Emmy Predictions 2014: The TV Addict Reveals Who Should and Who Will Walk Away a Winner!

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Tonight is the night! The 66th PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS is only hours away and speculation has reached its peak. With a solid combination of old favorites and new faces it’s going to be difficult to pin down the nights winners. Fortunately, I love a challenge. So without further ado here are my two cents on how the night is going to play out…

Best Drama Series
Nominees: Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, House of Cards, Mad Men, True Detective

Who We’ll Be Okay With Winning: Any show but DOWNTON ABBEY.
Who We’re Rooting For: GAME OF THRONES
Who Will Win: BREAKING BAD

Best Actor, Drama
Nominees: Bryan Cranston (BREAKING BAD), Jeff Daniels (THE NEWSROOM), Jon Hamm (MAD MEN), Woody Harrelson (TRUE DETECTIVE), Matthew McConaughey (TRUE DETECTIVE), Kevin Spacey (HOUSE OF CARDS)

Who We’ll Be Okay With Winning: Anyone but Jeff Daniels (THE NEWSROOM)
Who We’re Rooting For: Bryan Cranston (BREAKING BAD)
Who Will Win: Matthew McConaughey (TRUE DETECTIVE)

Best Actress, Drama
Nominees: Lizzy Caplan (MASTERS OF SEX), Claire Dane (HOMELAND), Michelle Dockery (DOWNTON ABBEY), Julianna Marguilies (THE GOOD WIFE), Kerry Washington (SCANDAL), Robin Wright (HOUSE OF CARDS)

Who We’ll Be Okay With Winning: Anyone but Kerry Washington (SCANDAL)
Who We’re Rooting For: Lizzy Caplan (MASTERS OF SEX)
Who Will Win: Robin Wright (HOUSE OF CARDS)

Best Supporting Actor, Drama
Nominees: Aaron Paul (BREAKING BAD), Peter Dinklage (GAME OF THRONES), Jon Voight, (RAY DONOVAN), Jim Carter (DOWNTON ABBEY), Mandy Patinkin (HOMELAND), Josh Charles (THE GOOD WIFE)

Who We’ll Be Okay With Winning: Anyone but Jim Carter (DOWNTON ABBEY)
Who We’re Rooting For: Peter Dinklage (GAME OF THRONES)
Who Will Win: Jon Voight (RAY DONOVAN)

Best Supporting Actress, Drama
Nominees: Christine Baranski (THE GOOD WIFE), Joanne Froggatt (DOWNTON ABBEY), Anna Gunn (BREAKING BAD), Lena Headey (GAME OF THRONES ), Christina Hendricks (MAD MEN), Maggie Smith (DOWNTON ABBEY)

Who We’ll Be Okay With Winning: Anyone but Maggie Smith (DOWNTON ABBEY)
Who We’re Rooting For: Christine Baranski (THE GOOD WIFE)
Who Will Win: Anna Gunn (BREAKING BAD)

Best Comedy Series
Nominees: THE BIG BANG THEORY, LOUIE, MODERN FAMILY, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, SILICON VALLEY, VEEP

Who We’ll Be Okay With Winning: Any show but THE BIG BANG THEORY
Who We’re Rooting For: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
Who Will Win: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

Best Actress, Comedy
Nominees: Lena Dunham (GIRLS), Edie Falco (NURSE JACKIE), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (VEEP), Melissa McCarthy (MIKE & MOLLY), Amy Poehler (PARSK AND RECREATION), Taylor Schilling (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK)

Who We’ll Be Okay With Winning: Anyone but Edie Falco (NURSE JACKIE)
Who We’re Rooting For: Amy Poehler (PARKS AND RECREATION)
Who Will Win: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (VEEP)

Best Supporting Actor, Comedy
Nominees: Fred Armisen (PORTLANDIA), Andre Braugher (BROOKLYN NINE-NINE), Ty Burrell (MODERN FAMILY), Adam Driver (GIRLS), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (MODERN FAMILY), Tony Hale (VEEP)

Who We’ll Be Okay With Winning: Anyone but Ty Burrell (MODERN FAMILY)
Who We’re Rooting For: Andrew Braugher (BROOKLYN NINE-NINE)
Who Will Win: Tony Hale (VEEP)

Best Supporting Actress, Comedy
Nominees: Julie Bowen (MODERN FAMILY), Kate Mulgrew (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK), Mayim Bialik (THE BIG BANG THEORY), Allison Janney (MOM), Kate McKinnon (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE), Anna Chlumsky (VEEP)

Who We’ll Be Okay With Winning: Anyone but Julie Bown (MODERN FAMILY)
Who We’re Rooting For: Kate Mulgrew (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK)
Who Will Win: Allison Janney (MOM)

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