We’re here for the last night of the Primetime Emmys. In most years, I would have gone back and forth over predictions. I’ll let you know that this is not one of those articles. This is a soft prediction night from me. Really, I’m here to spread the gospel of my favorite shows and tell you to watch them. So if you want to take my picks, be warned. There are far better predictors at GoldDerby.com and AwardsWatch.com. But for some fun, let’s check out the categories! Check out the Comedy choices here!

Outstanding Drama Series

And the nominees are:

  • Better Call Saul
  • Euphoria
  • Ozark
  • Severance
  • Squid Game
  • Stranger Things
  • Succession
  • Yellowjackets

Prediction: Succession
Our Pick: Squid Game
Spoiler: Euphoria

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

And the Nominees are:

  • Jodie Comer – Killing Eve
  • Laura Linney – Ozark
  • Melanie Lynsky – Yellowjackets
  • Sandra Oh – Killing Eve
  • Reese Witherspoon – The Morning Show
  • Zendaya – Euphoria

Who Will Win: Zendaya
Who We Want to Win: Zendaya
Spoiler: Melanie Lynsky

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

And the nominees are:

  • Jason Bateman – Ozark
  • Brian Cox – Succession
  • Lee Jung-jae – Squid Game
  • Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul
  • Adam Scott – Severance
  • Jeremy Strong – Succession

Who Will Win: Brian Cox
Who We Want to Win: Bob Odenkirk
Spoiler: Lee Jun-jae

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

And the nominees are:

  • Patricia Arquette – Severance
  • Julia Garner – Ozark
  • Jung Ho-yeon – Squid Game
  • Christina Ricci – Yellowjackets
  • Rhea Seehorn – Better Call Saul
  • J. Smith-Cameron – Succession
  • Sarah Snook – Succession
  • Sydney Sweeney – Euphoria

Who Will Win: Jung Ho-yeon
Who We Want to Win: Rhea Seehorn
Spoiler: Julia Garner

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

And the nominees are:

  • Nicholas Braun – Succession
  • Billy Crudup – The Morning Show
  • Kieran Culkin – Succession
  • Park Hae-soo – Squid Game
  • Matthew McFadyen – Succession
  • John Turturro – Severance
  • Christopher Walken – Severance
  • Oh Young-soo – Squid Game

Who Will Win: Matthew McFadyen
Who We Want to Win: Matthew McFadyen, Oh Young-soo
Spoiler: Kieran Culkin

Directing in a Drama Series

And the nominees are:

  • Jason Bateman – Ozark – “A Hard Way to Go”
  • Ben Stiller – Severance – “The We We Are”
  • Hwang Dong-hyuk – Squid Game – “”Red Light, Green Light”
  • Mark Mylod – Succession – “All the Bells Say”
  • Cathy Yan – Succession – “The Disruption”
  • Lorene Scafaria – Succession – “Too Much Birthday”
  • Karyn Kusama – “Yellowjackets”

Who Will Win: Hwang Dong-hyuk
Who We Want to Win: Lorene Scafaria
Spoiler: Mark Mylod

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series

And the nominees are:

  • Thomas Schnauz – Better Call Saul – “Plan and Execution”
  • Chris Mundy – Ozark – “A Hard Way to Go”
  • Dan Erickson – Severance – “The We We Are”
  • Hwang Dong-hyuk – Squid Game – “One Lucky Day”
  • Jesse Armstrong – Succession – “All the Bells Say”
  • Jonathan Lisco, Ashley Lyle & Bart Nickerson – Yellowjackets – “F Sharp”
  • Ashley Lyle & Bart Nickerson – Yellowjackets – “Pilot”

Who Will Win: Jesse Armstrong
Who We Want to Win: Ashley Lyle & Bart Nickerson
Spoiler: Thomas Schnauz

What do you think of our personal picks? Let us hear in the comments below!

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