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Alec Baldwin is BetUS Favorite to Win Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Gambling News - August 17th, 2009 - Written by Ryan Smith

The 2009 Emmy Awards Show will be held on September 19, 2009, and Television start Alec Baldwin is the Favorite to win the Best Actor of a Comedy Series award. Alec Baldwin is the leading male actor in the hit NBC comedy television show, 30 Rock. 30 Rock was created by Tina Fey in 2006, and it is currently on it's 3rd season. The NBC Television show 30 Rock was nominated for 7 different categories in this years Emmy award show. Alec Baldwins chances to win best Actor in a Comedy Series, is one of the shows best chance 30 Rock has to take home the trophy.

One of the Internets choice online sportsbooks, BetUS, has released odds on the Emmy awards, and BetUS has Alec Baldwin as a +125 favorite to win the award. The category of bets Actor in a Comedy Series has 5 other Candidates besides Alec Baldwin. Though Baldwin is the early favorite, other candidates such as Steve Carrell of the television show The Office, also on the NBC network, have good odds to win. Steve Carrell is a +225 favorite to win the award in this category. The show 30 Rock airs right after the Show The Office on NBC, and many attribute this reason for their large number of nominations.

Other male comedy television stars that have been nominated for this award in the past, and are nominated again this year are Charlie Sheen from the Television series Two And A Half Men, and Tony Shalhoub for the television show Monk. Charlie Sheen is a +325 favorite to win the award, and his T.V. show, Two and a Half Men has been on the air since the year 2003, it is currently in it's 6th season on the CBS network. Tony Shalhoub and the T.V. show Monk, is aired on the USA network, and has become a fan favorite in it's 8th season, still Tony Shalhoub is only a +275 favorite to win the award.

A new name in the Best Male Actor for a Comedy series is Jim Parsons of the Television show Big Bang Theory. The Big Bang Theory is a CBS production and it's leading male star Jim Parsons has good odds at +225 to win the award. The Big Bang Theory is only in it's second season, and already it is credited as one of the Nations funniest television shows. The Long Shot in this Event is the only premium television show on the list, the HBO comedy series Flight of the Conchords. With two lead male actors on the show, only Jemaine Clement is a candidate with +500 odds to win the award. Flight of the Conchords is a new television show, it began in June of 2007, and is only in it's second season. The Emmy's are outlined to be a fun event, and betting on who you think will win, is another way to make the award show more entertaining. So visit your online sportsbook provider, and check out the odds on your favorite television show.

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