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Bet On Hollywood During The 2009 Emmy Awards

Sports Betting News - August 9th, 2009 - Written by Ryan Smith

The 2009 Emmy award show is almost here, and online sportsbook providers Bodog and DSI, have released odds on all your favorite television shows. The Emmy's award show is not scheduled to air live on television until September 20, 2009. That's just under two weeks left to place all the wagers possible. The Outstanding Comedy Series award, is one of the top categories online sportsbook players have already began to wager on. Bodog has the hit NBC television Show 30 Rock, as the top choice among T.V. fans with 4:9 odds to win the award.

Seven television shows are nominated for the Most Outstanding Comedy Series award. These shows range from 1 hour cable television shows, to 30 minute premium television programs such as HBO. Tina Fey's, 30 Rock series on NBC written by Tina Fey, and starring Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, and others is the heavy favorite early on. Only in it's 3rd season on television, 30 Rock has blossomed as one of the countries most watched, prime time television shows. There is still 13 days before the event takes place, so odds do have a chance to change, but 30 Rock seems to be stuck in the top spot.

NBC's the Office, one of televisions fans most watched show since it's inception in 2005, is now on it's 6th season this fall. Bodog has the Office at 37:20 odds to win the Outstanding Comedy Series award, just behind it's late night counter part 30 Rock. Last Fall 30 Rock preceded the television show the Office, and the late night shows seem to have better odds at the Emmy's this year. The Office is led by featured film movie star Steve Carell, and stars up and coming actors Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, as well as others.

HBO's most dominant series Entourage, is another strong top favorite amongst the sportsbooks. Entourage surprisingly was nominated for the Outstanding Comedy Series award, and comes in with 5:1 odds to win the award. HBO first began the series in 2004, and it has become a fan favorite ever since. Starring Adrian Greneir, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, and Jeremy Piven, the show Entourage is based upon a successful young film actor, and the life he and his friends share, while living in Hollywood with fortune and fame at their disposal.

Other Notable Nominees for the Outstanding Comedy Series award :
Family Guy - 5:2
Flight of the Conchords - 5:1
How I Met Your Mother - 2:1
Weeds - 4:1

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