Birnbaum said that with such an open field this year nearly no award would surprise her.
The 69th Primetime Emmy Award ceremony will be aired live at 8 pm ET/ 5 pm ET (September 17) on CBS.
In the Best Actor and Actress categories for drama, the experts at Time are going with Sterling K. Brown to take home the top prize for his performance in This Is Us. Stephen Colbert will be hosting the event tonight, and Westworld and SNL lead the pack with the most nominations of the night, with 22 each.
But since we also deeply sympathize with being broke AF in addition to needing to watch every award show ever, we've also got some tips for you if you don't have a TV, or a TV that plugs into anything other than a hand-me-down VHS player. The recurring series in the list is Better Call Saul and House of Cards. With 18 nominations, this new Netflix series also won four awards at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the weekend, a separate ceremony for secondary and technical categories.
Two dozen killed by Malaysia school fire
He said the bodies were being identified via DNA tests as they had been severely burned and it would take some time. Police said the dead were 21 students - all boys between the age of 13 and 17 - and two staff members.
This year's Emmy Awards will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater here.
The most-watched nominee, according to the survey, is "Modern Family", which had been seen by 56 per cent of respondents.
PEOPLE Now's Jeremy Parsons and Andrea Boehlke will host the PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly Red Carpet Live pre-show from our NY studios while PEOPLE deputy editor JD Heyman and the host of Entertainment Weekly: The Show, Lola Ogunnaike, will report directly from the Emmys red carpet in Los Angeles.
Netflix, HBO, FX and Hulu each have at least one nominated show that half of - or more than half of - Americans have never heard of. If you're already a Sling user, you'll of course be able to watch the Emmys on CBS through that service; and if not, just like CBS All Access, you can sign up for a seven-day free trial.