‘Game of Thrones,’ ”People v. O.J.’ lead 2016 Emmy nominations

07.14.16 1 year ago

This morning, the nominees for the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced. Here are the most prominent nominations. More to come.

Drama Series
The Americans
Better Call Saul
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Mr. Robot

Comedy Series
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Limited Series
American Crime
The Night Manager
The People v OJ Simpson

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Keri Russell, The Americans
Robin Wright Penn, House of Cards

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Will Forte, Last Man on Earth
William H. Macy, Shameless
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Laurie Metcalf, Getting On
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin,Grace and Frankie

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Bryan Cranston, All The Way
Idris Elba, Luther
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson
Cuba Gooding Jr., The People v. O.J. Simpson

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Kerry Washington, Anita Hill
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones
Michael Kelly, House of Cards
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Dame Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Maura Tierney, The Affair
Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Niecy Nash, Getting On
Allison Janney, Mom
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Judith Light, Transparent
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Louie Anderson, Baskets
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Matt Walsh, Veep

Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Max von Sydow, Game of Thrones
Reg E. Cathey,  House of Cards
Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife
Mahershala Ali, House of Cards
Paul Sparks, House of Cards

Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Margo Martindale, The Americans
Carrie Preston, The Good Wife
Laurie Metcalf, Horace and Pete
Ellen Burstyn, House of Cards
Molly Parker, House of Cards
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex

Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory
Tracy Morgan, Saturday Night Live
Larry David, Saturday Night Live
Bradley Whitford, Transparent
Martin Mull, Veep
Peter MacNicol, Veep

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Laurie Metcalf, The Big Bang Theory
Christine Baranksi, The Big Bang Theory
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
Amy Schumer, Saturday Night Live
Melora Hardin, Transparent

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Michael Engler, Downton Abbey (“Episode 9”)
Jake Bender, Game of Thrones (“The Door”)
Miguel Sapochnik, Game of Thrones (“Battle of the Bastards”)
Lesli Linka Glatter, Homeland (“The Tradition of Hospitality”)
David Hollander, Ray Donovan (“Exsuscito”)
Steven Soderberg, The Knick (“This Is All We Are”)

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Julian Fellowes, Downtown Abbey (“Episode 8”)
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Game of Thrones (“Battle of the Bastards”)
Sam Esmail, Mr. Robot (“eps1.0_hellofriend.mov (Pilot)”)
Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, The Americans (“Persona Non Grata”)
Robert King and Michelle King, The Good Wife (“End”)
Marti Nixon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, UnREAL (“Return”)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Aziz Ansari, Master of None (“Parents”)
Mike Judge, Silicon Valley (“Founder Friendly”)
Alec Berg, Silicon Valley (“Daily Active Users”)
Jill Soloway, Transparent (“Man On The Land”)
Dale Stern, Veep (“Mother”)
Chris Addison, Veep (“Morning After”)
Dave Mandel, Veep (“Kissing Your Sister”)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe (“Episode 1”)
Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, Master of None (“Parents”)
Dan O'Keefe, Silicon Valley (“Founder Friendly)
Alec Berg, Silicon Valley (“The Uptick”)
David Mandel, Veep (“Morning After”)
Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck, Veep (“Mother”)


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