2016 Emmy Predictions: Limited Series and Specials

Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Courtney B. Vance in The People v. O.J. Simpson
LIMITED SERIES
American Crime (ABC)
Fargo (FX)
The Night Manager (AMC)
The People v. O.J. Simpson (FX)
Roots (History)

Should and will win: The People v. O.J. Simpson
Could win: Fargo
Should have been nominated: Show Me a Hero (HBO)

Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock
MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION
All the Way (HBO)
Confirmation (HBO)
Luther (BBC America)
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (PBS)
A Very Murray Christmas (Netflix)

Should win: Confirmation
Could win: All the Way
Will win: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Should have been nominated: N/A

Courtney B. Vance in The People v. O.J. Simpson
LIMITED ACTOR
Bryan Cranston, All the Way
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Idris Elba, Luther
Cuba Gooding Jr, The People v. O.J. Simpson
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Should and will win: Courtney B. Vance
Could win: Bryan Cranston
Should have been nominated: Oscar Isaac, Show Me a Hero

Sarah Paulson in The People v. O.J. Simpson
LIMITED ACTRESS
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Should and will win: Sarah Paulson
Could win: Kerry Washington
Should have been nominated: Catherine Keener, Show Me a Hero

John Travolta in The People v. O.J. Simpson
LIMITED SUPPORTING ACTOR
Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
Jesse Plemons, Fargo
David Schwimmer, The People v. O.J. Simpson
John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson
Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo

Should and could win: Sterling K. Brown
Will win: John Travolta
Should have been nominated: Alfred Molina, Show Me a Hero

Regina King in American Crime
LIMITED SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager
Regina King, American Crime
Melissa Leo, All the Way
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel
Jean Smart, Fargo

Should win: Jean Smart
Could win: Sarah Paulson
Will win: Regina King
Should have been nominated: Winona Ryder, Show Me a Hero

Sarah Paulson and Sterling K. Brown in The People v. O.J. Simpson
LIMITED WRITING
Fargo (“Loplop”)
Fargo (“Palindrome”)
The Night Manager
The People v. O.J. Simpson (“From the Ashes of Tragedy”)
The People v. O.J. Simpson (“Marcia, Marcia, Marcia”)
The People v. O.J. Simpson (“The Race Card”)

Should and will win: The People v. O.J. Simpson (“Marcia, Marcia, Marcia”)
Could win: The People v. O.J. Simpson (“The Race Card”)
Should have been nominated: Show Me a Hero (“Part Six”)

"The Race Card"
LIMITED DIRECTING
All the Way
Fargo (“Before the Law”)
The Night Manager
The People v. O.J. Simpson (“From the Ashes of Tragedy”)
The People v. O.J. Simpson (“Manna from Heaven”)
The People v. O.J. Simpson (“The Race Card”)

Should and could win: Fargo (“Before the Law”)
Will win: The People v. O.J. Simpson (“The Race Card”)
Should have been nominated: Show Me a Hero

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