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2018 Emmy Awards - SpoilerTV Staff Nominations



This Thursday, July 12 at 11:30am ET/8:30 am PT, the nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced ahead of the ceremony on Monday, September 17, broadcast on NBC and co-hosted by Colin Jost and Michael Che. Ahead of Thursday's announcement, which you'll be able to follow here on SpoilerTV, I put it to our team to give their nominations for who they'd like to see shortlisted.

It's important to note that these are not predictions; many of these will likely not make the official list. These are the nominations that the team would make if they were a voting member of the Academy. As such, they had to adhere exactly to the Emmy ballots, which means that only those who submitted were up for debate, and performers and programs had to be listed in the category that they were on in the ballots.

A number of categories had ties that exceeded the usual number of nominees in that particular category. To ensure our list is as workable as possible, I followed rules 5a-5d under the Primetime Rules and Procedures' Nominations Procedures. As a result, some categories exceed the number you would expect, and some are slightly lower.

Have a read through the team's collective nominations and then hit the comments with who you'd nominate, were you an Academy voter.

Comedy Series

The Good Place
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
One Day at a Time
Atlanta
GLOW
Santa Clarita Diet
Schitt's Creek
Young Sheldon

Drama Series

Killing Eve
The Americans
The Handmaid's Tale
Game of Thrones
Westworld
Lost in Space
Stranger Things
This Is Us

Limited Series

Godless
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
The Alienist
Twin Peaks
American Vandal
Patrick Melrose

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Ted Danson — The Good Place
Andy Samberg — Brooklyn-Nine-Nine
Iain Armitage — Young Sheldon
Donald Glover — Atlanta
Timothy Olyphant — Santa Clarita Diet
Eugene Levy — Schitt's Creek

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Matthew Rhys — The Americans
Jeffrey Wright — Westworld
Milo Ventimiglia — This Is Us
Ed Harris — Westworld
Freddie Highmore — The Good Doctor
Sterling K. Brown — This Is Us

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series

Darren Criss — The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Evan Peters — American Horror Story: Cult
Jimmy Tatro — American Vandal
Daniel Bruhl — The Alienist
Kyle MacLachlan — Twin Peaks
Benedict Cumberbatch — Patrick Melrose
Jared Harris — The Terror
Taylor Kitsch — Waco

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Kristen Bell — The Good Place
Justina Machado — One Day at a Time
Constance Wu — Fresh Off the Boat
Catherine O'Hara — Schitt's Creek
Rachel Brosnahan — The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Tracee Ellis Ross — Black-ish

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Keri Russell — The Americans
Elisabeth Moss — The Handmaid's Tale
Sandra Oh — Killing Eve
Tatiana Maslany — Orphan Black
Evan Rachel Wood — Westworld
Mandy Moore — This Is Us

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series

Sarah Paulson — American Horror Story: Cult
Jessica Biel — The Sinner
Cristin Milioti — USS Callister (Black Mirror)
Regina King — Seven Seconds
Michelle Dockery — Godless

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Andre Braugher — Brooklyn Nine-Nine
William Jackson Harper — The Good Place
Daniel Levy — Schitt's Creek
Todd Grinnell — One Day at a Time
Terry Crews — Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Jaime Camil — Jane The Virgin

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Justin Hartley — This Is Us
Noah Emmerich — The Americans
Anthony Hopkins — Westworld
Noah Schnapp — Stranger Things
Richard Schiff — The Good Doctor
Zahn McClarnon — Westworld

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series

Luke Evans — The Alienist
Jeff Daniels — Godless
Mike Colter — Marvel's The Defenders
Tyler Alvarez — American Vandal
Beau Knapp — Seven Seconds
Corbin Bernsen — Psych: The Movie

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Rita Moreno — One Day at a Time
D'Arcy Carden — The Good Place
Stephanie Beatriz — Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Isabella Gomez — One Day at a Time
Melissa Fumero — Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Megan Mullaly — Will & Grace

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Yvonne Strahovski — The Handmaid's Tale
Thandie Newton — Westworld
Alexis Bledel — The Handmaid's Tale
Vanessa Kirby — The Crown
Chrissy Metz — This is Us
Millie Bobby Brown — Stranger Things

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series

Dakota Fanning — The Alienist
Krysten Ritter — Marvel's The Defenders
Laura Dern — Twin Peaks
Letitia Wright — Black Museum (Black Mirror)
Maggie Lawson — Psych: The Movie
Michaela Coel — USS Callister (Black Mirror)

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