2014 Emmy Predictions: Who Will Win? Who SHOULD Win?!?

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The Primetime Emmy Awards are being held a little earlier than usual this year, and so in order to avoid competing with preseason football and the 2014 Video Music Awards, the ceremony is being held on a Monday for the first time in 38 years.

But if you're feeling a bit confused, worry not!

For one thing, the show is unlikely to feature anything as unexpected as Miley Cyrus' homeless date to the VMAs. In addition, we've got everything you need to no about who's gonna take home the gold tonight in the handy gallery below:

Yes, the Emmys may have switched up their air date this year, they remain the most predictable of award shows.

While it's usually a safe bet that the Oscars will reward something British and probably historical, and the Grammys will hand out top prizes to a one-hit wonder who will be forgotten by next year's show, the crop of Emmy nominees is usually just about the same from one year to the next.

Meaning if you want to predict who will win in 2014... just take a look at who won in 2013.

Sure, the occasional dark horse pulls off a surprise victory (Remember when Homeland celebrated its big win by immediately jumping the shark?), but for the most part the favorites remain constant.  

In all likelihood, Academy voters will yet again anoint Modern Family The Supreme Lord of All Comedies ("overrated" backlash will commence immediately online), and you better believe Breaking Bad won't head to its desert grave without another Outstanding Drama Series trophy.

Even though the Emmys are designed in such a way that predictably is unavoidable, there's still bound to be a surprise or two in tonight's broadcast.

Newcomer True Detective earned stellar reviews during its eight-episode run and leads Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson could give Bryan Cranston in the Best Actor category. (Sadly, Jon Hamm will likely be overlooked yet again.)

And there's at least one other change-up that could easily flip the script in a major way:

Though the show's in it's second season, Orange is the New Black is new to the Best Comedy series this year (Because the ladies of Litchfield are such a laugh riot?), and the Netflix critical darling could easily bring an end to Family's reign of terror.

So, maybe the new day will mean a new dawn for the 2014 Emmy Awards. But even if the show is as predictable as its been in years past, at least we can expect first-time host Seth Meyers to bring the funny.

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