Emmy 2020 nominees I’m rooting for

Few nominations I care about.

Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul
The Crown
The Handmaid’s Tale
Killing Eve
The Mandalorian
Ozark
Stranger Things
Succession

Really don’t care for this category. I would’ve said Killing Eve but this new season was so bad I’m yet to finish it

Outstanding Comedy Series
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Dead to Me
Insecure
The Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Schitt’s Creek
What We Do in the Shadows

INSECURE!!!!! God please.

Outstanding Limited Series
Little Fires Everywhere
Mrs. America
Unbelievable
Unorthodox
Watchmen

Still haven’t seen watchmen but Little Fires Everywhere was really cool.

Outstanding Drama Actor
Jason Bateman, Ozark
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
Steve Carell, The Morning Show
Brian Cox, Succession
Billy Porter, Pose
Jeremy Strong, Succession

Don’t care for anyone on this list. Stopped watching This is Us a long time ago (shit was too emotional), but I’m rooting for Sterling.

Outstanding Drama Actress
Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show
Olivia Colman, The Crown
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Laura Linney, Ozark
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Zendaya, Euphoria

Jodie Comer’s performance in Killing Eve is always exceptional, she won an Emmy last year though, so she’s good. ZENDAYA in Euphoria was a revelation! Rooting for her!!!

Outstanding Comedy Actor
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Don Cheadle, Black Monday
Ted Danson, The Good Place
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek
Ramy Youssef, Ramy

Ted Danson!

Outstanding Comedy Actress
Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Linda Cardellini, Dead to Me
Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
Issa Rae, Insecure
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Issa Rae 😭😭😭😭

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
William Jackson Harper, The Good Place
Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method
Tony Shaloub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Mahershala Ali, Ramy
Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live
Dan Levy, Schitt’s Creek

Give Chidi his Emmy! William Jackson!

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Betty Gilpin, GLOW
D’Arcy Carden, The Good Place
Yvonne Orji, Insecure
Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Marin Hinkle, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live
Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek

I know this is a looong shot, but Yvonne deserves this! Her performance in Insecure is so amazing and funny AF. I can imagine the noise she’ll make if she wins and I’m already smiling thinking about it.

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Angela Bassett, A Black Lady Sketch Show
Maya Rudolph, The Good Place
Wanda Sykes, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Bette Midler, The Politician
Maya Rudolph, Saturday Night Live
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Saturday Night Live

I watch that Bad Bitch Support Group episode a lotttttt, Angela Bassett!

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
The Good Place, “Whenever You’re Ready”
The Great “The Great” (Pilot)
Schitt’s Creek, “Happy Ending”
Schitt’s Creek “The Presidential Suite”
What We Do in the Shadows, “Ghosts”
What We Do in the Shadows, “On the Run”

The Good place.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series
Jeremy Irons, Watchmen
Hugh Jackman, Bad Education
Paul Mescal, Normal People
Jeremy Pope, Hollywood
Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True

Jeremy Pope! Jeremy Pope! Jeremy Pope!

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series
Cate Blanchett, Mrs. America
Shira Haas, Unorthodox
Regina King, Watchmen
Octavia Spencer, Self-Made
Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere

Kerry! ❤️

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series
Dylan McDermott, Hollywood
Jim Parsons, Hollywood
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Watchmen
Louis Gossett Jr., Watchmen
Jovan Adepo, Watchmen

Jim Parsons’ character was the fucking worst! He played the role so well, give him his EMMY!

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
A Black Lady Sketch Show
Drunk History
Saturday Night Live

A Black Lady Sketch Show! That shit was fire AF!

Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-recorded)
Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones
Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
Hannah Gadsby: Douglas
Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill
John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch
Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah

Sticks and Stones was mad funny! Way too many dark jokes, but it was funny.

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series
A Black Lady Sketch Show, “Born at Night, But Not Last Night”
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, “Dr. Fauci Answers Trevor’s Questions About the Coronavirus”
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, “Episode 629”
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, “Live Show; Chris Christie; Nathaniel Rateliff”
Saturday Night Live “Host: Eddie Murphy”
Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready, “Flame Monroe”

Finale of Black Lady Sketch show was too amazing! Best thing ever. They deserve

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special
A Black Lady Sketch Show, “Born at Night, But Not Last Night”
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, “Dr. Fauci Answer’s Trevor’s Questions About Coronavirus”
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, “Episode 629”
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, “Live Show; Chris Christie; Nathaniel Rateliff”
Saturday Night Live, “Host: Eddie Murphy”
Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready, “Flame Monroe”

Finale of Black Lady Sketch show was too amazing! Best thing ever. They deserve 2x

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