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30 Rock is the Favorite to Win Emmy for Best Outstanding Comedy

Gambling News - August 9th, 2009 - Written by Bonnie

The 2009 Emmy nominations have been released for the Best Outstanding Comedy Series. Each year the Emmy's recognize the best shows on television, along with the top actors and actresses in various categories. Sportsbooks provide betting odds on who will win the Emmy Awards for the various listed categories. This gives sports bettors the chance to place wagers on events that are out of the normal realm of what they bet on. Wagering on the Emmy's is a really fun way to enjoy watching the award show while giving fans the chance to win some money on their favorite shows. The 2009 Emmy Awards Show is still six weeks away, but since the betting lines have already been posted lets break down the seven nominees for Best Outstanding Comedy.

The favorite to win this year's Emmy for Best Oustanding Comedy is the hilarious NBC show 30 Rock. The online sportsbook BetUS has 30 Rock as the heavy favorite to win the award listing them at -150. With 22 Emmy nominations this year, 30 Rock broke the record for the most ever Emmy nominations in a single year for a comedy series. 30 Rock was created by former Saturday Night Live star Tina Fey who is also one of the stars of the show. Along with Fey, there are other well known actors who are regulars on the show such as Alec Baldwin and Tracy Morgan. Another NBC comedy is the Betting Odds second favorite to win the Emmy. The Office is listed at +250 to win the Emmy for Best Oustanding Comedy. This funny comedy follows the lives of office employees of a fictional paper company called Dunder Mifflin. The star of the show is Steve Carell who is the office manager. The Office should give 30 Rock a run for it's money when the 2009 Emmy for Best Outstanding Comedy is announced on September 20th.

Family Guy is tied for the Betting Lines third favorite to win this year's Emmy for Best Outstanding Comedy listed at +300. Family Guy is an animated television sitcom that centers around an often dysfunctional family known as the Griffins. The Showtime series known as Weeds is tied for the third favorite to win the Emmy listed at +300 as well. Weeds follows around a housewife from an affluent California suburban woman who sells marijuana to her neighbor to help pay her bills. Entourage is the Betting Odds fifth favorite to win the Emmy listing them at +425. This is an HBO series that follows the rise of young move star and his childhood friends. The sixth favorite to win the Emmy is Flight of the Concords who is listed at +450. This is also an HBO series, and that is centered around two people trying find success with their band in New York City. The biggest underdog to win the Emmy for Best Outstanding Comedy is the CBS show How I met Your Mother. Betting Lines have them listed at +650 to win the Emmy. The upcoming 2009 Emmy Award Show, will gives fans the chance to win some money by betting on which shows they think will win. For all of your 2009 Emmy Awards Show wagering needs, be sure to check out BetUS.

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