Emmy Predictions: Best Comedy Series — A Race Like We Haven’t Seen in Decades

Emmy Predictions: Best Comedy Series — A Race Like We Haven’t Seen in Decades
Last Year’s Winner: “Schitt’s Creek

Still Eligible: No.

Hot Streak: It’s been a few years since we saw a repeat winner in the Best Comedy Series category, and that’s Ok! “Veep” was the last to pull it off, winning three in a row from 2015 – 2017, which came right after “Modern Family’s” historic run of five consecutive wins. Both of those preceded “30 Rock’s” three years atop Comedy Mountain, so after 11 years of hot streaks, let’s enjoy the unpredictability while it lasts.

Fun Fact: Despite the rise of streaming and cable, broadcast retains a firm grip on the Best Comedy category. NBC leads with 26 all-time wins; CBS is second with 22; then comes ABC with 11, HBO at four, while Amazon Prime Video is the only streamer with any victories. (It’s got two.) Over the last decade, however, you can see how streaming and cable are disrupting things.
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