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. Julie Bowen is entering the “Modern Family” episode titled “Valentine’s Day 4: Twisted Sister.” Jane Krakowski selects the “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” episode called “Kimmy Gets a Job.”
Bowen now has her sixth straight nomination for playing frenzied mom Claire Dunphy on the ABC comedy. She has already won this Emmy category in 2011 and 2012. Her selection is the 14th episode of the sixth season in which “the Dunphys hatch another amorous adventure as Clive and Juliana for Valentine’s Day, but Claire is afraid that Phil might be a little too into her alter ego. Meanwhile, a visit from Gloria’s sister, Sonia, could spoil Jay’s plans for a romantic evening; and Mitchell and Cameron get into a tricky situation with a friend.”
Krakowski previously earned four nominations in this category for “30 Rock,” and this is her first for the freshman Netflix comedy for playing sociality Jacqueline Voorhees. On the second episode of the series, “Kimmy tries to keep her job with the wealthy Voorhees family by throwing a children’s birthday party. Jacqueline is devastated when she learns her husband will not attend the party and believes he is cheating on her.”
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“), previous nominees Mayim Bialik (“The Big Bang Theory“), Anna Chlumsky (“Veep“), and Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live“), and first-timers Gaby Hoffmann (“Transparent“) and Niecy Nash (“Getting On“).
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