Britton plays Vivien Harmon, the wife of a therapist whose family moves into a haunted mansion in Los Angeles. She has three career Emmy nominations.
Kidman plays Martha Gellhorn, an American novelist and the third wife of Ernest Hemingway. This is her first Emmy nomination.
Moore plays Sarah Palin, the Governor of Alaska chosen to run for U.S. Vice President. This is her first Emmy nomination.
Thompson plays the former lover of a publisher who left him to marry a novelist. She has one Emmy win in five career nominations.
Judd plays Rebecca Winstone, a retired CIA agent tracking down her missing son in Europe. She has two career Emmy nominations.