SundanceTV Emmy submissions: ‘Rectify,’ ‘Hap and Leonard’ & ‘Last Panthers’ category placements

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for SundanceTV. Last year the network scored major Emmy bids for “The Honorable Woman” (Best Limited Series).  Of this year’s entries, the third season of”Rectify” broke through at the Critics’ Choice Awards in January with a nomination for Best Drama Series while “Hap and Leonard” enters the awards derby for the first time, having premiered in March 2016.

Below, see the list of SundanceTV submissions for 2016. (Please note: Performers not included below may well be submitted by their personal reps.)


Drama Actor – James Purefoy and Michael Kenneth Williams
Drama Supporting Actor – Jimmi Simpson and Bill Sage
Drama Supporting Actress – Christina Hendricks
Drama Directing – Jim Mickle (“War”), Nick Gomez (“Trudy”)
Drama Writing – Jim Mickle and Nick Damici (“Savage Season” and “Trudy”), E.L. Katz (“The Dive”)

Drama Actor – Aden Young
Drama Supporting Actor – Clayne Crawford, Luke Kirby and Bruce McKinnon
Drama Supporting Actress – Abigail Spencer, J. Smith-Cameron and Adelaide Clemens
Drama Directing – Stephen Gyllenhaal (“Hoorah”), Lawrence Trilling (“Thrill Ride”), Scott Teems (“Girl Jesus”) and Ray McKinnon (“The Source”)
Drama Writing – Ray McKinnon (TBD), Coleman Herbert (“Sown with Salt”), Scott Teems (“Girl Jesus”) and Ray McKinnon and Kate Powers (“The Future”)


Movie/Limited Series Actor – Goran Bogdan and Tahar Rahim
Movie/Limited Series Actress – Samantha Morton
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – John Hurt
Movie/Limited Series Directing – Johan Renck
Movie/Limited Series Writing – Jack Thorne
Main Title Theme Music – David Bowie

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