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    Sense8 isn’t even in the prediction centre, but that May 5 date is actually perfect timing.

    We’re also underestimating The Americans and previous nominee Taraji P. Henson who still has tons of goodwill within the industry.

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    Stranger Things- it won PGA and SAG over Game of motherfucking Thrones and people are still throwing out excuses about how it won’t win the Emmy and that it was a fluke.

    SAGs have a bias against Game of Thrones, so that stat is defunct.

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    Overestimated:
    Modern Family- I think this is the year that Modern Family is dropped from the comedy race, as well as Ty Burrell
    Alec Baldwin- I think it’s crazy that people think that he’s going to win Best Supporting Actor. They’re not going to nominate someone on SNL that’s not a season regular. He would have won Guest Actor by a landslide if he hadn’t kept showing up all the time. It’s because the political skits are the only good ones on SNL these days.
    Kate McKinnon- She won last season for playing Hillary Clinton and she did a little bit this season which is why she’s going to be nominated, but she is NOT going to win a second time, especially considering all the great recent SNL players who never won (Any Poehler, Kristen Wiig, etc.)
    Millie Bobby Brown- When Stranger Things came out I thought it would be great if she was nominated but it probably won’t happen and now that Game of Thrones is out of the picture she seems like a lock for a nomination, but she is not going to win because she’s just too young.
    Judy Davis and Catherine Zeta-Jones- These ladies are both playing the same type of role on Feud: famous women in their own separate feuds that are confidants to the main characters. I think the reason Ryan Murphy put them in is so that he could test run these actresses for their own editions of Feud. The characters are too similar and flat for them both to be nominated. The last episode barely had Bette Davis in it at all so Catherine Zeta Jones wasn’t in it at all and she wasn’t in the actual story until the Oscars so she won’t be nominated. I think that Judy Davis will get nominated but she won’t win.
    Sarah Jessica Parker- Divorce is not a good show, and she isn’t particularly great in it. She won’t get nominated.
    This Is Us: I hate This is Us with a passion so I am biased but I don’t think that it’s getting into Drama Series, Actor or Supporting Actress. I don’t think there’s going to be any awards love for this show.

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    Orange is the New Black- Many people can agree that the third season of OITNB was the worst so the fact that it was shut out wasn’t that shocking but they came back in a great way with fourth season, which is a lot darker than previous seasons. I think it has a good chance to get into Drama Series and maybe multiple Supporting Actress nods for Uzo Aduba (previous winner), Samira Wiley (her character was killed off and she’s going to be in The Handmaiden’s Tale), and Danielle Brooks (recent Tony nominee, this one is more wishful thinking)
    Shailene Woodley- if she goes supporting I think there’s a very good chance she gets nominated
    Minnie Driver- Speechless and especially her got great reviews and I think there’s one more open slot that’s not going to SJP so I think she gets nominated
    Tituss Burgess- He just keeps getting better and better with every season since I think Baldwin isn’t a contender he’s going to win.
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    “A few bad critical reviews” is a pretty big understatement for Sherlock. It floundered among critics and audiences alike as the weakest season with a really horrible final episode. The only strong episode of the season was the second episode (for reasons I don’t personally understand) so that’s really the only thing it’s riding on, along with potential last chance for nominations considering they could end the show. But then again it lost to an inferior show when submitting one of its two absolutely best episodes (A Scandal in Belgravia)… yet then AGAIN it still lost when submitting His Last Vow though it picked up some we’re-sorry-we-should-have-done-this-last-time acting Emmys. At this point it’d be lucky to get in riding the potential last-chance factor and a win would be much less likely unless the competition is extremely weak or unconvincing.

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    Overestimated:

    This Is Us: I hate This is Us with a passion so I am biased but I don’t think that it’s getting into Drama Series, Actor or Supporting Actress. I don’t think there’s going to be any awards love for this show.

    Do you also hate puppies and warm feelings?

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    The Americans- I love the Americans, but it got in for one season the year before a content explosion. I’m not sure it stays in.

    Ray Donovan- it had a decent season and the show is on the rise at the Emmys. It could suprise in Series. And Malcomson as well. And we always underestimate Schrieber everywhere but he keeps getting in.

    What you said about The Americans could apply to Ray Donovan too though. And although it feels like Schreiber keeps getting in, he has only been nominated twice and in three seasons at that. Jon Voight has also only been nominated twice in three seasons and missed for a different one, suggesting that they are only nominating it when they have space. Schreiber has never gotten a SAG nomination; Ray Donovan was actually snubbed by all seventeen guilds this year. It does kind of seem like both The Americans and Ray Donovan were able to capitalize on a weak field simultaneously, but now that things are heating up, I am sooner going to drop Ray Donovan. They are pretty even in a number of ways. They both got both of their “leads” nominated, they both got a guest win, they each got a writing or directing nomination, they both have minor below-the-line support (Casting Society nomination for The Americans, sound nomination for Ray Donovan), but The Americans ultimately gets the edge with its series nomination and WGA win.

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    Not predicting it but I think there’s potential that This is Us is just this year’s Empire and Sterling K. Brown becomes its only nomination.

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    I could see This is Us being snubbed. Have the Emmys ever taken NBC dramas seriously?

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    Have the Emmys ever taken NBC dramas seriously?

    'The West Wing' won four times!

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    Underestimated
    The Good Fight
    Evan Rachel Wood
    Claire Danes
    Viola Davis
    Feud

    Overestimated
    Hulu
    The Handmaidens Tale
    Millie Bob Brown
    Homeland

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