Best of the Decade: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010’s

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TOP 100 SHOWS OF THE DECADE – 2010’s
My list of the Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010’s decade. See previous post for honorable mentions and other worthy programs.


100. The Challenge
Network: MTV
Length: Seasons 19 – 34


99. Project Greenlight
Network: HBO
Length: Season 4


98. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Network: FX and FXX
Length: Seasons 6 – 14


97. Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
Network: Netflix
Length: 2018 – 2019


96. The Good Fight
Network: CBS All Access
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


95. Baskets
Network: FX
Length: Seasons 1 – 4


94. black-ish
Network: ABC
Length: Seasons 1 – 6.1


93. Jane the Virgin
Network: The CW
Length: Seasons 1 – 5


92. Grey’s Anatomy
Network: ABC
Length: Seasons 6.5 – 16.1


91. Narcos
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


90. Nailed It!
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 3; Holiday 1 – 2


89. Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
Network: A&E
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


88. Parenthood
Network: NBC
Length: Seasons 1 – 6


87. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Network: FOX and NBC
Length: Seasons 1 – 6


86. Dear White People
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


85. America to Me
Network: Starz
Length: Limited Documentary Series


84. Sherlock
Network: PBS
Length: Seasons 1 – 4, TV Movie


83. Happy Endings
Network: ABC
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


82. Barry
Network: HBO
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


81. Chernobyl
Network: HBO
Length: Limited Series


80. Ramy
Network: Hulu
Length: Season 1


79. One Day at a Time
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


78. Nurse Jackie
Network: Showtime
Length: Seasons 2 – 7


77. Stranger Things
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


76. Unbelievable
Network: Netflix
Length: Limited Series


75. Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes
Network: OWN
Length: Season 1


74. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Network: TBS
Length: 2016 – 2019


73. American Vandal
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


72. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Network: Bravo
Length: Seasons 1 – 9


71. Shameless
Network: Showtime
Length: Seasons 1 – 10.1


70. Top Chef
Network: Bravo
Length: Seasons 7 – 16


69. Hoarders
Network: A&E and Lifetime
Length: Seasons 2.5 – 10


68. Queer Eye
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 4, We’re in Japan!


67. Big Mouth
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


66. Mom
Network: CBS
Length: Seasons 1 – 7.1


65. Scandal
Network: ABC
Length: Seasons 1 – 7


64. Shark Tank
Network: ABC
Length: Seasons 1.5 – 11.1


63. Treme
Network: HBO
Length: Seasons 1 – 4


62. The Act
Network: Hulu
Length: Limited Series


61. Project Runway
Network: Lifetime and Bravo
Length: Seasons 7 – 18.1


60. Better Call Saul
Network: AMC
Length: Seasons 1 – 4


59. American Horror Story
Network: FX
Length: Seasons 1 – 9


58. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 4


57. Olive Kitteridge
Network: HBO
Length: Limited Series


56. Better Things
Network: FX
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


55. The Affair
Network: Showtime
Length: Seasons 1 – 5


54. Top of the Lake
Network: Sundance
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


53. Survivor
Network: CBS
Length: Seasons 20 – 39


52. GLOW
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


51. The Hour
Network: BBC America
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


50. The Real Housewives of New York City
Network: Bravo
Length: Seasons 3 – 11


49. This Is Us
Network: NBC
Length: Seasons 1 – 4.1


48. The Good Wife
Network: CBS
Length: Seasons 1.5 – 7


47. Black Mirror
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 3 – 5, Bandersnatch


46. Friday Night Lights
Network: Audience Network
Length: Seasons 4.5 – 5


45. The Pacific
Network: HBO
Length: Limited Series


44. Homecoming
Network: Prime Video
Length: Season 1


43. Boardwalk Empire
Network: HBO
Length: Seasons 1 – 5


42. The Handmaid’s Tale
Network: Hulu
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


41. Big Little Lies
Network: HBO
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


40. Game of Thrones
Network: HBO
Length: Seasons 1 – 8


39. Justified
Network: FX
Length: Seasons 1 – 6


38. Homeland
Network: Showtime
Length: Seasons 1 – 7


37. Archer
Network: FX and FXX
Length: Seasons 1 – 10


36. Pose
Network: FX
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


35. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Network: Comedy Central
Length: 2010 – 2015


34. 30 Rock
Network: NBC
Length: Seasons 4.5 – 7


33. Wild Wild Country
Network: Netflix
Length: Limited Documentary Series


32. Fosse/Verdon
Network: FX
Length: Limited Series


31. Feud: Bette and Joan
Network: FX
Length: Limited Series


30. American Crime Story
Network: FX
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


29. Hannibal
Network: NBC
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


28. PEN15
Network: Hulu
Length: Season 1


27. Mr. Robot
Network: USA
Length: Seasons 1 – 4


26. Orange Is the New Black
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 7


25. Modern Family
Network: ABC
Length: Seasons 1.5 – 11.1


24. 30 for 30
Network: ESPN
Length: Volumes 1.5 – 3


23. Making a Murderer
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


22. Transparent
Network: Prime Video
Length: Seasons 1 – 4, TV Movie


21. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
Network: HBO
Length: Limited Documentary Series


20. When They See Us
Network: Netflix
Length: Limited Series


19. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Network: Prime Video
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


18. Parks and Recreation
Network: NBC
Length: Seasons 2.5 – 7


17. Succession
Network: HBO
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


16. Fargo
Network: FX
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


15. The Colbert Report
Network: Comedy Central
Length: 2010 – 2014


14. RuPaul’s Drag Race
Network: Logo and VH1
Length: Seasons 2 – 11, All Stars 1 – 4


13. The Crown
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 3


12. Bob’s Burgers
Network: FOX
Length: Seasons 1 – 10.1


11. Community
Network: NBC and Yahoo! Screen
Length: Seasons 1.5 – 6


10. Girls
Network: HBO
Length: Seasons 1 – 6


9. Master of None
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


8. Fleabag
Network: Prime Video
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


7. Atlanta
Network: FX
Length: Seasons 1 – 2


6. BoJack Horseman
Network: Netflix
Length: Seasons 1 – 6.1


5. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Network: HBO
Length: 2014 – 2019


4. The Leftovers
Network: HBO
Length: Seasons 1 -3


3. Mad Men
Network: AMC
Length: Seasons 4 – 7


2. Breaking Bad
Network: AMC
Length: Seasons 3.5 – 5, TV Movie


1. Veep
Network: HBO
Length: Seasons 1 – 7

Best of the Decade: TV Honorable Mentions

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Best of the Decade: TV Honorable Mentions
I’m about to reveal my Top 100 list of the best TV shows of the decade. Before I do that, I want to highlight some honorable mentions. I’m also going to include lists of Documentary and Variety specials. They were great programs that I didn’t feel quite right including on the main list.


