AMERICAN RUST

Outstanding Drama Series

 

In an economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, a complicated and compromised chief of police (Jeff Daniels) is forced to decide how far he’s willing to go when the son of the woman he loves (Maura Tierney) is accused of murder. A harrowing journey into the lives of a small town with big secrets, where people are driven by loyalty, love and desperation – and bad choices come far too easy.

For Your Consideration

Outstanding Drama Series

Executive Producers: Dan Futterman, Adam Rapp, Jeff Daniels, Paul Martino, Katie O’Connell Marsh, Michael De Luca, Elisa Ellis
Co-Executive Producer: John Dahl.
Produced by: David Witz
Producer: Celine C Robinson, Alvaro Rodriguez, Elishia Holmes

Outstanding Production Design

103 – “Forgive Us Our Trespasses”

Lester Cohen, Production Designer
Halina Gebarowicz,
Supervising Art Director
Henriette Vittadini, Set Decorator

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

Avy Kayfman, CSA, Casting by
Donna Belajac, CSA, Pittsburgh Casting by

Outstanding Cinematography for a Drama Series

101 – “The Mill” John Grillo, Director of Photography

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

109 – “Denmark” 
John Dahl, Director

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series

101 – “The Mill”
Daniel Valverde, ACE, Editor

Outstanding Contemporary Hairstyling

Outstanding Contemporary Makeup (Non-Prosthetic)

 

Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)

Marty Beller, Music by

Outstanding Music Supervision

Anthony Roman, Music Supervisor

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Jeff Daniels as Del Harris

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Maura Tierney as Grace Poe

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

David Alvarez as Isaac English
Bill Camp as Henry English
Alex Neustaedter as Billy Poe
Rob Yang as Steve Park
Mark Pellegrino as Virgil Poe

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Julia Mayorga as Lee English
Emily Davis as Sue Herlitz

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)

101 – “The Mill” 

Steve “Major” Giammaria, Re-Recording Mixer
Chris Strollo, Sound Mixer

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

109 – “Denmark” Dan Futterman, Written by

Accolades

Jeff Daniels deeply emotional performance, plus Maura Tierney’s equally fine turn are more than enough to make American Rust compelling

– Decider

Showtime delivers another can’t miss drama

– Los Angeles Times

Daniels and Tierney are at their usual excellent levels

– Broadcasting & Cable

Cast

Maura Tierney

as Grace Poe

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Jeff Daniels

as Del Harris

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Alex Neustaedter

as Billy Poe

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

David Alvarez

as Isaac English

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Bill Camp

as Henry English

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Julia Mayorga

as Lee English

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Mark Pellegrino

as Virgil Poe

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Rob Yang

as Steve Park

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Episodes

Episode 101 | “The Mill”

In a small rust belt town in southwest Pennsylvania, Chief of Police Del Harris investigates after a dead body turns up in an abandoned steel mill. Series premiere.

 

 

Episode 102 | “Happy Returns”

Harris’ investigation continues. Isaac leaves town. Billy and Lee reunite as Buell celebrates a shotgun wedding.

 

 

Episode 103 | “Forgive Us Our Trespasses”

Grace enlists help in her effort to unionize the dressmakers. The sheriff gets an anonymous tip about the murder in the steel mill.

 

 

Episode 104 | “My Name is Billy”

Isaac befriends someone who teaches him the rules of the road. The sheriff searches for evidence in Billy and Grace’s trailer. Billy tells Lee what happened in the steel mill.

 

 

Episode 105 | “Jojo Ameri-Go”

Harris races the clock in his search for the anonymous eyewitness. Lee seeks professional advice about whom to protect. Harris’ old Pittsburgh PD partner pays him a visit.

 

 

Episode 106 | “Debt Collection”

Alejandro learns of Lee’s history with Billy. Isaac turns his first trick solo. Harris travels back to Pittsburgh with his old partner to repay a debt.