Is this the year “Modern Family” falls out of the Best Comedy Series Emmy lineup? That’s what you think: 59 percent of our readers say the five-time champ is the most likely 2017 nominee to be snubbed this year.
“Modern Family” has been nominated for Best Comedy Series all eight years of its existence, winning in its first five tries to tie the record set by “Frasier.” But not even “Frasier” could nab nine straight nominations. If “Modern Family” proves everyone wrong – it’s currently in 11th place in our odds – it’ll tie “All in the Family” with the second most nominations in the category behind 11-time nominees “Cheers” and “M*A*S*H.”
With 28 percent, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” is the second most likely 2017 nominee to fall out this year. “Kimmy,” which is in ninth place, has been nominated for all three of its seasons so far, but it only released the first half of its fourth and final season, because of a later production start, for Emmy eligibility. And those six episodes were released the day before the Emmy deadline.
“Silicon Valley,” which received 11 percent, is seeking its fifth straight nomination. It’s always been nominated alongside “Veep,” but with the three-time defending champ out, could “Silicon Valley” be dropped too to make room for two other HBO comedies, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Barry”? It’s sitting in fourth place right now.
“Black-ish” got a mere 2 percent of the vote. The ABC series, which is in third place in our odds, has been nominated every year since Season 2 and is one of two predicted broadcast series, alongside “Will & Grace.”
“Atlanta” earned 0 percent of votes, which is not surprising. The series has been the favorite to win all year, though “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” has been hot on its heels.
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