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DECONSTRUCTING EMMY NOMINATIONS

Denette Wilford names names in the Emmy Awards category of SNUBBED.

Denette Wilford names names in the Emmy Awards category of SNUBBED.

DENETTE WILFORD/ 24 HOURS

Comedy Series

Atlanta

Blackish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Veep

BIGGEST SNUBS: Insecure and Girls. Modern Family does not need to be here.

LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Pamela Adlon, Better Things

Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie

Allison Janney, Mom

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Tracee Ellis Ross, Blackish

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

BIGGEST SNUBS: Insecure's Issa Rae. Janney again? Ugh! Where's Lena Dunham for her brilliant finale season turn on Girls? And what does Connie Wu from Fresh Off The Boat have to do to get some respect?! While Divorce wasn't very funny, Sarah Jessica Parker is still Emmy royalty!

LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Anthony Anderson, Blackish

Aziz Ansari, Master of None

Zach Galifianakis, Baskets

Donald Glover, Atlanta

William H. Macy, Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

BIGGEST SNUB: Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley).

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Vanessa Bayer, Saturday Night Live

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Kathryn Hahn, Transparent

Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live

Judith Light, Transparent

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

BIGGEST SNUB: Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory) Otherwise, way to go, SNL.

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Louie Anderson, Baskets

Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Tony Hale, Veep

Matt Walsh, Veep

BIGGEST SNUBS: None.

DRAMA SERIES

Better Call Saul

The Crown

The Handmaid's Tale

House of Cards

Stranger Things

This Is Us

Westworld

BIGGEST SNUBS: The Leftovers. Too confusing for the Emmys maybe? And what about The Americans, which did well in the acting categories?

LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

Claire Foy, The Crown

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid's Tale

Keri Russell, The Americans

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Robin Wright, House of Cards

BIGGEST SNUB: Mandy Moore (This Is Us). Just because she was such an acting revelation.

LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

Anthony Hopkins, Westworld

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

BIGGEST SNUBS: Justin Theroux (The Leftovers) and Freddie Highmore (The Bates Motel). The This Is Us boys may have stolen their spots. Totally OK with that.

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black

Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things

Ann Dowd, The Handmaid's Tale

Chrissy Metz, This Is Us

Thandie Newton, Westworld

Samira Wiley, The Handmaid's Tale

BIGGEST SNUBS: Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel), Margo Martindale (The Americans) and Alexis Bledel (The Handmaid's Tale) and Winona Ryder (Stranger Things). Look, I love me some Samira and Ann Dowd's Aunt Lydia scares the sh*t out of me but Bledel was magnificent.

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul

David Harbour, Stranger Things

Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us

Michael Kelly, House of Cards

John Lithgow, The Crown

Mandy Patinkin, Homeland

Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

BIGGEST SNUB: Ed Harris (Westworld). Sorry but what?

LIMITED SERIES

Big Little Lies

Fargo

Feud: Bette and Joan

Genius

The Night Of

BIGGEST SNUBS: American Crime. Maaaaaaaybe.

LEAD ACTRESS IN A TV MOVIE/MINI SERIES

Carrie Coon, Fargo

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies

Jessica Lange, Feud: Bette and Joan

Susan Sarandon, Feud: Bette and Joan

Reese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies

BIGGEST SNUBS: Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life). Damn, thought she had a chance but this category's stacked.

LEAD ACTOR IN A TV MOVIE/MINI SERIES

Riz Ahmed, The Night Of

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Lying Detective

Robert De Niro, The Wizard of Lies

Ewan McGregor, Fargo

Geoffrey Rush, Genius

John Turturro, The Night Of

BIGGEST SNUBS: Jude Law (The Young Pope). Rush's nom is a pleasant surprise though.

REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM

The Amazing Race

American Ninja Warrior

Project Runway

RuPaul's Drag Race

Top Chef The Voice

BIGGEST SNUBS: Dancing With the Stars. Come on, it still holds up. And Survivor's Milennials vs. Gen X deserved a shot because not only was it zeitgeisty but it was compelling and had a fantastic cast too!

HOST FOR A REALITY/REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM

Alec Baldwin, Match Game

W. Kamau Bell, United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell

RuPaul Charles, RuPaul's Drag Race

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway

Gordon Ramsay, MasterChef Junior

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg, Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party

BIGGEST SNUBS: Tom Bergeron (Dancing With the Stars), Carson Daly (The Voice), Steve Harvey (in anything). And is a previous winner Jeff Probst (Survivor) - is he being blacklisted now? Baldwin? Come on.

VARIETY TALK SERIES

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Late Late Show with James Corden

Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Real Time With Bill Maher

BIGGEST SNUBS: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Thought he was a shoo-in. Also, Chelsea on Netflix deserves love too! And someone could argue Daily Show's Trevor Noah deserved a nod but let's face it: Colbert is winning the statue this year.

GUEST ACTRESS, DRAMA

Alison Wright, The Americans

Alexis Bledel, The Handmaid's Tale

Cicely Tyson, How to Get Away With Murder

Ann Dowd, The Leftover

Laverne Cox, Orange is the New Black

Shannon Purser, Stranger Things

GUEST ACTOR, DRAMA

Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline

BD Wong, Mr. Robot

Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan

Denis O'Hare, This Is Us

Brian Tyree Henry, This Is Us

GUEST ACTRESS, COMEDY

Wanda Sykes, Blackish

Carrie Fisher, Catastrophie

Beck Ann Baker, Girls

Angela Bassett, Master of None

Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live

Melssa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live

GUEST ACTOR, COMEDY

Riz Ahmed, Girls

Matthew Rhys, Girls

Dave Chappelle, Saturday Night Live

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Saturday Night Live

Tom Hanks, Saturday Night Live

Hugh Laurie, Veep