Emmy Talk with JWalk: Universal Television and NBC Emmy Submission Categories


Universal Television and NBC have announced their Emmy submission categories for the 2019 ceremony. As part of their campaign, the network and its studio plans to advocate for certain NBC shows as well as shows the studio produces for other networks. Below is the list of series, lead, supporting, and guest actors from NBC and Universal Television.


  • Comedy Series
  • Comedy Actress – Natalie Morales
  • Comedy Supporting Actress – Kimia Behpoorina, 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 – Meagan Fay, Jaime Moyer
  • Comedy Guest Actor – Christopher Lloyd, Brooks Whelan

The Bold Type (Freeform)

  • 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

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

  • Comedy Series
  • Comedy Actor – Andy Samberg
  • Comedy Supporting Actress – Stephanie Beatriz, Melissa Fumero
  • Comedy Supporting Actor – Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Dirk Blocker, Jo 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

Chicago Fire

  • 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

Chicago Med

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

Chicago PD

  • 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

The Enemy Within

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

Good Girls

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

The Good Place

  • 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

Law and Order: SVU

  • 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

Magnum P.I. (CBS)

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

New Amsterdam

  • 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

Russian Doll (Netflix)

  • 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, Yil Vazquez

Saturday Night Live

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

Shades of Blue

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


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

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

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

The Village

  • 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

Will & Grace

  • 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, Mary McCormack, Molly Shannon
  • Comedy Guest Actor – Matt Bomer, Robert Klein, Clinton Leupp, David Schwimmer

2019 Emmy nominations will be announced Tuesday, July 16th, get ready for a lot of coverage leading to the final day as potential nominees heat up or cool off.

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