It’s Emmy time! Here are our predictions!

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It’s that time of year again where the best of television get together and get awarded with little statues to celebrate their achievements in producing quality television.

So here at Where Is My Screen News? We thought we would say who we THINK will win in each category and who we WANT to win. While we have not watched every show and episode that is up for an Emmy, we have seen the majority, so this list is just a personal preference. So onto the list. And if you have any comments or predictions, feel free to add them!

Here is the link to IMDB page where they will running live commentary on the night.

Outstanding Drama Series

Nominees:

“Breaking Bad” (2008)

“Downton Abbey” (2010)

“Game of Thrones” (2011)

“House of Cards” (2013)

“Mad Men” (2007)

“True Detective” (2014)

Who will win – Breaking Bad

Who we want to win – Game of Thrones

Outstanding Comedy Series

Nominees:

“The Big Bang Theory” (2007)

“Louie” (2010)

“Modern Family” (2009)

“Orange Is the New Black” (2013)

“Silicon Valley” (2014)

“Veep” (2012)

Who will win – The Big Bang Theory

Who we want to win – The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Miniseries

Nominees:

“American Horror Story” (2011)

“Bonnie and Clyde” (2013)

“Fargo” (2014)

“Luther” (2010)

“Treme” (2010)

“The White Queen” (2013)

Who will win – Fargo

Who we want to win – Fargo

Outstanding Television Movie

Nominees:

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (2013)

The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)

“Sherlock: His Last Vow (#3.3)” (2014)

The Trip to Bountiful (2014) (TV)

Killing Kennedy (2013) (TV)

Who will win – Sherlock: His Last Vow

Who we want to win – Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Nominees:

Bryan Cranston for “Breaking Bad” (2008)

Jeff Daniels for “The Newsroom” (2012)

Jon Hamm for “Mad Men” (2007)

Woody Harrelson for “True Detective” (2014)

Matthew McConaughey for “True Detective” (2014)

Kevin Spacey for “House of Cards” (2013)

Who will win – Kevin Spacey – House Of Cards

Who we want to win – Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Nominees:

Don Cheadle for “House of Lies” (2012)

Louis C.K. for “Louie” (2010)

Matt LeBlanc for “Episodes” (2011)

William H. Macy for “Shameless” (2011)

Jim Parsons for “The Big Bang Theory” (2007)

Ricky Gervais for “Derek” (2012)

Who will win – Jim Parsons – Big Bang Theory

Who we want to win – Ricky Gervais – Derek

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Nominees:

Idris Elba for “Luther” (2010)

Chiwetel Ejiofor for “Dancing on the Edge” (2013)

Benedict Cumberbatch for “Sherlock: His Last Vow (#3.3)” (2014)

Martin Freeman for “Fargo” (2014)

Mark Ruffalo for The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)

Billy Bob Thornton for “Fargo” (2014)

Who will win – Martin Freeman – Fargo

Who we want to win – Billy Bob Thornton – Fargo

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Nominees:

Lizzy Caplan for “Masters of Sex” (2013)

Claire Danes for “Homeland” (2011)

Michelle Dockery for “Downton Abbey” (2010)

Julianna Margulies for “The Good Wife” (2009)

Kerry Washington for “Scandal” (2012)

Robin Wright for “House of Cards” (2013)

Who will win – Robin Wright – House of Cards

Who we want to win – Claire Danes – Homeland

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Nominees:

Lena Dunham for “Girls” (2012)

Edie Falco for “Nurse Jackie” (2009)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus for “Veep” (2012)

Melissa McCarthy for “Mike & Molly” (2010)

Amy Poehler for “Parks and Recreation” (2009)

Taylor Schilling for “Orange Is the New Black” (2013)

Who will win – Taylor Schilling – Orange Is The New Black

Who we want to win – Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Nominees:

Helena Bonham Carter for Burton and Taylor (2013) (TV)

Minnie Driver for Return to Zero (2014)

Jessica Lange for “American Horror Story” (2011)

Sarah Paulson for “American Horror Story” (2011)

Cicely Tyson for The Trip to Bountiful (2014) (TV)

Kristen Wiig for “The Spoils of Babylon” (2014)

Who will win – Helena Bonham Carter – Burton and Taylor

Who we want to win – Kristen Wiig – The Spoils of Babylon

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Nominees:

Fred Armisen for “Portlandia” (2011)

