But let’s forget the shoo-ins.
Today, we make our case for the Emmy long shots. The people who will probably not win. But dammit. We’re rooting for them anyway.
We’re talking the David Schwimmers. The Audra McDonalds. The Netflix executive who greenlit A Very Murray Christmas.
These are people who are not writing acceptance speeches right now. They’re practicing saying “It was an honor just to be nominated” with a smile.
It’s the acting challenge of their careers.