Emmy nominations will be announced tomorrow at 8:40 a.m. ET on Emmys.com, read aloud by Scandal‘s Kerry Washington and Parks and Recreation‘s Nick Offerman. (UPDATE: Due to weather and travel delays, Offerman will not make it to L.A. for the announcement. Emmys host Jimmy Kimmel will join Washington.) Leading up to the deadline for ballots to be returned, EW.com spoke with some of the actors and showrunners on our wish list in our Emmy Watch series. But which surprise would make you happiest?
My Top 3:
1. Nick Offerman finally breaks into the Supporting Actor category after four seasons. Besides the fact that he’s deserving and due, I think we’d see him cry if it happens. Exhibit A, from our Emmy Watch conversation with Offerman:
Exhibit B from our Emmy Watch conversation with Schur:
2. Justified receives its first Best Drama nomination: After receiving four acting nominations last year (including a win for Margo Martindale), we know the show is on voters’ minds. But as Justified exec producer Graham Yost told us in his Emmy Watch interview, he’s trying to be realistic:
Why we’re really hoping it makes the cut this year? A little promise costar Walton Goggins made with us in his Emmy Watch interview:
3. Community‘s Danny Pudi nabs his first nomination. It’s an ensemble show, but for me, he remains its heart.