Gold Derby has exclusively learned the six episodes that will be submitted to the Emmys by five of the seven 2015 nominees for Best Drama Series. Because there are seven contenders this year, that means 42 episodes will potentially be viewed by voters. All of them will be available on the Television Academy's secure website this time and not sent out in random pairings on DVDs.
With two-time reigning champ "Breaking Bad" now gone, it opens the field potentially to a new winner. In fact, the only contenders victorious in this category before are "Mad Men" with its four wins and "Homeland" with its single trophy. Back for another try are "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones," and "House of Cards." Former comedy nominee "Orange is the New Black" makes its first efforts as a drama. AMC enters "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul" for its debut season.
BEST DRAMA SERIES EPISODE SUBMISSIONS:
"BETTER CALL SAUL"
"Uno," "Mijo," "Five-0," "Bingo," "Pimento," "Marco"
"Episode 5.1," "Episode 5.2," "Episode 5.3," "Episode 5.5," "Episode 5.8," "Episode 5.9"
"GAME OF THRONES"
"Kill the Boy," "Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken," "The Gift," "Hardhome," "The Dance of Dragons," "Mother's Mercy"
"From A to B and Back Again," "Redux," "Halfway to a Donut," "There's Something Else Going On," "13 Hours in Islamabad," "Krieg Nicht Lieb"
"HOUSE OF CARDS"
Still To Be Announced
"Severance," "The Forecast," "Time and Life," "Lost Horizon," "The Milk and Honey Route," "Person to Person"
"ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK"
Still To Be Announced
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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