DOCUMENTARIES
At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastic’s Scandal (HBO)
Casting By (HBO)
Catching Hell (ESPN)
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Netflix)
Everything Is Copy (HBO)
Fyre Fraud (Hulu)
Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened (Netflix)
Gaga: Five Foot Two (Netflix)
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prisoner of Belief (HBO)
Hot Coffee (Netflix)
How to Die in Oregon (HBO)
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (Netflix)
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold (Netflix)
League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis (PBS Frontline)
Leaving Neverland (HBO)
Marina Ambramovic: The Artist Is Present (HBO)
Me @ the Zoo (HBO)
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (HBO)
Mommy Dead and Dearest (HBO)
Suited (HBO)
There’s Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (HBO)
What Happened, Miss Simone? (Netflix)
The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (HBO)


VARIETY
Adele Live in New York City (NBC)
Beyonce & Jay-Z: On the Run (HBO)
The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards (NBC)
Grease: Live (FOX)
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (Netflix)
Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (Netflix)
Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce (Netflix)
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (NBC)
The Kennedy Center Honors 2015 (CBS)
Lady Gaga: The Monster Ball Tour Live From Madison Square Garden (HBO)
Lemonade (HBO)
Live in Front of a Studio Audience (ABC)
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific (PBS Live From Lincoln Center)
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (NBC)
Sondheim! The Birthday Concert (PBS Great Performances)
The 70th Annual Tony Awards (CBS)
Wishful Drinking (HBO)


TOP 100 HONORABLE MENTION
The Amazing Race (CBS)
American Masters (PBS)
Bates Motel (A&E)
Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Carlos (Sundance)
Catch-22 (Hulu)
The Comeback (HBO)
The Deuce (HBO)
Escape at Dannemora (Showtime)
Evil Genius (Netflix)
Family Guy (FOX)
The Glee Project (Oxygen)
Hollywood Game Night (NBC)
The Honorable Woman (Sundance)
How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
In Treatment (HBO)
Insecure (HBO)
The Keepers (Netflix)
The Knick (Cinemax)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC)
Late Show with David Letterman (CBS)
Let Me Down Easy (PBS Great Performances)
Little Women (PBS)
Masters of Sex (Showtime)
New Girl (FOX)
Notes From the Field (HBO)
The Office (NBC)
Orphan Black (BBC America)
Rubicon (AMC)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Sharp Objects (HBO)
Silicon Valley (HBO)
So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)
Sorry for Your Loss (Facebook Watch)
Southland (TNT)
Terriers (FX)
Twin Peaks: The Return (Showtime)
Undone (Prime Video)
United States of Tara (Showtime)
Vice (HBO)
Watchmen (HBO)
The Young Pope (HBO)

OTHER
Horace and Pete
Louie

-I wasn’t sure what to do with these two shows. Yes, they are two of the best shows of the decade and would’ve probably made my list. But the circumstances revolving around the person who was the main creative force made it difficult to judge them against the rest of the pack. So I’m just placing them off to the side with some acknowledgment of their importance.-

Final Oscar Nomination Predictions 2020

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Oscar Nominations Predictions 2020
Nominations will be announced on Monday January 13th. Here are my final predictions for the 92nd Annual Academy Awards.

Best Picture:
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
Marriage Story
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Parasite

Best Director:
Bong Joon-Ho, Parasite
Sam Mendes, 1917
Todd Phillips, Joker
Martin Scorsese, The Irishman
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Actor:
Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory
Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Taron Egerton, Rocketman
Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Best Actress:
Cynthia Erivo, Harriet
Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
Charlize Theron, Bombshell
Renee Zellweger, Judy

Best Supporting Actor:
Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Song Kang-Ho, Parasite
Al Pacino, The Irishman
Joe Pesci, The Irishman
Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Supporting Actress:
Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit
Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers
Florence Pugh, Little Women
Margot Robbie, Bombshell

Best Original Screenplay:
Knives Out
Marriage Story
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Parasite
Uncut Gems

Best Adapted Screenplay:
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
The Two Popes

Best Animated Feature:
Frozen II
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Missing Link
Toy Story 4

Best Documentary Feature:
American Factory
For Sama
Honeyland
Maiden
One Child Nation

Best International Feature:
Atlantics
Les Miserables
Pain and Glory
Parasite
Truth and Justice

Best Film Editing:
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Joker
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Cinematography:
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
The Lighthouse
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Original Score:
Ford v Ferrari
Joker
Little Women
Marriage Story
1917

Best Original Song:
Frozen II – “Into the Unknown”
Harriet – “Stand Up”
The Lion King – “Spirit”
Rocketman – “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again”
Wild Rose – “Glasgow (No Place Like Home)”

Best Production Design:
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Parasite

Best Costume Design:
Dolemite Is My Name
Judy
Little Women
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Rockeetman

Best Makeup & Hairstyling:
Bombshell
Joker
Judy
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Rocketman

Best Sound Mixing:
Ford v Ferrari
Joker
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Rocketman

Best Sound Editing:
Avengers: Endgame
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Joker
1917

Best Visual Effects:
Avengers: Endgame
Captain Marvel
The Lion King
1917
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Best Animated Short Film:
Dcera (Daughter)
Hair Love
Mind My Mind
The Physics of Sorrow
Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days

Best Documentary Short Subject:
Fire in Paradise
In the Absence
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)
Life Overtakes Me
Walk Run Cha-Cha

Best Live Action Short Film:
Brotherhood
Miller & Son
Nefta Football Club
The Neighbors’ Window
Refugee

Top 10 Shows on 2019

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Top 10 TV Shows of 2019


1. Succession


2. Fleabag


3. PEN15


4. When They See Us


5. Fosse/Verdon


6. Pose


7. The Act


8. Unbelievable


9. Undone


10. Ramy


Special Mention: Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce

TOP 11-20 SHOWS [Unranked]: Chernobyl, The Crown, GLOW, The Mandalorian, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Mr. Robot, On Becoming a God in Central Florida, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Sex Education, Watchmen

HONORABLE MENTION: Big Mouth, Black Mirror, BoJack Horseman, Euphoria, Fyre Fraud/Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Live in Front of a Studio Audience, Orange Is the New Black, Queer Eye, Rent: Live, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Russian Doll, The Weekly

77th Annual Golden Globe Awards: Winner Predictions

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77th Annual Golden Globe Awards: Winner Predictions
The Golden Globe Awards will be airing on Sunday. Here are my winner predictions for the first big awards show of the season!

