Emmys exclusive: Which episodes are submitted by Claire Danes, Viola Davis and Elisabeth Moss?

Gold Derby has exclusively learned the episodes that will be submitted to the Emmys by three of the 2015 nominees for Best Drama Actress. Claire Danes is entering the “Homeland” episode titled “From A to B and Back Again.” Viola Davis selects the “How to Get Away with Murder” episode called “Freakin’ Whack-a-Mole.” Elisabeth Moss chooses the “Mad Men” episode “Person to Person.”

Click here to see the episode title for Tatiana Maslany (‘Orphan Black’)

Danes has already won this category twice in 2012 and 2013 for her role as CIA officer Carrie Mathison. For the fourth season on Showtime, her character is now a station chief in Afghanistan. In the plot of the sixth episode, “Carrie’s hope that Aayan will lead her to Haqqani is realized, but she gets more than she bargained for when Haqqani kills Aayan and reveals he has kidnapped Saul. Carrie orders a drone strike on Haqqani, but Quinn stops her – and saves her – from killing Saul.”

Davis is a two-time Tony winner and two-time Oscar nominee, but this year marks her first Emmy nomination. She plays Annalise Keating, a prominent law professor and criminal defense attorney on the ABC freshman drama. On her episode, “A man sentenced to death by Asher’s father years ago is Annalise’s new client as she works on his appeal. Meanwhile, Wes is still peeved at Annalise for not revealing everything about Lila’s case.”

Moss now has her sixth nomination for her role as advertising copywriter Peggy Olson and seventh overall. For the series finale of the AMC drama, “Don contemplates his future through meditation. Roger asks Marie to marry him. Joan has a new business opportunity for Peggy, who finally reveals her true feelings for Stan.”

Below, watch our recent contender video interview with Davis.

We will continue to reveal all other Emmy submissions this year for the series and acting races as they are provided to us by networks, studios, or personal reps.

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Who do you think will win Best Drama Actress? These three ladies compete against returning nominee Robin Wright (“House of Cards“), past TV movie contender Taraji P. Henson (“Empire“), and first-time nominee Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black“).

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