Saturday, June 15, 2024

Emmy Predictions 2024 - Who Will Likely Be Nominated for Lead Actress in a Drama Series?

From June 13 to 24, 2024, voting is taking place for The 76th 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 Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

Performers most likely to be nominated:
  1. Imelda Staunton for Netflix's The Crown
  2. Anna Sawai for FX's Shogun
  3. Emma Stone for Showtime's The Curse
  4. Maya Erskine for Amazon's Mr. & Mrs. Smith
  5. Jennifer Aniston for AppleTV+'s The Morning Show
  6. Reese Witherspoon for AppleTV+'s The Morning Show
Serious threats that could break through:
  1. Carrie Coon for HBO's The Gilded Age
  2. Carrie Preston for CBS' Elsbeth
  3. Ella Purnell for Amazon's Fallout
  4. Juliette Binoche for AppleTV+'s The New Look
  5. Jess Hong for Netflix's 3 Body Problem
  6. Aunjanue Ellie for FX's Justified: City Primeval
  7. Rachel Keller for Max's Tokyo Vice
  8. Rosario Dawson for Disney+'s Ahsoka
Some considerable long-shots:
  1. Danai Gurira for AMC's The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live
  2. Anna Sawai for AppleTV+'s Monarch: Legacy of Monsters
  3. Rebecca Ferguson for AppleTV+'s Silo
  4. Ruth Wilson for Showtime's The Woman in the Wall
  5. Zoe Saldaña for Paramount+'s Special Ops: Lioness
  6. Kirby for AppleTV+'s Sugar
  7. Wrenn Schmidt and Krys Marshall for AppleTV+'s For All Mankind
  8. Shanola Hampton for NBC's Found
  9. Lauren Cohan for AMC's The Walking Dead: Dead City
Colorful oddities that still have an outside chance:
  1. Rosamund Pike for Amazon's The Wheel of Time
  2. Sonequa Martin-Green for Paramount+'s Star Trek: Discovery
  3. Mia Isaac for Hulu's Black Cake
  4. Hadley Robinson for HBO's Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty
  5. Clark Backo for AppleTV+'s The Changeling
  6. Melissa Benoist for Max's The Girls on the Bus
  7. Lili Taylor for Amazon's Outer Range
  8. Mimi Rogers and Madison Lintz for Freevee's Bosch: Legacy
  9. Violett Beane for Hulu's Death and Other Details

The nominations for The 76th Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced on Wednesday, July 17.