Let's peek into ABC's 2012 Emmy campaign contenders

By Chris Beachum
By Chris Beachum
Apr 26 2012 13:57 pm
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ABC executives have decided to take a risk with two of their new dramas at this year's Emmys. Both "Missing" (with Ashley Judd) and "The River" (with Leslie Hope and Bruce Greenwood) will be competing in the movie/miniseries categories instead of drama. This probably means that the shows will not be renewed or that a second season would be dramatically different than the first. That second argument was made by FX last month when it classified the first season of "American Horror Story" as a miniseries.

On the funny side of the slate, "Modern Family" has claimed Best Comedy Series for two years running. It has been the net's only victory in this top race since "The Wonder Years" (1988), and only their second comedy ever to prevail multiple times after "Taxi" (1979 - 1981).

While "Modern Family" airs on ABC, it is produced by Fox Studios which handles its Emmy campaign. Other studios will be submitting such shows as "Happy Endings," "Last Man Standing," and "The Middle," so those placements should be confirmed soon.

Gold Derby has confirmed the official acting category submissions from ABC for shows that it produces. (Other eligible performers could be submitting on their own).

BEST DRAMA SERIES
Body of Proof
Castle
Criminal Minds (produced for CBS)
Grey's Anatomy
Once Upon a Time
Private Practice
Revenge
Scandal

BEST DRAMA ACTRESS
Body of Proof (Dana Delany)
Castle (Stana Katic)
Grey's Anatomy (Ellen Pompeo)
Once Upon a Time (Ginnifer Goodwin)
Once Upon a Time (Jennifer Morrison)
Private Practice (Kate Walsh)
Revenge (Madeleine Stowe)
Revenge (Emily Vancamp)
Scandal (Kerry Washington)

BEST DRAMA ACTOR
Castle (Nathan Fillion)
Once Upon a Time (Robert Carlyle)
Once Upon a Time (Josh Dallas)



BEST DRAMA SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Body of Proof (Jeri Ryan)
Castle (Penny Johnson Jerald)
Castle (Tamala Jones)
Castle (Molly Quinn)
Castle (Susan Sullivan)
Grey's Anatomy (Jessica Capshaw)
Grey's Anatomy (Sandra Oh)
Grey's Anatomy (Kim Raver)
Grey's Anatomy (Chandra Wilson)
Once Upon a Time (Lana Parrilla)
Private Practice (Amy Brenneman)
Private Practice (Caterina Scorsone)
Private Practice (KaDee Strickland)
Scandal (Katie Lowes)
Scandal (Darby Stanchfield)

BEST DRAMA SUPPORTING ACTOR
Body of Proof (Geoffrey Arend)
Body of Proof (Windell Middlebrooks)
Castle (Seamus Dever)
Castle (Jon Huertas)
Grey's Anatomy (Patrick Dempsey)
Grey's Anatomy (Kevin McKidd)
Grey's Anatomy (James Pickens, Jr.)
Once Upon a Time (Eion Bailey)
Once Upon a Time (Jared Gilmore)
Private Practice (Paul Adelstein)
Private Practice (Brian Benben)
Private Practice (Benjamin Bratt)
Private Practice (Taye Diggs)
Private Practice (Griffin Gluck)
Revenge (Joshua Bowman)
Revenge (Henry Czerny)
Revenge (Gabriel Mann)
Scandal (Guillermo Diax)
Scandal (Tony Goldwyn)
Scandal (Jeff Perry)
Scandal (Columbus Short)

BEST DRAMA GUEST ACTRESS
Body of Proof (Marcia Gay Harden)
Body of Proof (Rita Wilson)
Castle (Jennifer Beals)
Grey's Anatomy (Debbie Allen)
Grey's Anatomy (Kate Burton)
Grey's Anatomy (Loretta Devine)
Grey's Anatomy (Vanessa Marano)
Grey's Anatomy (Alfre Woodard)
Once Upon a Time (Barbara Hershey)
Private Practice (A.J. Langer)
Private Practice (Anika Noni Rose)
Private Practice (Debbie Ryan)
Scandal (Liza Weil)

BEST DRAMA GUEST ACTOR
Body of Proof (Luke Perry)
Castle (Adam Baldwin)
Grey's Anatomy (Scott Foley)
Grey's Anatomy (Jason George)
Grey's Anatomy (Daniel Sunjata)
Once Upon a Time (Sebastian Stan)
Private Practice (Stephen Amell)

BEST COMEDY SERIES
Cougar Town
Desperate Housewives
GCB

BEST COMEDY ACTRESS
Cougar Town (Courteney Cox)
Cougar Town (Christa Miller)
Desperate Housewives (Marcia Cross)
Desperate Housewives (Teri Hatcher)
Desperate Housewives (Felicity Huffman)
Desperate Housewives (Eva Longoria)
GCB (Leslie Bibb)

BEST COMEDY ACTOR
None

BEST COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTRESS
GCB (Kristin Chenoweth)
GCB (Annie Potts)

BEST COMEDY SUPPORTING ACTOR
None

BEST COMEDY GUEST ACTRESS
Desperate Housewives (Kathryn Joosten)
Desperate Housewives (Doris Roberts)

BEST COMEDY GUEST ACTOR
Desperate Housewives (Scott Bakula)

BEST TV MOVIE/MINISERIES
Missing
The River

BEST TV MOVIE/MINISERIES ACTRESS
Missing (Ashley Judd)
The River (Leslie Hope)

BEST TV MOVIE/MINISERIES ACTOR
Missing (Sean Bean)
The River (Joe Anderson)
The River (Bruce Greenwood)

BEST TV MOVIE/MINISERIES SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Missing (Tereza Voriskova)
The River (Paulina Gaitan)
The River (Eloise Mumford)

BEST TV MOVIE/MINISERIES SUPPORTING ACTOR
Missing (Cliff Curtis)
Missing (Nick Eversman)
Missing (Adriano Giannini)
The River (Thomas Krestchmann)
The River (Shaun Parkes)
The River (Daniel Zacapa)

BEST VARIETY SERIES:
Jimmy Kimmel Live

 
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