Loop’s Last Minute Emmy Predictions

Despite all my insistent, whiny and yes, accurate declarations that television consistently outshines movies, the Emmys are still somehow merely a shadow in the Oscar’s saturated hype machine. Giving more awards to “Flash Forward” than “The Wire” will do that. Still the nominees have been getting steadily better since the inexcusable “Wire” omissions and I’m gonna fill out picks for non-existent Emmy pools until the rest the world catches up. Tune in tomorrow to see how wrong I was.

  • Best Drama – Breaking Bad
  • Best Actor, Drama – Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
  • Best Actress, Drama – Claire Danes, Homeland
  • Best Comedy – Girls
  • Best Actress, Comedy – Julia Louise Dreyfuss, Veep
  • Best Actor, Comedy – Jim Parsons, Big Bang Theory
  • Supporting Actress, Comedy – Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
  • Supporting Actor, Comedy – Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
  • Supporting Actress, Drama – Maggi Smith, Downton Abby
  • Supporting Actor, Drama – Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
  • Miniseries – Hatfield and McCoys
  • Variety – The Daily Show
  • Animated – American Dad
  • Reality (competition) – Top Chef
  • Reality Host – Betty White, Off Their Rockers
  • Writing, Comedy – Lena Dunham, Girls
  • Writing, Drama – Alex Gansa, Gideon Raff, Howard Gordon, Homeland

(photo via NPR)

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