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Lead or Supporting: Annie Murphy and Dan Levy, Schitt’s Creek
Both lead
Both supporting
Annie lead, Dan supporting
Annie supporting, Dan lead
I have not seen Schitts Creek, but I would like to see the results
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    gabspss
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    I think that’s a pretty easy one: I think both are lead.

    Annie could justify a supporting placement for the early seasons, but then she became such a lead. Sometimes even more than Catherine O’Hara’s Moira Rose.

    Dan Levy was always the lead, and definetely more lead than Eugene Levy’s Johnny Rose.

    It's about the chaotic editing in Moulin Rouge!

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    Catherine O’Hara and Dan Levy are the leads for me. Annie Murphy’s Alexis Rose seems like a borderline lead, I don’t mind her being slotted in supporting categories, it’s just that I’d prefer her in leading ones. Not to say that Eugene Levy is a lesser performer, quite the opposite really, but I see him as a stronger supporting player than a leading one, more so in the final two seasons.

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    For the final season: both lead. For the series as a whole: Murphy supporting, Levy lead.

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    Dan was lead throughout imo but Annie was more borderline in the final season.

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    They’re both very clearly leads, the only reason they’re in supporting is because E. Levy and O’Hara are famous veterans and they’re not.

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    Dan was lead the entire season. Annie was borderline until S3, lead for mid-S3 to S5 and borderline again for S6.

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    I disagree that Murphy was lead in season five. Even Emily Hampshire had more of an arc than her.

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    I feel this show had 4 leads, but if anything Murphy and Levy were more leading than O’Hara and Levy. They often had their own storylines while Moira and Johnny’s overlapped with each other much more, so I wouldn’t be surprised if in the long run Alexis and David had more screentime.

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    The four are the leads
    But i can see the placements

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    I thought that I would mind the placements more than I did, but not many shows have four leads and when you have the focus that divided, they start to resemble supporting characters on another show. Does not make a ton of sense to put some in lead and some in supporting, but more Dan Levy and Annie Murphy might not even have been the worst category frauds in their lineups (Alan Arkin and Betty Gilpin). I would welcome an analysis of screen time or dialogue.

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    The lines between leading and supporting have always been blurred, at the Emmys, Academy Awards and even the Tonys. What constitutes a lead and why does the same performance change as supporting? The determination can be star power, positioning, or simply being practical.

    I believe all of the main actors submitted lead at the Canadian Awards, with O’Hara dominating, Levy winning a few times, and Daniel and Annie only receiving nominations. The only benefit to their placements were that some of the other supporting performances were rewarded or nominated. Hampshire, Reid and even Elliott won, while Dustin Milligan, Sarah Levy and Jennifer Robertson were nominated. The placement does not usually make sense at the Emmys, or other awards, because of the internal competition, especially considering the other nominees. O’Hara might have overcome vote splitting with Murphy, but I’m not so certain one of the Levy’s would have prevailed, even with weaker competition.

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    I believe all of the main actors submitted lead at the Canadian Awards, with O’Hara dominating, Levy winning a few times, and Daniel and Annie only receiving nominations. The only benefit to their placements were that some of the other supporting performances were rewarded or nominated. Hampshire, Reid and even Elliott won, while Dustin Milligan, Sarah Levy and Jennifer Robertson were nominated. The placement does not usually make sense at the Emmys, or other awards, because of the internal competition, especially considering the other nominees. O’Hara might have overcome vote splitting with Murphy, but I’m not so certain one of the Levy’s would have prevailed, even with weaker competition.

    All four of them will be nominated at the SAGs, so we’ll see who’s hindered by vote-splitting and who isn’t.

    That’s good to know that “Schitt’s Creek” was so amply rewarded for so long at its hometown Emmys.

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    I have both Levy & O’Hara winning SAG.

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    I’m also predicting O’Hara and Levy. I think Levy will have a harder time overcoming a vote split, but I still think he beats Sudeikis. The Comedy Actor race will be wide open this year, as Shalhoub will not have a chance to three-peat. I don’t see any of the female contenders being a real challenge, in fact, O’Hara and Annie will likely receive the most votes.

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    If Hannah Waddingham gets nominated at SAG then I think O’Hara and Murphy could vote-split otherwise O’Hara should be fine for the win there.

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