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Final Editor Emmy Predictions!

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Best Television Series – Drama
Predicted: Mad Men
Alternate: Downton Abbey

Best Actor – Drama
Predicted: Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
Alternate: Jon Hamm – Mad Men

Best Actress – Drama
Predicted: Claire Danes – Homeland
Alternate: Julianna Marguilles – The Good Wife

Best Television Series – Comedy
Predicted: Modern Family
Alternate: Veep

Best Actor – Comedy
Predicted: Louis C.K. – Louie
Alternate: Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory

Best Actress – Comedy
Predicted: Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep
Alternate: Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation

Best Movie/Mini-Series
Predicted: American Horror Story
Alternate: Game Change

Best Actor – Movie/Mini-Series
Predicted: Woody Harrelson – Game Change
Alternate: Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia

Best Actress – Movie/Mini-Series
Predicted: Julianne Moore – Game Change
Alternate: Nicole Kidman – Hemingway & Gelhorn

Best Supporting Actor – Drama
Predicted: Giancarlo Esposito – Breaking Bad
Alternate: Jared Harris – Mad Men

Best Supporting Actress – Drama
Predicted: Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey
Alternate: Christina Hendricks – Mad Men

Best Supporting Actor – Comedy
Predicted: Max Greenfield – New Girl
Alternate: Ed O’Neill – Modern Family

Best Supporting Actress – Comedy
Predicted: Sofia Vergara – Modern Family
Alternate: Julie Bowen – Modern Family

Best Supporting Actor – Movie/Mini-Series
Predicted: Ed Harris – Game Change
Alternate: David Strathairn – Hemingway & Gelhorn

Best Supporting Actress – Movie/Mini-Series
Predicted: Jessica Lange – American Horror Story
Alternate: Sarah Paulson – Game Change

Best Reality Competition Series
Predicted: The Amazing Race
Alternate: The Voice

Best Reality Host
Predicted: Bette White – Bette White’s Off Their Rockers
Alternate: Ryan Seacrest – American Idol

Best Variety Series
Predicted: The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart
Alternate: The Colbert Report

Best Directing – Drama
Predicted: Homeland
Alternate: Downton Abbey

Best Writing – Drama
Predicted: Downton Abbey
Alternate: Mad Men

Best Directing – Comedy
Predicted: Louie C.K. – Louie
Alternate: Lena Dunham – Girls

Best Writing – Comedy
Predicted: Girls – Lena Dunham
Alternate: Louie – Louie C.K.

Best Directing – Movie/Mini-Series
Predicted: Game Change – Jay Roach
Alternate: Hatfields & McCoys – Kevin Reynolds

Best Writing – Movie/Mini-Series
Predicted: Game Change – Danny Strong
Alternate: Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia – Steven Moffatt

What are yours? Comment and discuss!

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Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Awards. He also founded the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, the first Latino-based critics’ organization in the United States. He’s also an active member of the African-American Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include The New York Times,, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, FOX 5, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.


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I am actually putting my money on “Breaking Bad” taking it home for Best Drama. I think you guys have everything else pretty much covered. I really hope Ed O’Neil takes it. That would be fantastic.

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bryan cranston,claire danes,julianne moore,maggie smith,ed harris and jessica lange can go ahead and make their exception speeches.


Good predictions except I would predict at least having breaking bad in the alternate position for best drama.

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