Monday, June 20, 2022

Emmy Predictions 2022 - Who Will Likely Be Nominated for Guest Actor in a Drama 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 Actor in a Drama Series.

Performers most likely to be nominated:
  1. James Cromwell for HBO's Succession
  2. Adrien Brody for HBO's Succession
  3. Alexander Skarsgård for HBO's Succession
  4. Martin Short for AppleTV+'s The Morning Show
  5. Ron Cephas Jones for NBC's This Is Us
Serious threats who could break through:
  1. Yul Vazquez for AppleTV+'s Severance
  2. Colman Domingo for HBO's Euphoria
  3. Arian Moayed and Justin Kirk for HBO's Succession
  4. Richard E. Grant and Jonathan Majors for Disney+'s Loki
  5. Tom Pelphrey for Netflix's Ozark
  6. Robert Englund for Netflix's Stranger Things
  7. John Douglas Thompson and Michel Gill for HBO's The Gilded Age
  8. Jonathan Pryce for AppleTV+'s Slow Horses
  9. Pedro Pascal, Timothy Olyphant, Mark Hamill, Stephen Root and Danny Trejo for Disney+'s The Book of Boba Fett
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. Kyle Chandler for Paramount+'s Mayor of Kingstown
  2. Rupert Evans for Netflix's Bridgerton
  3. Steve Harris and Rory Cochrane for HBO's Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty
  4. Will Arnett and Hasan Minhaj for AppleTV+'s The Morning Show
  5. Tim Matheson and Dulé Hill for NBC's This Is Us
  6. Peter Scolari, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tim Matheson and Patrick Brammall for Paramount+'s Evil
  7. Junwoo Han, Woong In Jung and Dae Ho Lee for AppleTV+'s Pachinko
  8. Delroy Lindo, Ben Vereen, Wallace Shawn, Danny Pino and Danny Burstein for Paramount+'s The Good Fight
Colorful oddities who still have an outside chance:
  1. John Lithgow for Showtime's Dexter: New Blood
  2. William Hurt for Amazon's Goliath
  3. Dylan McDermott for NBC's Law & Order: Organized Crime
  4. William Devane and Troy Evans for Freevee's Bosch: Legacy
  5. Sam Neill for AppleTV+'s Invasion
  6. Aidan Quinn for NBC's Law & Order: SVU
  7. Marlon Wayans for Peacock's Bel-Air
  8. David Cronenberg for Paramount+'s Star Trek: Discovery

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