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Our experts predict who will win the Emmys

August 24, 2006 | 11:43 pm

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As usual, we've assembled a stellar lineup of experts to predict who'll claim the top kudos in Hollywood. Here's our pundit team and who they predict will win the top races — see below. Plus CLICK HERE for their more detailed analysis category per category.

In addition, check out our racetrack odds in the top contests— CLICK HERE!

EMMY PUNDITS:
Robert Bianco, USA Today
Hal Boedeker, Orlando Sentinel
Chris Lisotta, TV Week (partial predix)
Tom O'Neil, GoldDerby, TheEnvelope.com
Matt Roush, TV Guide
Maureen Ryan, Chicago Tribune
Ray Richmond, Hollywood Reporter
Diane Werts, Newsday
David Zurawik, Baltimore Sun


PUNDIT PREDIX ROUNDUP

BEST DRAMA SERIES
"Grey's Anatomy" - Bianco, O'Neil, Roush, Ryan
"24" - Boedeker, Richmond, Zurawik
"The West Wing" - Werts

BEST COMEDY SERIES
"The Office" - Bianco, Boedeker, O'Neil, Richmond, Roush, Ryan, Zurawik
"Two and a Half Men" - Werts

BEST MINISERIES
"Bleak House (Masterpiece Theatre)" - Bianco, Boedeker, O'Neil, Roush
"Elizabeth I" - Richmond, Ryan
"Into the West" - Werts, Zurawik

BEST MADE FOR TV MOVIE
"Flight 93" - Bianco, O'Neil, Richmond
"The Girl in the Cafe" - Boedeker, Zurawik
"Mrs. Harris" - Ryan, Werts
"Yesterday" - Roush

BEST VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES
"The Colbert Report" - Werts
"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" - Bianco
"Late Night With Conan O'Brien" - Roush
"Late Show With David Letterman" - Boedeker, O'Neil, Richmond, Ryan, Zurawik

BEST REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM
"The Amazing Race" - O'Neil, Werts
"American Idol" - Bianco, Richmond, Zurawik
"Project Runway" - Boedeker, Ryan
"Survivor" - Roush

BEST DRAMA ACTOR
Denis Leary, "Rescue Me" - Boedeker, Lisotta, O'Neil, Richmond, Roush, Zurawik
Martin Sheen, "The West Wing" - Bianco, Ryan, Werts

BEST DRAMA ACTRESS
Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer" - Ryan, Werts, Zurawik
Geena Davis, "Commander in Chief" - Bianco
Allison Janney, "The West Wing" - Boedeker, O'Neil, Richmond, Ryan

BEST COMEDY ACTOR
Tony Shalhoub, "Monk" - Boedeker, Zurawik
Steve Carell, "The Office" - Bianco, Lisotta, O'Neil, Richmond, Roush, Ryan
Charlie Sheen, "Two and a Half Men" - Werts

BEST COMEDY ACTRESS
Lisa Kudrow, "The Comeback" - Lisotta, O'Neil, Roush
Jane Kaczmarek, "Malcolm in the Middle" - Boedeker, Werts, Zurawik
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "The New Adventures of Old Christine" - Bianco, Richmond
Debra Messing, "Will & Grace" - Ryan

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Ben Kingsley, "Mrs. Harris" - Bianco, O'Neil, Richmond, Roush, Werts
Donald Sutherland, "Human Trafficking" - Ryan
Charles Dance, "Bleak House (Masterpiece Theatre)" - Boedeker, Zurawik

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Helen Mirren, "Elizabeth I" - Bianco, Boedeker, O'Neil, Richmond, Roush, Ryan, Werts, Zurawik

Photo: Seven out of our 8 gurus say "The Office" will be promoted in the race for best comedy series.
(NBC)


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