Facebook’s Emmy Winner Predictions: Amy Schumer, Jon Hamm, ‘Orphan Black’ Star Tatiana Maslany (Exclusive)

TheWrap uses proprietary info from the social media giant to find out who would earn trophies Sunday in an online popularity contest

Last Updated: September 17, 2015 @ 12:51 PM

Congratulations could be in order for Tatiana Maslany, Jon Hamm, Anthony Anderson and Amy Schumer — should the Emmys work out the way Facebook predicts them to.

In proprietary data shared exclusively with TheWrap, Facebook forecasts “Game of Thrones” to win top drama on Sunday, and “Modern Family” to continue its dominance over the comedy category — sorry, “Transparent.”  The social media giant would also hand the variety series Emmy Award over to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

The only problem is, Facebook data obviously doesn’t count at all in Academy voting, but it’s still a pretty fun barometer for what the fans are thinking.

Here’s how the below rankings came about: Mark Zuckerberg’s social media machine aggregated Emmy-related engagement since nominations were announced and predicted the following “winners” based on those Facebook interactions.

Here are the results:

Outstanding Drama Series
1. “Game of Thrones” *(Theoretical) WINNER

2. “House of Cards”
3. “Mad Men”
4. “Orange is the New Black”
5. “Better Call Saul”
6. “Downton Abbey”
7. “Homeland”

Outstanding Comedy Series
1. “Modern Family” *(Theoretical) WINNER

2. “Transparent”
3. “Silicon Valley”
4. “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
5. “Veep”
6. “Louie”
7. “Parks and Recreation”

Lead Actor, Drama
1. Jon Hamm *(Theoretical) WINNER

2. Kevin Spacey
3. Kyle Chandler
4. Jeff Daniels
5. Liev Schreiber
6
. Bob Odenkirk

Lead Actress, Drama
1. Tatiana Maslany *(Theoretical) WINNER

2. Viola Davis
3. Taraji P. Henson
4. Claire Danes
5. Elisabeth Moss
6. Robin Wright

Lead Actor, Comedy
1. Anthony Anderson *(Theoretical) WINNER

2. Matt LeBlanc
3. Will Forte
4. Jeffrey Tambor
5. Louis C.K.
6. Don Cheadle
7. William H. Macy

Lead Actress, Comedy
1. Amy Schumer *(Theoretical) WINNER

2. Amy Poehler
3. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
4. Lily Tomlin
5. Lisa Kudrow
6. Edie Falco

Variety Talk Series
1. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon *(Theoretical) WINNER

2. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
3. Late Show With David Letterman
4. The Colbert Report
5. Jimmy Kimmel Live
6. Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

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