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Emmys 2016 Nominations Complete List

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Nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards were announced today by the Television Academy in a ceremony hosted by Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum along with Anthony Anderson from the ABC series black-ish and Lauren Graham from Parenthood and the upcoming Netflix revival, Gilmore Girls.

“Television dominates the entertainment conversation and is enjoying the most spectacular run in its history with breakthrough creativity, emerging platforms and dynamic new opportunities for our industry’s storytellers,” said Rosenblum.

“From favorites like Game of Thrones, Veep, and House of Cards to nominations newcomers like black-ish, Master of None, The Americans and Mr. Robot, television has never been more impactful in its storytelling, sheer breadth of series and quality of performances by an incredibly diverse array of talented performers.

“The Television Academy is thrilled to once again honor the very best that television has to offer.”

This year’s Drama and Comedy Series nominees include first-timers as well as returning programs to the Emmy competition: black-ish and Master of None are new in the Outstanding Comedy Series category, and Mr. Robot and The Americans in the Outstanding Drama Series competition. Additionally, both Veep and Game of Thrones return to vie for their second Emmy in Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Drama Series respectively.

While Game of Thrones again tallied the most nominations (23), limited series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Fargo received 22 nominations and 18 nominations respectively.

Some key nominees in the six lead performer categories are either first-time nominees, or familiar names with multiple nominations. For Outstanding Lead Performer for a Drama Series category (actor and actress), newcomers include Rami Malek in Mr. Robot and both Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys in The Americans.

Similarly, in the Outstanding Lead Performer for a Comedy Series category (actor and actress), names new to the nominations emerged this year such as: Aziz Ansari in Master of None, Thomas Middleditch in Silicon Valley, Ellie Kemper in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Tracee Ellis Ross in black-ish. In addition, previous three-time Emmy winner Laurie Metcalf (for her supporting role on Roseanne) emerged a multiple-nominee: in the lead comedy category for Getting On, as well as for her comedic guest work in The Big Bang Theory and her dramatic guest work in Horace and Pete.

Contenders for Outstanding Lead Performer in a Limited Series or Movie category (actor and actress), include twice-nominated Sarah Paulson in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (as well as in American Horror Story: Hotel), and first-time nominees Tom Hiddleston in The Night Manager, Courtney B. Vance and Cuba Gooding, Jr. in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and Kirsten Dunst in Fargo.

After fully transitioning to an online voting system last year, the Academy saw a 22 percent increase in participation for this year’s nomination round. Final-round online voting begins August 15.

The 68th Emmy Awards, including the star-studded Red Carpet preshow, will telecast from The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, September 18th (7:00-11:00 p.m. ET/4:00-8:00 p.m. PM PT) on ABC. Emmy Award-winning live television and event producer Don Mischer will executive produce the broadcast hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Outstanding Drama Series
The Americans • FX Networks

Better Call Saul • AMC

Downton Abbey • PBS

Game Of Thrones • HBO

Homeland • Showtime

House Of Cards • Netflix

Mr. Robot • USA

Outstanding Comedy Series
black-ish • ABC

Modern Family • ABC

Silicon Valley • HBO

Transparent • Amazon

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt • Netflix

Veep • HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
The Americans • FX Networks • Matthew Rhys as Philip Jennings

Better Call Saul • AMC • Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill

Bloodline • Netflix • Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn

House Of Cards • Netflix • Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood

Mr. Robot • USA • Rami Malek as Elliot

Ray Donovan • Showtime • Liev Schreiber as Ray Donovan

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

The Americans • FX Networks • Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings

Empire • FOX • Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon

Homeland • Showtime • Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison

House Of Cards • Netflix • Robin Wright as Claire Underwood

How To Get Away With Murder • ABC • Viola Davis as Annalise Keating

Orphan Black • BBC America • Tatiana Maslany as Sarah, Alison, Cosima, Helena, Rachel, M.K., Krystal

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
black-ish • ABC • Anthony Anderson as Andre Johnson

The Last Man On Earth • FOX • Will Forte as Phil Miller

Master Of None • Netflix • Aziz Ansari as Dev

Shameless • Showtime • William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher

Silicon Valley • HBO • Thomas Middleditch as Richard

Transparent • Amazon • Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
black-ish • ABC • Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson

