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2008 Primetime Emmy Predictions

One or all of us will be liveblogging the Emmys tonight but first, here’s our predictions.

COMEDY SERIES
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Entourage
The Office
30 Rock
Two and a Half Men

What should win: 30 Rock
What will win: 30 Rock

ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Steve Carell, The Office
Lee Pace, Pushing Daisies
Tony Shalhoub, Monk
Charlie Sheen, Two and a Half Men

Who should win: Alec Baldwin
Who will win: Alec should win although Lee Pace should get more attention for his work.

ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Christina Applegate, Samantha Who?
America Ferrera, Ugly Betty
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The New Adventures of Old Christine
Mary-Louise Parker, Weeds

Who should win: Christina Applegate. That show is still on the air.
Who will win: Tina Fey

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Kevin Dillon, Entourage
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother
Jeremy Piven, Entourage
Rainn Wilson, The Office

Who should win: NPH
Who will win: Likely NPH, but Piven or Wilson could take it.

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Kristin Chenoweth, Pushing Daisies
Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live
Jean Smart, Samantha Who?
Holland Taylor, Two and a Half Men
Vanessa Williams, Ugly Betty

Who should win: Amy Poehler
Who will win: Vanessa Williams

DRAMA SERIES
Boston Legal
Damages
Dexter
House
Lost
Mad Men

What should win: Dexter
What will win: House

ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Gabriel Byrne, In Treatment
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Hugh Laurie, House
James Spader, Boston Legal

Who should win: Bryan Cranston or Michael C. Hall
Who will win: Jon Hamm or Hugh Laurie

ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Glenn Close, Damages
Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters
Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Holly Hunter, Saving Grace
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

Who should win: Glenn Close
Who will win: Glenn Close

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Ted Danson, Damages
Michael Emerson, Lost
Zeljko Ivanek, Damages
William Shatner, Boston Legal
John Slattery, Mad Men

Who should win: Ted Danson or Zeljko Ivanek
Who will win: Michael Emerson or John Slattery

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Candice Bergen, Boston Legal
Rachel Griffiths, Brothers & Sisters
Sandra Oh, Grey’s Anatomy
Dianne Wiest, In Treatment
Chandra Wilson, Grey’s Anatomy

Who should win: Candice Bergen
Who will win: Chandra Wilson

VARIETY, MUSIC, OR COMEDY SERIES
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Late Show With David Letterman
Real Time With Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live

What should win: Another tough category. I’m going to pull for TDS but the Report is just as good.
What will win: TDS unless Letterman does.

MINISERIES
The Andromeda Strain
Cranford
John Adams
Tin Man

What should win: John Adams, although Cranford needs love, too.
What will win: John Adams. The juggernaut is a-rollin’.

MADE-FOR-TV MOVIE
Bernard and Doris
Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter
A Raisin In The Sun
Recount

What should win: A Raisin In The Sun
What will win: A Raisin In The Sun, although Recount could be a dark horse.

ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
Ralph Fiennes, Bernard And Doris
Ricky Gervais, Extras
Paul Giamatti, John Adams
Kevin Spacey, Recount
Tom Wilkinson, Recount

Who should win: Paul Giamatti or Tom Wilkinson
Who will win: Paul Giamatti

ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
Judi Dench, Cranford
Catherine Keener, An American Crime
Laura Linney, John Adams
Phylicia Rashad, A Raisin in the Sun
Susan Sarandon, Bernard And Doris

Who should win: Phylicia Rashad
Who will win: Laura Linney

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Bob Balaban, Recount
Stephen Dillane, John Adams
Denis Leary, Recount
David Morse, John Adams
Tom Wilkinson, John Adams

Who should win: Stephen Dillane. He has already won the prestigious Most Likely To Star In My Fantasies award.
Who will win: I’m going to play the odds and say someone from John Adams. And if it isn’t Stephen Dillane, it should be Tom Wilkinson.

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Eileen Atkins, Cranford
Laura Dern, Recount
Ashley Jensen, Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale
Audra McDonald, A Raisin in the Sun
Alfre Woodard, Pictures Of Hollis Woods

Who should win: Audra McDonald
Who will win: Audra McDonald

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