The 2019 Emmy race for Outstanding Comedy Series could be summed up in six phrases: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel vs. Veep.
Yep, all eyes might be on the duel between Amazon’s returning champ and HBO’s three-time champ, the latter of which is again on the kudos hunt after sitting out of final yr’s contest. If there are two certainties this awards season, it’s that each reveals might be nominated and one among them will (deservedly) win.
So (in a number of moments) you'll in all probability be questioning why neither collection secured a spot on TVLine’s Dream Emmy quick record. And the straightforward reply is that this yr’s comedy collection contest is probably the most aggressive in historical past. The race is so jam-packed with worthy contenders that we had a troublesome time narrowing down our record to 15 nominees, not to mention seven.
Backside line: There might be some painful snubs when nominations are introduced subsequent month, and it’s for that cause that we determined to focus our consideration on worthy underdogs vs. worthy positive issues. And the identities of these seven worthy underdogs could be discovered by way of the connected gallery (or click on right here for direct entry).
For the report, 2019 Emmy nominations might be voted on from June 10-24, and unveiled on July 16. The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony is scheduled to air Sunday, Sept. 22 on Fox.
Scroll down for hyperlinks to our earlier Dream Emmy classes:
Outstanding Drama Series — Our 7 Dream Nominees
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series — Our 7 Dream Nominees
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series — Our 7 Dream Nominees
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series — Our 6 Dream Nominees
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series — Our 6 Dream Nominees