Emmy 2014 Predictions

Emmy 2014 predictions

TV series watchers might have seen the list of Emmy nominations. Who, do you think, should have it? Here’s my list.

All Emmy 2014 predictions are based on personal opinions, interviews with the actors and occasional watching experience :)

Drama Series:

Winner: “True Detective” (HBO)
Nominees:
“Breaking Bad” (AMC)
“Downton Abbey” (PBS)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“House of Cards” (Netflix)
“Mad Men” (AMC)
“True Detective” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Breaking Bad

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Winner: Lizzy Caplan, “Masters of Sex”
Nominees:
Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Claire Danes, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Robin Wright, “House of Cards” (Netflix)
Kerry Washington, “Scandal” (ABC)
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Lizzy Caplan, “Masters of Sex” (Showtime)
Last year’s winner: Claire Danes, Homeland

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Winner: Matthew McConaughey, “True Detective” (HBO)
Nominees:
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom” (HBO)
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards” (Netflix)
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men” (AMC)
Matthew McConaughey, “True Detective” (HBO)
Woody Harrelson, “True Detective” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Winner: Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Nominees:
Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men” (AMC)
Last year’s winner: Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Winner: Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Nominees:
Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Jim Carter, “Downtown Abbey” (PBS)
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Josh Charles, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Jon Voight “Ray Donovan” (Showtime)
Last year’s winner: Bobby Cannavale, Boardwalk Empire

Comedy Series

Winner: “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
Nominees:
“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
“Louie” (FX)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“Veep” (HBO)
“Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
“Silicon Valley” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Modern Family

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Nominees:
Lena Dunham, “Girls”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Melissa McCarthy, “Mike & Molly” (CBS)
Taylor Schilling, “Orange Is the New Black” (Netflix)
Last year’s winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Winner: Louis C.K., “Louie” (FX)
Nominees:
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies” (Showtime)
Louis C.K., “Louie” (FX)
William H. Macy, “Shameless” (Showtime)
Ricky Gervais, “Derek” (Netflix)
Last year’s winner: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Winner: Kate Mulgrew, “Orange Is the New Black” (Netflix)
Nominees:
Mayim Bialik, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
Julie Bowen, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Allison Janney, “Mom” (CBS)
Kate Mulgrew, “Orange Is the New Black” (Netflix)
Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
Anna Chlumsky, “Veep” (HB0)
Last year’s winner: Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Winner: Ty Burrell, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Nominees:
Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (Fox)
Adam Driver, “Girls” (HBO)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Fred Armisen, “Portlandia” (IFC)
Tony Hale, “Veep” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Tony Hale, Veep

Miniseries

Winner: “Fargo” (FX)
Nominees:
“American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
“Fargo” (FX)
“The White Queen” (Starz)
“Bonnie and Clyde” (A&E, Lifetime, History)
“Treme” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Behind the Candelabra

Fargo Emmy 2014 Predictions

TV Movies

Winner: “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Nominees:
“The Normal Heart” (HBO)
“The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime)
“Killing Kennedy” (National Geographic Channel)
“Sherlock: His Last Vow” (PBS)
“Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Behind the Candelabra

Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Winner: Martin Freeman, “Fargo” (Fx)
Nominees:
Chiwetel Ejiofor, “Dancing on the Edge” (Starz)
Mark Ruffalo, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Billy Bob Thornton, “Fargo” (FX)
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: His Last Vow” (PBS)
Idris Elba, “Luther” (BBC America)
Martin Freeman, “Fargo” (Fx)
Last year’s winner: Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra

Fargo — Martin Freeman —Emmy 2014 Predictions

Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Winner: Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Nominees:
Cicely Tyson, “The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime)
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Kristen Wiig, “Spoils of Babylon”
Helena Bonham Carter, “Burton and Taylor” (BBC America)
Minnie Driver, “Return to Zero” (Lifetime)
Last year’s winner: Laura Linney, The Big C: Hereafter

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Winner: Matt Bomer, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Nominees:
Matt Bomer, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Martin Freeman, “Sherlock: His Last Vow”
Joe Mantello, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Colin Hanks, “Fargo” (FX)
Jim Parsons, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Alfred Molina, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: James Cromwell, American Horror Story: Asylum

Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Winner: Allison Tolman, “Fargo” (FX)
Nominees:
Kathy Bates, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Frances Conroy, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Angela Bassett, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Allison Tolman, “Fargo” (FX)
Ellen Burstyn, “Flowers in the Attic” (Lifetime)
Julia Roberts, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Ellen Burstyn, Political Animals

Directing in a Drama Series

Winner: “Game Of Thrones” — “The Watchers on the Wall” (Neil Marshall)
Nominees:
“Boardwalk Empire” — Farewell Daddy Blues” (Tim Van Patten)
“Breaking Bad’ — “Felina” (Vince Gilligan)
“Downton Abbey” — “Episode 1” (David Evans)
“Game Of Thrones” — “The Watchers on the Wall” (Neil Marshall)
“House Of Cards” — “Chapter 14” (Carl Franklin)
“True Detective” — “Who Goes There” (Cary Joji Fukunaga)

Game of Thrones—Emmy 2014 Predictions

Writing in a Drama Series

Winner: “True Detective” — “The Secret Fate of All Life” (Nic Pizzolatto)
Nominees:
“Breaking Bad” — “Ozymandias” (Moira Walley-Beckett)
“Breaking Bad” — Felina” (Vince Gilligan)
“Game of Thrones” — “The Children” (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss)
“House of Cards” — “Chapter 14” (Beau Willimon)
“True Detective” — “The Secret Fate of All Life” (Nic Pizzolatto)

Directing in a Comedy Series

Winner: “Silicon Valley” — Minimum Viable Product” (Mike Judge)
Nominees:
“Episodes” — “Episode 309” (Iain B. MacDonald)
“Glee” — “100” (Paris Barclay)
“Louis” — “Elevator, Part 6” (Louis C.K.)
“Modern Family” — “Vegas” (Gail Mancuso)
“Orange Is the New Black” — “Lesbian Request Denied” (Jodie Foster)
“Silicon Valley” — Minimum Viable Product” (Mike Judge)

Writing in a Comedy Series

Winner: “Louise” — “So Did The Fat Lady” (Louis C.K.)
Nominees:
“Episodes” — “Episode 305” (David Crane)
“Louise” — “So Did The Fat Lady” (Louis C.K.)
“Orange Is the New Black” — “I Wasn’t Ready” (Jenji Kohan and Liz Friedman)
“Silicon Valley” — “Optimal Tip-To-Tip Efficiency” (Alec Berg)
“Veep” — “Special Relationship” (Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche and Armando Iannucci)

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