Gold Derby has exclusively learned the episodes that will be submitted to the Emmys by two of the 2015 nominees for Best Comedy Supporting Actress. Anna Chlumsky is entering the “Veep” episode titled “Convention.” Niecy Nash selects the “Getting On” episode called “7th Annual Christmas Card Competition.”
Chlumsky now has her third straight nomination for playing presidential chief of staff Amy Brookheimer on the HBO comedy. Her selection is the fifth episode of the fourth season in which “a major internal crisis looms as Selina gets ready for her party’s convention. Meanwhile, Amy is annoyed by the president’s new adviser, who’s helping Catherine with her First Daughter speech; and Dan taps Jonah and Richard to pose as political insiders.”
This marks the first career nomination for Nash, who plays return-to-work nurse Didi Ortley on the second-year HBO show. For the fourth episode of her season, “Jenna seeks to begin a study on female fecal incontinence; a patient with terminal ovarian cancer, asks Jenna to euthanize her; DiDi develops a crush on Dr. Parker Owens, a visiting orthopedic surgeon; an explicit photograph accidentally makes its way into the hospital Christmas card competition.”
We will continue to reveal all other Emmy submissions this year for the series and acting races as they are provided to us by networks, studios, or personal reps.
Who do you think will win Best Comedy Supporting Actress? These two ladies compete in a very large field of eight contenders. It includes reigning champ Allison Janney (“Mom“), two-time winner Julie Bowen (“Modern Family“), previous nominees Mayim Bialik (“The Big Bang Theory“), Jane Krakowski (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt“), and Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live“), and first-timer Gaby Hoffmann (“Transparent“).
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