My Dream Emmy Nominations

This has been an amazing year for daring and surprising television on all fronts. It’s almost too difficult to choose, but I’ve put down my choices of favorites here as my dream choices for acknowledgment at the Emmys this September. Nominations for the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced tomorrow morning at 11:30 am ET/8:30 am PT streaming on the Television Academy’s website.

Outstanding Comedy Series
Atlanta (FX)
Fleabag (Amazon)
One Mississippi (Amazon)
Brockmire (IFC)
You’re the Worst (FX)
I Love Dick (Amazon)

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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Issa Rae, Insecure (HBO)
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag (Amazon)
Aya Cash, You’re the Worst (FX)
Pamela Adlon, Better Things (FX)
Tig Notaro, One Mississippi (Amazon)
Michaela Watkins, Casual (Hulu)


Outstanding Drama Series
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
The Crown (Netflix)
This is Us (NBC)
Legion (FX)
Victoria (PBS)
Westworld (HBO)
Billions (Showtime)
Sneaky Pete (Amazon)


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Donald Glover, Atlanta (FX)
Dan Stevens, Legion (FX)
Tom Hardy, Taboo (FX)
Aziz Ansari, Master of None (Netflix)
Hank Azaria, Brockmire (IFC)
Chris Geere, You’re the Worst (FX)

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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Claire Foy, The Crown (Netflix)
Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Jenna Coleman, Victoria (PBS)
Robin Wright, House of Cards (Netflix)
Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld (HBO)
Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot (USA)
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us (NBC)
Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us (NBC)
Ian McShane, American Gods (Showtime)
Matt Smith, The Crown (Netflix)
Giovanni Ribisi, Sneaky Pete (Amazon)


Outstanding Limited Series
Feud: Bette & Joan (FX)
Fargo (FX)
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (Netflix)
Big Little Lies (HBO)
King Charles III (PBS)


Outstanding TV Movie
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (HBO)
Sherlock: The Lying Detective (BBC America)
Killing Reagan (National Geographic)

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Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
American Masters (PBS)
Chef’s Table (Netflix)
Planet Earth II (BBC America)



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