Saturday, June 18, 2022

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

Performers most likely to be nominated:
  1. Kieran Culkin for HBO's Succession
  2. Matthew Macfadyen for HBO's Succession
  3. Nicholas Braun for HBO's Succession
  4. Oh Young-soo for Netflix's Squid Game
  5. Billy Crudup for AppleTV+'s The Morning Show
  6. Giancarlo Esposito for AMC's Better Call Saul
  7. Jonathan Banks for AMC's Better Call Saul
  8. John Turturro for AppleTV+'s Severance
Serious threats who could break through:
  1. Alan Ruck for HBO's Succession
  2. Park Hae-soo and Anupam Tripathi for Netflix's Squid Game
  3. Chris Sullivan, Justin Hartley, Jon Huertas, Chris Geere and Griffin Dunne for NBC's This Is Us
  4. Christopher Walken, Tramell Tillman, Zach Cherry and Michael Chernus for AppleTV+'s Severance
  5. Adrien Brody, Jason Clarke, Rob Morgan, Michael Chiklis, Solomon Hughes, DeVaughn Nixon, Tracy Letts, Jason Segel, Spencer Garrett, Wood Harris and Sean Patrick Thomas for HBO's Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty
  6. Tony Dalton, Michael Mando, Patrick Fabian, Mark Margolis and Ed Begley Jr. for AMC's Better Call Saul
  7. Mark Duplass, Steve Carell, Desean K. Terry and Nestor Carbonell for AppleTV+'s The Morning Show
  8. Owen Wilson for Disney+'s Loki
  9. David Harbour, Jamie Campbell Bower, Finn Wolfhard, Joe Keery, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Joseph Quinn, Brett Gelman, Matthew Modine, Christian Gainer and Charlie Heaton for Netflix's Stranger Things
  10. Wes Bentley, Luke Grimes, Cole Hauser, Gil Birmingham, Will Patton, Ryan Bingham, Ian Bohen, Finn Little, Denim Richards, Jefferson White and Forrie J. Smith for Paramount Network's Yellowstone
  11. Eric Dane, Angus Cloud, Javon "Wanna" Walton and Jacob Elordi for HBO's Euphoria
  12. Nathan Lane, Simon Jones and Blake Ritson for HBO's The Gilded Age
  13. Wagner Moura, Jamie Bell and Chris Chalk for AppleTV+'s Shining Girls
  14. Alfonso Herrera, Felix Solis and Richard Thomas for Netflix's Ozark
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. Holt McCallany, Mark O'Brien, Tosin Cole and Bentley Green for AMC's 61st Street
  2. Ken Watanabe and Show Kasamatsu for HBO Max's Tokyo Vice
  3. Kim Bodnia and Robert Gilbert for BBC America's Killing Eve
  4. Jimmi Simpson, Soji Arai and Steve Sanghyun Noh for AppleTV+'s Pachinko
  5. Steven Krueger and Warren Kole for Showtime's Yellowjackets
  6. Luke Newton, Luke Thompson, Rupert Young and Calam Lynch for Netflix's Bridgerton
  7. Michael Shannon, Bobby Cannavale, Manny Jacinto, Luke Evans and Melvin Gregg for Hulu's Nine Perfect Strangers
  8. Aidan Gillen, Hugh Dillon, Taylor Handley and Derek Webster for Paramount+'s Mayor of Kingstown
  9. Bill Nighy, Jimmi Simpson, Rob Delaney and Clarke Peters for Showtime's The Man Who Fell to Earth
  10. Michael Emerson, Aasif Mandvi and Kurt Fuller for Paramount+'s Evil
  11. Tom Pelphrey, Noah Reid, Lewis Pullman and Will Patton for Amazon's Outer Range
  12. Gary Cole, Mandy Patinkin, Nyambi Nyambi, Zach Grenier, Wayne Brady, Stephen Lang and Michael Boatman for Paramount+'s The Good Fight
Colorful oddities who still have an outside chance:
  1. Ray Liotta for Amazon's Hanna
  2. Clancy Brown, Jack Alcott and Alano Miller for Showtime's Dexter: New Blood
  3. Matt Berry, Carey Jones, David Pasquesi and Jordan Bolger for Disney+'s The Book of Boba Fett
  4. Richard Cabral, Edward James Olmos, Danny Pino, Emilio Rivera, Michael Irby and Raoul Max Trujillo for FX's Mayans M.C.
  5. Christopher Gorham and Angus Sampson for Netflix's The Lincoln Lawyer
  6. Bill Camp, Mark Pellegrino, Rob Yang and Alex Neustaedter for Showtime's American Rust
  7. Jared Harris and Terrence Mann for AppleTV+'s Foundation
  8. Mike O'Malley and Chris Bauer for Starz's Heels
  9. Ron Cephas Jones, Mekhi Phifer, Andre Royo and David Lyons for AppleTV+'s Truth Be Told
  10. Sam Waterston for NBC's Law & Order
  11. Bokeem Woodbine and Danny Sapani for Paramount+'s Halo

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