Saturday, June 24, 2023

Emmy Predictions 2023 - Who Will Likely Be Nominated for Supporting Actress 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 Actress in a Comedy Series.

Performers most likely to be nominated:
  1. Sheryl Lee Ralph for ABC's Abbott Elementary
  2. Hannah Waddingham for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  3. Alex Borstein for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  4. Janelle James for ABC's Abbott Elementary
  5. Juno Temple for AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso
  6. Ayo Edebiri for FX's The Bear
  7. Jessica Williams for AppleTV+'s Shrinking
  8. Sarah Goldberg for HBO's Barry
Serious threats that could break through:
  1. Lisa Ann Walter for ABC's Abbott Elementary
  2. Gwendoline Christie and Christina Ricci for Netflix's Wednesday
  3. Cecily Strong, Ego Nwodim, Chloe Fineman, Heidi Gardner, Punkie Johnson, Molly Kearney and Sarah Sherman for NBC's Saturday Night Live
  4. Zazie Beetz for FX's Atlanta
  5. Marin Hinkle and Caroline Aaron for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  6. Edie Falco for Peacock's Bupkis
  7. Christa Miller, Lukita Maxwell and Lily Rabe for AppleTV+'s Shrinking
  8. Jane Lynch, Megan Mullally, Jennifer Garner and Zoë Chao for Starz's Party Down
  9. Abby Elliott for FX's The Bear
  10. Molly Shannon and Wanda Sykes for Max's The Other Two
  11. Kristen Schaal for FX's What We Do In the Shadows
  12. Jane Krakowski, Ariana DeBose, Kristin Chenoweth, Dove Cameron and Ann Harada for AppleTV+'s Schmigadoon!
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. Michelle Yeoh for Disney+'s American Born Chinese
  2. Jayne Houdyshell and Cara Delevingne for Hulu's Only Murders in the Building
  3. D'Arcy Carden, Roberta Colindrez, Dale Dickey, Saidah Arrika Ekulona and Gbemisola Ikumelo for Amazon's A League of Their Own
  4. Hiam Abbass and May Calamawy for Hulu's Ramy
  5. Mary Catherine Garrison for HBO's Somebody Somewhere
  6. Paulina Alexis for FX's Reservation Dogs
  7. Michaela Jaé Rodriguez for AppleTV+'s Loot
  8. Teresa Ruiz for Netflix's Mo
  9. Wanda Sykes for History of the World, Part II
  10. Gabrielle Dennis and Skye Townsend for HBO's A Black Lady Sketch Show
  11. Diana Maria Riva for Netflix's Dead to Me
  12. Sally Hawkins for Amazon's Mammals
Colorful oddities that still have an outside chance:
  1. Laurie Metcalf and Lecy Goranson for ABC's The Conners
  2. Renée Elise Goldsberry, Ginger Gonzaga and Jameela Jamil for Disney+'s She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
  3. Rebecca Wisocky, Danielle Pinnock and Sheila Carrasco for CBS' Ghosts
  4. Ashly Burch, Naomi Ekperigin, Jessie Ennis and Imani Hakim for AppleTV+'s Mythic Quest
  5. Mireille Enos for AMC's Lucky Hank
  6. Crystal Fox, Djouliet Amara and Ally Maki for AppleTV+'s The Big Door Prize
  7. Wanda Sykes and Gabrielle Dennis for Netflix's The Upshaws
  8. Nina Bloomgarden and Gabriela Cartol for Peacock's The Resort
  9. India de Beaufort and Lacretta for NBC's Night Court
  10. Courtney Henggeler and Mary Mouser for Netflix's Cobra Kai
  11. Alison Pill and Haneefah Wood for AppleTV+'s Hello Tomorrow
  12. Marcia Gay Harden for Netflix's Uncoupled

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