Emmys 2019 exclusive: HBO categories for ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep,’ ‘Sharp Objects’ and more

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for HBO. For this season, the premium network has returning champs “Game of Thrones” (Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington), “Barry” (Bill Hader), “Veep” (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), newcomers “Gentleman Jack” (Suranne Jones) and “Succession” (Brian Cox), plus limited series “Chernobyl” (Jared Harris), “Sharp Objects” (Amy Adams) and “True Detective” (Mahershala Ali) as part of their 2019 campaign.

Below, the list of HBO lead, supporting and guest submissions for their comedy, drama, TV movies 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.

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Dwayne Johnson
Comedy Supporting Actress – Joy Bryant, Brittany S. Hall
Comedy Supporting Actor – Russell Brand, London Brown, Donovan W. Carter, Rob Corddry, Troy Garity, Omar Miller, John David Washington

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Bill Hader
Comedy Supporting Actress – Sarah Goldberg
Comedy Supporting Actor – Anthony Carrigan, Stephen Root, Henry Winkler

TV Movie
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Benedict Cumberbatch
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Rory Kinnear

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Jennifer Garner
Comedy Actor – David Tennant
Comedy Supporting Actress – Janicza Bravo, Bridgett Everett, Juliette Lewis, Ione Skye
Comedy Supporting Actor – Arturo Del Puerto, Brett Gelman, Chris Sullivan

Limited Series
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Jared Harris
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Jessie Buckley, Emily Watson
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Stellan Skarsgard

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Pete Holmes
Comedy Supporting Actress – Jamie Lee, Madeline Wise
Comedy Guest Actor – John Mulaney

TV Movie
Movie/Limited Series Actress – Paula Malcomson, Molly Parker
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Kim Dickens, Anna Gunn, Robin Weigert
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – John Hawkes, Gerald McRaney

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Maggie Gyllenhaal
Drama Actor – James Franco
Drama Supporting Actress – Dominique Fishback, Margarita Levieva, Emily Meade, Jamie Neumann
Drama Supporting Actor – Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer, Gary Carr, Chris Coy, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Luke Kirby, Michael Rispoli

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Emilia Clarke
Drama Actor – Kit Harington
Drama Supporting Actress – Lena Headey, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams
Drama Supporting Actor – Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Peter Dinklage

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Suranne Jones
Drama Supporting Actress – Gemma Jones, Sophie Rundle, Gemma Whelan
Drama Supporting Actor – Shaun Dooley, Vincent Franklin, Timothy West

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Ben Sinclair
Comedy Guest Actress – Margaret Cho, Annie Golden, Erin Markey, Rosie Perez, Amy Ryan
Comedy Guest Actor – Ken Leung, Gary Richardson

TV Movie
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Anthony Gonzalez
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Genesis Rodriguez
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Omar Leyva

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Issa Rae
Comedy Supporting Actress – Yvonne Orji, Natasha Rothwell
Comedy Supporting Actor – Jay Ellis, Y’Lan Noel, Kendrick Sampson

Variety Talk Series

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Gaia Girace, Margherita Mazzucco
Drama Supporting Actress – Elisa Del Genio, Lucovica Nasti

TV Movie
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Peter Dinklage
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Jamie Dornan, David Strathairn

TV Movie
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Ashton Sanders
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Bill Camp, Nick Robinson
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Sanaa Lathan, KiKi Layne, Margaret Qualley

TV Movie
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Jeffrey Wright
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Theotus Carter, William Fichtner

Variety Sketch Series
Comedy Actor – Terence Nance
Comedy Supporting Actress – Dominique Fishback
Comedy Guest Actress – Whoopi Goldberg
Comedy Guest Actor – Jon Hamm, Paul Sparks

Variety Talk Series

“ROOM 104”
Drama Series
Drama Guest Actress – Katie Aselton, Judy Greer, Natalie Morales
Drama Guest Actor – Mahershala Ali, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael Shannon, Rainn Wilson

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Julia Davis, Catherine Shepherd
Comedy Supporting Actor – Julian Barratt, Alex Macqueen

Limited Series
Movie/Limited Series Actress – Amy Adams
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Patricia Clarkson, Eliza Scanlen
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Chris Messina

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Sarah Snook
Drama Actor – Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong
Drama Supporting Actress – Hiam Abbass, J. Smith-Cameron
Drama Supporting Actor – Nicholas Braun, Kieran Culkin, Matthew Macfadyen, Alan Ruck
Drama Guest Actress – Harriet Walter
Drama Guest Actor – Eric Bogosian, James Cromwell

Variety Sketch Series
Comedy Actress – Tracey Ullman

Limited Series
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Mahershala Ali
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Carmen Ejogo
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Stephen Dorff

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Comedy Supporting Actress – Anna Chlumsky, Clea Duvall, Sarah Sutherland
Comedy Supporting Actor – Gary Cole, Kevin Dunn, Tony Hale, Hugh Laurie, Sam Richardson, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Matt Walsh
Comedy Guest Actress – Sally Phillips
Comedy Guest Actor – Dan Bakkedahl, Peter MacNicol

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Diane Doan
Drama Actor – Andrew Koji
Drama Supporting Actress – Olivia Cheng
Drama Supporting Actor – Hoon Lee

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