Sharon in New Orleans. (CBS)

Chosen reels. has learned which reels were submitted by the actors who garnered Emmy nominations. Please remember that these are the only 2010 episodes being judged for an award.

Michelle Stafford, who was nominated in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress, chose scenes from the July 12, 2010 episode 9439 in which Phyllis splits with Nick (Joshua Morrow). To refresh your memory, check out our recap, Great To Be Back, and watch the Phyllis scenes in the video below:

Christian LeBlanc was nominated in the category of Outstanding Lead Actor and submitted a reel of scenes from episode 9378, which aired on April 16, 2010. At that time, Michael was contending with Sara posing as Lauren (Tracey Bregman) and had learned that she cheated. Check out our recap, Happy Birthday for a more in-depth reminder of the episode. Some of Michael's scenes are featured in the clip below:

Tricia Cast put scenes from the September 13 episode 9482 in which Nina thought Chance (John Driscoll) had died, on her Emmy reel. She was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress. Read our recap, Don't Come Back, to refresh your memory. Nina's reaction to Chance's death is on the video promo below:

Doug Davidson submitted a reel from the May 11, 2010 episode 9395 and received a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor. Check out our recap, That Moment Is Gone, for an in-depth look at Paul's scenes with Patty (Stacy Haiduk) as she confessed that she killed Emily (Stacy Haiduk).

Billy Miller, who was also nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Actor category, submitted scenes from the September 27, 2010 episode 9492 in which Billy confronts Victor (Eric Braeden) after Victoria (Amelia Heinle) loses the baby. Read our recap, World Class Bully for a refresher. A snippet of the scene is in this video promo:

Emily O'Brien submitted scenes from episode 9362, which aired on March 25, 2010 to nab her nomination for Outstanding Younger Actress. This was the episode in which Jana was caught by Ryder (Wilson Bethel) and Daisy (Yvonne Zima) while trying to escape captivity. Read our recap Wallpaper Paste, Rats, and Tea! Oh My!. Some of Jana's scenes are in the video clip below:

For the Outstanding Drama Series nomination, "Y&R" submitted a reel from the November 29. 2010 episode 9535 in which Sharon (Sharon Case) traveled to New Orleans. To see which scenes happened that day, see our recap, At The Feet Of Angels.

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