2018 Emmy Awards Nominees and Winners

The Emmy Awards took place last night and first thing I’d say is 80% of my predictions were right. No mathematical calculations, no long formulas, I just did a few comparisons and I was good to go for an intro filled with ‘peacock-like-fly-your-feathers-and-let-it-shine’ boasting moments.

Congrats to Game of Thrones and its members as they returned this year to sweep up everything down to the biggest award of the night, Outstanding Drama Series.

Losers of the night were Atlanta, Handmaid’s Tale and This Is Us, not taking home so much despite the high number of nominations. I’d leave my predictions alongside  the updated winners list. Go ahead, take a look and maybe come up with a formula to show my win percentage.

Reminder for those who didn’t see my predictions post, my predictions were divided into 3; FOR THE WIN, SHOULD WIN and MIGHT WIN.


Drama Series

emmy_nominations_best_drama_series_-_publicity_-_h_split_2018image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

“The Handmaid’s Tale”- MIGHT WIN
“Game of Thrones”- FOR THE WIN (WINNER)
“This Is Us”
“The Crown”
“The Americans” – SHOULD WIN
“Stranger Things”

Comedy Series

image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

“Curb Your Enthusiasm”
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”- MIGHT WIN  (WINNER)
“Silicon Valley”
“The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Limited Series

image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

“The Alienist”
“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”- FOR THE WIN  (WINNER)
“Genius: Picasso”
“Godless”-MIGHT WIN
“Patrick Melrose”

Lead Actor in a Drama Series:

image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

Jason Bateman (“Ozark”)
Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”)
Ed Harris (“Westworld”)
Matthew Rhys (“The Americans”)-SHOULD WIN, FOR THE WIN  (WINNER)
Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”)-MIGHT WIN
Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”)

Lead Actress in a Drama Series:

image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

Claire Foy (“The Crown”)  (WINNER)
Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black”)-SHOULD WIN
Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)-MIGHT WIN
Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”)
Keri Russell (“The Americans”)-FOR THE WIN
Evan Rachel Wood (“Westworld”)

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

Donald Glover (“Atlanta”)-FOR THE WIN
Bill Hader (“Barry”)-MIGHT WIN  (WINNER)
Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”)
William H. Macy (“Shameless”)
Larry David (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”)
Ted Danson (“The Good Place”)

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:

image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

Pamela Adlon (“Better Things”)
Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)- FOR THE WIN  (WINNER)
Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”)
Allison Janney (“Mom”)
Lily Tomlin (“Grace and Frankie”)
Issa Rae (“Insecure”)-MIGHT WIN

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:

image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

Antonio Banderas (“Genius: Picasso”)
Darren Criss (“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”)-SHOULD WIN  (WINNER)
Benedict Cumberbatch (“Patrick Melrose”)
Jeff Daniels (“The Looming Tower”)
John Legend (“Jesus Christ Superstar”)
Jesse Plemons (“USS Callister”)-MIGHT WIN

 Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:

image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

Laura Dern (“The Tale”)
Jessica Biel (“The Sinner”)-SHOULD WIN
Michelle Dockery (“Godless”)
Edie Falco (“The Menendez Murders”)
Regina King (“Seven Seconds”)  (WINNER)
Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story: Cult”)-MIGHT WIN

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

Alexis Bledel (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”)- MIGHT WIN
Ann Dowd (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”)
Vanessa Kirby (“The Crown”)
Thandie Newton (“Westworld”)-SHOULD WIN  (WINNER)
Yvonne Strahovski (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

image courtesy of ‘Hollywood Reporter’

Louie Anderson (“Baskets”)
Alec Baldwin (“Saturday Night Live”)-FOR THE WIN
Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”)
Brian Tyree Henry (“Atlanta”)
Tony Shalhoub (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
Kenan Thompson (“Saturday Night Live”)
Henry Winkler (“Barry”)-MIGHT WIN  (WINNER)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Zazie Beetz (“Atlanta”)-SHOULD WIN
Alex Borstein (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)  (WINNER)
Aidy Bryant (“Saturday Night Live”)
Betty Gilpin (“GLOW”)-MIGHT WIN
Leslie Jones (“Saturday Night Live”)
Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live”)-FOR THE WIN
Laurie Metcalf (“Roseanne”)
Megan Mullally (“Will & Grace”)


Guest Actor in a Drama Series

F. Murray Abraham (“Homeland”)
Cameron Britton (“Mindhunter”)-MIGHT WIN
Matthew Goode (“The Crown”)
Ron Cephas Jones (“This Is Us”)-SHOULD WIN (WINNER) 
Gerald McRaney (“This Is Us”)
Jimmi Simpson (“Westworld”)-FOR THE WIN


Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Sterling K. Brown (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”)
Bryan Cranston (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”)
Donald Glover (“Saturday Night Live”)- FOR THE WIN
Bill Hader (“Saturday Night Live”)
Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”)
Katt Williams (“Atlanta”)-MIGHT WIN, SHOULD WIN  (WINNER)


Writing for a Drama Series

 “Start,” The Americans

Written by Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg- SHOULD WIN  (WINNER)

“Mystery Man,” The Crown
Written by Peter Morgan

“The Dragon and the Wolf,” Game of Thrones
Written by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

“June,” The Handmaid’s Tale
Teleplay by Bruce Miller

“Nice Face,” Killing Eve
Written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge

“Chapter Nine: The Gate,” Stranger Things
Written by The Duffer Brothers

Writing for a Comedy Series

 “Alligator Man,” Atlanta

Written by Donald Glover

“Barbershop,” Atlanta
Written by Stefani Robinson- SHOULD WIN

“Chapter One: Make Your Mark,” Barry
Written by Alec Berg and Bill Hader

“Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast and Keep Going,” Barry
Written by Liz Sarnoff

“Pilot,” The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Written by Amy Sherman-Palladino  (WINNER)

“Fifty-One Percent,” Silicon Valley
Written by Alec Berg


Directing for a Drama Series

 “Paterfamilias,” The Crown

Directed by Stephen Daldry (WINNER)

“Beyond the Wall,” Game of Thrones
Directed by Alan Taylor-FOR THE WIN

“The Dragon and the Wolf,” Game of Thrones
Directed by Jeremy Podeswa

“After,” The Handmaid’s Tale
Directed by Kari Skogland

“The Toll,” Ozark
Directed by Jason Bateman

“Tonight We Improvise,” Ozark
Directed by Daniel Sackheim

“Chapter Nine: The Gate,” Stranger Things
Directed by The Duffer Brothers-SHOULD WIN

Directing for a Comedy Series

Atlanta, “FUBU”

Directed by Donald Glover

Atlanta, “Teddy Perkins”
Directed by Hiro Murai- SHOULD WIN, FOR THE WIN

Barry, “Chapter One: Make Your Mark”
Directed by Bill Hader- MIGHT WIN

The Big Bang Theory, “The Bow Tie Symmetry”
Directed by Mark Cendrowski

GLOW, “Pilot”
Directed by Jesse Peretz

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “Pilot”
Directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino, (WINNER)

Silicon Valley, “Initial Coin Offering”
Directed by Mike Judge



As my pinned tweet on twitter says, posts might slow down in the coming months due to other commitments. One of them being a project I am currently busy with at school (Netflix-wise). Nevertheless, I’d try my best to keep the blog updated as often as I can.

Bis Bald!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.