Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Emmy Predictions 2022 - Which Programs Will Likely Be Nominated for Drama Series?

From June 16-27, 2022, voting took 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 programs will be nominated for Drama Series

Programs most likely to be nominated:
  1. HBO's Succession
  2. Netflix's Squid Game
  3. Netflix's Ozark
  4. AMC's Better Call Saul
  5. Netflix's Stranger Things
  6. AppleTV+'s Severance
  7. NBC's This Is Us
  8. Showtime's Yellowjackets
Serious threats that could break through:
  1. Netflix's Bridgerton
  2. HBO's Euphoria
  3. Paramount Network's Yellowstone
  4. AppleTV+'s Pachinko
  5. BBC America's Killing Eve
  6. HBO's Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty
  7. AMC's 61st Street
  8. Disney+'s Loki
  9. HBO's The Gilded Age
  10. AppleTV+'s The Morning Show
  11. AppleTV+'s Slow Horses
  12. Paramount+'s Evil
  13. AppleTV+'s Shining Girls
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. Paramount+'s Mayor of Kingstown
  2. HBO Max's Tokyo Vice
  3. Paramount+'s The Good Fight
  4. Showtime's The Man Who Fell to Earth
  5. Paramount+'s Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
  6. AMC's Kevin Can F**k Himself
  7. Hulu's Nine Perfect Strangers
  8. Amazon's The Expanse
  9. Showtime's American Rust
  10. Starz's BMF
  11. Amazon's Outer Range
  12. Netflix's The Lincoln Lawyer
  13. Amazon's Night Sky
  14. Disney+'s The Book of Boba Fett
Colorful oddities that still have an outside chance:
  1. Showtime's Dexter: New Blood
  2. AppleTV+'s Foundation
  3. Peacock's Bel-Air
  4. AppleTV+'s Swagger
  5. Starz's Heels
  6. Amazon's The Wheel of Time
  7. Amazon's As We See It
  8. AppleTV+'s Invasion
  9. Amazon's Reacher
  10. AppleTV+'s Suspicion
  11. Freevee's Bosch: Legacy

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