The M&M Report Predicts the 2017 Emmys

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Here are predictions for this year’s Emmy awards from me and my podcast partner Devin Mitchell. They are official and binding, and we arrived at them separately. If you bet on our picks and come up short, you may sue us for all we are worth.

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

Devin: Veep

Mark: Veep

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Devin: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Mark: Donald Glover, Atlanta

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Devin: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Mark: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Devin: Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live

Mark: Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Devin: Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Mark: Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

Devin: Donald Glover, Atlanta, “B.A.N.”

Mark: David Mandel, Veep, “Groundbreaking”

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

Devin: Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe, Master of None, “Thanksgiving”

Mark: Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe, Master of None, “Thanksgiving”

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Devin: The Crown

Mark: The Handmaid’s Tale

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA

Devin: Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Mark: Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Devin: Claire Foy, The Crown

Mark: Claire Foy, The Crown

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA

Devin: John Lithgow, The Crown

Mark: John Lithgow, The Crown

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Devin: Thandie Newton, Westworld

Mark: Thandie Newton, Westworld

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

Devin: Jonathan Nolan, Westworld, “The Bicameral Mind”

Mark: The Duffer Brothers, Stranger Things, “Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers”

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

Devin: Jonathan Nolan, Westworld, “The Bicameral Mind”

Mark: Bruce Miller, The Handmaid’s Tale, “Offred”

OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES

Devin: Big Little Lies

Mark: Big Little Lies

OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE

Devin: The Wizard of Lies

Mark: The Wizard of Lies

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Devin: Robert De Niro, The Wizard of Lies

Mark: Robert De Niro, The Wizard of Lies

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Devin: Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies

Mark: Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Devin: Stanley Tucci, Feud: Bette and Joan

Mark: David Thewlis, Fargo

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Devin: Laura Dern, Big Little Lies

Mark: Michelle Pfeiffer, The Wizard of Lies

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

Devin: Jean-Marc Vallée, Big Little Lies

Mark: Jean-Marc Vallee, Big Little Lies

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL=

Devin: David E. Kelley, Big Little Lies

Mark: David E. Kelley, Big Little Lies

OUTSTANDING VARIETY TALK SERIES

Devin: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Mark: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SKETCH SERIES

Devin: Saturday Night Live

Mark: Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM

Devin: The Voice

Mark: The Voice

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