Best Picture – Drama:
Marriage Story

Best Actor – Drama:
Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Best Actress – Drama:
Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Best Picture – Comedy/Musical:
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Actor – Comedy/Musical:
Eddie Murphy, Dolemite Is My Name

Best Actress – Comedy/Musical:
Awkwafina, The Farewell

Best Supporting Actor:
Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Supporting Actress:
Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers

Best Director:
Bong Joon-Ho, Parasite

Best Screenplay:
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach

Best Original Score:
1917 – Thomas Newman

Best Original Song:
The Lion King – “Spirit” – Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Timothy McKenzie & Ilya Salmanzadeh

Best Picture – Animated:
The Lion King – Jon Favreau

Best Picture – Foreign Language
Parasite – Bong Joon-Ho

Best Drama Series:
The Morning Show

Best Actor – Drama Series:
Billy Porter, Pose

Best Actress – Drama Series:
Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show

Best Comedy Series:
Fleabag

Best Actor – Comedy Series:
Ben Platt, The Politician

Best Actress – Comedy Series:
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

Best TV Movie/Limited Series:
Chernobyl

Best Actor – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Russell Crowe, The Loudest Voice

Best Actress – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon

Best Supporting Actor – Series, TV Movie or Limited Series:
Stellan Skarsgard, Chernobyl

Best Supporting Actress – Series, TV Movie or Limited Series:
Meryl Streep, Big Little Lies

71st Primetime Emmy Final Predictions

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71st Primetime Emmy Final Predictions
Final Emmy predictions! Drama should go to Game of Thrones across the board, but Comedy was much more difficult to predict.

Best Drama Series:
Game of Thrones

Best Actor – Drama Series:
Jason Bateman, Ozark

Best Actress – Drama Series:
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve

Best Supporting Actor – Drama Series:
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Best Supporting Actress – Drama Series:
Gwendoline Christie, Game of Thrones

Best Writing – Drama Series:
Game of Thrones – “The Iron Throne” – David Benioff & D.B. Weiss

Best Directing – Drama Series:
Succession – “Celebration” – Adam McKay

Best Guest Actor – Drama Series:
Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid’s Tale

Best Guest Actress – Drama Series:
Phylicia Rashad, This Is Us

Best Comedy Series:
Barry

Best Actor – Comedy Series:
Bill Hader, Barry

Best Actress – Comedy Series:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Best Supporting Actor – Comedy Series:
Henry Winkler, Barry

Best Supporting Actress – Comedy Series:
Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Best Writing – Comedy Series:
Fleabag – “Episode 1” – Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Best Directing – Comedy Series:
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “All Alone” – Amy Sherman-Palladino

Best Guest Actor – Comedy Series:
Adam Sandler, Saturday Night Live

Best Guest Actress – Comedy Series:
Maya Rudolph, The Good Place

Best TV Movie:
Deadwood

Best Limited Series:
When They See Us

Best Actor – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Jharrel Jerome, When They See Us

Best Actress – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon

Best Supporting Actor – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Michael K. Williams, When They See Us

Best Supporting Actress – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Patricia Arquette, The Act

Best Writing – TV Movie/Limited Series:
When They See Us – “Part Four” – Ava DuVernay & Michael Starrbury

Best Directing – TV Movie/Limited Series:
When They See Us – Ava DuVernay

Best Variety Talk Series:
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Best Variety Sketch Series:
Documentary Now!

Best Writing – Variety Series:
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Best Directing – Variety Series:
Saturday Night Live – “Adam Sandler” – Don Roy King

Best Variety Special – Live:
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons

Best Variety Special – Pre-Recorded:
Springsteen on Broadway

Best Writing – Variety Special:
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

Best Directing – Variety Special:
Live in Front a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons – James Burrows & Andy Fisher

Best Competition Program:
RuPaul’s Drag Race

Best Host – Reality or Competition Program:
RuPaul Charles, RuPaul’s Drag Race

Best Animated Program:
Bob’s Burgers – “Just One of the Boyz 4 Now for Now”

Best Animated Program – Short Form:
Steven Universe – “Reunited”

Best Production Direction – Narrative Contemporary Program (One Hour or More):
The Handmaid’s Tale – “Holly”

Best Production Design – Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More):
Game of Thrones – “The Bells”

Best Production Design – Narrative Program (Half-Hour):
Veep – “Veep”

Best Production Design – Variety, Reality or Competition Program:
Saturday Night Live – “John Mulaney”/“Emma Stone”

Best Production Design – Variety Special:
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons

Best Casting – Drama Series:
Pose

Best Casting – Comedy Series:
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Best Casting – TV Movie/Limited Series:
When They See Us

Best Casting – Reality Program:
RuPaul’s Drag Race

Best Children’s Program:
When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special

Best Choreography – Variety or Reality Program:
World of Dance – “Don’t Wanna Think”/“Fix You”/“Piece by Piece” – Tessandra Chavez

Best Cinematography – Single Camera Series (One Hour):
The Handmaid’s Tale – “Holly”

Best Cinematography – Single Camera Series (Half-Hour):
Russian Doll – “Adriadne”

Best Cinematography – Multi-Camera Series:
Will & Grace – “Family, Trip”

Best Cinematography – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Chernobyl – “Please Remain Calm”

Best Cinematography – Non-Fiction Program:
Free Solo

Best Cinematography – Reality Program:
Life Below Zero – Series Body of Work

Best Commercial:
Point of View – Sandy Hook Promise

Best Costumes – Contemporary:
Sharp Objects – “Closer”

Best Costumes – Fantasy/Sci-Fi:
Game of Thrones – “The Bells”

Best Costumes – Period:
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “We’re Going to the Catskills!”

Best Costumes – Variety, Non-Fiction or Reality Program:
RuPaul’s Drag Race – “Trump: The Rusical”

Best Directing – Non-Fiction Program:
Free Solo – Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Best Directing – Reality Program:
Queer Eye – “Black Girl Magic” – Hisham Abed

Best Documentary or Non-Fiction Series:
Our Planet

Best Documentary or Non-Fiction Special:
Leaving Neverland

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking:
RBG

Best Hairstyling – Single Camera Series:
Pose – “Pilot”

Best Hairstyling – Multi-Camera Series or Special:
RuPaul’s Drag Race – “Trump: The Rusical”

Best Hairstyling – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Fosse/Verdon

Best Informational Series or Special:
Surviving R. Kelly

Best Lighting Direction – Variety Series:
The Voice – “Live Finale, Part 1” (Season 16)

Best Lighting Direction – Variety Special:
Rent

Best Main Title Design:
Game of Thrones

Best Main Title Theme Music:
Succession

Best Makeup – Single Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic):
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”

Best Makeup – Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic):
Saturday Night Live – “Adam Sandler”

Best Makeup – TV Movie/Limited Series (Non-Prosthetic):
True Detective

Best Prosthetic Makeup – Series, TV Movie, Limited Series or Special:
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”

Best Music Composition – Series (Dramatic Score):
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”

Best Music Composition – TV Movie, Limited Series or Special:
True Detective – “The Final Country”

Best Music Composition – Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Score):
Our Planet – “One Planet”

Best Music Direction:
Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul

Best Music and Lyrics:
Documentary Now! – “Holiday Party (I Did a Little Cocaine Tonight”

Best Music Supervision:
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “We’re Going to the Catskills!”

