Emmys 2018 exclusive: History Channel categories for ‘Knightfall,’ ‘Vikings’ and more

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for History Channel. The cable network has two drama series with “Knightfall” and “Vikings” plus several programs in the reality and documentary fields among their 2018 contenders.

Below, the list of History Channel lead and supporting submissions for these two drama programs plus the other genres. 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.

“ALONE”
Reality-Competition Program

“AMERICA’S WAR ON DRUGS”
Documentary or Nonfiction Series

“THE CURSE OF OAK ISLAND”
Unstructured Reality Program

“FORGED IN FIRE”
Reality-Competition Program

“KNIGHTFALL”
Drama Series
Drama Actor – Tom Cullen
Drama Supporting Actress – Sabrina Bartlett, Olivia Ross
Drama Supporting Actor – Jim Carter, Padraic Delaney, Simon Merrells, Julian Ovenden, Ed Stoppard

“THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA: FRONTIERSMEN”
Documentary or Nonfiction Series

“RISE UP: THE MOVEMENT THAT CHANGED AMERICA”
Documentary or Nonfiction Special

“ROAD TO 9/11”
Documentary or Nonfiction Series

“TRUCK KNIGHT IN AMERICA”
Reality-Competition Program

“VIKINGS”
Drama Series
Drama Supporting Actress – Katheryn Winnick
Drama Supporting Actor – Alex Hogh Andersen, Peter Franzen, Alexander Ludwig, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Gustaf Skarsgard, Jordan Patrick Smith

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