Emmys 2019 exclusive: Universal Television and NBC categories for ‘The Good Place,’ ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘Russian Doll’ and more

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for Universal Television. For this season, the company has many programs for NBC and a few they produce for other networks. They include previous nominees “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (Andy Samberg), “The Good Place” (Kristen Bell, Ted Danson), “Saturday Night Live,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Ellie Kemper) and “Will and Grace” (Debra Messing, Eric McCormack) plus new contenders “New Amsterdam” (Ryan Eggold) and “Russian Doll” (Natasha Lyonne) as part of their 2019 campaign.

Below, the list of Universal lead, supporting and guest submissions for their comedies and dramas. If you’re looking for “This Is Us,” it is actually produced by Fox21 and will be included on their submission list in the near future. 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 Actress – Natalie Morales
Comedy Supporting Actress – Kimia Behpoornia, Jessica Chaffin
Comedy Supporting Actor – Neil Flynn, Nelson Franklin, Leonard Ouzts

“A.P. BIO”
Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Glenn Howerton
Comedy Supporting Actress – Lyric Lewis, Paula Pell, Mary Sohn, Jean Villepique
Comedy Supporting Actor – Patton Oswalt
Comedy Guest Actress – Meagen Fay, Jaime Moyer
Comedy Guest Actor – Christopher Lloyd, Brooks Whelan

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Katie Stevens
Drama Supporting Actress – Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Melora Hardin
Drama Supporting Actor – Stephen Conrad Moore, Sam Page
Drama Guest Actress – Sasha Valour

Comedy Series
Comedy Actor – Andy Samberg
Comedy Supporting Actress – Stephanie Beatriz, Melissa Fumero
Comedy Supporting Actor – Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Dirk Blocker, Joe Lo Truglio, Joel McKinnon Miller
Comedy Guest Actress – Nicole Byer, Kyra Sedgwick, Julia Sweeney
Comedy Guest Actor – Marc Evan Jackson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Craig Robinson

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Taylor Kinney, Jesse Spencer
Drama Supporting Actress – Annie Ilonzeh, Kara Killmer
Drama Supporting Actor – David Eigenberg, Joe Minoso, Yuri Sardarov, Eamonn Walker

Drama Series
Drama Supporting Actress – Marlyne Barrett, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto, Norma Kuhling, S. Epatha Merkerson
Drama Supporting Actor – Colin Donnell, Nick Gehlfuss, Oliver Platt, Brian Tee

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Jason Beghe
Drama Supporting Actress – Amy Morton, Tracy Spiridakos, Marina Squerciati
Drama Supporting Actor – Patrick John Flueger, LaRoyce Hawkins, Jon Seda, Jesse Lee Soffer
Drama Guest Actress – Milauna Jemai Jackson
Drama Guest Actor – Wendell Pierce

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Jennifer Carpenter
Drama Actor – Morris Chestnut
Drama Supporting Actress – Cassandra Freeman
Drama Supporting Actor – Kelli Garner, Raza Jaffrey, Noah Mills
Drama Guest Actress – Coral Pena

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Missy Peregrym
Drama Actor – Zeeko Zaki
Drama Supporting Actress – Sela Ward
Drama Supporting Actor – Jeremy Sisto
Drama Guest Actor – Dennis Flanagan

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Christina Hendricks, Retta, Mae Whitman
Drama Supporting Actress – Lidya Jewett
Drama Supporting Actor – Matthew Lillard, Manny Montana, Isaiah Stannard, Reno Wilson
Drama Guest Actress – June Squibb, Allison Tolman
Drama Guest Actor – David Hornsby

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Kristen Bell
Comedy Actor – Ted Danson
Comedy Supporting Actress – D’Arcy Carden, Jameela Jamil
Comedy Supporting Actor – William Jackson Harper, Manny Jacinto
Comedy Guest Actress – Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Maya Rudolph
Comedy Guest Actor – Marc Evan Jackson, Stephen Merchant, Adam Scott

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Mariska Hargitay
Drama Supporting Actress – Kelli Giddish
Drama Supporting Actor – Ice T, Peter Scanavino, Philip Winchester
Drama Guest Actress – Sasha Alexander
Drama Guest Actor – Jude Ciccolella, Judd Hirsch, Wallace Shawn, Dylan Walsh, Carl Weathers

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Jay Hernandez
Drama Supporting Actress – Amy Hill, Perdita Weeks
Drama Supporting Actor – Stephen Hill, Tim Kang, Zachary Knighton

Drama Series
Drama Actor – Ryan Eggold
Drama Supporting Actress – Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery
Drama Supporting Actor – Anupam Kher, Tyler Labine, Jocko Sims
Drama Guest Actress – Margot Bingham, Dierdre Friel
Drama Guest Actor – Ron Rifkin

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Natasha Lyonne
Comedy Supporting Actress – Elizabeth Ashley, Rebecca Henderson, Greta Lee, Dascha Polanco
Comedy Supporting Actor – Charlie Barnett, Jeremy Bobb, Ritesh Rajan, Brendan Sexton III, Yul Vazquez
Comedy Guest Actress – Tami Sagher, Chloe Sevigny
Comedy Guest Actor – Waris Ahluwalia, Burt Young

Variety Sketch Series
Comedy Supporting Actress – Aidy Bryant, Heidi Gardner, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, Ego Nwodim, Cecily Strong, Melissa Villasenor
Comedy Supporting Actor – Alec Baldwin, Beck Bennett, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Mikey Day, Colin Jost, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Chris Redd, Kenan Thompson
Comedy Guest Actress – Awkwafina, Rachel Brosnahan, Halsey, Emma Thompson
Comedy Guest Actor – Matt Damon, Robert De Niro, Idris Elba, Seth Meyers, Jason Momoa, John Mulaney, Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Jennifer Lopez
Drama Actor – Ray Liotta

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – America Ferrera
Comedy Actor – Ben Feldman
Comedy Supporting Actress – Lauren Ash, Nichole Bloom
Comedy Supporting Actor – Mark McKinney, Nico Santos
Comedy Guest Actress – Chrissy Metz
Comedy Guest Actor – Bashir Salahuddin

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Ellie Kemper
Comedy Supporting Actress – Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski, Amy Sedaris
Comedy Supporting Actor – Tituss Burgess
Comedy Guest Actress – Dylan Gelula, Joanna Gleason, Busy Phillips
Comedy Guest Actor – Ronan Farrow, Greg Kinnear, Mark-Linn-Baker, Bobby Moynihan, Zachary Quinto

Drama Series
Drama Actress – Michaela McManus, Lorraine Toussaint
Drama Actor – Warren Christie
Drama Supporting Actress – Moran Atias, Grace Van Dien
Drama Supporting Actor – Dominic Chianese, Frankie Faison, Jerod Haynes

Comedy Series
Comedy Actress – Debra Messing
Comedy Actor – Eric McCormack
Comedy Supporting Actress – Megan Mullally
Comedy Supporting Actor – Sean Hayes
Comedy Guest Actress – Blythe Danner, Andrea Martin, Mary McCormack, Molly Shannon
Comedy Guest Actor – Matt Bomer, Robert Klein, Clinton Leupp, David Schwimmer

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