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Variety's Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Emmys ceremonies from film awards editor Clayton Davis. Following history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Emmy predictions are updated regularly with the current year's list of contenders in all categories. Variety's Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of four phases, running all year long: Draft, Pre-Season, Regular Season and Post Season. The eligibility calendar and dates of awards will determine how long each phase lasts and is subject to change.

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UPDATED: June 3, 2021

2021 Primetime Emmy Awards Predictions

Awards Circuit (TV Column) Archives

2022 Golden Globes Final Predictions (TV)

  • TV Series (Drama)
  • TV Series (Comedy or Musical)
  • TV Movie/Limited Series
  • TV Actress (Drama)
  • TV Actor (Drama)
  • TV Actress (Comedy)
  • TV Actor (Comedy)
  • TV Actress (Limited Series/TV Movie)
  • TV Actor (Limited Series/TV Movie)
  • TV Supporting Actress
  • TV Supporting Actor

2022 SAG Awards Predictions (TV)

  • Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
  • Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
  • Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
  • Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
  • Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
  • Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
  • Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Mini-Series
  • Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Mini-Series
  • Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Drama Series
  • Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy Series

About the Primetime Emmy Awards (Emmys)

The Primetime Emmy Awards, better known as the Emmys, is given out by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS). Since 1949, the awards recognize excellence in American primetime television programming. They are divided into three classes – Primetime Emmy Awards, the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (honors artisan achievements) and the Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards (recognizes significant engineering and technological contributions). The typical eligibility period is between June 1 and May 31 of any given year. The Television Academy comprises over 25,000 members, representing 30 professional peer groups, including performers, directors, producers, art directors and various artisans and executives.

  • The 73rd Emmy Awards are scheduled to air on Sunday, Sept. 19 at 8:00 pm est on CBS and on-demand on sister streamer Paramount Plus.

About the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes Awards, hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, is held annually with 93 members since 1944. The group recognizes excellence in film and television across drama and comedy or musical categories. Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” holds the record for the most awards won by a single film with seven. Milos Forman’s “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and Alan Parker’s “Midnight Express” are next in line with six each. Robert Altman’s “Nashville” has the record for most nominations received by a film with 11 while Colin Higgins’ “Foul Play,” Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather Part III” and Mike Nichols’ “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” share the record for receiving the most nominations and not winning a single award at seven.

  • The dates for the 79th Golden Globes have yet to be announced.

About the SAG Awards

The Screen Actors Guild Awards, hosted by SAG-AFTRA, is an annual award show that has become one of the most important and key indicators for the Oscars. Four films have won the most SAG awards with three: 1999’s “American Beauty,” 2002’s “Chicago,” 2011’s “The Help” and 2017’s “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Three movies have been nominated for the most SAG awards with five: 1998’s “Shakespeare in Love,” “Chicago” and 2008’s “Doubt.”

  • The dates for the 28th SAG Awards have yet to be announced.