The Weight Of The Nation For Kids is the equivalent show for adults being
    nominated for, and according to me winning, the Nonfiction Series award; and
    backing It Gets Better is loads and loads and loads of publicity. I think the
    third wins on name alone, although again, it’s a very, very open race.

    Children’s Program: Wizards of Waverly Place
    Annoyingly, the Emmys didn’t release the submitted episodes this year, so it’s
    hard to know exactly what they’re going by when judging this. But the obvious
    standout is past winner, and two-time past winner if you count the TV Movie,
    Wizards of Waverly Place for its final season. It might also be Victorious,
    which has two other nominations this year. Icarly has many noms and no wins,
    Good Luck Charlie is a first-time nominee, and Degrassi didn’t win for last
    year’s stronger season.

    Voice-Over Performance: Maurice LaMarche
    A pretty strong category. Brenda Strong could win for Desperate Housewives’
    final season, although she lost last year and the show has only one other
    nomination (the late Kathryn Joosten, who’s won Emmys for the show in the
    past). Dan Povenmire, voice of Doctor Doofenshmirtz in Phineas and Ferb and
    also co-creator of that show, could have a chance but he’s been nominated in
    other categories without wins for that show. Rob Riggle gets the obligatory
    Prep & Landing nom, but since the show wasn’t nominated for Animated
    Program, that lessens its chances considerably. Hank Azaria’s submitted episode
    is just lame, and it’s lame he got a nomination: he has basically no part in
    the episode whatsoever. Kirsten Wiig is the biggest “name” in this category and
    could win on name recognition alone, but last year’s winner Maurice LaMarche has
    a STUNNING showcase episode of Futurama, in which he voices more than six
    totally unique characters. He probably does about half the voicework in the
    episode.  It’s amazing, and he’ll
    hopefully win again for it.

    Short-form Animated Program: Robot Chicken
    This is a fairly new category, so it can be hard to know what’s going to win.
    Adventure Time’s submission this year isn’t that strong, and it hasn’t won in
    the past, so it’s probably out. Phineas and Ferb has more nominations this year
    than ever before, but it’s still never won an Emmy, thus it’s untested
    territory and risky to bet for. Mad (the TV show) hasn’t been nominated before,
    and also isn’t very good. The Regular Show has a pretty good submission, but
    again, it lost on its past single nomination, so it’s risky to bet for. That
    leaves Robot Chicken to triumph for its epic 100th episode Fight
    Club Paradise, more than half of which is just a long, funny fight scene.

    Animated Program: The Simpsons
    This is American Dad’s second nom, and its first since 2009. It’s a good show,
    and the episode’s fine, but it’s not an Emmy darling. The Penguins of
    Madagascar is cute and funny, but it’s a little kid’s show telling simple
    little kid jokes. For something like this to win it would have to match in
    quality Prep and Landing, and it’s no Prep and Landing. Bob’s Burgers submitted
    a great, great episode and it’s a hilarious show, but it’s also a first-time
    nominee and thus untested. But look for it to upset-win. The submitted Futurama
    episode has a lot to live up to, and it’s certainly very, very funny and good,
    but it’s not as good as last year’s winner The Late Phillip J. Fry. That leaves
    the best Simpsons episode in ages, Holidays of Future Passed, a hilarious and
    smart episode that would fit in with the simpsons’ all-time best.

    Variety Special Writing: Louis CK Live at the Beacon Theater
    The Tonys have won this category the last two years in a row, and might win
    again, but Louis CK has been a continually rising talent, and despite losing
    last year for Hilarious, Live at the Beacon had an even bigger effect on the
    comedy landscape or whatever, so I think It’ll win.

    Variety Series Writing: The Colbert Report
    If the past four years repeat themselves and the existing pattern (Colbert
    Stewart Colbert Stewart) repeats, The Colbert Report will win this year. And
    while I do predict that will happen, I also think it wouldn’t be wise to
    discount Portlandia, much more of a Variety show in the vein of SNL than the
    funny-news type shows nominated. It’s gotten a lot of “buzz” and I think it
    could pull a surprise win.

    Variety Special Directing: Louis C.K. Live from the Beacon Theatre
    The Oscars this year were fine but not good enough to win emmys, the Grammys
    were also just fine, not great, and the Tonys were very good but not as good as
    2010 when they won. That leaves some kind of “Nutcracker Special” from PBS that
    I REALLY hope doesn’t win, and Louis CK Live from the Beacon again! WOO!

    Variety Series Directing: Saturday Night Live
    *sigh*… Don Roy King’s gonna win for
    SNL again, isn’t he? I don’t like SNL’s direction very much, but yeah, he’s
    gonna win. I hope he doesn’t, though… Do something interesting, Academy! Give
    it to Portlandia or Colbert or something.

    “Special Class Short Format Live Action Entertainment”: Web Therapy
     Read: webseries. We have the annoying
    and not-funny Daily Show Correspondents Explain, which won last year in a much
    weaker field and which I really hope doesn’t win again, we have April and
    Andy’s Road Trip, which isn’t that funny compared to better stuff on Parks
    & Rec, we have the 30 Rock webseries’, which I must admit are very funny
    and well-made and are the best of the ones that tie in with other programs, but
    which lost last year and thus won’t win this year. Then we have the far
    superior Children’s Hospital, the loopy ten-minute TV show on Adult Swim,
    brilliant and weird, and the also very good Web Therapy with Lisa Kudrow, which
    hopefully will win (it’s not quite as good as CH but it has a better shot of
    winning and I really don’t want the friggin’ daily show thing to win again)

    Special Class Programs: 65th Tonys
    Read: Award shows, mostly. This year, there’s the Oscars (meh), the Golden
    Globes (meh), the Grammys (meh), and the Tonys (only-slightly-better-than-meh),
    along with some silly Great Performances concert thing, aaaaand LOUIS CK LIVE
    AT THE BEACON WOO! While I do hope CK will win here as well, I have a feeling
    the Tonys will snag this award from him.

     

    Variety Special:
    Kennedy Center Honors
    Iiiit’s the Kennedy Center Honors Award! Unless
    Betty White manages to slip one through (pretty unlikely), it’ll remain that
    way. Nothing else has a chance.
         

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    Emmys: First Creative Arts Presenters Unveiled
    By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Thursday September 6, 2012 @ 10:13am PDTTags: Emmys

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    NoHo Arts District, CA, September 6, 2012 – Today the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences along with producer Spike Jones, Jr. announced the first presenters for the 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards. Similar to years past, the awards will be presented by pairings of showrunners with talent from the shows they produce.

    Presenters announced today include Lisa Kudrow & Dan Bucatinsky (Web Therapy), Chris O’Donnell & Shane Brennan (NCIS: Los Angeles), Christina Hendricks & Matthew Weiner (Mad Men), Jennifer Morrison, Adam Horowitz & Edward Kitsis (Once Upon A Time), Martha Plimpton & Greg Garcia (Raising Hope),Silas Weir Mitchell & Jim Kouf (Grimm), Morena Baccarin & Howard Gordon (Homeland), Frances Conroy & Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story) and Padma Lakshmi, Dan Cutforth & Jane Lipsitz (Top Chef). 

    The Primetime Creative Arts Emmys will be held on Saturday, September 15th at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. A two-hour, edited presentation of the Creative Arts Emmys will air Saturday, September 22 at 8:00 PM (ET/PT) on REELZCHANNEL.

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