EMMYS: Preview

EMMYS: Preview

The 70th annual Primetime Emmys are set to air Monday on NBC, with Saturday Night Live’s Colin Jost and Michael Che hosting.

Game of Thrones leads the pack with 22 nominations, while Westworld and Saturday Night Live each has 21 and The Handmaid’s Tale 20.

As for networks, Netflix dominated with a whopping 112, breaking HBO’s 17-year run — but don’t feel bad for the cable giant, which still came in second with 108.

Here are Vanity Fair‘s predictions: 

  • DRAMA SERIES: The Handmaid’s Tale
  • LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA: Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
  • LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA: Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA: Matt Smith, The Crown
  • SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA: Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • COMEDY SERIES: Barry
  • LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY: Bill Hader, Barry
  • LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY: Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY: Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live
  • SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY: Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
  • LIMITED SERIES: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
  • LEAD ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
  • LEAD ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Laura Dern, The Tale
  • SUPPORTING ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Jeff Daniels, Godless
  • SUPPORTING ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Penélope Cruz, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
  • VARIETY TALK SERIES: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
  • VARIETY SKETCH SERIES: Saturday Night Live
  • REALITY COMPETITION SERIES: The Voice

Nominees for the 70th annual Primetime Emmys:

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Antonio Banderas, Genius: Picasso
Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Melrose
Jeff Daniels, The Looming Tower
John Legend, Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesse Plemons, Black Mirror: USS Callister

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Jessica Biel, The Sinner
Laura Dern, The Tale
Michelle Dockery, Godless
Edie Falco, Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
Regina King, Seven Seconds
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Cult

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Ted Danson, The Good Place
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Donald Glover, Atlanta
Bill Hader, Barry
William H. Macy, Shameless

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Pamela Adlon, Better Things
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Allison Janney, Mom
Issa Rae, Insecure
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman, Ozark
Sterling K. Brown,This Is Us
Ed Harris, Westworld
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us
Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Claire Foy, The Crown
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Keri Russell, The Americans
Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Reality/Competition Series
The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Project Runway
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Variety Sketch Series
At Home with Amy Sedaris
Drunk History
I Love You, America
Portlandia
Saturday Night Live
Tracey Ullman’s Show

Variety Talk Series
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Last Week Tonight
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
The Late Late Show with James Corden
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Limited Series
The Alienist
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Genius: Picasso
Godless
Patrick Melrose

Comedy Series
Atlanta
Barry
Black-ish
Curb Your Enthusiasm
GLOW
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Drama Series
Game of Thrones
The Handmaid’s Tale
Stranger Things
The Americans
This Is Us
Westworld