Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Emmy Predictions 2021 - Which Programs Will Likely Be Nominated for Comedy Series?

From June 17-28, 2021, voting took place for The 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. As such, it's fun to look at which actors and shows have the best chances of actually being nominated this year. So, these are my predictions for which programs will be nominated for Comedy Series.

For Comedy Series, 68 programs were submitted for consideration. That will result in five nominees in this category when the nominations are announced on Tuesday, July 13.

Programs most likely to be nominated:
  1. AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  2. HBO Max's Hacks
  3. HBO Max's The Flight Attendant
  4. Netflix's The Kominsky Method
  5. Hulu's PEN15
Serious threats that could break through:
  1. ABC's Black-ish
  2. Netflix's Master of None
  3. Netflix's Cobra Kai
  4. Peacock's Girls5Eva
  5. AppleTV+'s Mythic Quest
  6. NBC's Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist
  7. HBO Max's Made for Love
  8. NBC's Mr. Mayor
  9. Netflix's Emily in Paris
  10. AppleTV+'s Dickinson
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. ABC's The Conners
  2. Netflix's The Upshaws
  3. HBO Max's Generation
  4. NBC's Superstore
  5. ABC's Home Economics
  6. NBC's Young Rock
  7. Peacock's Rutherford Falls
  8. NBC's Kenan
  9. Netflix's Special
  10. Hulu's Woke
  11. HBO Max's Search Party
  12. CBS' Mom
Colorful oddities that still have an outside chance:
  1. Netflix's The Politician
  2. Freeform's Everything's Gonna Be Okay
  3. Showtime's Moonbase 8
  4. Hulu's Love, Victor
  5. TBS' Chad
  6. FOX's Call Me Kat
  7. Peacock's A.P. Bio
  8. Hulu's Shrill
  9. CBS' B Positive
  10. Peacock's Saved by the Bell
  11. Showtime's Shameless

What do you think? Do you agree or disagree with my choices? Let me know in the comments below!