Grace currently holds a narrow edge over Bledel at 71/20 to 18/5. Claire Foy (“The Crown”) is further back in third, followed by Sophie Okenedo (“Ratched”) and Phylicia Rashad (“This Is Us”). Grace was predicted to get a bid — she was in fourth place — so her nomination wasn’t a complete shocker, but what’s changed is the circumstances around her show itself.
Off a resurgent fourth season, “Handmaid’s” surprised with 21 nominations, including 10 for acting. Last year, it got 10 nominations total. While Grace was in the top five in the odds, she could’ve also easily missed,