Andre Braugher for “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (2013)

Ty Burrell for “Modern Family” (2009)

Adam Driver for “Girls” (2012)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson for “Modern Family” (2009)

Tony Hale for “Veep” (2012)

Who will win – Jesse Tyler Ferguson – Modern Family

Who we want to win – Ty Burrell – Modern Family

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Nominees:

Jim Carter for “Downton Abbey” (2010)

Josh Charles for “The Good Wife” (2009)

Peter Dinklage for “Game of Thrones” (2011)

Mandy Patinkin for “Homeland” (2011)

Aaron Paul for “Breaking Bad” (2008)

Jon Voight for “Ray Donovan” (2013)

Who will win – Aaron Paul – Breaking Bad

Who we want to win – Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Nominees:

Matt Bomer for The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)

Martin Freeman for “Sherlock: His Last Vow (#3.3)” (2014)

Colin Hanks for “Fargo” (2014)

Alfred Molina for Return to Zero (2014)

Jim Parsons for The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)

Joe Mantello for The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)

Who will win – Martin Freeman – Sherlock: His Last Vow

Who we want to win – Alfred Molina – Return to Zero

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Nominees:

Mayim Bialik for “The Big Bang Theory” (2007)

Julie Bowen for “Modern Family” (2009)

Anna Chlumsky for “Veep” (2012)

Allison Janney for “Mom” (2013)

Kate Mulgrew for “Orange Is the New Black” (2013)

Kate McKinnon for “Saturday Night Live” (1975)

Who will win – Kate Mulgrew – Orange is the New Black

Who we want to win – Julie Bowen – Modern Family

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Nominees:

Christine Baranski for “The Good Wife” (2009)

Joanne Froggatt for “Downton Abbey” (2010)

Anna Gunn for “Breaking Bad” (2008)

Lena Headey for “Game of Thrones” (2011)

Christina Hendricks for “Mad Men” (2007)

Maggie Smith for “Downton Abbey” (2010)

Who will win – Anna Gunn – Breaking Bad

Who we want to win – Christine Baranski – The Good Wife

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Nominees:

Angela Bassett for “American Horror Story” (2011)

Kathy Bates for “American Horror Story” (2011)

Ellen Burstyn for Flowers in the Attic (2014) (TV)

Frances Conroy for “American Horror Story” (2011)

Julia Roberts for The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)

Allison Tolman for “Fargo” (2014)

Who will win – Julia Roberts – The Normal Heart

Who we want to win – Allison Tolman – Fargo

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series

Nominees:

“The Colbert Report” (2005)

“Jon Stewart” (1996)

“Jimmy Kimmel” (2003)

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (2014)

“Real Time with Bill Maher” (2003)

“Saturday Night Live” (1975)

Who will win – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Who we want to win – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Reality Competition Program

Nominees:

“The Amazing Race” (2001)

“Dancing with the Stars” (2005/I)

“Project Runway” (2004)

“So You Think You Can Dance” (2005)

“Top Chef” (2006)

“The Voice” (2011)

Who will win – The Voice

Who we want to win – The Voice

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program

WINNER

Jane Lynch for “Hollywood Game Night” (2013)

Other Nominees:

Tom Bergeron for “Dancing with the Stars” (2005/I)

Anthony Bourdain for “The Taste” (2013/I)

Cat Deeley for “So You Think You Can Dance” (2005)

Betty White for “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers” (2012)

Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn for “Project Runway” (2004)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Nominees:

“Glee” (2009): Paris Barclay(“100”)

“Louie” (2010): Louis C.K.(“Elevator, Part 6”)

“Modern Family” (2009): Gail Mancuso(“Vegas”)

“Orange Is the New Black” (2013): Jodie Foster(“Lesbian Request Denied”)

“Silicon Valley” (2014): Mike Judge(“Minimum Viable Product”)

“Episodes” (2011): Iain B. MacDonald(“Episode 309”)

Who will win – Jodie Foster – Orange is The New Black

Who we want to win – Louie C.K. – Louie

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Nominees:

“Boardwalk Empire” (2010): Timothy Van Patten(“Farewell Daddy Blues”)

“Breaking Bad” (2008): Vince Gilligan(“Felina”)

“Downton Abbey” (2010): David Evans(“Episode 1”)

“House of Cards” (2013): Carl Franklin(“Chapter 14”)

