Let the countdown to the 2016 Emmy Awards begin.
On Sunday night, all eyes will be glued to the annual awards show to find out which actors and actresses will be taking home the coveted golden statuette. There is a wide range of diversity in this year’s nominees; from Taraji P. Henson, to Anthony Anderson to Cuba Gooding Jr. — But who will be successful?
Will How To Get Away With Murder’s Viola Davis beat out Empire’s Taraji and pick up the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama for the second year in a row? Will black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross, who is making history with her nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Lead Series, beat out comedian Amy Schumer and Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus?
Whether or not you plan on tuning in, you have to at least be curious about the showdown between the nominees for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. Will the award go to Idris Elba (Luther), Courtney B. Vance (The People v. O.J. Simpson) or Cuba Gooding Jr. (The People v. O.J. Simpson)?
Your guess is as good as ours, so HipHollywood caught up with Variety magazine’s Executive Editor of TV, Debra Birnbaum, to get a few predictions ahead of the big show.
The Emmy Awards air live Sunday on ABC at 4 p.m., and be sure to head over to HipHollywood.com for the night’s highlights and, of course, fashion.