Emmys 2018 exclusive: Comedy Central categories for ‘The Daily Show,’ ‘Broad City,’ ‘Drunk History’ and more

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for Comedy Central. For this season, the cable network has returning contenders “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” “Broad City,” “Drunk History” and “South Park” plus newcomers “The Jim Jefferies Show” and “The Opposition with Jordan Klepper” as part of their 2018 campaign.

Below, the list of Comedy Central lead, supporting and guest submissions for their comedies, variety series and specials as well as informational programs. More names might be added by the network on the final Emmy ballot. Also note that performers not included on this list may well be submitted by their personal reps.

“@MIDNIGHT”
Variety Talk Series

“AHAMED’S RAMADAN DIARY”
Short Form Comedy or Drama Series

“ALI SIDDIQ: IT’S BIGGER THAN THESE BARS”
Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

“ANOTHER PERIOD”
Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome
Comedy Supporting Actress – Paget Brewster
Comedy Supporting Actor – Jason Ritter

“BROAD CITY”
Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson
Comedy Guest Actress – Susie Essman
Comedy Guest Actor – RuPaul Charles

“COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP PRESENTS”
Variety Sketch Series

“CORPORATE”
Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Matt Ingebretson, Jake Weisman
Comedy Supporting Actress – Anne Dudek, Aparna Nancherla
Comedy Supporting Actor – Adam Lustick, Lance Reddick
Comedy Guest Actress – Kate Walsh
Comedy Guest Actor – Fred Willard

“THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH”
Variety Talk Series

“THE DAILY SHOW’S YEARLY SHOW 2017”
Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

“THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH: BETWEEN THE SCENES”
Short Form Variety Series

“DRUNK HISTORY”
Variety Sketch Series
Comedy Supporting Actor – Derek Waters
Comedy Guest Actress – Eris Baker, Kristen Dunst, Abbi Jacobson, Mandy Moore, Busy Phillips, Ali Stroker, Amber Tamblyn, Evan Rachel Wood
Comedy Guest Actor – Colin Hanks
Narrator – Suzi Barrett, Tiffany Haddish, Questlove, Amber Ruffin, Crissle West

“DRUNK HISTORY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL”
Variety Special

“FAKE NEWS WITH TED NELMS”
Variety Special (Pre-Recorded

“HOOD ADJACENT WITH JAMES DAVIS”
Variety Sketch Series

“HOW TO BE BROKE”
Short Form Comedy or Drama Series

“JEFF ROSS ROASTS THE BORDER”
Informational Series or Special

“THE JIM JEFFERIES SHOW”
Variety Talk Series

“JIMBITS: THE JIM JEFFERIES SHOW”
Short Form Variety Series

“JORDAN KLEPPER SOLVES GUNS”
Informational Series or Special

“LEGENDS OF CHAMBERLAIN HEIGHTS”
Animated Program
Voice-Over Performance – Tiffany Haddish, Quinn Hawking, Josiah Johnson, Carl Jones

“NATHAN FOR YOU”
Variety Sketch Series
Comedy Actor – Nathan Fielder

“NATHAN FOR YOU: FINDING FRANCES”
Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

“THE OPPOSITION WITH JORDAN KLEPPER”
Variety Talk Series

“THE OPPOSITION WITH JORDAN KLEPPER: THIS CAN’T WAIT”
Short Form Variety Series

“THE OPPOSITION WITH JORDAN KLEPPER: THE SHOPPOSITION”
Creative Achievement in Interactive Media

“THE PRESIDENT SHOW”
Variety Sketch Series
Comedy Actor – Anthony Atamanuik
Comedy Supporting Actor – Peter Grosz
Comedy Guest Actress – Kathy Griffin
Comedy Guest Actor – Mario Cantone, Griffin Dunne

“THE PRESIDENT SHOW: I CAME UP WITH CHRISTMAS”
Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

“THE PRESIDENT SHOW SPECIAL: MAKE AMERICA GREAT-A-THON”
Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

“SOUTH PARK”
Animated Program

“THIS IS NOT HAPPENING”
Variety Sketch Series

“TOSH.0”
Variety Sketch Series

“TREVOR MOORE: THE STORY OF OUR TIMES”
Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

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