Best Single Camera Picture Editing – Drama Series:
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”

Best Single Camera Picture Editing – Comedy Series:
Barry – “ronny/lily”

Best Multi-Camera Picture Editing – Comedy Series:
The Big Bang Theory – “The Stockholm Syndrome”

Best Single Camera Picture Editing – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Fosse/Verdon – “Life Is a Cabaret”

Best Picture Editing – Variety Program:
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – Segment: The Journey of ChiiJohn

Best Picture Editing – Non-Fiction Program:
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown – “Lower East Side”

Best Reality Program – Competition or Structured Reality Program:
Queer Eye – Series Body of Work

Best Picture Editing – Unstructured Reality Program:
United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell – “Hmong Americans and the Secret War”

Best Reality Program – Structured:
Queer Eye

Best Reality Program – Unstructured:
United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell

Best Short Form Comedy or Drama Series:
Special

Best Short Form Non-Fiction or Reality Series:
Pose: Inside Look – Identity, Family, Community

Best Short Form Variety Series:
Carpool Karaoke: The Series

Best Actor – Short Form Comedy or Drama Series:
Chris O’Dowd, State of the Union

Best Actress – Short Form Comedy or Drama Series:
Jessica Hecht, Special

Best Sound Editing – Drama or Comedy Series (One Hour):
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”

Best Sound Editing – Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation:
Barry – “ronny/lily”

Best Sound Editing – TV Movie, Limited Series or Special:
Chernobyl – “1:23:45”

Best Sound Editing – Non-Fiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera):
Free Solo

Best Sound Mixing – Drama or Comedy Series (One Hour):
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”

Best Sound Mixing – Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation:
Barry – “ronny/lily”

Best Sound Mixing – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Fosse/Verdon – “All I Care About Is Love”

Best Sound Mixing – Variety Program:
The 61st Annual Grammy Awards

Best Sound Mixing – Non-Fiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera):
Our Planet – “One Planet”

Best Special Visual Effects:
Game of Thrones – “The Bells”

Best Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role:
Chernobyl – “1:23:45”

Best Stunt Coordination – Drama Series, TV Movie or Limited Series:
Game of Thrones

Best Stunt Coordination – Comedy Series or Variety Program:
Barry

Best Technical Direction – Series:
Saturday Night Live – “Adam Sandler”

Best Technical Direction – TV Movie, Limited Series or Special:
The Oscars

Best Voice-Over Performance – Character:
Alex Borstein, Family Guy

Best Voice-Over Performance – Narrator:
David Attenborough, Our Planet

Best Writing – Non-Fiction Program:
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown – “Kenya” – Anthony Bourdain

2018/2019 Primetime Emmy Awards Predictions

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2018/2019 Primetime Emmy Awards Predictions

Emmy nominations are being announced on Tuesday morning. Here are my final predictions.

Best Drama Series:
Better Call Saul
Game of Thrones
Homecoming
Killing Eve
Ozark
Pose
This Is Us

Best Actor – Drama Series:
Jason Bateman, Ozark
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
Kit Harington, Game of Thrones
Richard Madden, Bodyguard
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Billy Porter, Pose

Best Actress – Drama Series:
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Laura Linney, Ozark
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Julia Roberts, Homecoming
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Supporting Actor – Drama Series:
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Bobby Cannavale, Homecoming
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Game of Thrones
Kieran Culkin, Succession
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Michael Kelly, House of Cards

Best Supporting Actress – Drama Series:
Gwendoline Christie, Game of Thrones
Julia Garner, Ozark
Rhea Seehorn, Better Call Saul
Sophie Turner, Game of Thrones
Susan Kelechi Watson, This Is Us
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones

Best Writing – Drama Series:
Bodyguard – “Episode 1” – Jed Mercurio
Game of Thrones – “The Iron Throne” – David Benioff & D.B. Weiss
Killing Eve – “Nice and Neat” – Emerald Fennell
Ozark – “The Gold Coast” – Chris Mundy
Pose – “Love Is the Message” – Janet Mock & Ryan Murphy
Pose – “Pilot” – Steven Canals, Brad Falchuk & Ryan Murphy

Best Directing – Drama Series:
Game of Thrones – “The Last of the Starks” – David Nutter
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night” – Miguel Sapochnik
Homecoming – “Protocol” – Sam Esmail
Ozark – “Reparations” – Jason Bateman
Pose – “Pilot” – Ryan Murphy
Succession – “Celebration” – Adam McKay

Best Guest Actor – Drama Series:
Alan Alda, Ray Donovan
Michael Angarano, This Is Us
James Cromwell, Succession
Griffin Dunne, This Is Us
Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us
Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid’s Tale

Best Guest Actress – Drama Series:
Laverne Cox, Orange Is the New Black
Cherry Jones, The Handmaid’s Tale
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Apocalypse
Phylicia Rashad, This Is Us
Cicely Tyson, How to Get Away with Murder
Carice van Houten, Game of Thrones

Best Comedy Series:
Barry
Fleabag
GLOW
The Good Place
The Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Veep

Best Actor – Comedy Series:
Anthony Anderson, black-ish
Jim Carrey, Kidding
Don Cheadle, Black Monday
Ted Danson, The Good Place
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
Bill Hader, Barry

Best Actress – Comedy Series:
Pamela Adlon, Better Things
Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Allison Janney, Mom
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

Best Supporting Actor – Comedy Series:
Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method
Kevin Dunn, Veep
Tony Hale, Veep
Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live
Henry Winkler, Barry

Best Supporting Actress – Comedy Series:
Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Anna Chlumsky, Veep
Betty Gilpin, GLOW
Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Megan Mullally, Will & Grace

Best Writing – Comedy Series:
Barry – “ronny/lily” – Alec Berg & Bill Hader
Fleabag – “Episode 1” – Phoebe Waller-Bridge
The Kominsky Method – “Chapter 2: An Agent Grieves” – Chuck Lorre
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “Midnight at the Concord” – Amy Sherman-Palladino
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “Vote for Kennedy, Vote for Kennedy” – Daniel Palladino
Veep – “Veep” – David Mandel

Best Directing – Comedy Series:
Barry – “The Audition” – Alec Berg
Barry – “ronny/lily” – Bill Hader
The Big Bang Theory – “The Stockholm Syndrome” – Mark Cendrowski
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “All Alone” – Amy Sherman-Palladino
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “We’re Going to the Catskills!” – Daniel Palladino
Veep – “Discovery Weekend” – Dale Stern
Veep – “Veep” – David Mandel

Best Guest Actor – Comedy Series:
Matt Damon, Saturday Night Live
Luke Kirby, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Peter MacNicol, Veep
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
John Mulaney, Saturday Night Live
Adam Sandler, Saturday Night Live

Best Guest Actress – Comedy Series:
Rachel Brosnahan, Saturday Night Live
Jane Lynch, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Sandra Oh, Saturday Night Live
Maya Rudolph, The Good Place
Kristin Scott Thomas, Fleabag
Wanda Sykes, black-ish

