Who are Emmy frontrunners (and spoilers) in top races? (Photo Gallery)

Our Gold Derby experts, editors, and users are nearing their final predictions in all the Emmy races for Monday’s ceremony. Who are the frontrunners and spoilers in many of the key races?

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Our new photo gallery at the bottom of this post takes a look at the top two candidates in each of 16 major races.

Sure, there are some easy races to call like Movie/Mini Supporting Actor for Matt Bomer (“The Normal Heart“), Drama Supporting Actress for Anna Gunn (“Breaking Bad“), and “Fargo as Best Miniseries.

But what about the more closely contested races like these?

Best Drama Actor: Three-time champ Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) vs. reigning Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey (“True Detective“)

Best Drama Actress: Two-time defending champ Claire Danes (“Homeland“) vs. past winner Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife“).

Best Comedy Actor: Previous winner Ricky Gervais (“Derek“) vs. three-time champ Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory“).

Best Comedy Actress: Two-time reigning champ Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep“) vs. past winner Melissa McCarthy (“Mike and Molly“).

Best Movie/Mini Actor: Mark Ruffalo (“The Normal Heart”) vs. Billy Bob Thornton (“Fargo”).

Best Movie/Mini Actress: Cicely Tyson (“The Trip to Bountiful“) vs. Jessica Lange (“American Horror Story: Coven“).

Emmy Editor Slugfests:
Chris Beachum vs. Rob Licuria
Marcus Dixon vs. Daniel Montgomery

After touring the photo gallery, make sure to enter your picks in our predictions center. If you score the best, you could win $1000 and bragging rights. Start with Best Drama Actress below.

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