McLachlan and Moser’s Emmy Predictions

Editor’s Note: Last but not least in Awards Daily TV’s Emmy Nominationpalooza, here are Megan McLachlan and Joey Moser’s predictions. They even predicted the guest categories! When you’re done here, be sure to check out my and Clarence’s predictions in Drama, Comedy, Movie/Miniseries and Reality/Variety/Animation. When all the crying is finished tomorrow, maybe we’ll tally things up, decide who got the most right and proclaim them Lord God Emperor of the Emmys. Or maybe we’ll all just go out for Scotch and pancakes.  Either way, read on for Megan and Joey’s picks!


Comedy categories…

Best Comedy

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Louie
  • Modern Family
  • Orange is the New Black
  • Veep


Best Actor – Comedy

  • Louie C.K., Louie
  • Jim Parsons, Big Bang
  • Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
  • Robin Williams, The Crazy Ones
  • Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Johnny Galecki, Big Bang


Best Actress – Comedy

  • Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
  • Anna Faris, Mom
  • Lena Dunham, Girls
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Amy Poehler, Parks & Rec
  • Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black


Best Supporting Actor – Comedy (Modern Family circle jerk hour)

  • Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine Nine
  • Ty Burrell, Modern Family
  • Tony Hale, Veep
  • Ed O’Neill, Modern Family
  • Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family


Best Supporting Actress – Comedy

  • Mayim Bialik, Big Bang
  • Julie Bowen, Modern Family
  • Allison Janney, Mom
  • Kate Mulgrew, Orange is the New Black
  • Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
  • Merrit Wever, Nurse Jackie


Best Guest Actor – Comedy (no idea to be honest…)

  • Louie CK, SNL
  • Jimmy Fallon, SNL
  • James Earl Jones, Big Bang
  • Bob Newhart, Big Bang
  • Stephen Merchant, Modern Family
  • Carl Reiner, Two & a Half Men


Best Guest Actress – Comedy

  • Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black
  • Ellen Burstyn, Louie
  • Tina Fey, SNL
  • Melissa McCarthy, SNL
  • Octavia Spencer, Mom
  • Joan Cusack, Shameless



Best Drama

  • Breaking Bad
  • Game of Thrones
  • The Good Wife – the show that no one knows is still on
  • House of Cards
  • Mad Men – because it’s been around almost as long as the Emmys
  • True Detective


Best Actor – Drama

  • Brian Cranston, Breaking Bad
  • Jon Hamm – poor Jon Hamm…at least he still has the biggest dick everywhere
  • Woody Harrelson, True Detective
  • Matthew McConaughey, True Detective
  • Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
  • James Spader, The Blacklist


Best Actress – Drama

  • Claire Danes, Homeland
  • Julianna Marguiles, The Good Wife
  • Elizabeth Moss, Mad Men
  • Keri Russell, The Americans
  • Kerry Washington, Scandal (yaaaasss…)
  • Robin Wright, House of Cards


Best Supporting Actor – Drama

  • Josh Charles, The Good Wife
  • Dean Norris, Breaking Bad
  • Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
  • Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
  • Mandy Patinkon, Homeland (he should be given an Emmy for keeping that beard)
  • Jon Voight, Ray Donovan (people actually watch that?)


Best Supporting Actress – Drama

  • Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
  • Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
  • Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
  • Michelle Monaghan, True Detective
  • Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
  • Bellamy Young, Scandal


Best Guest Actor – Drama (no FUCKING idea)

  • Beau Bridges, Masters of Sex
  • Dan Bucatinsky, Scandal
  • Paul Giamatti, Downton Abbey
  • Nathan Lane, The Good Wife
  • Robert Morse, Mad Men
  • Joe Morton, Scandal (this man can deliver a monologue like no one else)


Best Guest Actress – Drama

  • Jane Fonda, The Newsroom
  • Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
  • Lisa Kudrow, Scandal
  • Margo Matindale, The Americans
  • Carrie Preston, The Good Wife
  • Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones


TV Movie / Mini-series and such

Best TV Mini Series

  • American Horror Story: Coven
  • Dancing on the Edge
  • Fargo
  • Luther
  • The White Queen


Best TV Movie

  • Killing Kennedy
  • The Normal Heart
  • A Trip to Bountiful
  • Return to Zero
  • Sherlock: His Last Vow


Best Actor – TV Movie, Mini Series or Wet Dream

  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge
  • Idris Elba, Luther
  • Martin Freeman, Fargo
  • Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart
  • Billy Bob Thorton, Fargo


Best Actress – TV Movie, Mini Series or Where Good Actresses Have to Go to Find Good Work 

  • Helena Bonham Carter, Burton & Taylor or “Showing Lohan How It’s Done”
  • Minnie Driver, Return to Zero
  • Whoopi Goldberg, For Leaving The View.  Wait.  A Day Late and A Dollar Short
  • Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
  • Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Coven (probably won’t happen)
  • Cicely Tyson, A Trip to Bountiful


Best Supporting Actor – TV…ugh…you know what it is

  • Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart
  • Martin Freeman, Sherlock: His Last Vow
  • John Goodman, Dancing on the Edge
  • Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart
  • Frank Langella, Muhummad Ali’s Greatest Fight
  • Blair Underwood, A Trip to Bountiful (should be nominated for being sexy)


Best Supporting Actress AKA Ryan Murphy’s Fag Hag Lineup for Saturday Night

  • Angela Bassett, American Horror Story Coven
  • Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven
  • Jacquline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge…please let her near a mic again…please…
  • Ellen Burstyn, Flowers in the Attic
  • Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart
  • Allison Tolman, Fargo


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    Clarence 7 years ago

    I think Jon Hamm will never win an Emmy because of what you said above.

    Also, Diana Rigg is a bitch on wheels. Love her on GOT.

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      Craig Kennedy 7 years ago

      Yes on Diana Rigg. Also, I apparently didn’t get the memo on Jon Hamm packing heat. It’s not enough the guy is ridiculously handsome, talented and funny, he’s also gotta be huge? Not fair.

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        Clarence 7 years ago

        Go and dig up the WTF Marc Maron podcast he did. It was fantastic, although I go into seizures whenever he bitches about the paparazzi snapping shots of his crotch. Memo to Hamm: if you don’t want your large junk on the internet, then wear some fucking underwear.

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          Craig Kennedy 7 years ago

          He loves it… he just has to bitch about it so it doesn’t SEEM like he loves it.

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    Joey 7 years ago

    He’s got a supreme case of Big Dick Face. He has to win sometime.

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      Craig Kennedy 7 years ago

      I bet he gets one next year.

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        Joey 7 years ago

        Hamm or his schlong?

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    Kevin Klawitter 7 years ago

    I’m wracking my brain trying to think of where “Hannibal” could possibly show up. Mikkelsen or Dancy for Best Actor would be amazing, but not likely at all. Guest Actor nominations seem most likely: Gillian Anderson, Jeremy Davies, Katherine Isabelle, or Michael Pitt would all be deserving nominees. Direction, too, I guess.

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    Al Robinson 7 years ago

    Just as long as True Detective in nominated for Best TV Show – Drama, and Fargo for Best Mini Series. Fingers crossed.

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    Antoinette 7 years ago

    Well the only person I’m bothering to root for tomorrow morning is Pedro Pascal. I don’t watch enough TV to know who is supposed to be nominated and there is so much clutter over at gold derby I get confused and don’t know what to click on so I just leave.

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