2016 Emmy Predictions: Who Will Win, Who Should Win, Possible Suprises

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Who do we think are going to win some of the biggest Emmy races this Sunday? 

You're about to find out. Take a look below to see who we think will win, who we think should win and how the competition could surprise us completely. Then check out or Winners list to see how close we can to making the call!

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Lead actor in a drama

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Will Win: Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Should Win: Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Could Win: Matthew Rhys, The Americans

A Difficult Request - The Americans

Lead actress in a drama

Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Keri Russell, The Americans
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Will Win: Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

Should Win: Keri Russell, The Americans

Could Win: Keri Russell, The Americans

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Lead actor in a limited series

Bryan Cranston, All the Way
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Idris Elba, Luther
Cuba Gooding Jr., The People vs. O.J. Simpson
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Courtney B. Vance, The People vs. O.J. Simpson

Will Win: Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager

Should Win: Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager

Could Win: Courtney B. Vance, The People vs O.J. Simpson

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Lead actress in a limited series

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grille
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Will Win: Sarah Paulson, The People vs. O.J. Simpson

Should Win: Sarah Paulson, The People vs. O.J. Simpson

Could Win: Any of the others

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Lead actor in a comedy

Anthony Anderson, black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Will Forte, Last Man on Earth
William H. Macy, Shameless
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Will Win: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Should Win: Anthony Anderson, black-ish

Could Win: Aziz Ansari, Master of None

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Lead actress in a comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Ellie Kemper, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish
Laurie Metcalf, Getting On
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Will Win: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Should Win: Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish

Could Win: Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer

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Comedy series:

black-ish
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Veep

Will Win: Veep

Should Win: black-ish

Could Win: Master of None

YOUR TURN!!! Pick the Best Comedy Series:

A Whole New Light - The Americans

Drama series

The Americans
Better Call Saul
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
House of Cards
Mr. Robot

Will Win: Game of Thrones

Should Win: The Americans

Could Win: The Americans or Mr. Robot

YOUR TURN!!! Pick the Best Drama Series:

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Limited series

American Crime
Fargo
The Night Manager
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Roots

Will Win: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Should Win: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Could Win: The Night Manager

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Supporting actor in a comedy series

Louie Anderson, Baskets
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tony Hale, Veep
Matt Walsh, Veep

Will Win: Louie Anderson, Baskets

Should Win: Louie Anderson, Baskets

Could Win: Matt Walsh, Veep

Will We Make It Out Alive? - Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 9

Supporting actor in a drama series

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Kit Harington, Game of Thrones
Michael Kelly, House of Cards
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Will Win: Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones

Should Win: Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul

Could Win: Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

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Supporting actor in a limited series or movie

Jesse Plemons, Fargo
Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
David Schwimmer, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Will Win: Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Should Win: Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Could Win: Jesse Plemons, Fargo

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Supporting actress in a comedy series

Niecy Nash, Getting On
Allison Janney, Mom
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Judith Light, Transparent
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Will Win: Judith Light, Transparent

Should Win: Allison Janney, Mom

Could Win: Allison Janney, Mom

Cersei on the Finale - Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 10

Supporting actress in a drama series

Maura Tierney, The Affair
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones
Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

Will Win: Lena Headey: Game of Thrones:

Should Win: Maura Tierney, The Affair

Could Win: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Floyd Responds - Fargo

Supporting actress in a limited series or movie

Melissa Leo, All The Way
Regina King, American Crime
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel
Jean Smart, Fargo
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager

Will Win: Melissa Leo, All The Way

Should Win: Jean Smart, Fargo

Could Win: Olivia Colman, The Night Manager

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