Emmy Predictions – Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series

Here are the NBP staff predictions for Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series. For an overview of all awards predictions, visit our Emmy Predictions page.

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Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series – NBP Staff

Matt Neglia
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
3Rian Johnson, "Poker Face" (Peacock)
4Tim Burton, "Wednesday" (Netflix)
5Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
6MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
7Hiro Murai, "Atlanta" (FX)

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Zoe Rose Bryant
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
3MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
4Rian Johnson, "Poker Face" (Peacock)
5Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
6Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon Prime Video)
7Hiro Murai, "Atlanta" (FX)

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Alyssa Christian
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
3MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
4Rian Johnson, "Poker Face" (Peacock)
5Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
6Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon Prime Video)
7Hiro Murai, "Atlanta" (FX)

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Nadia Dalimonte
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
3Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
4Rian Johnson, "Poker Face" (Peacock)
5Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
6Hiro Murai, "Atlanta" (FX)
7Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon Prime Video)

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Daniel Howat
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
3Rian Johnson, "Poker Face" (Peacock)
4MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
5James Ponsoldt, "Shrinking" (Apple TV+)
6Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
7Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon Prime Video)

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Giovanni Lago
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
3Rian Johnson, "Poker Face" (Peacock)
4Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
5Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
6James Ponsoldt, "Shrinking" (Apple TV+)
7Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon Prime Video)

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Meredith Loftus
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
3Rian Johnson, "Poker Face" (Peacock)
4Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
5Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon Prime Video)
6Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
7James Ponsoldt, "Shrinking" (Apple TV+)

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Will Mavity
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
3Rian Johnson, "Poker Face" (Peacock)
4Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
5James Ponsoldt, "Shrinking" (Apple TV+)
6Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
7Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon Prime Video)

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Tom O'Brien
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
3Rian Johnson, "Poker Face" (Peacock)
4Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
5James Ponsoldt, "Shrinking" (Apple TV+)
6Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
7Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon Prime Video)

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Ema Sasic
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
3Rian Johnson, "Poker Face" (Peacock)
4Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
5Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
6James Ponsoldt, "Shrinking" (Apple TV+)
7Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon Prime Video)

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Isaiah Washington
1Christopher Storer, "The Bear" (FX)
2MJ Delaney, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)
3Bill Hader, “Barry" (HBO)
4Hiro Murai, "Atlanta" (FX)
5Randall Einhorn, "Abbott Elementary" (ABC)
6James Ponsoldt, "Shrinking" (Apple TV+)
7Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon Prime Video)

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