Sunday, May 26, 2024

The 2018 Emmy Nominations

By Matt Neglia 

We gave our predictions on Episode 4 of Next Best Series. And now the nominations are finally here. The Emmy Awards revealed their nominations representing the best in television for 2018. We will be covering the nominees and predicting the winners in the next episode of Next Best Series.

Click below to see the nominations.

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or A Movie
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Patrick Melrose” (Showtime)
Jeff Daniels, “The Looming Tower” (Hulu)
Darren Criss, “Assassination of Gianni Versace” (FX)
Antonio Banderas, “Genius: Picasso” (National Geographic)
John Legend, “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” (NBC)
Jesse Plemons, “USS Callister, Black Mirror” (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or A Movie
Laura Dern, “The Tale” (HBO) 
Michelle Dockery, “Godless” (Netflix)
Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Cult” (FX)
Jessica Biel, “The Sinner” (USA)
Edie Falco, “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders” (NBC)
Regina King, “Seven Seconds” (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon)
Tracee Ellis Ross, “Blackish” (ABC)
Allison Janney, “Mom” (CBS)
Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie” (Netflix)
Pamela Adlon, “Better Things” (FX)
Issa Rae, “Insecure” (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
Donald Glover, “Atlanta” (FX)
Bill Hader, “Barry” (HBO)
Anthony Anderson, “Blackish” (ABC)
William H. Macy, “Shameless” (Showtime)
Larry David, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (HBO)
Ted Danson, “The Good Place” (NBC)

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us” (NBC)
Matthew Rhys, “The Americans” (FX)
Milo Ventimiglia, “This Is Us” (NBC)
Jason Bateman, “Ozark” (Netflix)
Jeffrey Wright, “Westworld” (HBO)
Ed Harris, “Westworld” (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)
Keri Russell, “The Americans” (FX)
Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve” (BBC America)
Claire Foy, “The Crown” (Netflix)
Evan Rachel Wood, “Westworld” (HBO)
Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black” (BBC America)

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” (Logo)
“The Voice” (NBC)
“The Amazing Race” (CBS)
“Top Chef” (Bravo)
“Project Runway” (Lifetime)
“American Ninja Warrior” (NBC)

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
“Portlandia” (IFC)
“Drunk History” (Comedy Central)
“Tracey Ullman’s Show” (HBO)
“I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman” (Hulu)
“At Home with Amy Sedaris” (truTV)

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (HBO)
“Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (CBS)
“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” (TBS)
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)
“The Late Late Show with James Corden” (CBS)
“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (Comedy Central)

Outstanding Limited Series
“The Assassination of Gianni Versace” (FX)
“Godless” (Netflix)
“Patrick Melrose” (Showtime)
“The Alienist” (TNT)
“Genius: Picasso” (National Geographic)

Outstanding Comedy Series
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon)
“Blackish” (ABC)
“GLOW” (Netflix)
“Atlanta” (FX)
“Barry” (HBO)
“Silicon Valley” (HBO)
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” (HBO)
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)

Outstanding Drama Series
“The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“Stranger Things” (Netflix)
“The Americans” (FX)
“This Is Us” (NBC)
“The Crown” (Netflix)
“Westworld” (HBO)

So what do you think? Did your favorites get nominated? Are there any snubs which disappointed you? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. The full list of Emmy nominations can be found here. The Emmy Awards will be held on September 17th on NBC.

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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