Here’s an exclusive sneak peek at the Starz Emmy Awards campaign

In a Gold Derby exclusive, Starz has revealed the category placements of its key Emmy Awards contenders for drama, comedy, and limited series.

How will Starz fare at this year's Emmy Awards? Hurry — make your predictions now. You could win our $1,000 prize, earn a place of honor on our leaderboard, and a leading role in next year's Top 24 Users (the two dozen folks who do the best predicting this year's Emmys).

Below, the complete list of their submissions for programs and lead and supporting acting. (Performers not on this list could be submitted by their personal reps.)

Related: Let's peek inside the Starz Emmy FYC campaign mailer


Drama Actor – Toby Stephens
Drama Actress – Hannah New
Drama Supporting Actor – Luke Arnold, Zach McGowan
Drama Supporting Actress – Jessica Parker Kennedy

Drama Actor – Sam Heughan
Drama Actress – Caitriona Balfe
Drama Supporting Actor – Graham McTavish, Tobias Menzies
Drama Supporting Actress – Lotte Verbeek

Drama Actor – Omari Hardwick
Drama Actress – Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton
Drama Supporting Actor – Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Joseph Sikora


Comedy Actor – Ronreaco Lee, Jesse T. Usher
Comedy Supporting Actor – Mike Epps
Comedy Supporting Actress – Tichina Arnold, Erica Ash, Teyonah Parris

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Movie/Limited Series Actor – James Nesbitt
Movie/Limited Series Actress – Frances O'Connor
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Tcheky Karyo



Make your Emmys picks now — click here — or scroll down to predict the Best Drama Series nominees and winner using our easy drag-and-drop menu. Best predictions will win $1,000. And the 24 Users with the best scores advance to a team to compete against our Experts and Editors next year. Meet the guy who won our contest to predict the Emmys last year — and learn how he did it and how you can be our next Gold Derby superstar. See contest rules.

Average Gold Derby users just like YOU often turn out to be our smartest prognosticators, so it's important that you give us your predictions in all of the categories. You can change your picks later as often as you wish.

The Top 24 Users did the best at predicting last year's Emmy nominations (78.55%) when competing against Gold Derby's Editors (77.68%), all Users (74.78%) and the Experts (74.64%). Which group will come out victorious this year?

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3 thoughts on “Here’s an exclusive sneak peek at the Starz Emmy Awards campaign

  1. I’m so hoping Outlander wins because it is the most astounding, mesmerizing series I’ve ever seen on television–and I’ve been watching for many, many years. The acting ( by new star Sam Heughan, especially), is so unforgettable, and the entire production has been wrought with such loving care and attention that an almost cult-like, passionate fan base of millions of people all over the world has been created. If ever a television series and its actors deserved Emmy recognition, Outlander , is it!

  2. OUTLANDER! OUTLANDER! OUTLANDER! This show is phenomenal, beautiful, tragic and brave! Caitriona Balfe is just simply breathtaking to watch, how has this woman not exploded into Hollywood years ago?!The entire cast, down to ‘bit’ characters with just a few lines are perfectly cast. If you’re not watching it, start!

  3. OUTLANDER!!! No show has ever been acted out so well! Every aspect of this show (music, cinematography, costume….) is so well done it just feels so REAL! EMMYS ALL AROUND for this spectacular show. SAM HEUGHAN I LOVE U! Cant wait until next season! #droughtlander

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