2011 Emmy Nomination Predictions

I’ve done my wishful thinking, now it’s time to make some last-minute official predictions for this year’s Emmy nominations. As you might notice, this “ballot” is much different than my dream one. This makes me sad, but oh well. I’ll have some reflections on the nominations after they are announced on Monday THURSDAY (thanks to Myles McNutt for pointing out this dumb error on my part) morning.



Modern Family
30 Rock
The Office
The Big C
The Big Bang Theory

Lead Actor

Steve Carell, The Office
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Matthew Morrison, Glee
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
Rob Lowe, Parks and Recreation

Lead Actress

Laura Linney, The Big C
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Toni Collete, The United States of Tara
Lea Michele, Glee
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Supporting Actor

Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Ty Burell, Modern Family
Chris Colfer, Glee
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother
Ed O’Neill, Modern Family
Nick Offerman, Parks and Recreation

Supporting Actress

Jane Lynch, Glee
Betty White, Hot in Cleveland
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live
Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock

Guest Actor

Matt Damon, 30 Rock
John Lithgow, How I Met Your Mother
Justin Timberlake, Saturday Night Live
John Slattery, 30 Rock
Nathan Lane, Modern Family
Jim Carrey, Saturday Night Live

Guest Actress

Gwyneth Paltrow, Glee
Cloris Leachman, Raising Hope
Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live
Elaine Stritch, 30 Rock
Sherri Shepherd, 30 Rock
Cynthia Nixon, The Big C


Outstanding Drama Series

Mad Men
Boardwalk Empire
The Good Wife
Game of Thrones
Friday Night Lights

Lead Actor

Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Hugh Laurie, House
Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights
Gabriel Byrne, In Treatment

Lead Actress

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer
Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights
Katey Sagal, Sons of Anarchy

Supporting Actor

John Slattery, Mad Men
Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
Andre Braugher, Men of a Certain Age
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Michael Pitt, Boardwalk Empire
Josh Charles, The Good Wife

Supporting Actress

Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Kelly MacDonald, Boardwalk Empire
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Michelle Forbes, The Killing
Margo Martindale, Justified

Guest Actor

Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife
Jeremy Irons, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Hal Holbrook, Sons of Anarchy
Robert Morse, Mad Men
Peter Weller, Dexter
Bob Newhart, NCIS

Guest Actress

Julia Stiles, Dexter
Candice Bergen, House
Debra Messing, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Ellen Burstyn, Big Love
Shoreh Aghdashloo, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


One response to “2011 Emmy Nomination Predictions”

  1. […] of the blog Cory Barker did some exhaustive Emmy coverage over the past few months, with both a set of predictions and countless “Dream Ballots” that offer further […]


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