Friday, June 23, 2023

Emmy Predictions 2023 - Who Will Likely Be Nominated for Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series?

From June 15 to 26, 2023, voting is taking place for The 75th 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. Tyler James Williams for ABC's Abbott Elementary
  2. Brett Goldstein for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  3. Henry Winkler for HBO's Barry
  4. Harrison Ford for AppleTV+'s Shrinking
  5. Tony Shalhoub for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  6. Anthony Carrigan for HBO's Barry
  7. Nick Mohammed for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  8. Ebon Moss-Bachrach for FX's The Bear
Serious threats that could break through:
  1. Bowen Yang, Kenan Thompson, Mikey Day, Andrew Dismukes, James Austin Johnson, Michael Che, Colin Jost, Marcello Hernández, Michael Longfellow and Devon Walker for NBC's Saturday Night Live
  2. Brendan Hunt, Toheeb Jimoh, Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster, Anthony Head, James Lance, Billy Harris, Cristo Fernández and Kola Bokinni for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  3. Brian Tyree Henry and LaKeith Stanfield for FX's Atlanta
  4. Stephen Root, Robert Wisdom, Michael Irby and Fred Melamed for HBO's Barry
  5. Chris Perfetti and William Stanford Davis for ABC's Abbott Elementary
  6. Harvey Guillén and Mark Proksch for FX's What We Do In the Shadows
  7. Benjamin Bratt for Peacock's Poker Face
  8. Ted McGinley, Michael Urie and Luke Tennie for AppleTV+'s Shrinking
  9. Reid Scott, Kevin Pollak and Michael Zegen for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  10. Joe Pesci and Brad Garrett for Peacock's Bupkis
  11. James Marsden for Freevee's Jury Duty
  12. Lionel Boyce for FX's The Bear
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. Ken Marino, Martin Starr, Ryan Hansen and Tyrel Jackson Williams for Starz's Party Down
  2. Alan Cumming, Tituss Burgess, Jaime Camil, Aaron Tveit and Patrick Page for AppleTV+'s Schmigadoon!
  3. Michael Cyril Creighton and Michael Rapaport for Hulu's Only Murders in the Building
  4. Ke Huy Quan and Daniel Wu for Disney+'s American Born Chinese
  5. Jeff Hiller and Murray Hill for HBO's Somebody Somewhere
  6. Lane Factor for FX's Reservation Dogs
  7. James Marsden for Netflix's Dead to Me
  8. Ken Marino, Josh Segarra, Brandon Scott Jones and Case Walker for Max's The Other Two
  9. J.B. Smoove, Nick Kroll, Ike Barinholtz and Jay Ellis for Hulu's History of the World, Part II
  10. Nat Faxon, Joel Kim Booster and Ron Funches for AppleTV+'s Loot
  11. Murray Bartlett, Paul Sparks and Rory Scovel for AppleTV+'s Physical
Colorful oddities that still have an outside chance:
  1. Tim Roth, Josh Segarra, Mark Linn-Baker, Jon Bass and Steve Coulter for Disney+'s She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
  2. Asher Grodman, Brandon Scott Jones, Devan Chandler Long, Richie Moriarty and Román Zaragoza for CBS' Ghosts
  3. Josh Segarra, Damon Gupton and Sammy Fourlas for AppleTV+'s The Big Door Prize
  4. Martin Kove, Yuji Okumoto and Thomas Ian Griffith for Netflix's Cobra Kai
  5. Hank Azaria, Nicholas Podany and Dewshane Williams for AppleTV+'s Hello Tomorrow!
  6. Lea Robinson for Amazon's A League of Their Own
  7. Nick Offerman, Skyler Gisondo and Luis Gerardo Méndez for Peacock's The Resort
  8. Danny Pudi and David Hornsby for AppleTV+'s Mythic Quest
  9. Michael Imperioli and Frankie Quiñones for Hulu's This Fool
  10. Diedrich Bader and Cedric Yarbrough for AMC's Lucky Hank

The nominations for The 75th Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced on Wednesday, July 12.