Getting On • HBO • Laurie Metcalf as Dr. Jenna James

Grace And Frankie • Netflix • Lily Tomlin as Frankie

Inside Amy Schumer • Comedy Central • Amy Schumer as Amy

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt • Netflix • Ellie Kemper as Kimmy Schmidt

Veep • HBO • Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie
All The Way • HBO • Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson

Luther • BBC America • Idris Elba as DCI John Luther

The Night Manager • AMC • Tom Hiddleston as Jonathan Pine

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Cuba Gooding, Jr. as O.J. Simpson

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece) • PBS • Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie
American Crime • ABC • Felicity Huffman as Leslie Graham

American Crime • ABC • Lili Taylor as Anne Blaine

Confirmation • HBO • Kerry Washington as Anita Hill

Fargo • FX Networks • Kirsten Dunst as Peggy Blumquist

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill • HBO • Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
The Amazing Race • CBS

American Ninja Warrior • NBC

Dancing With The Stars • ABC

Project Runway • Lifetime

Top Chef • Bravo

The Voice • NBC

Outstanding Structured Reality Program
Antiques Roadshow • PBS

Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives • Food Network

Lip Sync Battle • Spike TV

MythBusters • Discovery Channel

Shark Tank • ABC

Undercover Boss • CBS • Studio Lambert

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program
Born This Way • A&E

Deadliest Catch • Discovery Channel

Gaycation With Ellen Page • Viceland

Intervention • A&E

Project Greenlight • HBO

United Shades Of America • CNN

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee • Crackle

Jimmy Kimmel Live • ABC

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver • HBO

The Late Late Show With James Corden • CBS

Real Time With Bill Maher • HBO

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon • NBC

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program
American Idol • FOX • Ryan Seacrest, Host

Dancing With The Stars • ABC • Tom Bergeron, Host

Hollywood Game Night • NBC • Jane Lynch, Host

Little Big Shots starring Steve Harvey • NBC • Steve Harvey, Host

Project Runway • Lifetime • Heidi Klum, Host Tim Gunn, Co-Host

RuPaul’s Drag Race • Logo • RuPaul Charles, Host

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Documentary Now! • IFC

Drunk History • Comedy Central

Inside Amy Schumer • Comedy Central

Key & Peele • Comedy Central

Portlandia • IFC

Saturday Night Live • NBC

Outstanding Variety Special
Adele Live In New York City • NBC

Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo • HBO

The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS

The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Prime Time Special • CBS.

Lemonade • HBO

Outstanding Special Class Program
The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards • NBC

Grease: Live • FOX

The Oscars • ABC

Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show • CBS

69th Annual Tony Awards • CBS

Outstanding Limited Series
American Crime • ABC

Fargo • FX Networks

The Night Manager • AMC

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks

Roots • HISTORY

Outstanding Television Movie
All The Way • HBO

Confirmation • HBO

Luther • BBC America

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece) • PBS

A Very Murray Christmas • Netflix

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
Baskets • FX Networks • Louie Anderson as Christine Baskets

Brooklyn Nine-Nine • FOX • Andre Braugher as Captain Ray Holt

Key & Peele • Comedy Central • Keegan-Michael Key as Various characters

Modern Family • ABC • Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt • Netflix • Tituss Burgess as Titus Andromedon

Veep • HBO • Tony Hale as Gary Walsh

Veep • HBO • Matt Walsh as Mike McLintock

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
Better Call Saul • AMC • Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut

Bloodline • Netflix • Ben Mendelsohn as Danny Rayburn

Game Of Thrones • HBO • Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister

Game Of Thrones • HBO • Kit Harington as Jon Snow

House Of Cards • Netflix • Michael Kelly as Doug Stamper

Ray Donovan • Showtime • Jon Voight as Mickey Donovan

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie
Fargo • FX Networks • Jesse Plemons as Ed Blumquist

Fargo • FX Networks • Bokeem Woodbine as Mike Milligan

The Night Manager • AMC • Hugh Laurie as Richard Roper

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Sterling K. Brown as Christopher Darden

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • John Travolta as Robert Shapiro

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
Getting On • HBO • Niecy Nash as Didi Ortley

Mom • CBS • Allison Janney as Bonnie

Saturday Night Live • NBC • Kate McKinnon as Various characters

Transparent • Amazon • Judith Light as Shelly Pfefferman

Transparent • Amazon • Gaby Hoffmann as Ali Pfefferman

Veep • HBO • Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series
The Affair • Showtime • Maura Tierney as Helen Solloway

