By canvassing experts, editors and users, Gold Derby has determined that there are 11 women still in contention to reap bids for Best Comedy Supporting Actress this year. Only six will make the final cut when Emmy nominations are unveiled on July 18.
Those ladies with odds to win of better than 100/1 from any group in our poll -- our Experts, Editors, Top 24 Users, and Overall Users -- are profiled below.
Julie Bowen ("Modern Family") has won this category two consecutive years and is predicted to prevail yet again with 12/5 odds. She has the votes of 10 Experts, three Editors (Darrin Dortch, Rob Licuria, David Schnelwar), 10 of our Top 24 Users, and 28% of Overall Users. Those Experts are Robert Bianco (USA Today), Debra Birnbaum (TV Guide), Pete Hammond (Deadline Hollywood), Daniel Manu (TV Without Pity), Steve Pond (The Wrap), Lynette Rice (Entertainment Weekly), Matt Roush (Entertainment Weekly), Sasha Stone (Awards Daily), Ken Tucker (Entertainment Weekly), and Glenn Whipp (L.A. Times).
Next up is her co-star Sofia Vergara at 9/2, but she has the backing of only one Expert (John Kubicek, Buddy TV) and 18% of Overall Users. She has earned nominations for the first three seasons of her show.
Tied with Vergara in second place at 9/2 is past Emmy champ Jessica Walter ("Arrested Development"), who had one failed bid for this show in 2005. She has the support of three Experts (Lynn Elber, Associated Press; Tom O'Neil, Gold Derby; Paul Sheehan, Gold Derby), four Editors (Chris Beachum, Marcus Dixon, Daniel Montgomery, Matt Noble), three Top 24 Users, and 16% of Overall Users.
Another tie for the fourth spot pits three-time contender Jane Krakowski("30 Rock") against 2012 nominee Mayim Bialik ("The Big Bang Theory"). Both have 10/1 odds this year. Krakowski was snubbed last year but might return for the final season of her show with 10% votes from Overall Users. Bialik is the choice of one Expert (Mike Cidoni, Associated Press) and 9% of Overall Users.
The sixth spot goes to Critics Choice champ Kaley Cuoco ("The Big Bang Theory") who has 4% of Overall Users predicting her to prevail with her first Emmy bid.