Game Of Thrones Leads Nominations For 2016 Emmy Awards


The Television Academy has announced the nominees for the 2016 Emmy Awards and just like last year, Game of Thrones managed to snag the most nominations in the 2016 Emmy Awards.

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Anthony Anderson of Black-ish and Lauren Graham read out the list of 2016 Emmy Awards nominees at the Television Academy headquarters in North Hollywood, crime drama.

The People vs O.J Simpson had the second highest number of nominations in the 2016 Emmy nominee list.

The 2016 Emmy Awards will be hosted by Mr. Kimmel and will be broadcast on September 18 on ABC. Check out the full 2016 Emmy Awards list of nominees below:

Outstanding Drama Series

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

Outstanding Comedy Series

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

Outstanding Limited Series

  • American Crime
  • Fargo
  • The Night Manager
  • The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
  • Roots

Outstanding 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

Outstanding 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

2016 Emmy

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

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

Outstanding 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

Outstanding 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

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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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

Outstanding 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

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

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

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

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

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Tracy Morgan, Saturday Night Live
  • Larry David, Saturday Night Live
  • Bradley Whitford, Transparent
  • Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory
  • Martin Mull, Veep
  • Peter MacNicol, Veep

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live
  • Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
  • Amy Schumer, Saturday Night Live
  • Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory
  • Laurie Metcalf, The Big Bang Theory
  • Melora Hardin, Transparent

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

  • Max von Sydow, Game of Thrones
  • Mahershala Ali, House of Cards
  • Paul Sparks, House of Cards
  • Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards
  • Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan
  • Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife

2016 Emmy

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

  • Laurie Metcalf, Horace and Pete
  • Ellen Burstyn, House of Cards
  • Molly Parker, House of Cards
  • Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
  • Margo Martindale, The Americans
  • Carrie Preston, The Good Wife

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

  • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • The Late Late Show With James Corden
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

  • Documentary Now!
  • Drunk History
  • Inside Amy Schumer
  • Key & Peele
  • Saturday Night Live

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Outstanding Variety Special

  • “Adele Live in New York City”
  • “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo”
  • Lemonade
  • The Kennedy Center Honors
  • “The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Prime Time Special”

Outstanding Reality Competition Series

  • The Amazing Race
  • American Ninja Warrior
  • Dancing With the Stars
  • Project Runway
  • Top Chef
  • The Voice

Outstanding Animated Program

  • Archer
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • Phineas and Ferb Last Day of Summer
  • South Park
  • The Simpsons

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

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

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

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

2016 Emmy

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

  • Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe (“Episode 1”)
  • Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, Master of None (“Parents”)
  • Alec Berg, Silicon Valley (“The Uptick”)
  • Dan O’Keefe, Silicon Valley (“Founder Friendly”)
  • David Mandel, Veep (“Morning After”)
  • Alex Gregory and Peter Hyuck, Veep (“Mother”)

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

  • Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
  • Inside Amy Schumer
  • Key & Peele
  • Last Week Tonight
  • Portlandia
  • Saturday Night Live

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”)
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