EmmyWatch: Joey’s Left-Field Emmy Predictions

In advance of Thursday’s 2015 Emmy nomination announcement, the Awards Daily TV crew of Megan, Joey, and Clarence are each providing their predictions in the major Emmy categories. Check back on Thursday to see who wins the Awards Daily TV Emmy prediction crown. Want to play along? Leave your predictions in the Comments section below.

Today, we continue with Joey who is hoping the Emmys don’t ignore the comic genius of Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. He also goes out on a few, very shaky, limbs.


Outstanding Comedy Series

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Louie
  • Modern Family
  • Silicon Valley
  • Transparent
  • Veep
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Outstanding Lead Actor, Comedy

  • Louis C.K., Louie
  • Don Cheadle, House of Lies
  • Billy Crystal, The Comedians
  • William H. Macy, Shameless
  • Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
  • Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent


Outstanding Lead Actress, Comedy

  • Jane Fonda, Grace & Frankie
  • Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Amy Poehler, Parks & Recreation
  • Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
  • Lily Tomlin, Grace & Frankie


Outstanding Supporting Actor, Comedy

  • Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Ty Burrell, Modern Family
  • Tony Hale, Veep
  • T.J. Miller, Silicon Valley
  • Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family


Outstanding Supporting Actress, Comedy

  • Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
  • Julie Bowen, Modern Family
  • Anna Chlumsky, Veep
  • Allison Janney, Mom
  • Judith Light, Transparent
  • Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live


Outstanding Drama Series

  • The Affair
  • Downton Abbey
  • Empire
  • Game of Thrones
  • House of Cards
  • Mad Men
  • Orange is the New Black


Outstanding Lead Actor, Drama

  • Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
  • Jon Hamm, Mad Men
  • Terrence Howard, Empire
  • Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
  • Clive Owen, The Knick
  • Kevin Spacey, House of Cards


Outstanding Lead Actress, Drama

  • Claire Danes, Homeland
  • Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder
  • Taraji P. Henson, Empire
  • Julianna Marguiles, The Good Wife
  • Elizabeth Moss, Mad Men
  • Robin Wright, House of Cards


Outstanding Supporting Actor, Drama

  • Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
  • Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
  • Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
  • Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
  • John Slattery, Mad Men
  • Jon Voight, Ray Donovan


Outstanding Supporting Actress, Drama

  • Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black
  • Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
  • Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
  • Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
  • Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
  • Lorraine Toussaint, Orange is the New Black


Outstanding Limited Series

  • American Crime
  • American Horror Story: Freak Show
  • The Honorable Woman
  • The Missing
  • Olive Kitteridge
  • Wolf Hall


Outstanding TV Movie

  • Bessie
  • Derek: The Final Chapter
  • Killing Jesus
  • Nightingale
  • Stockholm, Pennsylvania
  • Worricker: Salting the Battlefield


Outstanding Lead Actor, Mini Series or TV Movie

  • Adrian Brody, Houdini
  • Timothy Hutton, American Crime
  • Ricky Gervais: Derek: The Final Chapter
  • Richard Jenkins, Olive Kitteridge
  • David Oyelowo, Nightingale
  • Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Mini Series or TV Movie

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honorable Woman
  • Felicity Huffman, American Crime
  • Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Freak Show
  • Queen Latifah, Bessie
  • Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge
  • Frances O’Connor, The Missing


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Mini Series of Movie

  • Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall
  • Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge
  • Jonathan Pryce, Wolf Hall
  • Stephen Rea, The Honorable Woman
  • Michael Kenneth Williams, Bessie
  • Finn Wittrock, American Horror Story: Freak Show


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Mini Series or Movie

  • Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show
  • Mo’Nique, Bessie
  • Janet McTeer, The Honorable Woman
  • Cynthia Nixon, Stockholm, Pennsylvania
  • Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Freak Show
  • Susan Sarandon, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe


Outstanding Reality Competition

  • The Amazing Race
  • Dancing with the Stars
  • Project Runway
  • So You Think You Can Dance
  • Top Chef
  • The Voice


Outstanding Reality Host

  • Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars
  • Anthony Bourdain, The Taste
  • RuPaul Charles, RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
  • Heidi Klum/Tim Gunn, Project Runway
  • Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night


Outstanding Variety Talk Series

  • The Colbert Report
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • Late Show with David Letterman
  • Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon


Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

  • Comedy Bang Bang
  • Drunk History
  • Inside Amy Schumer
  • Key & Peele
  • Portlandia
  • Saturday Night Live

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