Jul 162016
 
2016 Emmy Awards Nominees

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Emmy nominations for 2016 Emmy Awards have been announced. The nominees’ anticipation will grow until Sunday, September 18th when the winners will be announced.

The 2016 Emmy Awards nominees are:

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
black-ish • ABC • ABC Studios
Anthony Anderson as Andre Johnson
The Last Man On Earth • FOX • 20th Century Fox Television
Will Forte as Phil Miller
Master Of None • Netflix • Universal Television, Oh Brudder Productions, Alan Yang Productions,
Fremulon Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
Aziz Ansari as Dev
Shameless • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, John Wells Productions, Warner Bros. Television
William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher
Silicon Valley • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Judgemental Films, Alec Berg and 3
Arts Entertainment
Thomas Middleditch as Richard
Transparent • Amazon • Amazon Studios
Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
The Americans • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions
Matthew Rhys as Philip Jennings
Better Call Saul • AMC • Sony Pictures Television / Gran Via Productions
Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill
Bloodline • Netflix • Sony Pictures Television in association with KZK Productions for Netflix
Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn
House Of Cards • Netflix • Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association
with Media Rights Capital for Netflix
Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood
Mr. Robot • USA • USA Network in association with Universal Cable Productions and Anonymous
Content
Rami Malek as Elliot
Ray Donovan • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, The Mark Gordon Company, David Hollander
Productions
Liev Schreiber as Ray Donovan

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie
All The Way • HBO • HBO Films in association with Amblin Television, Tale Told Productions,
Moonshot Entertainment and Everyman Pictures
Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson
Luther • BBC America • A BBC America and BBC In-House Drama Production co-production
Idris Elba as DCI John Luther
The Night Manager • AMC • Ink Factory
Tom Hiddleston as Jonathan Pine
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX
Productions
Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX
Productions
Cuba Gooding, Jr. as O.J. Simpson
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece) • PBS • Hartswood Films for BBC One in
co-production with MASTERPIECE
Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
black-ish • ABC • ABC Studios
Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson
Getting On • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Anima Sola Productions and BBC
Worldwide Productions
Laurie Metcalf as Dr. Jenna James
Grace And Frankie • Netflix • Skydance Productions for Netflix
Lily Tomlin as Frankie
Inside Amy Schumer • Comedy Central • JAX Media
Amy Schumer as Amy
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt • Netflix • Universal Television, Little Stranger, Inc., 3 Arts
Entertainment and Bevel Gears for Netflix
Ellie Kemper as Kimmy Schmidt
Veep • HBO • HBO Entertainment
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
The Americans • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions
Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings
Empire • FOX • Imagine Entertainment in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon
Homeland • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, Fox 21 Television Studios, Teakwood Lane
Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison
House Of Cards • Netflix • Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association
with Media Rights Capital for Netflix
Robin Wright as Claire Underwood
How To Get Away With Murder • ABC • ABC Studios
Viola Davis as Annalise Keating
Orphan Black • BBC America • Temple Street Productions in association with BBC America and Bell
Media’s SPACE
Tatiana Maslany as Sarah, Alison, Cosima, Helena, Rachel, M.K., Krystal

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie
American Crime • ABC • ABC Studios
Felicity Huffman as Leslie Graham
American Crime • ABC • ABC Studios
Lili Taylor as Anne Blaine
Confirmation • HBO • HBO Films in association with Groundswell Productions and Simpson Street
Productions
Kerry Washington as Anita Hill
Fargo • FX Networks • MGM Television, FX Productions
Kirsten Dunst as Peggy Blumquist
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Nutthouse
Moving Pictures Company and Two Hands Entertainment
Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX
Productions
Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program
American Idol • FOX • FremantleMedia North America, Inc. and 19 Entertainment
Ryan Seacrest, Host
Dancing With The Stars • ABC • BBC Worldwide Productions
Tom Bergeron, Host
Hollywood Game Night • NBC • Universal Television with Hazy Mills and Mission Control Media
Jane Lynch, Host
Little Big Shots starring Steve Harvey • NBC • East 112th Street Productions and A Very Good
Production in association with Warner Horizon Television
Steve Harvey, Host
Project Runway • Lifetime • The Weinstein Company, Bunim/Murray Productions and Full Picture
Entertainment for Lifetime
Heidi Klum, Host
Tim Gunn, Co-Host
RuPaul’s Drag Race • Logo • World of Wonder Productions
RuPaul Charles, Host

Outstanding Comedy Series
black-ish • ABC • ABC Studios
Master Of None • Netflix • Universal Television, Oh Brudder Productions, Alan Yang Productions,
Fremulon Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
Modern Family • ABC • Picador Productions and Steven Levitan Productions in association with
20th Century Fox Television
Silicon Valley • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Judgemental Films, Alec Berg and 3
Arts Entertainment
Transparent • Amazon • Amazon Studios
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt • Netflix • Universal Television, Little Stranger, Inc., 3 Arts
Entertainment and Bevel Gears for Netflix
Veep • HBO • HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Drama Series
The Americans • FX Networks • Fox 21 Television Studios, FX Productions
Better Call Saul • AMC • Sony Pictures Television / Gran Via Productions
Downton Abbey • PBS • A Carnival Films/MASTERPIECE co-production in association with
NBCUniversal
Game Of Thrones • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360
Television and Startling Television
Homeland • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, Fox 21 Television Studios, Teakwood Lane
Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet
House Of Cards • Netflix • Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association
with Media Rights Capital for Netflix
Mr. Robot • USA • USA Network in association with Universal Cable Productions and Anonymous Content

Outstanding Television Movie
All The Way • HBO • HBO Films in association with Amblin Television, Tale Told Productions,
Moonshot Entertainment and Everyman Pictures
Confirmation • HBO • HBO Films in association with Groundswell Productions and Simpson Street
Productions
Luther • BBC America • A BBC America and BBC In-House Drama Production co-production
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece) • PBS • Hartswood Films for BBC One in
co-production with MASTERPIECE
A Very Murray Christmas • Netflix • American Zoetrope, South Beach Productions, Devoted
Productions, JAX Media and Netflix

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee • Crackle • Embassy Row / Sony Pictures Television
Jimmy Kimmel Live • ABC • ABC Studios in association with Jackhole Industries, Inc.
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Sixteen String
Jack Productions and Avalon Television
The Late Late Show With James Corden • CBS • A Fulwell 73 production in association with CBS
Broadcasting, Inc.
Real Time With Bill Maher • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bill Maher Productions
and Brad Grey Television
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon • NBC • Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Special
Adele Live In New York City • NBC • Melted Stone Ltd., Broadway Video, Universal Television
Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with JAX Media
The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS • White Cherry Entertainment
The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Prime Time Special • CBS • A Fulwell 73 production in
association with CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
Lemonade • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Parkwood Entertainment

Outstanding Special Class Program
The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards • NBC • dick clark productions, inc. in association with the
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Grease: Live • FOX • Paramount Television
The Oscars • ABC • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show • CBS • NFL Network
69th Annual Tony Awards • CBS • White Cherry Entertainment

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.