Sunday, September 16, 2007

Emmy Ballot

Who should win: Bolded. Who will win: Underlined.

Best Show (Drama)
- Grey's Anatomy
- House
- The Sopranos
- Heroes
- Boston Legal

Best Actress (Drama)
- Minnie Driver (The Riches)
- Edie Falco (The Sopranos)
- Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer)
- Patricia Arquette (Medium)
- Mariska Hargitay (Law and Order: SVU)
- Sally Field (Brothers & Sisters)

Best Actor (Drama)
- James Gandolfini (The Sopranos)
- Hugh Laurie (House)
- Denis Leary (Rescue Me)
- Kiefer Sutherland (24)
- James Spader (Boston Legal)

Best Supporting Actress (Drama)
- Aida Turturro (The Sopranos)
- Lorraine Bracco (The Sopranos)
- Katherine Heigl (Grey's Anatomy)
- Rachel Griffiths
- Sandra Oh
- Chandra Wilson

Best Supporting Actor (Drama)
- Masi Oka (Heroes)
- Terry O'Quinn (Lost)
- Michael Emerson (Lost)
- Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos)
- William Shatner (Boston Legal)
- T.R. Knight (Grey's Anatomy)

Best Reality Competition
- The Amazing Race
- American Idol
- Dancing With the Stars
- Project Runway
- Top Chef

Best Variety Show
- Late Night With Conan O'Brien
- Late Show With David Letterman
- Real Time With Bill Maher
- The Colbert Report
- The Daily Show

Best Show (Comedy)
- 30 Rock
- Two and a Half Men
- Entourage
- Ugly Betty
- The Office

Best Actress (Comedy)
- America Ferrera (Ugly Betty)
- Tina Fey (30 Rock)
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus (The New Adventures of Old Christine)
- Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds)
- Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives)

Best Actor (Comedy)
- Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)
- Steve Carell (The Office)
- Tony Shalhoub (Monk)
- Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men)
- Ricky Gervais (Extras)

Best Supporting Actress (Comedy)
- Elizabeth Perkins (Weeds)
- Jaime Pressly (My Name is Earl)
- Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty)
- Jenna Fischer (The Office)
- Conchata Ferrell (Two and a Half Men)

Best Supporting Actor (Comedy)
- Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men)
- Jeremy Piven (Entourage)
- Rainn Wilson (The Office)
- Kevin Dillon (Entourage)
- Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)

I'm going against my gut in some of these, which we are always told not to do. But I always bet against Tony Shalhoub and I always lose. And I think I'm giving The Sopranos too much. But the Emmys tend to drown landmark shows in awards. (Everybody Loves Raymond, anyone?)

We'll see what happens.

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