Emmys 2018 exclusive: AMC and Sundance categories for ‘McMafia,’ ‘The Terror,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ and more

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for AMC and Sundance. While AMC does not have perennial favorite “Better Call Saul” eligible for this cycle, they do have new drama contender “McMafia” (starring James Norton), returning drama “The Walking Dead” (Andrew Lincoln) and limited series “The Terror” (Jared Harris). Sundance has limited series “Top of the Lake: China Girl” (Elisabeth Moss, Nicole Kidman) among their 2018 contenders.

Below, the list of AMC and Sundance lead, supporting and guest submissions for their comedy, drama and limited series plus unscripted programs. More names might be added by the network before final Emmy paperwork deadlines. Also note that performers not included on this list may well be submitted by their personal reps.

“COLD-BLOODED: THE CLUTTER FAMILY MURDERS”
Documentary Special

“COMIC BOOK MEN”
Unstructured Reality Series

“FEAR THE WALKING DEAD”
Drama Series
Drama Actress – Kim Dickens
Drama Actor – Frank Dillane
Drama Supporting Actress – Alycia Debnam-Carey, Jenna Elfman, Danay Garcia, Maggie Grace, Mercedes Mason
Drama Supporting Actor – Garret Dillahunt, Colman Domingo, Lennie James

“HALT AND CATCH FIRE”
Drama Series
Drama Actress – Kerry Bishe, Mackenzie Davis
Drama Actor – Scoot McNairy, Lee Pace
Drama Supporting Actress – Anna Chlumsky, Annabeth Gish, Susanna Skaggs
Drama Supporting Actor – Toby Huss

“HAP AND LEONARD: THE TWO-BEAR MAMBO”
Drama Series
Drama Actor – James Purefoy, Michael Kenneth Williams
Drama Supporting Actress – Tiffany Mack
Drama Supporting Actor – Corbin Bernsen, Andrew Dice Clay, Louis Gossett Jr.

“INTO THE BADLANDS”
Drama Series
Drama Actor – Daniel Wu
Drama Supporting Actress – Emily Beecham, Orla Brady, Ally Ioannides, Ella-Rae Smith, Lorraine Toussaint
Drama Supporting Actor – Sherman Augustus, Babou Ceesay, Nick Frost

“JAMES CAMERON’S STORY OF SCIENCE FICTION”
Documentary Series

“LOADED”
Drama Series
Drama Actor – Samuel Anderson, Nick Helm, Jim Howick, Jonny Sweet
Drama Supporting Actress – Lolly Adefope, Aimee-Ffrion Edwards, Mary McCormack

“McMAFIA”
Drama Series
Drama Actor – James Norton
Drama Supporting Actress – Sofia Lebedeva, Faye Marsay, Juliet Rylance, Mariya Shukshina
Drama Supporting Actor – Caio Blat, Oshri Cohen, Merab Ninidze, Kirill Pirogov, Aleksey Serebryakov, David Strathairn
Drama Guest Actor – David Dencik

“PREACHER”
Drama Series
Drama Actress – Ruth Negga
Drama Actor – Dominic Cooper
Drama Supporting Actress – Julie Ann Emery
Drama Supporting Actor – Ian Colletti, Joseph Gilgun, Graham McTavish, Noah Taylor, Pip Torrens
Drama Guest Actor: Paul Ben-Victor, Tom Brooke, Mark Harelik, James Hiroyuki Liao

“RIDE WITH NORMAN REEDUS”
Unstructured Reality Series

“ROBERT KIRKMAN’S SECRET HISTORY OF COMICS”
Documentary Series

“TALKING DEAD”
Informational Series
Reality Host – Chris Hardwick

“THE TERROR”
Limited Series
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Jared Harris
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Nive Nielsen
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Ciaran Hinds, Tobias Menzies, Adam Negaitis, Paul Ready

“THIS CLOSE”
Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Shoshanna Stern
Comedy Actor – Joshua Feldman
Comedy Supporting Actress – Cheryl Hines
Comedy Supporting Actor – Zach Gilford, Colt Prattes
Comedy Guest Actress – Marlee Matlin

“TOP OF THE LAKE: CHINA GIRL”
Limited Series
Movie/Limited Series Actress – Elisabeth Moss
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Gwendoline Christie, Alice Englert, Nicole Kidman
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – David Dencik, Ewen Leslie

“TURN: WASHINGTON’S SPIES”
Drama Series
Drama Actor – Jamie Bell
Drama Supporting Actress – Heather Lind, Ksenia Solo, Meegan Warner
Drama Supporting Actor – Burn Gorman, Daniel Henshall, Ian Kahn, Kevin R. McNally, Seth Numrich, Samuel Roukin, Nick Westrate, Owain Yeoman
Drama Guest Actor – Angus McFadyen

“THE WALKING DEAD”
Drama Series
Drama Actor – Andrew Lincoln
Drama Supporting Actress – Lauren Cohan, Dania Gurira, Alanna Masterson, Melissa McBride, Pollyanna McIntosh, Christian Serratos
Drama Supporting Actor – Austin Amelio, Seth Gilliam, Lennie James, Ross Marquand, Josh McDermitt, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Steven Ogg, Tom Payne, Khary Payton, Norman Reedus, Chandler Riggs

“THE WALKING DEAD: RED MACHETE”
Short-Form Drama Series
Short-Form Drama Actress – Anais Lilit

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