Emmy submissions: Universal Television category placements for ‘Master of None,’ ‘SNL,’ ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ and more [EXCLUSIVE]

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for Universal Television and NBCUniversal. The company has returning comedy contenders “Master of None” (Aziz Ansari) and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess) plus perennial variety nominee “Saturday Night Live” (Kate McKinnon, Alec Baldwin). Special class program “Hairspray Live!” (Harvey Fierstein) could be a strong candidate as well. Newcomers include “The Good Place” (Kristen Bell, Ted Danson) and “Great News” (John Michael Higgins).

Below, the list of lead, supporting and guest submissions for their dramas, comedies and more. More names might be added by the network before final Emmy paperwork deadlines. Also note that performers not included on this list may well be submitted by their personal reps.

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Freddie Highmore
Drama Supporting Actor – Nestor Carbonell, Ryan Hurst, Max Thieriot
Drama Supporting Actress – Olivia Cooke, Vera Farmiga
Drama Guest Actress – Rihanna

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Andy Samberg
Comedy Supporting Actor – Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Dirk Blocker, Joe Lo Truglio, Joel McKinnon Miller
Comedy Supporting Actress – Stephanie Beatriz, Melissa Fumero, Chelsea Peretti
Comedy Guest Actor – Nathan Fillion, Jason Mantzoukas, Ken Marino, Craig Robinson, Jimmy Smits
Comedy Guest Actress – Maya Rudolph

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Taylor Kinney, Jesse Spencer
Drama Supporting Actor – David Eigenberg, Yuri Sardarov, Christian Stolte, Eamonn Walker
Drama Supporting Actress – Kara Killmer, Monica Raymund
Drama Guest Actor – Michael Hanrahan
Drama Guest Actress – Charlotte Sullivan

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Philip Winchester
Drama Supporting Actor – Jon Seda, Carl Weathers
Drama Supporting Actress – Monica Barbaro, Joelle Carter
Drama Guest Actor – Gary Basaraba, Bradley Whitford

Drama Series
Drama Supporting Actor – Colin Donnell, Nick Gehlfuss, Oliver Platt, Brian Tee
Drama Supporting Actress – Marlyne Barrett, Torrey DeVitto, Rachel DiPillo, S. Epatha Merkerson
Drama Guest Actor – Roland Buck III, Jurgen Hooper

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Jason Beghe
Drama Actress – Sophia Bush
Drama Supporting Actor – Patrick John Flueger, LaRoyce Hawkins, Elias Koteas, Jesse Lee Soffer
Drama Supporting Actress – Amy Morton, Marina Squerciati
Drama Guest Actor – Zach Grenier, Chelcie Ross

Limited Series
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Vincent D’Onofrio
Movie/Limited Series Actress – Adria Arjona
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Mido Hamada, Gerran Howell, Oliver Jackson-Cohen
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Florence Kasumba, Jordan Loughran, Stefanie Martini, Joely Richardson, Ana Ularu

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Ted Danson
Comedy Actress – Kristen Bell
Comedy Supporting Actor – William Jackson Harper, Manny Jacinto
Comedy Supporting Actress – D’Arcy Carden, Jameela Jamil

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – John Michael Higgins
Comedy Actress – Briga Heelan
Comedy Supporting Actor – Adam Campbell, Horatio Sanz
Comedy Supporting Actress – Andrea Martin, Nicole Richie

Special Class Program
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Harvey Fierstein
Movie/Limited Series Actress – Maddie Baillio
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Garrett Clayton, Derek Hough, Martin Short, Ephraim Sykes, Paul Vogt
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Dove Cameron, Kristin Chenoweth, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Andrea Martin

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Mariska Hargitay
Drama Supporting Actor – Raul Esparza, Peter Scanavino, Ice T
Drama Supporting Actress – Kelli Giddish
Drama Guest Actor – Chris Bauer, Anthony Edwards, Peter Gallagher
Drama Guest Actress – Missy Peregrym, Sarah Wynter

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Aziz Ansari
Comedy Supporting Actor – Bobby Cannavale, Eric Wareheim, Kelvin Yu
Comedy Supporting Actress – Alessandra Mastronardi, Lena Waithe
Comedy Guest Actor – Nicolo Ambrosio, Shoukath Ansari, Cedric the Entertainer
Comedy Guest Actress – Fatima Ansari, Angela Bassett, Danielle Brooks, Lakshmi Sundaram

Variety Sketch Series
Comedy Actor – Martin Short
Comedy Actress – Maya Rudolph

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Mindy Kaling
Comedy Supporting Actor – Ike Barinholtz, Ed Weeks
Comedy Supporting Actress – Fortune Feimster, Beth Grant, Xosha Roquemore
Comedy Guest Actor – Ryan Hansen

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Hugh Dancy, Aaron Paul
Drama Actress – Michelle Monaghan
Drama Guest Actress – Melanie Griffith

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Dermot Mulroney
Drama Supporting Actor – Ward Horton, Aaron Jennings, Augustus Prew
Drama Supporting Actress – Odette Annable, Reshma Shetty, Brenda Song

Variety Sketch Series
Comedy Supporting Actor – Alec Baldwin, Beck Bennett, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Mikey Day, Colin Jost, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Bobby Moynihan, Kenan Thompson,
Comedy Supporting Actress – Vanessa Bayer, Aidy Bryant, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Melissa Villasenor, Sasheer Zamata
Comedy Guest Actor – Aziz Ansari, Dave Chappelle, Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Dwayne Johnson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chris Pine
Comedy Guest Actress – Scarlett Johansson, Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Kristen Stewart, Kristen Wiig

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Ray Liotta
Drama Actress – Jennifer Lopez
Drama Supporting Actor – Hampton Fluker, Warren Kole, Vincent Laresca, Dayo Okeniyi, Gino Anthony Pesi
Drama Supporting Actress – Sarah Jeffery

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Ben Feldman
Comedy Actress – America Ferrera
Comedy Supporting Actor – Colton Dunn, Mark McKinney, Nico Santos
Comedy Supporting Actress – Lauren Ash, Nichole Bloom
Comedy Guest Actor – Tony Plana
Comedy Guest Actress – Cecily Strong

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Clive Standen
Drama Actress – Jennifer Beals
Drama Supporting Actor – Gaius Charles

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Ellie Kemper
Comedy Supporting Actor – Tituss Burgess
Comedy Supporting Actress – Lauren Adams, Sara Chase, Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski, Sol Miranda
Comedy Guest Actor – Michael Carlsen, Josh Charles, Daveed Diggs, Jon Hamm, Ray Liotta, Billy Magnussen, Peter Riegert
Comedy Guest Actress – Anna Camp, Laura Dern, Rachel Dratch, Dylan Gelula, Maya Rudolph, Amy Sedaris

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