Emmy Awards 2016 – List of Nominations

Just some time back we had the full list of Emmy nominations for this year. Game of Thrones tops the list with 23 nominations followed by the limited series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Fargo received 22 nominations and 18 nominations respectively.

The 68th Emmy® Awards, including the pre-show, 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.

We have compiled the list of major nominations. Check them out below:

Best Drama Series

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

Best 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, House of Cards

Best 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

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

  • Dame Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
  • Lena Heady, Game of Thrones
  • Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
  • Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones
  • Maura Tierney, The Affair
  • Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

Best Directing for a Drama Series

  • Downton Abbey – Michael Engler, “Episode 9″
  • Game of Thrones – Miguel Sapochnik, “Battle of the Bastards”
  • Game of Thrones – Jack Bender, “The Door”
  • Homeland – Lesli Linka Glatter, “The Tradition of Hospitality”
  • Ray Donovan – David Hollander, “Excuscito”
  • The Knick – Steven Soderbergh, “This Is All We Are”

Best Writing for a Drama Series

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

Best Comedy Series

  • Black-ish
  • Master of None
  • Modern Family
  • Silicon Valley
  • Transparent
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Veep

Best 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

Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

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

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

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

Best Limited Series

  • American Crime (ABC)
  • Fargo (FX)
  • The Night Manager (AMC)
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson (FX)
  • Roots (History)

Best Television Movie

  • A Very Murray Christmas (Netflix)
  • All the Way (HBO)
  • Confirmation (HBO)
  • Luther (BBC One)
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (PBS)

Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

  • Bryan Cranston, All the Way
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
  • Idris Elba, Luther
  • Cuba Gooding Jr., The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
  • Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson   

Best Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

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

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

  • Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
  • Jesse Plemons, Fargo
  • David Schwimmer, The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

  • Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Olivia Colman, The Night Manager
  • Regina King, American Crime
  • Melissa Leo, All the Way
  • Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Jean Smart, Fargo

You can check out the full list here.

Kenneth Sequeira

A self confessed Nolanite, Batfan and a young cinephile.