Emmy Awards 2016 exclusive: WGN campaign and category placement sneak peek

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for WGN. Last year this cable network scored its first ever Primetime Emmy win in the category of Best Main Title Design for “Manhattan.”

Below, the list of WGN submissions for its two freshman drama series “Outsiders” and “Underground.” (Please note: Performers not included on this list may well be submitted by their personal reps.)

Drama Series
Drama Actor – David Morse, Thomas M. Wright
Drama Actress – Gillian Alexy
Drama Supporting Actor – Kyle Gallner, Ryan Hurst
Drama Supporting Actress – Christina Jackson

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Aldis Hodge
Drama Actress – Jurnee Smollett-Bell
Drama Supporting Actor – Christopher Meloni, Alano Miller
Drama Supporting Actress – Jessica De Gouw, Adina Porter, Amirah Vann
Drama Guest Actor – Jussie Smollett

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