Each year, it happens: a show that seems undeserving of accolades receives numerous awards while better shows are left behind. This year, the 65th Annual Emmys awards show promises lots of television heavy-hitters, ranging from the comedic to the heart-wrenching. Here’s are our Emmy picks:
Lead Actor, Drama Our prediction –
Breaking Bad: Bryan Cranston This sulky, nice-guy chemistry teacher turned meth-making kingpin has taken audiences on a huge character transformation. Cranston knows he’s the one who knocks.
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Our prediction –
Game of Thrones: The Rains of Castamere Because the incredibly traumatizing Red Wedding was as beautifully and artfully done as it could be.
Lead Actress, DramaOur prediction –
Lead Actress, Comedy Our prediction – 30 Rock:Tina Fey Liz Lemon lives in our hearts–long after the series finale in January.
Lead Actor, ComedyOur prediction – The Big Bang Theory:
No one is as unintentionally, simultaneously funny and insulting as Sheldon, played by gay actor Jim Parsons.
Outstanding Comedy SeriesOur prediction –
Modern Family It’s modern, it’s campy, it’s heart-warming.
Outstanding Variety Series Our prediction –
The Colbert Report
Who doesn’t love a daily, quippy pundit?
Outstanding MiniseriesOur prediction – American Horror Story: Asylum
Though not as scary as its first season, Asylum was still beautiful and thought-provoking, asking audiences what “evil” truly is.
Reality ProgramOur prediction –
MythBusters Fun, daring, and informative, MythBusters has many more of a myth to expose.
Drama SeriesOur prediction –
Animated ProgramOur prediction –