Best TV Movie:
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
Brexit
Deadwood
King Lear
My Dinner with Herve

Best Limited Series:
Chernobyl
Escape at Dannemora
Fosse/Verdon
Sharp Objects
When They See Us

Best Actor – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Mahershala Ali, True Detective
Benicio del Toro, Escape at Dannemora
Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal
Jared Harris, Chernobyl
Jharrel Jerome, When They See Us
Sam Rockwell, Fosse/Verdon

Best Actress – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Amy Adams, Sharp Objects
Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora
Connie Britton, Dirty John
Niecy Nash, When They See Us
Emma Stone, Maniac
Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon

Best Supporting Actor – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Paul Dano, Escape at Dannemora
Eric Lange, Escape at Dannemora
John Leguizamo, When They See Us
Stellan Skarsgard, Chernobyl
Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal
Michael K. Williams, When They See Us

Best Supporting Actress – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Patricia Arquette, The Act
Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects
Eliza Scanlen, Sharp Objects
Sissy Spacek, Castle Rock
Emma Thompson, King Lear
Emily Watson, Chernobyl

Best Writing – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Chernobyl – Craig Mazin
Deadwood – David Milch
Fosse/Verdon – “Providence” – Joel Fields & Steven Levenson
Sharp Objects – “Milk” – Gillian Flynn & Marti Noxon
A Very English Scandal – Russell T. Davies
When They See Us – “Part Four” – Ava DuVernay & Michael Starrbury

Best Directing – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch – David Slade
Deadwood – Daniel Minahan
Escape at Dannemora – Ben Stiller
The Haunting of Hill House – Mike Flanagan
Sharp Objects – Jean-Marc Vallee
When They See Us – Ava DuVernay

Best Variety Talk Series:
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Late Late Show with James Corden
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Best Variety Sketch Series:
At Home with Amy Sedaris
Documentary Now!
Drunk History
Saturday Night Live
Tracey Ullman’s Show
Who Is America?

Best Writing – Variety Series:
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
Saturday Night Live

Best Directing – Variety Series:
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee – “Christmas on I.C.E.” – Andre Allen
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – “Episode 602” – Paul Pennolino
The Late Late Show with James Corden – “Post AFC Championship Show” – Glenn Clements & Tim Mancinelli
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – “Live Midterm Election Show” – Jim Hoskinson
Saturday Night Live – “Adam Sandler” – Don Roy King

Best Variety Special – Live:
The 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards
The 61st Annual Grammy Awards
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons
The Oscars
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards

Best Variety Special – Pre-Recorded:
Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool
Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce
Springsteen on Broadway

Best Writing – Variety Special:
Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh
Amy Schumer Growing
Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable
Full Frontal Presents: Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

Best Directing – Variety Special:
The 61st Annual Grammy Awards – Louis J. Horvitz
Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce – Ed Burke & Beyonce Knowles-Carter
Live in Front a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons – James Burrows & Andy Fisher
The Oscars – Glenn Weiss
Springsteen on Broadway – Thomas Zimny

Best Competition Program:
The Amazing Race
The Masked Singer
Project Runway
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Best Host – Reality or Competition Program:
W. Kamau Bell, United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell
Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski & Jonathan Van Ness, Queer Eye
RuPaul Charles, RuPaul’s Drag Race
Ellen DeGeneres, Ellen’s Game of Games
Nick Offerman & Amy Poehler, Making It

Best Animated Program:
Adventure Time: Come Along with Me
Bob’s Burgers
– “Just One of the Boyz 4 Now for Now”
BoJack Horseman – “Free Churro”
The Simpsons – “Mad About the Toy”
South Park – “Dead Kids”

Best Animated Program – Short Form:
Adventure Time – “Diamonds and Lemons”
Robot Chicken – “Why Is It Wet?”
SpongeBob Squarepants – “Plankton Paranoia”
Steven Universe – “Reunited”
Teen Titans Go! – “Nostalgia Is Not a Substitute for an Actual Story”

Best Production Direction – Narrative Contemporary Program (One Hour or More):
The Handmaid’s Tale – “Holly”
The Haunting of Hill House – “The Bent-Neck Lady”
Maniac
Ozark
– “Outer Darkness”/“The Gold Coast”
Sharp Objects

Best Production Design – Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More):
Catch-22
Chernobyl
Fosse/Verdon
Game of Thrones
– “The Bells”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “Simone”/“We’re Going to the Catskills!”

Best Production Design – Narrative Program (Half-Hour):
The Big Bang Theory – “The Propagation Proposition”/“The Conference Valuation”/“The Stockholm Syndrome”
GLOW – “Rosalie”
Grace and Frankie – “The Retreat”
Veep – “Veep”
Will & Grace – “Jack’s Big Gay Wedding”

Best Production Design – Variety, Reality or Competition Program:
Dancing with the Stars – “Halloween Night”/“Finale”
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – “Episode 530”
Queer Eye – “Jones Bar-B-Q”
Saturday Night Live – “John Mulaney”/“Emma Stone”
The Voice – “Live Cross Battles, Part 1” (Season 16)

Best Production Design – Variety Special:
The 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards
The 61st Annual Grammy Awards
Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons
The Oscars

Best Casting – Drama Series:
Game of Thrones
Homecoming
Pose
Succession
This Is Us

Best Casting – Comedy Series:
Barry
GLOW
The Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Veep

Best Casting – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Catch-22
Chernobyl
Fosse/Verdon
Sharp Objects
When They See Us

Best Casting – Reality Program:
Born This Way
Project Runway
Queer Eye
RuPaul’s Drag Race
The Voice

Best Children’s Program:
Alexa & Katie
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Song of Parkland
Star Wars Resistance
When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special

Best Choreography – Scripted Program:
American Housewife
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Fosse/Verdon
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Room 104

Best Choreography – Variety or Reality Program:
Dancing with the Stars
Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce
So You Think You Can Dance
So You Think You Can Dance
World of Dance

Best Cinematography – Single Camera Series (One Hour):
Game of Thrones – “The Iron Throne”
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”
The Handmaid’s Tale – “Holly”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “Simone”
Ozark – “Reparations”

Best Cinematography – Single Camera Series (Half-Hour):
Barry – “ronny/lily”
Black Monday – “365”
GLOW – “Mother of All Matches”
Homecoming – “Optics”
Veep – “Veep”

Best Cinematography – Multi-Camera Series:
Abby’s – “Pilot”
The Big Bang Theory – “The Stockholm Syndrome”
Man with a Plan – “Semi Indecent Proposal”
The Ranch – “Reckless”
Will & Grace – “Family Trip”

Best Cinematography – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Chernobyl – “Please Remain Calm”
Escape at Dannemora – “Episode 1”
The Haunting of Hill House – “Two Storms”
Sense8: Amor Vincit Omnia
Sharp Objects
– “Ripe”

