Emmys 2018 exclusive: Audience Network categories for ‘Mr. Mercedes,’ ‘Loudermilk’ and more

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for Audience Network from DirecTV. Drama newcomer “Mr. Mercedes” (Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway), comedy rookie “Loudermilk” (Ron Livingston, Anja Savcic), plus returning comedies “You Me Her” (Greg Poehler) and “Hit the Road” (Jason Alexander) are among the shows in their 2018 campaign.

Below, the list of Audience Network lead and supporting submissions for their comedies and dramas along with several other genres. 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.

“DIRECTV NOW SUPER SATURDAY NIGHT”
Variety Special – Live

“HIT THE ROAD”
Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Amy Pietz
Comedy Actor – Jason Alexander

“ICE”
Drama Series
Drama Actor – Cam Gigandet, Jeremy Sisto
Drama Supporting Actress – Audrey Marie Anderson, Judy Shekoni
Drama Supporting Actor – Ray Winstone

“KINGDOM”
Drama Series
Drama Actress – Kiele Sanchez
Drama Actor – Frank Grillo
Drama Supporting Actress – Joanna Going
Drama Supporting Actor – Nick Jonas, Matt Lauria, Jonathan Tucker

“LOUDERMILK”
Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Anja Savcic
Comedy Actor – Ron Livingston
Comedy Supporting Actress – Laura Mennell
Comedy Supporting Actor – Will Sasso

“#MILLENNIALS”
Short Form Comedy or Drama Series

“MR. MERCEDES”
Drama Series
Drama Actor – Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway
Drama Supporting Actress – Justine Lupe, Kelly Lynch, Mary-Louise Parker, Holland Taylor, Breeda Wool
Drama Supporting Actor – Jharrel Jerome, Scott Lawrence

“THE VOLUNTEERS”
Informational Series or Special

“YOU ME HER”
Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Rachel Blanchard, Priscilla Faia
Comedy Actor – Greg Poehler
Comedy Supporting Actress – Melanie Papilla, Jennifer Spence
Comedy Supporting Actor – Ennis Esmer, Patrick Gilmore

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