Emmys 2018 exclusive: Showtime categories for ‘Patrick Melrose,’ ‘SMILF,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ and more

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for Showtime. For this season, the premium network has newcomers “The Chi” (Jason Mitchell) and “SMILF” (Frankie Shaw), returning Emmy contenders “Homeland” (Claire Danes) and “Shameless” (William H. Macy) and limited series “Patrick Melrose” (Benedict Cumberbatch) and “Twin Peaks” (Kyle MacLachlan) as part of their 2018 campaign.

Below, the list of Showtime lead, supporting and guest submissions for their comedy, drama and limited series. More names might be added by the network on the final Emmy ballot. Also note that performers not included on this list may well be submitted by their personal reps.

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis
Drama Supporting Actress – Malin Akerman, Condola Rashad, Maggie Siff
Drama Supporting Actor – Kelly AuCoin, Clancy Brown, David Costabile, Jeffrey DeMunn, Christopher Denham, Asia Kate Dillon, Glenn Fleshler, Toby Leonard Moore, Dan Soder
Drama Guest Actor – Mike Birbiglia, Eric Bogosian, Terry Kinney, John Malkovich, Rob Morrow, David Strathairn, Danny Strong

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Jason Mitchell
Drama Supporting Actress – Birgundi Baker, Tiffany Boone, Tai Davis, Kristina Emerson, Yolonda Ross, Sonja Sohn
Drama Supporting Actor – Byron Bowers, Shamon Brown Jr., Michael Epps, Barton Fitzpatrick, Jose Antonio Garcia, Alex Hibbert, Brian King, Jacob Latimore, Tosin Morohunfola, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Armando Riesco, Steven Williams, Cedric Young
Drama Guest Actor – Common, Behzad Dabu, Jahking Guillory

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Andrew Dice Clay
Comedy Supporting Actress – Natasha Leggero

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Matt LeBlanc
Comedy Supporting Actress – Tamsin Greig, Mircea Monroe, Kathleen Rose Perkins
Comedy Supporting Actor – Stephen Mangan, John Pankow
Comedy Guest Actress – Caroline Aaron
Comedy Guest Actor – Gilbert Gottfried

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Claire Danes
Drama Supporting Actress – Amy Hargreaves, Sandrine Holt, Elizabeth Marvel
Drama Supporting Actor – Dylan Baker, James D’Arcy, Mandy Patinkin, Linus Roache, Costa Ronin, Morgan Spector, Maury Sterling
Drama Guest Actor – F. Murray Abraham, Beau Bridges, Jake Weber

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Melissa Leo
Drama Supporting Actress – Ari Graynor
Drama Supporting Actor – Michael Angarano, Obba Babatunde, R.J. Cyler, Clark Duke, Erik Griffin, Jake Lacy, Al Madrigal, Andrew Santino
Drama Guest Actress – Judy Gold

Animated Program
Voice-Over Performer – James Adomian, Jeff Bergman, Gabe Gundacker, Emily Lynne, William Sadler

Limited Series
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Benedict Cumberbatch
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Jennifer Jason Leigh, Anna Madeley, Jessica Raine
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Sebastian Maltz, Pip Torrens, Hugo Weaving

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Liev Schreiber
Drama Supporting Actress – Tara Buck, Alyssa Diaz, Kerris Dorsey, Paula Malcomson, Katherine Moennig, Susan Sarandon, Lili Simmons
Drama Supporting Actor – Dominique Columbus, Michel Gill, Pooch Hall, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok, Graham Rogers, Jon Voight
Drama Guest Actress – Kim Raver
Drama Guest Actor – Devon Bagby, Steven Bauer, Rhys Coiro, Donald Faison, Michael McGrady, Brian White

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Emmy Rossum
Comedy Actor – William H. Macy
Comedy Supporting Actress – Isidora Goreshter, Shanola Hampton, Sammi Hanratty, Emma Kenney, Ruby Modine, Jessica Szohr
Comedy Supporting Actor – Scott Michael Campbell, Ethan Cutcosky, Elliot Fletcher, Richard Flood, Steve Howey, Christian Isaiah, Cameron Monaghan, Jeremy Allen White
Comedy Guest Actress – Lea DeLaria
Comedy Guest Actor – Dermot Mulroney, Alan Rosenberg, Zach Pearlman

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Frankie Shaw
Comedy Supporting Actress – Connie Britton, Raven Goodwin, Rosie O’Donnell, Samara Weaving
Comedy Supporting Actor – Miguel Gomez
Comedy Guest Actor – Mark Webber

Limited Series
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Kyle MacLachlan
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Laura Dern, Naomi Watts
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Miguel Ferrer, Robert Forster, Michael Horse, David Lynch

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Jay Pharoah

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