How to watch Drama Guest Actress Emmy episode submissions for Viola Davis, Diana Rigg, Samira Wiley …

Now that the 2018 Emmy nominations have been announced, TV academy members have one month to watch episodes submitted by all of the nominees before final voting commences August 13-27. Since guest performers must declare their episodes on the initial nominations ballot, we already know the submissions for Best Drama Guest Actress nominees Viola Davis (“Scandal”), Kelly Jenrette (“The Handmaid’s Tale”), Cherry Jones (“The Handmaid’s Tale”), Diana Rigg (“Game of Thrones”), Cicely Tyson (“How to Get Away with Murder”) and Samira Wiley (“The Handmaid’s Tale”).

Which of these nominees has the strongest episode? You be the judge! Below, we list the Emmy ballot descriptions and provide links for where you can watch all of the Drama Guest Actress episode submissions online.

Viola Davis (“Scandal”) as Annalise Keating
Episode title: “Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself”
Emmy ballot description: Annalise Keating’s redemption reaches a pivotal moment as she seeks help from Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington). The dynamic duo take a monumental case to the Supreme Court in an effort to seek justice for millions of people imprisoned because of an unjust, underfunded public defense system.
Where to watch: ABC

Kelly Jenrette (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) as Annie
Episode title: “Other Women”
Emmy ballot description: Annie hesitantly confronts June (Elisabeth Moss) and calmly asks her to stop seeing Annie’s husband, Luke (O-T Fagbenle). Her desperation to save her marriage accelerates to angry outbursts thrown at the “f**king whore.”
Where to watch: Hulu

Cherry Jones (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) as Holly Osborne
Episode title: “Baggage”
Emmy ballot description: June reflects on her relationship with her mother as she navigates her way through Gilead. In Little America, Moira tries to cope with the trauma she endured.
Where to watch: Hulu

Diana Rigg (“Game of Thrones”) as Lady Olenna Tyrell
Episode title: “The Queen’s Justice”
Emmy ballot description: When Olenna lost her son and grandchildren to Cersei Lannister, she lost her family’s future. Now she lives only for revenge. She allies with Daenerys Targaryen to destroy Cersei, but underestimates Cersei’s cunning. Ambushed and dying, Olenna delivers one final blow: Cersei took Olenna’s son, but Olenna took hers first.
Where to watch: HBO GO

Cicely Tyson (“How to Get Away with Murder”) as Ophelia Harkness
Episode title: “I’m Going Away”
Emmy ballot description: As Annalise’s mother Ophelia ages and Annalise tackles the biggest case of her career, their relationship demonstrates the complicated realities of African American women from different generations.
Where to watch: ABC

Samira Wiley (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) as Moira
Episode title: “After”
Emmy ballot description: An attack sends shockwaves through both Gilead and Little America. Serena Joy makes a dangerous choice in order to protect her family. Moira searches for someone from her past.
Where to watch: Hulu

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