Emmys exclusive: Which episodes are submitted by Will Forte (‘Last Man on Earth’) and Jeffrey Tambor (‘Transparent’)?

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Gold Derby has exclusively learned the episodes that will be submitted to the Emmys by two more of the 2015 nominees for Best Comedy Actor. Will Forte is entering “The Last Man on Earth” episode titled “Alive in Tucson.” Jeffrey Tambor chooses the “Transparent” episode “The Letting Go.”

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Forte has two Emmy nominations this year, including this one as a lead actor and another for writing the pilot episode. That is also his choice in this race, and the plot for the Fox comedy says: “A deadly virus leaves Phil Miller thinking he is the last man on earth. He travels across the country looking for survivors and then heads back home to Tucson, Arizona.” Forte previously had nods for guest starring on “30 Rock” and on the writing staff for “Late Show with David Letterman.”

After six prior supporting nominations for “The Larry Sanders Show” and “Arrested Development,” Tambor moves into the lead category for the first time. On the freshman Amazon show, he plays Maura Pfefferman, a transgender woman in Los Angeles discovering her new life. For the second episode, “Maura embraces her new journey, but nothing about life as a woman is easy — making friends, finding a new community, and above all, coming out to her children.”

Below, watch our recent contender video interview with Forte.

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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