Tara McGarry | September 12, 2018
Everything You Need to Know to Watch the 2018 Emmys
Spectators of the small screen will gather on September 17 to watch the 70th Emmys ceremony. Whether you’re a connoisseur of TV drama or an aficionado of sitcoms, there are plenty of excellent shows competing in each category. In such a battle of equals, this night at the Emmys promises to bring as much drama and joy as the TV shows and actors you love.
Hosted by long-time SNL writers and actors Colin Jost and Michael Che, this party is shaping up to be a smash.
When and Where to Watch the 2018 Emmy Awards
The 2018 Emmys are scheduled to air live on Monday, September 17 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT on NBC. Whether you stream shows and movies on your computer or watch content on your TV, no problem. You can stream NBC through Hulu Live, DISH Network, or YouTube TV so you don’t miss any of the dresses, awards, or speeches.
The 2018 Emmy Contenders at a Glimpse
With so much good TV on the airwaves these days, you’re forgiven for not knowing about every show that’s been nominated this year—and which shows and actors are favored to win. Here, we’ve compiled a rundown of the six major categories, critics’ and fans’ predicted winners, and a few unlikely champions.
Predictions for Outstanding Drama Series
The Critical Darlings: The Americans, The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale
Crowd Favorites: Game of Thrones, Stranger Things
Dark Horse: Killing Eve
Predictions for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
The Critical Darling: Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Crowd Favorite: Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us
Dark Horse: Jeffrey Wright, Westworld
Predictions for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
The Critical Darling: Keri Russell, The Americans
Crowd Favorite: Claire Foy, The Crown
Dark Horse: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Predictions for Outstanding Comedy Series
The Critical Darling: Atlanta
Crowd Favorite: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Dark Horse: Barry
Predictions for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
The Critical Darling: Donald Glover, Atlanta
Crowd Favorite: Ted Danson, The Good Place
Dark Horse: Bill Hader, Barry
Predictions for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
The Critical Darling: Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Crowd Favorite: Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Dark Horse: Pamela Adlon, Better Things
Who do you think will win?