Emmy Awards 2016: List of nominees in main categories

From ‘Game of Thrones’ to Viola Davis and Rami Malek, here is a list of key nominees at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards

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Here is a list of the nominees in key categories for the 68th Emmy Awards, which will be handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday:

 

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Better Call Saul
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones (above)
Homeland
House of Cards
Mr. Robot
The Americans


 

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES 

black-ish
Master of None
Modern Family (above)  
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Veep


LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA

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


LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA

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, House of Cards (above)


LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY

Anthony Anderson, black-ish (above)  
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
William H. Macy, Shameless
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent


LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY

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


SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones (above)
Kit Harington, Game of Thrones
Michael Kelly, House of Cards
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan


SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA

Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Maura Tierney, The Affair
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones (above)   
Constance Zimmer, UnREAL


SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY

Louie Anderson, Baskets
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Ty Burrell, Modern Family (above)    
Tony Hale, Veep
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Matt Walsh, Veep


SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY

Anna Chlumsky, Veep
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Allison Janney, Mom
Judith Light, Transparent
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live (above)    
Niecy Nash, Getting On


OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES

American Crime
Fargo (above)   
Roots
The Night Manager
The People vs O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story


OUTSTANDING TELEVISION MOVIE

A Very Murray Christmas
All the Way
Confirmation
Luther (above)     
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride


LEAD ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Bryan Cranston, All The Way
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Idris Elba, Luther
Cuba Gooding Jr, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (above left)   
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story


LEAD ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo (above left)   
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Kerry Washington, Confirmation


Top five programmes with most overall nominations (including last weekend’s Creative Arts Emmys):

Game of Thrones — 23
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story — 22
Fargo — 18
Veep — 17
Saturday Night Live — 16


Top five platforms with most overall nominations:

HBO: 94
FX Networks: 56
Netflix: 54
NBC: 41
ABC: 35

 


Don’t miss it

The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards will air live in the UAE on OSN First HD at 4am on September 19 with a repeat at 7pm.

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