Downton Abbey • PBS • Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham

Game Of Thrones • HBO • Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister

Game Of Thrones • HBO • Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen

Game Of Thrones • HBO • Maisie Williams as Arya Stark

UnREAL • Lifetime • Constance Zimmer as Quinn King

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie
All The Way • HBO • Melissa Leo as Lady Bird Johnson

American Crime • ABC • Regina King as Terri Lacroix

American Horror Story: Hotel • FX Networks • Sarah Paulson as Hypodermic Sally / Billie Dean Howard

American Horror Story: Hotel • FX Networks • Allison Janney as Margaret ScullyKathy Bates as Iris

Fargo • FX Networks • Jean Smart as Floyd Gerhardt

The Night Manager • AMC • Olivia Colman as Angela Burr

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory • CBS • Bob Newhart as Arthur

Saturday Night Live • NBC • Tracy Morgan as Host

Saturday Night Live • NBC • Larry David as Host

Transparent • Amazon • Bradley Whitford as Magnus Hirschfeld

Veep • HBO • Martin Mull as Bob Bradley

Veep • HBO • Peter MacNicol as Jeff Kane

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series
Game Of Thrones • Max von Sydow as The Three-Eyed Raven

The Good Wife • CBS • Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning

House Of Cards • Netflix • Reg E. Cathey as Freddy

House Of Cards • Netflix • Mahershala Ali as Remy Danton

House Of Cards • Netflix • Paul Sparks as Thomas Yates

Ray Donovan • Showtime • Hank Azaria as Ed Cochran

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory • CBS • Laurie Metcalf as Mary

The Big Bang Theory • CBS • Christine Baranski as Dr. Beverly Hofstadter

Saturday Night Live • NBC • Tina Fey & Amy Poehler as Co-Hosts

Saturday Night Live • NBC • Melissa McCarthy as Host

Saturday Night Live • NBC • Amy Schumer as Host

Transparent • Amazon • Melora Hardin as Tammy Cashman

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series
The Americans • FX Networks • Margo Martindale as Claudia

The Good Wife • CBS • Carrie Preston as Elsbeth Tascioni

Horace And Pete • louisck.net • Laurie Metcalf as Sarah

House Of Cards • Netflix • Ellen Burstyn as Elizabeth Hale

House Of Cards • Netflix • Molly Parker as Jackie Sharp

Masters Of Sex • Showtime • Allison Janney as Margaret Scully

Outstanding Children’s Program
Dog With A Blog • Disney Channel

Girl Meets World • Disney Channel

It’s Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown! • ABC

Nick News With Linda Ellerbee: Hello, I Must Be Going! 25 Years Of Nick News With Linda Ellerbee • Nickelodeon

School Of Rock • Nickelodeon

Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Special
Becoming Mike Nichols • HBO

Everything Is Copy – Nora Ephron: Scripted & Unscripted • HBO

Listen To Me Marlon • Showtime • SHOWTIME

Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures • HBO

What Happened, Miss Simone? • Netflix

Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series
American Masters • PBS

Chef’s Table • Netflix

Making A Murderer • Netflix

The Seventies • CNN

Woman With Gloria Steinem • Viceland

Outstanding Informational Series Or Special
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown • CNN

Inside The Actors Studio • Bravo

Star Talk With Neil deGrasse Tyson • National Geographic Channel

The Story Of God With Morgan Freeman • National Geographic Channel

Vice • HBO

Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (Independent Lens) • PBS

Cartel Land • A&E

The Hunting Ground • CNN

Jim: The James Foley Story • HBO

Racing Extinction • Discovery Channel

Winter On Fire: Ukraine’s Fight For Freedom • Netflix

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
Downton Abbey • Episode 9

Game Of Thrones • Battle Of The Bastards

Game Of Thrones • The Door

Homeland • The Tradition Of Hospitality

The Knick • This Is All We Are

Ray Donovan • Exsuscito

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series
Master Of None • Parents

Silicon Valley • Daily Active Users

Silicon Valley • Founder Friendly

Transparent • Man On The Land

Veep • Kissing Your Sister

Veep • Morning After

Veep • Mother

Outstanding Animated Program
Archer

Bob’s Burgers

Phineas and Ferb Last Day of Summer

The Simpsons • Halloween of Horror

South Park • You’re Not Yelping

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