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The 68th Emmy Awards will be taking place on September 18th. The nominees were announced on July 14th, giving us plenty of time to make guesses about the winners. Three Monkeys Fighting Robots writers – Jon Barr, Ashley Carter, and EJ Moreno – give their separate predictions below.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr. Robot

Emmy Game of Thrones

Jon Barr – Game of Thrones

Ashley Carter – Mr. Robot

EJ Moreno – Game of Thrones

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

Black-Ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Transparent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Veep

Emmy VeepJon Barr – Veep

Ashley Carter – Veep

EJ Moreno – Black-Ish

OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES

American Crime

Fargo

The Night Manager

The People vs OJ Simpson

Roots

Emmy People vs OJ

Jon Barr – The People vs. OJ Simpson

Ashley Carter – The People vs. OJ Simpson

EJ Moreno – The People vs. OJ Simpson

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Emmy Rami MalekJon Barr – Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Ashley Carter – Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

EJ Moreno – Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Keri Russell, The Americans

Taraji P Henson, Empire

Claire Danes, Homeland

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Emmy Taraji P HensonJon Barr – Keri Russell, The Americans

Ashley Carter – Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

EJ Moreno – Taraji P Henson, Empire

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Anthony Anderson, Black-Ish

Will Forte, Last Man on Earth

Aziz Ansari, Master of None

William H Macy, Shameless

Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Emmy Aziz AnsariJon Barr – Aziz Ansari, Master of None

Ashley Carter – William H. Macy, Shameless

EJ Moreno – Anthony Anderson, Black-Ish

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-Ish

Laurie Metcalf, Getting On

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Emmy Ellie KemperJon Barr – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Ashley Carter – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

EJ Moreno – Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt OR Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-Ish

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Bryan Cranston, All The Way

Idris Elba, Luther

Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager

Courtney B Vance, The People vs. OJ Simpson

Cuba Gooding Jr, The People vs. OJ Simpson

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock

Emmy Bryan CranstonJon Barr – Bryan Cranston, All The Way

Ashley Carter – Cuba Gooding Jr, The People vs. OJ Simpson

EJ Moreno – Courtney B Vance, The People vs. OJ Simpson

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Lili Taylor, American Crime

Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo

Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Sarah Paulson, The People vs. OJ Simpson

Emmy Sarah PaulsonJon Barr – Sarah Paulson, The People vs. OJ Simpson

Ashley Carter – Sarah Paulson, The People vs. OJ Simpson

EJ Moreno – Sarah Paulson, The People vs. OJ Simpson

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul

Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones

Michael Kelly, House of Cards

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Emmy Kit HarringtonJon Barr – Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones

Ashley Carter – Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones

EJ Moreno – Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Maura Tierney, The Affair

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones

Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones

Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

Emmy Lena HeadeyJon Barr – Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

Ashley Carter – Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

EJ Moreno – Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Louie Anderson, Baskets

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Tony Hale, Veep

Matt Walsh, Veep

Emmy Tony HaleJon Barr – Louie Anderson, Baskets

Ashley Carter – Tony Hale, Veep

EJ Moreno – Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Niecy Nash, Getting On

Allison Janney, Mom

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Judith Light, Transparet

Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Emmy Kate McKinnonJon Barr – Allison Janney, Mom

Ashley Carter – Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent

EJ Moreno – Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Jesse Plemons, Fargo

Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo

Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager

Sterling K Brown, The People vs. OJ Simpson

David Schwimmer, The People vs. OJ Simpson

John Travolta, The People vs. OJ Simpson

Emmy Sterling K. BrownJon Barr – Sterling K. Brown, The People vs. OJ Simpson

Ashley Carter – Sterling K. Brown, The People vs. OJ Simpson

EJ Moreno – Sterling K. Brown, The People vs. OJ Simpson

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Melissa Leo, All The Way

Regina King, American Crime

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel

Jean Smart, Fargo

Olivia Colman, The Night Manager

Emmy Regina King

Jon Barr – Regina King, American Crime

Ashley Carter – Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel

EJ Moreno – Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel

Who do you think will win big? What other awards are you excited about? Let us know your thoughts & predictions in the comments below?