Gold Derby has exclusively learned the episodes that will be submitted to the Emmys by two of the 2015 nominees for Best Drama Supporting Actress. Christine Baranski is entering the “The Good Wife” episode titled “Loser Edit.” Joanne Froggatt selects the “Downton Abbey” episode called “Episode 5.08.”
This is the sixth consecutive Emmy nomination for Baranski as attorney Diane Lockhart on the CBS drama. She is also nodded this year as Best Comedy Guest Actress on “The Big Bang Theory,” bringing her career total to 14 with one previous win. Her episode is the 18th of the sixth season. In the plot, “Alicia is questioned about leaked emails during a TV interview. Meanwhile, Diane takes a case that pits her sympathies toward gay marriage against the rights of religious freedom; and an investigator begins looking into the evidence Diane used to get Cary out of prison.”
Froggatt now has her third Emmy nomination for playing lady’s maid Anna Bates on the British period piece airing on PBS. For the eighth episode of the fifth season, “Rose’s big wedding day finally arrives, but family tensions on both sides threaten to derail proceedings. Edith’s arrangement with Marigold is happily working out, but how long can she and Cora conceal the truth from Robert? Meanwhile, the storm clouds that have been gathering over Anna and Bates finally burst when she is arrested under suspicion of murder.”
Below, watch our recent contender video interview with Froggatt.
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.
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