“True Detective” (2014): Cary Fukunaga(“Who Goes There”)

“Game of Thrones” (2011): Neil Marshall(“The Watchers on the Wall”)

Who will win – House of Cards – Carl Franklin

Who we want to win – Cary Fukunaga – True Detective

Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

Nominees:

“American Horror Story” (2011): Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

“Fargo” (2014): Adam Bernstein

“Fargo” (2014): Colin Bucksey

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (2013): Stephen Frears

The Normal Heart (2014) (TV): Ryan Murphy

“Sherlock: His Last Vow (#3.3)” (2014): Nick Hurran

Who will win – Adam Bernstein – Fargo

Who we want to win – Adam Bernstein – Fargo

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series

WINNER

“Saturday Night Live” (1975): Don Roy King

Other Nominees:

“The Colbert Report” (2005): Jim Hoskinson

“Jon Stewart” (1996): Chuck O’Neil

“Portlandia” (2011): Jonathan Krisel

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (2014): Dave Diomedi

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Nominees:

“Louie” (2010): Louis C.K.(“So Did the Fat Lady”)

“Episodes” (2011): David Crane, Jeffrey Klarik(“Episode 305”)

“Orange Is the New Black” (2013): Jenji Kohan, Liz Friedman(“I Wasn’t Ready”)

“Veep” (2012): Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche, Armando Iannucci(“Special Relationship”)

“Silicon Valley” (2014): Alec Berg(“Optimal Tip-To-Tip Efficiency “)

Who will win – Orange Is the New Black – Jenji Kohan, Liz Friedman

Who we want to win – Silicon Valley – Alec Berg

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Nominees:

“Breaking Bad” (2008): Moira Walley-Beckett(“Ozymandias”)

“Breaking Bad” (2008): Vince Gilligan(“Felina”)

“Game of Thrones” (2011): David Benioff, D.B. Weiss(“The Children”)

“House of Cards” (2013): Beau Willimon(“Chapter 14”)

“True Detective” (2014): Nic Pizzolatto(“The Secret Fate of All Life”)

Who will win – Nic Pizzolatto – True Detective

Who we want to win – David Benioff, D.B. Weiss – Game of Thrones

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

WINNER

“The Colbert Report” (2005)

Other Nominees:

“Jon Stewart” (1996)

“Portlandia” (2011)

“Inside Amy Schumer” (2013)

“Key and Peele” (2012)

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (2014)

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

Nominees:

The Normal Heart (2014) (TV): Larry Kramer

“Sherlock: His Last Vow (#3.3)” (2014): Steven Moffat

“American Horror Story” (2011): Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk(“Bitchcraft”)

“Fargo” (2014): Noah Hawley(“The Crocodile’s Dilemma”)

“Luther” (2010): Neil Cross

“Treme” (2010): David Simon, Eric Overmyer(“…To Miss New Orleans”)

Who will win – The Normal Heart – Larry Kramer

Who we want to win – Luther – Neil Cross

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

WINNER

Allison Janney for “Masters of Sex” (2013)

Other Nominees:

Kate Mara for “House of Cards” (2013)

Diana Rigg for “Game of Thrones” (2011)

Margo Martindale for “The Americans” (2013)

Jane Fonda for “The Newsroom” (2012)

Kate Burton for “Scandal” (2012)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

WINNER

Joe Morton for “Scandal” (2012)

Other Nominees:

Paul Giamatti for “Downton Abbey” (2010)

Dylan Baker for “The Good Wife” (2009)

Reg E. Cathey for “House of Cards” (2013)

Robert Morse for “Mad Men” (2007)

Beau Bridges for “Masters of Sex” (2013)

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

WINNER

Uzo Aduba for “Orange Is the New Black” (2013)

Other Nominees:

Natasha Lyonne for “Orange Is the New Black” (2013)

Laverne Cox for “Orange Is the New Black” (2013)

Melissa McCarthy for “Saturday Night Live” (1975)

Tina Fey for “Saturday Night Live” (1975)

Joan Cusack for “Shameless” (2011)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

WINNER

Jimmy Fallon for “Saturday Night Live” (1975)

Other Nominees:

Bob Newhart for “The Big Bang Theory” (2007)

Nathan Lane for “Modern Family” (2009)

Steve Buscemi for “Portlandia” (2011)

Louis C.K. for “Saturday Night Live” (1975)

Gary Cole for “Veep” (2012)

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