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  • Marcus Dixon
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    For the second year, all performers who appear in 50% or more of a show’s episode count must go supporting at the Emmys. This means, just like last year, we’ll be seeing a lot of folks ineligible for the guest star categories. Can you think of any guest stars who appeared in too many episodes to be considered a guest, so they’ll have to go supporting at the 2016 Emmys?

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    WaltEagle
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    Orange is the New Black: Lea DeLaria, Jackie Cruz, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Laverne Cox, Mike Birbiglia, Kimiko Glenn, Lori Petty, Ruby Rose, Annie Golden, Emma Myles, every other notable guest star (besides Matt McGorry and Mary Steenbergen).

    You’re the Worst: Todd Robert Anderson, Allan MacLeod.

    Sense8: Alfonso Herrera, Anupam Kher.

    The Leftovers: Steven Williams, Jasmin Savoy Brown.

    Mr. Robot: Frankie Shaw, Michel Gill, Sunita Mani.

    Jessica Jones: Robin Weigert, Susie Abromeit.

    Fargo (if somehow relevant): Cristin Milioti, Angus Sampson, Bokeem Woodbine, Jeffrey Donovan, Rachel Keller, Emily Haine, Brad Garrett, Nick Offerman.

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    Marcus Dixon
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    It’s crazy, almost all of the “Transparent” guest stars are ineligible, save for Anjelica Huston (2 episodes) and Bradley Whitford (3 episodes). The others are all in 5 or more.

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    Anonymous
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    #366393

    Niecey Nash in scream queens

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    tennisfreak
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    #366394

    Isn’t Scream Queens an anthology (or intended to be)?

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    Rooney Moore
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    Isn’t Scream Queens an anthology (or intended to be)?

    From Wikipedia;
    ”The series will not be completely anthological in nature with Murphy stating, “Whoever survives—and there will be people who will survive—they will go on next season to a new location and a new terror. Unlike [Murphy and Falchuk’s other like series] American Horror Story, which completely reboots, this has some of the continuity in that some of the characters and some of the relationships continue into a new world.”

    AHS:Freak Show had also some characters and relationships from previous seasons in it and that still didn’t stop them to submit as miniseries, though, so who knows what will they do with this…
     

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    tennisfreak
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    #366396

    Presuming of course that a second edition is even in the cards with these ratings…

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    Trevor
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    Drama (Male):
    BD Wong- Mr. Robot (8: “eps1.7_wh1ter0se.m4v”)
    Pablo Schreiber- Orange is the New Black (10: “A Tittin’ and a Hairin'”)
    Matt McGorry- Orange is the New Black (2: “Bed Bugs and Beyond”)

    Comedy (Male):  
    Michael Cera- Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (6: “Electro/City”)

    Drama (Female):
    Natasha Lyonne- Orange is the New Black (3: Empathy Is a Boner Killer”)
    Mary Steenburgen- Orange is the New Black (10: A Tittin’ and a Hairin'”)
    Allison Janney- Masters of Sex (5: “Matters of Gravity”)
    Marisa Tomei- Empire (1: “The Devils Are Here”)
    Kate Burton- Scandal (1: “Heavy is the Head”)

    Comedy (Female):
    Kristin Wiig- Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (6: “Electro/City”)
    Melora Hardin- Transparent (2: “Flicky-Flicky Thump-Thump”)
    Anjelica Huston- Transparent (10: “Grey Green Brown & Copper”)
    Claire Danes- Master of None (5: “The Other Man”)
    Tovah Feldshuh- Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (8: “My Mom, Greg’s Mom, and Josh’s Sweet Dance Moves!”)
    Reese Witherspoon- The Muppets (5: “Walk the Swine”)
    Catherine O’Hara- Modern Family (8: “Clean Out Your Junk Drawer”)

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    WaltEagle
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    You are mistaken about nearly all of those. Re-read the thread title.

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    Riley
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    I just assumed that he was using this existing and related thread to size up actual guest contenders.

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    Choice Chayawat
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    Margo Martindale in The Good Wife already appeared in 9 episodes, and she is set to appear in another 2 episodes at the very least, which brings to a total of 11 out of 22 episodes, so she must go supportring. And since she’s very popular these days, she could get in and potentially kick Christine Baranski out of the race.

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    David Buchanan
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    Margo Martindale in The Good Wife already appeared in 9 episodes, and she is set to appear in another 2 episodes at the very least, which brings to a total of 11 out of 22 episodes, so she must go supportring. And since she’s very popular these days, she could get in and potentially kick Christine Baranski out of the race.

    Hmm that’s a very interesting and fairly plausible theory, but I doubt they’ll bump Baranski for Martindale.  Baranski is clearly admired in this role by the Emmys as she’s the only cast member to be nominated for every season thus far.  If we’re to give any credence to the alphabetical ballot theory bandied around Gold Derby every awards cycle, then Baranski will be name-checked way before they see Martindale, too. I won’t even make the argument that Baranski has two decent submissions already while Martindale hasn’t had any material that has been submission-worthy, despite her large amount of screen time, because we all saw what she won with last year… 

    Formerly known in the forums as PianoMann.

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    tennisfreak
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    Can we start calling her “Character Actress Margo Martindale” pretty please?

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    It’s crazy, almost all of the “Transparent” guest stars are ineligible, save for Anjelica Huston (2 episodes) and Bradley Whitford (3 episodes). The others are all in 5 or more. 

    Melora Hardin, Rob Huebel, Michaela Watkins, Brett Paesel, Tig Notaro, Jason Mantzoukas, Richard Masur, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Jenny O’Hara should all be fair game. That covers the bulk of the big roles (in one episode or overall) and/or big names. Most of the handful of people in too many episodes basically had regular-sized roles anyway.

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