Best Cinematography – Non-Fiction Program:
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown – “Bhutan”
Chef’s Table – “Dario Cecchini”
Our Planet – “Coastal Seas”
Our Planet – “Jungles”
Our Planet – “One Planet”

Best Cinematography – Reality Program:
Born This Way – Series Body of Work
Deadliest Catch – Series Body of Work
Life Below Zero – Series Body of Work
Queer Eye – “God Bless Gay”
Survivor – Series Body of Work

Best Costumes – Contemporary:
black-ish – “Purple Rain”
Empire – “Steal From the Thief”
Grace and Frankie – “The Wedding”
Sharp Objects – “Closer”
The Violet Hour (The Romanoffs)

Best Costumes – Fantasy/Sci-Fi:
American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “Forbidden Fruit”
Game of Thrones – “The Bells”
Good Omens – “Hard Times”
The Handmaid’s Tale – “The Word”
Star Trek: Discovery – “Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2”

Best Costumes – Period:
Deadwood
Fosse/Verdon
– “Life Is a Cabaret”
GLOW – “Every Potato Has a Receipt”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “We’re Going to the Catskills!”
Pose – “Pilot”

Best Costumes – Variety, Non-Fiction or Reality Program:
Dancing with the Stars – “The Premiere”
Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons
RuPaul’s Drag Race
– “Trump: The Rusical”
Saturday Night Live – “Sandra Oh”

Best Directing – Non-Fiction Program:
Free Solo – Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley – Alex Gibney
Minding the Gap – Bing Liu
RBG – Julie Cohen & Betsy West
Three Identical Strangers – Tim Wardle

Best Directing – Reality Program:
The Amazing Race – “Who Wants a Rolex?” – Bertram van Munster
Project Runway – “Survive in Style” – Ariel Boles
Queer Eye – “Black Girl Magic” – Hisham Abed
RuPaul’s Drag Race – “Whatcha Unpackin?” – Nick Murray
The Voice – “The Blind Auditions Season Premiere (Season 16)” – Alan Carter

Best Documentary or Non-Fiction Series:
American Masters
The Case Against Adnan Syed
Chef’s Table
Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes
Our Planet

Best Documentary or Non-Fiction Special:
Betty White: First Lady of Television
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
Jane Fonda in Five Acts
Minding the Gap
Quincy

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking:
Bathtubs Over Broadway
Free Solo
RBG
Shirkers
Three Identical Strangers

Best Hairstyling – Single Camera Series:
American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “Forbidden Fruit”
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”
GLOW – “The Good Twin”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “We’re Going to the Catskills!”
Pose – “Pilot”

Best Hairstyling – Multi-Camera Series or Special:
Dancing with the Stars – “Halloween”
RuPaul’s Drag Race – “Trump: The Rusical”
Saturday Night Live – “Adam Sandler”
So You Think You Can Dance – “Episode 1511/12”
The Voice – “Live Top 13 Performances” (Season 16)

Best Hairstyling – TV Movie/Limited Series:
The Act – “A Whole New World”
Deadwood
Escape at Dannemora
Fosse/Verdon
The Haunting of Hill House
– “Silence Lay Steadily”

Best Informational Series or Special:
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman
Salt Fat Acid Heat
Surviving R. Kelly

Best Lighting Direction – Variety Series:
America’s Got Talent – “Semi Final #1 Performance Show”
Dancing with the Stars – “Semi-Finals”
Saturday Night Live – “John Mulaney”
So You Think You Can Dance – “Finale”
The Voice – “Live Finale, Part 1” (Season 16)

Best Lighting Direction – Variety Special:
The 61st Annual Grammy Awards
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons
The Oscars
Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show Starring Maroon 5
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards

Best Main Title Design:
Black Earth Rising
Good Omens
The Haunting of Hill House
I Am the Night
Kidding

Best Main Title Theme Music:
Disenchantment
Good Omens
Mayans M.C.
Succession
Tuca & Bertie

Best Makeup – Single Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic):
American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “Forbidden Fruit”
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “We’re Going to the Catskills!”
This Is Us – “Six Thanksgivings”
Vikings – “A New God”

Best Makeup – Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic):
Dancing with the Stars – “Halloween Night”
Rent
RuPaul’s Drag Race
– “Trump: The Rusical”
Saturday Night Live – “Adam Sandler”
The Voice – “Live Top 13 Performances” (Season 16)

Best Makeup – TV Movie/Limited Series (Non-Prosthetic):
The Act
Fosse/Verdon
Good Omens
Sharp Objects
True Detective

Best Prosthetic Makeup – Series, TV Movie, Limited Series or Special:
American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “Apocalypse Then”
Escape at Dannemora
Game of Thrones
– “The Long Night”
Star Trek: Discovery – “If Memory Serves”
The Walking Dead – “The Storm”

Best Motion Design:
The Case Against Adnan Syed
Conversations with a Killer: The Ten Bundy Tapes
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

Best Music Composition – Series (Dramatic Score):
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”
House of Cards – “Chapter 73”
My Brilliant Friend – “The Dolls”
The Umbrella Academy – “The White Violin”
Yellowstone – “Daybreak”

Best Music Composition – TV Movie, Limited Series or Special:
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
Castle Rock
– “The Queen”
The Haunting of Hill House – “Screaming Meemies”
Vanity Fair – “In Which Battles Are Won and Lost”
The Widow – “Violet”

Best Music Composition – Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Score):
Chef’s Table – “Mashama Bailey”
The Circus (American Experience)
Dogs
– “Bravo, Zeus”
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
Our Planet
– “One Planet”

Best Music Direction:
Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul
Grammy Salute to Music Legends (Great Performances)
Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce
A Very Wicked Halloween
Yes, It’s Really Us Singing: The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Concert Special!

Best Music and Lyrics:
Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh
Big Mouth
The Good Fight
RBG
Saturday Night Live

Best Music Supervision:
Better Call Saul – “Something Stupid”
Fosse/Verdon – “Life Is a Cabaret”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “We’re Going to the Catskills!”
Pose – “Pilot”
This Is Us – “Vietnam”

Best Single Camera Picture Editing – Drama Series:
Better Call Saul – “Something Stupid”
Better Call Saul – “Wiedersehen”
Game of Thrones – “The Iron Throne”
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”
Game of Thrones – “Winterfell”

Best Single Camera Picture Editing – Comedy Series:
Barry – “berkman > block”
Barry – “ronny/lily”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “Simone”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “We’re Going to the Catskills!”
Veep – “Veep”

Best Multi-Camera Picture Editing – Comedy Series:
The Big Bang Theory – “The Stockholm Syndrome”
The Conners – “Keep on Truckin’”
Mom – “Big Floor Pillows and a Ball of Fire”
One Day at a Time – “The Funeral”
Will & Grace – “Family Trip”

Best Single Camera Picture Editing – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Chernobyl – “Open Wide, O Earth”
Escape at Dannemora – “Episode 7”
Sharp Objects – “Fix”
When They See Us – “Part One”
When They See Us – “Part Four”

