Emmys 2011: Drama Acting Episode Submissions

Every Emmy acting nominee has to submit a sample episode for judging by the viewing panel. Gold Derby has learned of the following selections by leading contenders.

BEST DRAMA ACTOR:
Jon Hamm ("Mad Men") - "The Suitcase"
Jeremy Irons ("The Borgias") - "The Poisoned Chalice/The Assassin"
Peter Krause ("Parenthood") - "If This Boat is a Rockin'" or "Do Not Sleep with Your Autistic Nephew's Therapist"
Michael C. Hall ("Dexter") - "My Bad" or "Teenage Wasteland"
William H. Macy ("Shameless") - "It's Time to Kill the Turtle" or "Father Frank, Full of Grace"
Timothy Olyphant ("Justified") - "Reckoning" or "Bloody Harlan"
Tom Selleck ("Blue Bloods") - "Pilot" or "The Blue Templar"

BEST DRAMA ACTRESS:
Connie Britton ("Friday Night Lights") - "Always"
Kim Delaney ("Army Wives") - "On Behalf of a Grateful Nation" or "Soldier On"
Mireille Enos ("The Killing") - "Pilot" or "Missing"
Elisabeth Moss ("Mad Men") - "The Suitcase"
Piper Perabo ("Covert Affairs") - "Pilot"
Emmy Rossum ("Shameless") - "But at Last Came a Knock"
Katey Sagal ("Sons of Anarchy") - "SO" or "Home"
Kyra Sedgwick ("The Closer") - "War Zone"
Anna Torv ("Fringe") - "Olivia" or "Entrada" or "Marionette" or "Bloodline"

BEST DRAMA SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Josh Charles ("The Good Wife") - "Double Jeopardy" or "Two Courts" or "Closing Arguments"
Michael Cudlitz ("Southland") - "The Winds"
Alan Cumming ("The Good Wife") - "Killer Song" or "Silver Bullet"
John Noble ("Fringe") - "Entrada" or "The Firefly" or "The Day We Died"
Denis O'Hare ("True Blood") - "Everything is Broken"
Michael Shannon ("Boardwalk Empire") - "Paris Green"
John Slattery ("Mad Men") - "Hands and Knees"

BEST DRAMA SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Emilia Clarke ("Game of Thrones") - "Fire and Blood"
Margo Martindale ("Justified") - "Brother's Keeper"
Monica Potter ("Parenthood") - "The Booth Job" or "A House Divided"
Sara Ramirez ("Grey's Anatomy") - "Song Beneath the Song"
Kiernan Shipka ("Mad Men") - "Beautiful Girls"
KaDee Strickland ("Private Practice") - "Did You Hear What Happened to Charlotte King?"