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Download Scripts for the 2018 Emmy Nominees!

This article was originally published on LA Screenwriter. It is reprinted here with permission.

Have any of you noticed how all the “complete” lists of nominees for any television or film award show always leave off the writers? I get that the average reader only cares about the actors, but still…

Rant over. Here is an incomplete list of the nominees for the 2018 Emmys (the categories we care about) including links to scripts hosted on TV Writing and TV Calling for a lot of the nominated shows. Enjoy!

Comedy Series

“Atlanta” (scripts on TV Writing) “Barry” “Black-ish” (pilot on TV Calling) “Curb Your Enthusiasm” “GLOW” (pilot on TV Writing) “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (pilot on TV Writing) “Silicon Valley” (pilot on TV Calling) “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (pilot on TV Calling)

Drama Series

“The Handmaid’s Tale” (pilot on TV Writing) “Game of Thrones” (pilot on TV Calling) “This Is Us” (pilot on TV Calling) “The Crown” “The Americans” (scripts on TV Writing) “Stranger Things” (pilot and bible on TV Writing) “Westworld”

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Donald Glover – Atlanta – “Alligator Man” Stefani Robinson – Atlanta – “Barbershop” Liz Sarnoff – Barry – “Chapter Seven – Louder, Faster, Keep Going” Bill Hader and Alec Berg – Barry – “Chapter One: Make Your Mark” Alec Berg – Silicon Valley – “Fifty-One Percent” Amy Sherman-Palladino – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “Pilot”

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Donald Glover – Atlanta – “FUBU” Hiro Murai – Atlanta – “Teddy Perkins” Bill Hader – Barry – “Chapter One: Make Your Mark” Jesse Peretz – GLOW – “Pilot” Mike Judge – Silicon Valley – “Initial Coin Offering” Amy Sherman-Palladino – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “Pilot”

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

David Benioff and Dan Weiss – Game of Thrones – “The Dragon and the Wolf” Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Killing Eve – “Nice Face” The Duffer Brothers – Stranger Things – “Chapter Nine: The Gate” Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg – The Americans – “Start” Peter Morgan – The Crown – “Mystery Men” Bruce Miller – The Handmaid’s Tale – “June”

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Alan Taylor – Game of Thrones – “Beyond the Wall” Jeremy Podeswa – Game of Thrones – “The Dragon and the Wolf” Jason Bateman – Ozark – “The Toll” Daniel Sackheim – Ozark – “Tonight We Improvise” The Duffer Brothers – Stranger Things – “Chapter Nine: The Gate” Stephen Daldry – The Crown – “Paterfamilias” Kari Skogland – The Handmaid’s Tale – “After”

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

Donald Glover (“Atlanta”) Bill Hader (“Barry”) Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”) William H. Macy (“Shameless”) Larry David (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”) Ted Danson (“The Good Place”) (pilot on TV Writing)

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:

Pamela Adlon (“Better Things”) Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”) Allison Janney (“Mom”) (pilot on TV Calling) Lily Tomlin (“Grace and Frankie”) (scripts on TV Writing) Issa Rae (“Insecure”)

Lead Actor in a Drama Series:

Jason Bateman (“Ozark”) Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”) Ed Harris (“Westworld”) Matthew Rhys (“The Americans”) Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”) Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”)

Lead Actress in a Drama Series:

Claire Foy (“The Crown”) Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black”) Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”) Keri Russell (“The Americans”) Evan Rachel Wood (“Westworld”)

Limited Series

“The Alienist” “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” “Genius: Picasso” “Godless” “Patrick Melrose”

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”) Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”) Joseph Fiennes (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) David Harbour (“Stranger Things”) Mandy Patinkin (“Homeland”) Matt Smith (“The Crown”)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Alexis Bledel (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”) Ann Dowd (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”) Thandie Newton (“Westworld”) Yvonne Strahovski (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Louie Anderson (“Baskets”) Alec Baldwin (“Saturday Night Live”) Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) Tony Shalhoub (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) Kenan Thompson (“Saturday Night Live”) Henry Winkler (“Barry”)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Zazie Beetz (“Atlanta”) Alex Borstein (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) Aidy Bryant (“Saturday Night Live”) Betty Gilpin (“GLOW”) Leslie Jones (“Saturday Night Live”) Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live”) Laurie Metcalf (“Roseanne”) Megan Mullally (“Will & Grace”)

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