Best Picture Editing – Variety Program:
Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
– Segment: The Journey of ChiiJohn
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – Segment: The Wax & the Furious
Saturday Night Live – Segment: The Actress
Springsteen on Broadway

Best Picture Editing – Non-Fiction Program:
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown – “Lower East Side”
Free Solo
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
Our Planet
– “Jungles”
Three Identical Strangers

Best Reality Program – Competition or Structured Reality Program:
Project Runway – “Survive in Style”
Queer Eye – Series Body of Work
RuPaul’s Drag Race – Series Body of Work
Shark Tank – Series Body of Work
The Voice – Series Body of Work

Best Picture Editing – Unstructured Reality Program:
Born This Way – Series Body of Work
Deadliest Catch – “Battle of Kings”
Life Below Zero – “Cost of Winter”
RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked – Series Body of Work
United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell – “Hmong Americans and the Secret War”

Best Reality Program – Structured:
Antiques Roadshow
Live P.D.
Queer Eye
Shark Tank
Tidying Up with Marie Kondo
Who Do You Think You Are?

Best Reality Program – Unstructured:
Born This Way
Deadliest Catch
Intervention
RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked
Somebody Feed Phil
United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell

Best Short Form Comedy or Drama Series:
Better Call Saul Employee Training: Madrigal Electromotive Security
An Emmy for Megan
Hack Into Broad City
Special
State of the Union

Best Short Form Non-Fiction or Reality Series:
Jay Leno’s Garage
Last Chance Kitchen
Pose: Inside Look – Identity, Family, Community
RuPaul’s Drag Race: Portrait of a Queen
The Voice: The Comeback Stage

Best Short Form Variety Series:
Billy on the Street
Carpool Karaoke: The Series
The Daily Show: Between the Scenes
Deep Cuts: Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
Gay of Thrones

Best Actor – Short Form Comedy or Drama Series:
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul Employee Training: Madrigal Electromotive Security
Jimmy Fallon, Beto Breaks the Internet
Ryan O’Connell, Special
Chris O’Dowd, State of the Union
Patton Oswalt, An Emmy for Megan

Best Actress – Short Form Comedy or Drama Series:
Megan Amram, An Emmy for Megan
Ilana Glazer, Hack Into Broad City
Jessica Hecht, Special
Abbi Jacobson, Hack Into Broad City
Rosamund Pike, State of the Union

Best Sound Editing – Drama or Comedy Series (One Hour):
American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “Apocalypse Then”
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”
Star Trek: Discovery – “Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2”
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan – “Pilot”
Yellowstone – “Daybreak”

Best Sound Editing – Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation:
Ballers – “This Is Not Our World”
Barry – “ronny/lily”
Homecoming – “Optics”
Star Wars Resistance – “No Escape, Part 2”
Veep – “Veep”

Best Sound Editing – TV Movie, Limited Series or Special:
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
Catch-22
– “Episode 1”
Chernobyl – “1:23:45”
Deadwood
True Detective
– “The Great War and Modern Memory”

Best Sound Editing – Non-Fiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera):
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown – “Far West Texas”
Free Solo
Our Planet
– “Frozen Worlds”
Quincy
7 Days Out
– “NASA’s Cassini Mission”

Best Sound Mixing – Drama or Comedy Series (One Hour):
Better Call Saul – “Talk”
Bodyguard – “Episode 2”
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “Vote for Kennedy, Vote for Kennedy”
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan – “Pilot”

Best Sound Mixing – Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation:
Barry – “ronny/lily”
Homecoming – “Protocol”
Modern Family – “A Year of Birthdays”
The Simpsons – “Werking Mom”
Veep – “Veep”

Best Sound Mixing – TV Movie/Limited Series:
Catch-22 – “Episode 1”
Chernobyl – “1:23:45”
Escape at Dannemora – “Episode 4”
Fosse/Verdon – “All I Care About Is Love”
True Detective – “The Great War and Modern Memory”

Best Sound Mixing – Variety Program:
The 61st Annual Grammy Awards
Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
– “Episode 530”
The Oscars
Springsteen on Broadway

Best Sound Mixing – Non-Fiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera):
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown – “Kenya”
Free Solo
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman
– “Kanye West”
Our Planet – “One Planet”
Quincy

Best Special Visual Effects:
American Gods – “House on the Rock”
Game of Thrones – “The Bells”
Good Omens – “The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives”
Star Trek: Discovery – “Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2”
Vikings – “What Happens in the Cave”

Best Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role:
Catch-22 – “Episode 4”
Chernobyl – “1:23:45”
Knightfall – “Blood Drenched Stone”
9-1-1 – “7.1”
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan – “Pilot”

Best Stunt Coordination – Drama Series, TV Movie or Limited Series:
The Blacklist
Blindspot
Game of Thrones
Gotham
Marvel’s The Punisher

Best Stunt Coordination – Comedy Series or Variety Program:
Angie Tribeca
Barry
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Cobra Kai
GLOW

Best Technical Direction – Series:
The Big Bang Theory – “The Stockholm syndrome”
Jimmy Kimmel Live! – “Live in Brooklyn: John Krasinski and St. Vincent”
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – “Episode 602”
Saturday Night Live – “Adam Sandler”
The Voice – “Live Finale, Part 2” (Season 15)

Best Technical Direction – TV Movie, Limited Series or Special:
Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce
The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2019
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons
The Oscars
Springsteen on Broadway

Best Voice-Over Performance – Character:
Alex Borstein, Family Guy
Dan Castellaneta, The Simpsons
Seth Green, Robot Chicken
Tom Kenny, SpongeBob Squarepants
Seth MacFarlane, Family Guy
Tara Strong, DC Super Hero Girls: #SweetJustice

Best Voice-Over Performance – Narrator:
David Attenborough, Our Planet
Angela Bassett, The Flood
Charles Dance, Savage Kingdom
Anthony Mendez, Jane the Virgin
Liev Schreiber, 24/7

Best Writing – Non-Fiction Program:
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown – “Kenya” – Anthony Bourdain
Bathtubs Over Broadway – Ozzy Inguanzo & Dava Whisenant
The Inventor: Out For Blood in Silicon Valley – Alex Gibney
Quincy – Alan Hicks & Rashida Jones
Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas – “Inequality Problems” – Emma Carmichael, Wyatt Cenac, Eliza Cossio, Chris Duffy, Taryn Englehart, Chrissy Shackleford & Dillon Stevenson

91st Oscars: Winners Predictions

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91st Annual Academy Awards: Winner Predictions
Oscars are tonight. Final predictions!

