Monday, June 27, 2022

Emmy Predictions 2022 - Who Will Likely Be Nominated for Guest Actress in a Comedy Series?

From June 16-27, 2022, voting is taking place for The 74th 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 performers will be nominated for Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.

Performers most likely to be nominated:
  1. Jane Lynch for Hulu's Only Murders in the Building
  2. Laurie Metcalf for HBO Max's Hacks
  3. Harriet Walter for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  4. Ariana DeBose for NBC's Saturday Night Live
  5. Gillian Anderson for Hulu's The Great
Serious threats who could break through:
  1. Tina Fey and Da'Vine Joy Randolph for Hulu's Only Murders in the Building
  2. Jane Adams, Kaitlin Olson, Susie Essman, Ming-Na Wen and Harriet Sansom Harris for HBO Max's Hacks
  3. Sharon Stone and Alanna Ubach for HBO Max's The Flight Attendant
  4. Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Kim Kardashian for NBC's Saturday Night Live
  5. Kelly Bishop for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  6. Ellie Taylor for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  7. Tracey Ullman, Julie Bowen, Kaley Cuoco and Lucy Liu for HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm
  8. Jane Krakowski for AppleTV+'s Schmigadoon!
  9. Quinta Brunson, Wanda Sykes, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Vanessa Williams, Essence Atkins and Raven-Symoné for HBO's A Black Lady Sketch Show
  10. Elizabeth Perkins and Laura San Giacomo for HBO's Barry
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. Xosha Roquemore, Shanice Castro, Ava Grey and Adriyan Rae for FX's Atlanta
  2. Leslie Jones for HBO Max's Our Flag Means Death
  3. Dolly Parton for Netflix's Grace and Frankie
  4. Cree Summer for FX's What We Do In the Shadows
  5. Lena Waithe, Rosalind Chao, Angela Kinsey, Alysia Reiner, Cree Summer, Rebecca Metz and Judy Gold for FX's Better Things
  6. Isabella Rossellini for HBO Max's Julia
  7. Jana Schmieding and Jennifer Podemski for FX's Reservation Dogs
  8. Jennifer Nettles for HBO's The Righteous Gemstones
  9. Amy Landecker for HBO Max's Minx
  10. Odessa A'zion for CBS' Ghosts
  11. Carolyn Michelle Smith for Netflix's Russian Doll
Colorful oddities who still have an outside chance:
  1. Wanda Sykes for ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  2. Judith Light for Starz's Shining Vale
  3. Zosia Mamet, Ziwe, Chloe Fineman and Beth Ditto for AppleTV+'s Dickinson
  4. Julie L. Halston for HBO Max's And Just Like That
  5. Chelsea Peretti for NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  6. Amy Sedaris, Amber Ruffin and Janine Brito for Peacock's Girls5Eva
  7. Maya Lynne Robinson for NBC's Grand Crew
  8. Jordana Brewster for HBO Max's The Other Two
  9. Lea DeLaria and Wendie Malick for AppleTV+'s Physical
  10. Cobie Smulders for Hulu's How I Met Your Father
  11. Alex Borstein for Syfy's Resident Alien
  12. Doja Cat for FXX's Dave

The nominations for The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, July 12.