Friday, June 24, 2022

Emmy Predictions 2022 - Who Will Likely Be Nominated for Supporting Actor 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 Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Performers most likely to be nominated:
  1. Brett Goldstein for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  2. Henry Winkler for HBO's Barry
  3. Tony Shalhoub for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  4. Luke Kirby for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  5. Bowen Yang for NBC's Saturday Night Live
  6. Nick Mohammed for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  7. Anthony Carrigan for HBO's Barry
  8. Kenan Thompson for NBC's Saturday Night Live
Serious threats who could break through:
  1. Brendan Hunt, Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster, Toheeb Jimoh and Cristo Fernández for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  2. Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Paul W. Downs for HBO Max's Hacks
  3. Pete Davidson, James Austin Johnson, Kyle Mooney, Mikey Day, Alex Moffat, Chris Redd, Michael Che, Colin Jost, Andrew Dismukes and Aristotle Athari for NBC's Saturday Night Live
  4. Brian Tyree Henry and LaKeith Stanfield for FX's Atlanta
  5. Harvey Guillén and Mark Proksch for FX's What We Do In the Shadows
  6. Ben Schwartz, Jamie Demetriou, Ike Barinholtz and Dave Franco for AppleTV+'s The Afterparty
  7. David Hyde Pierce for HBO Max's Julia
  8. Stephen Root, Michael Irby, James Hiroyuki Liao and Fred Melamed for HBO's Barry
  9. Taika Waititi and Vico Ortiz for HBO Max's Our Flag Means Death
  10. Andre Braugher for NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  11. Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen, Aaron Tveit and Jaime Camil for AppleTV+'s Schmigadoon!
  12. Tyler James Williams, Chris Perfetti and William Stanford Davis for ABC's Abbott Elementary
  13. Charlie Barnett for Netflix's Russian Doll
  14. Michael Zegen for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. Ted Danson, JB Smoove, Richard Lewis and Jeff Garlin for HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm
  2. Brandon Scott Jones, Asher Grodman, Richie Moriarty, Devan Chandler Long and Roman Zaragoza for CBS' Ghosts
  3. Vincent D'Onofrio, Tony Dalton and Fra Fee for Disney+'s Hawkeye
  4. Aaron Dominguez for Hulu's Only Murders in the Building
  5. T.R. Knight, Griffin Matthews, Deniz Akdeniz and Mo McRae for HBO Max's The Flight Attendant
  6. Walton Goggins, Adam Devine and Eric Roberts for HBO's The Righteous Gemstones
  7. Robert Patrick, Freddie Stomra, Chukwudi Iwuji and Steve Agee for HBO Max's Peacemaker
  8. Zahn McClarnon, Lane Factor, Funnybone, Lil Mike and Jon Proudstar for FX's Reservation Dogs
  9. Gwilym Lee, Sacha Dhawan, Adam Godley, Douglas Hodge and Bayo Gbadamosi for Hulu's The Great
  10. Davionte Ganter, Travis Bennett and Andrew Santino for FXX's Dave
  11. Mike Hagerty, Jeff Hiller and Murray Hill for HBO's Somebody Somewhere
  12. Jay Ellis and Kendrick Sampson for HBO's Insecure
  13. Kevin Pollak for FX's Better Things
  14. Michael Angarano and Oscar Montoya for HBO Max's Minx
  15. Ken Marino and Case Walker for HBO Max's The Other Two
  16. Matt Rogers and Paul Games for Showtime's I Love That for You
Colorful oddities who still have an outside chance:
  1. Michael Cera, Michael Rapaport and Kevin Kane for Hulu's Life & Beth
  2. Justin Cunningham, Aaron Jennings, Echo Kellum and Carl Tart for NBC's Grand Crew
  3. Jon Barinholtz, Humphrey Ker, Michael Benjamin Washington and Tye White for NBC's American Auto
  4. Laurence Fishburne and Deon Cole for ABC's Black-ish
  5. Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston for Netflix's Grace and Frankie
  6. David Eigenberg, Mario Cantone and Evan Handler for HBO Max's And Just Like That
  7. Rory Scovel and Paul Sparks for AppleTV+'s Physical
  8. Jay Duplass and Bob Balaban for Netflix's The Chair
  9. Daniel Breaker, Andrew Rannells and Grey Henson for Peacock's Girls5Eva
  10. Topher Grace for ABC's Home Economics
  11. Ken Jeong and Keegan-Michael Key for Netflix's The Pentaverate
  12. Rafael Casal for Starz's Blindspotting
  13. Michael Fishman for ABC's The Conners

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