68th EMMY AWARDS NOMINATIONS: Complete List of Nominees


Lauren Graham and Anthony Anderson with Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum were announced the Primetime Emmy Award nominations from the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood on July 14, 2016 live at 8:30 a.m. PT on ABC. The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards,  including the star – studded Red Carpet preshow, will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California.

Rosenblum said, “Television dominates the entertainment conversati on and  is enjoying the most  spectacular run in its history with breakthrough creativity, emerging platforms  and dynamic new opportunities  for our industry’s storytellers. ”

Jimmy Kimmel will host the ceremony. He also hosted the ceremony in 2012 said “I am excited to be hosting the Emmys again,” he said in a statement. “I have a feeling I’m going to be great.”

Complete List of Nominees:

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:
Anthony Anderson as Andre “Dre” Johnson, Sr. on “Black-ish”
Aziz Ansari as Dev Shah on “Master of None”
Will Forte as Phil “Tandy” Miller on “The Last Man on Earth”
William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher on “Shameless”
Thomas Middleditch as Richard Hendricks on “Silicon Valley”
Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman on “Transparent”

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:
Tracee Ellis Ross as Dr. Rainbow “Bow” Johnson on “Black-ish”
Ellie Kemper as Kimmy Schmidt on “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as President Selina Meyer on “Veep”
Laurie Metcalf as Dr. Jenna James on “Getting On”
Amy Schumer as Amy / Various Characters on “Inside Amy Schumer”
Lily Tomlin as “Frankie” Bergstein on Grace and “Frankie”

Lead Actor in a Drama Series:
Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn on “Bloodline”
Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson on “Mr. Robot”
Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill on “Better Call Saul”
Matthew Rhys as Philip Jennings on “The Americans”
Liev Schreiber as “Ray Donovan” on “Ray Donovan”
Kevin Spacey as President Frank Underwood on “House of Cards”

Lead Actress in a Drama Series:
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison on “Homeland”
Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating on “How to Get Away with Murder”
Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon on “Empire”
Tatiana Maslany as Various Characters on “Orphan Black”
Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings on “The Americans”
Robin Wright as First Lady Claire Underwood on “House of Cards”

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:
Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon B. Johnson on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran on “The People v. O. J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story”
Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes on Sherlock: “The Abominable Bride”
Idris Elba as DCI John “Luther” on “Luther”
Tom Hiddleston as Jonathan Pine on “The Night Manager”
Cuba Gooding Jr. as O. J. Simpson on “The People v. O. J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story”

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:
Kirsten Dunst as Peggy Blumquist on “Fargo”
Felicity Huffman as Leslie Graham on “American Crime”
Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday on “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill”
Lili Taylor as Anne Blaine on “American Crime”
Kerry Washington as Anita Hill on “Confirmation”
Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark on “The People v. O. J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story”

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:
Louie Anderson as Christine Baskets on “Baskets”
Andre Braugher as Captain Ray Holt on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”
Tituss Burgess as Titus Andromedon on “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy on “Modern Family”
Tony Hale as Gary Walsh on “Veep”
Keegan-Michael Key as Various Characters on “Key & Peele”
Matt Walsh as Mike McLintock on “Veep”

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer on “Veep”
Gaby Hoffmann as Alexandria “Ali” Pfefferman on “Transparent”
Allison Janney as Bonnie Plunkett on “Mom”
Judith Light as Shelly Pfefferman on “Transparent”
Kate McKinnon as Various Characters on “Saturday Night Live”
Niecy Nash as Denise “DiDi” Ortley on “Getting On”

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut on “Better Call Saul”
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister on “Game of Thrones”
Kit Harington as Jon Snow on “Game of Thrones”
Michael Kelly as Doug Stamper on “House of Cards”
Ben Mendelsohn as Danny Rayburn on “Bloodline”
Jon Voight as Mickey Donovan on “Ray Donovan”

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen on “Game of Thrones”
Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister on “Game of Thrones”
Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley on “Downtown Abbey”
Maura Tierney as Helen Solloway on “The Affair”
Maisie Williams as Arya Stark on “Game of Thrones”
Constance Zimmer as Quinn King on “UnREAL”

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:
Sterling K. Brown as Christopher Darden on “The People v. O. J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story”
Hugh Laurie as Richard Onslow Roper on “The Night Manager”
Jesse Plemons as Ed Blumquist on “Fargo”
David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian on “The People v. O. J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story”
John Travolta as Robert Shapiro on “The People v. O. J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story”
Bokeem Woodbine as Mike Milligan on “Fargo”

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:
Kathy Bates as Iris on “American Horror Story: Hotel”
Olivia Colman as Angela Burr on “The Night Manager”
Regina King as Terri LaCroix on “American Crime”
Melissa Leo as First Lady Lady Bird Johnson on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
Sarah Paulson as Sally McKenna and Billie Dean Howard on “American Horror Story: Hotel”
Jean Smart as Floyd Gerhardt on “Fargo”

Comedy Series:
“Black-ish”
“Master of None”
“Modern Family”
“Silicon Valley”
“Transparent”
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
“Veep”

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

Variety Talk Series:
“Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”
“The Late Late Show with James Corden”
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”
“Real Time with Bill Maher”
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Variety Sketch Series:
“Documentary Now!”
“Drunk History”
“Inside Amy Schumer”
“Key & Peele”
“Portlandia”
“Saturday Night Live”

Limited Series:
“American Crime”
“Fargo”
“The Night Manager”
“The People v. O. J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story”
“Roots”

Reality-Competition Program:
“The Amazing Race”
“American Ninja Warrior”
“Dancing with the Stars”
“Project Runway”
“Top Chef”
“The Voice”

Television Movie:
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
“A Very Murray Christmas”
“Confirmation”
“Luther”
“Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”

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

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

Directing for a Variety Series:
“Inside Amy Schumer” (Episode: “Madonna/Whore”), Directed by Ryan McFaul
“Last Week Tonight” (Episode: “Episode 303”), Directedy by Paul Pennolino
“The Late Late Show with James Corden” (Episode: “Post-Super Bowl Episode”), Directed by Tim Mancinelli
“Saturday Night Live” (Episode: “Hosts: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler”), Directed by Don Roy King
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (Episode: “Episode 325”), Directed by Dave Diomedi

Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special:
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, Directed by Jay Roach
“Fargo” (Episode: “Before the Law”), Directed by Noah Hawley
“The Night Manager”, Directed by Susanne Bier
The People v. O.J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story (Episode: “From the Ashes of Tragedy”), Directed by Ryan Murphy
The People v. O.J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story (Episode: Manna from Heaven), Directed by Anthony Hemingway
The People v. O.J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story (Episode: The Race Card), Directed by John Singleton

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

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

Writing for a Variety Series:
“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”
“Inside Amy Schumer”
“Key & Peele”
“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”
“Portlandia”
“Saturday Night Live”

Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special:
“Fargo” (Episode: Loplop”), Written by Bob DeLaurentis
“Fargo” (Episode: “Palindrome”), Written by Noah Hawley
“The Night Manager”, Written by David Farr
“The People v. O. J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story” (Episode: “From the Ashes of Tragedy”), Written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
“The People v. O. J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story” (Episode: “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia”), Written by D. V. DeVincentis
“The People v. O. J. Simpson: “American Crime” Story” (Episode: “The Race Card”), Written by Joe Robert Cole


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