Saturday, June 25, 2022

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

Performers most likely to be nominated:
  1. Hannah Waddingham for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  2. Hannah Einbinder for HBO Max's Hacks
  3. Alex Borstein for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  4. Sarah Goldberg for HBO's Barry
  5. Kate McKinnon for NBC's Saturday Night Live
  6. Juno Temple for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  7. Cecily Strong for NBC's Saturday Night Live
  8. Marin Hinkle for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Serious threats who could break through:
  1. Janelle James, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Lisa Ann Walter for ABC's Abbott Elementary
  2. Aidy Bryant, Melissa Villaseñor, Chloe Fineman, Heidi Gardner, Ego Nwodim, Punkie Johnson and Sarah Sherman for NBC's Saturday Night Live
  3. Zazie Beetz for FX's Atlanta
  4. Megan Stalter for HBO Max's Hacks
  5. Ariana DeBose, Kristin Chenoweth, Ann Harada and Dove Cameron for AppleTV+'s Schmigadoon!
  6. Amy Ryan, Jackie Hoffman and Jayne Houdyshell for Hulu's Only Murders in the Building
  7. Yvonne Orji, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales and Christina Elmore for HBO's Insecure
  8. Sarah Niles for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  9. Jane Lynch, Stephanie Hsu and Caroline Aaron for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  10. D'Arcy Carden for HBO's Barry
  11. Rosie Perez, Zosia Mamet and Mae Martin for HBO Max's The Flight Attendant
  12. Ilana Glazer and Zoë Chao for AppleTV+'s The Afterparty
  13. Kristen Schaal for FX's What We Do In the Shadows
  14. Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis, Sarita Choudhury, Karen Pittman and Nicole Ari Parker for HBO Max's And Just Like That
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. Molly Shannon for HBO Max's The Other Two
  2. Chloë Sevigny, Annie Murphy, Elizabeth Ashley and Greta Lee for Netflix's Russian Doll
  3. Judith Light for HBO Max's Julia
  4. Florence Pugh, Alaqua Cox and Vera Farmiga for Disney+'s Hawkeye
  5. Rebecca Wisocky, Danielle Pinnock and Sheila Carrasco for CBS' Ghosts
  6. Danielle Brooks and Jennifer Holland for HBO Max's Peacemaker
  7. Jenifer Lewis, Molly Shannon, Punam Patel and Ayden Mayeri for Showtime's I Love That for You
  8. Holland Taylor and Nana Mensah for Netflix's The Chair
  9. Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Skye Townsend for HBO's A Black Lady Sketch Show
  10. Celia Imrie, Olivia Edward, Mikey Madison and Hannah Riley for FX's Better Things
  11. Susie Essman, Cheryl Hines and Keyla Monterroso Mejia for HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm
  12. Paulina Alexis and Sarah Podemski for FX's Reservation Dogs
  13. Lennon Parham, Idara Victor and Jessica Lowe for HBO Max's Minx
  14. Cassidy Freeman for HBO's The Righteous Gemstones
  15. Charity Wakefield, Phoebe Fox and Florence Keith-Roach for Hulu's The Great
Colorful oddities who still have an outside chance:
  1. Lisa Kudrow and Charlotte Ritchie for Netflix's Feel Good
  2. Paula Pell and Busy Philipps for Peacock's Girls5Eva
  3. Taylor Misiak and Christine Ko for FXX's Dave
  4. Helen Hunt for Starz's Blindspotting
  5. Nicole Byer and Grasie Mercedes for NBC's Grand Crew
  6. Laurie Metcalf, Katey Sagal and Lecy Goranson for ABC's The Conners
  7. Mary Catherine Garrison for HBO's Somebody Somewhere
  8. Laura Benanti, Violet Young and Susannah Flood for Hulu's Life & Beth
  9. Mira Sorvino and Merrin Dungey for Starz's Shining Vale
  10. Harriet Dyer and X Mayo for NBC's American Auto
  11. Sasheer Zamata and Karla Souza for ABC's Home Economics
  12. Debi Mazar, Lydia West and Jennifer Saunders for Netflix's The Pentaverate

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