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Emmy predictions 2018

Emmy predictions: Who will win the night’s major awards?

Emmy predictionsWith “Game of Thrones” back in contention, the competition at Monday’s Emmy Awards will be fierce. Click through the gallery to checkout our predictions for the shows and performances with the strongest fighting chance.

Emmy predictions: Who will win the night’s major awards?

Lead actress in a limited series or TV movieOur pick: Laura Dern, “The Tale”
This is one of those apples-and-oranges categories, but Dern’s searing portrayal of a woman dealing with her memories of childhood sexual abuse in the HBO movie seem very of the moment, and should be enough to top two limited-series leads — Jessica Biel’s star power in “The Sinner” and Michelle Dockery’s western turn in Netflix’s “Godless.”
Other nominees: Jessica Biel (“The Sinner”), Michelle Dockery (“Godless”), Edie Falco (“Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”), Regina King (“Seven Seconds”), Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story: Cult”)

Emmy predictions: Who will win the night’s major awards?

Lead actor in a limited series or TV movieOur pick: Darren Criss, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”
Criss shed his good-guy “Glee” image to play killer Andrew Cunanan in “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.” The hailed transformation could earn him a statue if Benedict Cumberbatch, a previous winner in this category, doesn’t woo voters with his portrayal of troubled addict Patrick…

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