Best television series, drama
We’re predicting just one nominee from broadcast TV, only because the cable and streaming series are so good: Killing Eve (BBC America), This is Us (NBC), The Americans (FX), Homecoming (Amazon), and The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu). Last year’s winner: The Handmaid’s Tale
Best performance by an actor in a television series, drama
Goodbye gift for a departing FX star or welcome-to-series-TV trophy for ol’ Dancing with Wolves? Our picks: Matthew Rhys (The Americans), Kevin Costner (Yellowstone), John Krasinski (Jack Ryan), Sterling K. Brown (This is Us), and J.K. Simmons (Counterpart). Last year’s winner: Sterling K. Brown.
Best performance by an actress in a television series, drama
It already feels like a certain Pretty Woman‘s category to lose, but here’s who we think will land a nom: Sandra Oh (Killing Eve), Julia Roberts (Homecoming), Robin Wright (House of Cards), Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), and Keri Russell (The Americans). Last year’s winner: Elisabeth Moss.
Best television series, musical or comedy
Remember when multi-cam comedies got the accolades? Those were the days. Our picks: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Barry, GLOW, The Good Place, and Atlanta. Last year’s winner: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Best performance by an actor in a television series, musical or comedy
An all-star lineup of acting pros. Feels like this one is going to go to the longtime film actor, though. Our picks: Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method), Ted Danson (The Good Place), Bill Hader (Barry), Jim Carrey (Kidding), and Sacha Baron Cohen (Who is America?). Last year’s winner: Aziz Ansari (Master of None).
Best performance by an actress in a television series, musical or comedy
Will all that great awards season buzz for Crazy Rich Asians extend into this category and give Constance Wu a shiny TV prize? Our picks: Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Jennifer Garner (Camping), Alison Brie (GLOW), Kristen Bell (The Good Place), and Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat). Last year’s winner: Rachel Brosnahan.
Best television limited series or motion picture made for television
This one is gonna be good. Our picks: Sharp Objects (HBO), The Assassination of Gianni Versace (FX), Maniac (Netflix), Escape at Dannemora (Showtime), A Very English Scandal (Amazon). Last year’s winner: Big Little Lies.