Best Picture:
Roma

Best Director:
Alfonso Cuaron, Roma

Best Actor:
Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Actress:
Glenn Close, The Wife

Best Supporting Actor:
Mahershala Ali, Green Book

Best Supporting Actress:
Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Original Screenplay:
Vice – Adam McKay

Best Adapted Screenplay:
BlacKkKlansman – Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel & Kevin Willmott

Best Animated Feature Film:
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Bob Perischetti, Peter Ramsey & Rodney Rothman

Best Documentary Feature:
RBG – Julie Cohen & Betsy West

Best Foreign Language Film:
Roma – Alfonso Cuaron – Mexico

Best Film Editing:
Vice – Hank Corwin

Best Cinematography:
Roma – Alfonso Cuaron

Best Original Score:
BlacKkKlansman – Terence Blanchard

Best Original Song:
A Star Is Born – “Shallow” – Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt

Best Production Design:
Black Panther – Hannah Beachler & Jay Hart

Best Costume Design:
The Favourite – Sandy Powell

Best Makeup & Hairstyling:
Vice – Kate Biscoe, Greg Cannom & Patricia Dehaney

Best Sound Mixing:
Bohemian Rhapsody – John Casali, Tim Cavagin & Paul Massey

Best Sound Editing:
Black Panther – Steve Boeddeker & Benjamin A. Burtt

Best Visual Effects:
Avengers: Infinity War – Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Kelly Port & Dan Sudick

Best Documentary Short Subject:
Lifeboat – Skye Fitzgerald & Bryn Mooser

Best Short Film – Animated:
Bao – Becky Neiman-Cobb & Domee Shi

Best Short Film – Live Action:
Skin – Jaime Ray Newman & Guy Nattiv

61st Grammy Awards Winner Predictions

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61st Grammy Awards Winner Predictions
The Grammy Awards are tonight. Who knew Bradley Cooper would have a much better chance of winning multiple Grammys than he would multiple Oscars?

Record of the Year:
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – “Shallow”

Album of the Year:
Dirty Computer – Janelle Monae

Song of the Year:
“Shallow” – Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)

Best New Artist:
Greta Van Fleet

Best Pop Vocal Album:
Sweetener – Ariana Grande

Best Pop Solo Performance:
Ariana Grande – “God Is a Woman

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – “Shallow”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Love Is Here to Stay – Tony Bennett & Diana Krall

Best Dance/Electronic Album:
Treehouse – Sofi Tukker

Best Dance Recording:
Silk City & Dua Lipa featuring Diplo & Mark Ronson – “Electricity”

Best Rock Album:
From the Fires – Greta Van Fleet

Best Rock Song:
“Black Smoke Rising” – Jacob Thomas Kiszka, Joshua Michael Kiszka, Samuel Francis Kiszka & Daniel Robert Wagner (Greta Van Fleet)

Best Rock Performance:
Chris Cornell – “When Bad Does Good”

Best Metal Performance:
Deafheaven – “Honeycomb”

Best Alternative Music Album:
Colors – Beck

Best R&B Album:
H.E.R. – H.E.R.

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
Everything Is Love – The Carters

Best R&B Song:
“Boo’d Up” – Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane (Ella Mai)

Best R&B Performance:
Lalah Hathaway – “Y O Y”

Best Traditional R&B Performance:
Charlie Wilson featuring Lalah Hathaway – “Made for Love”

Best Rap Album:
Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B

Best Rap Song:
“God’s Plan” – Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib (Drake)

Best Rap Performance:
Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee – “Sicko Mode”

Best Rap/Sung Performance:
Kendrick Lamar & SZA – “All the Stars”

Best Country Album:
Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves

Best Country Song:
“Space Cowboy” – Luke Laird, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves (Kacey Musgraves)

Best Country Solo Performance:
Chris Stapleton – “Millionaire”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance:
Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill – “Dear Hate”

Best Spoken Word Album:
Faith: A Journey for All – Jimmy Carter

Best Comedy Album:
Equanimity & The Bird Revelation – Dave Chappelle

Best Musical Theater Album:
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert – Original Television Cast

Best Compilation Soundtrack – Visual Media:
The Greatest Showman – Hugh Jackman & Various Artists

Best Score Soundtrack – Visual Media:
Black Panther – Ludwig Goransson

Best Song Written for Visual Media:
“Shallow” – A Star Is Born – Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)

Producer of the Year – Non-Classical:
Pharrell Williams

Best Music Video:
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Best Music Film:
Quincy – Quincy Jones

91st Oscars Nominations – Final Predictions

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91st Oscars Nominations – Final Predictions
I have a feeling we’re in for some surprising nominations tomorrow morning, so here’s my attempt at predicting what will happen…

Best Picture:
Black Panther
BlacKkKlansman
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book
Roma
A Star Is Born
Vice

Best Director:
Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Adam McKay, Vice

Best Actor:
Christian Bale, Vice
Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
Ethan Hawke, First Reformed
Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
Viggo Mortensen, Green Book

Best Actress:
Glenn Close, The Wife
Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Regina Hall, Support the Girls
Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born
Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Supporting Actor:
Mahershala Ali, Green Book
Timothee Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
Sam Elliott, A Star Is Born
Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Supporting Actress:
Amy Adams, Vice
Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
Margot Robbie, Mary Queen of Scots
Emma Stone, The Favourite
Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

Best Original Screenplay:
The Favourite
First Reformed
Green Book
Roma
Vice

Best Adapted Screenplay:
BlacKkKlansman
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
First Man
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star Is Born

Best Animated Feature:
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Ruben Brandt, Collector
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Documentary Feature:
Free Solo
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
RBG
Three Identical Strangers
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Best Foreign Language Film:
Burning – South Korea
Cold War – Poland
The Guilty – Denmark
Roma – Mexico
Shoplifters – Japan

Best Film Editing:
The Favourite
First Man
Roma
A Star Is Born
Vice

Best Cinematography:
The Favourite
Cold War
First Man
Roma
A Star Is Born

Best Original Score:
Black Panther
First Man
If Beale Street Could Talk
Mary Poppins Returns
A Quiet Place

Best Original Song:
Black Panther – “All the Stars”
The Hate U Give – “We Won’t Move”
Mary Poppins Returns – “The Place Where Lost Things Go”
RBG – “I’ll Fight”
A Star Is Born – “Shallow”

Best Production Design:
Black Panther
The Favourite
First Man
Mary Poppins Returns
Roma

Best Costume Design:
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Queen of Scots

Best Makeup & Hairstyling:
Bohemian Rhapsody
Mary Queen of Scots
Vice

Best Sound Mixing:
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
A Quiet Place
A Star Is Born

Best Sound Editing:
Avengers: Infinity War
Black Panther
First Man
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
A Quiet Place

Best Visual Effects:
Avengers: Infinity War
Black Panther
First Man
Ready Player One
Welcome to Marwen

Best Animated Short Film:
Bao
Bilby
Late Afternoon
Pepe le Morse
Weekends

Best Documentary Short Subject:
Lifeboat
Los Comandos
Period. End of Sentence.
’63 Boycott
Women of the Gulag

Best Live Action Short Film:
Detainment
Fauve
Marguerite
Mother
Wale