Game Of Thrones Leads Emmy Award Nominations

Publish Date
Friday, 15 July 2016, 9:05AM

Not surprisingly 'Game of Thrones' ruled the Emmy Award nominations with a leading 23 bids, including best drama, while a real-life epic of murder and celebrity, 'The People v OJ Simpson', was close behind with 22.

'Game of Thrones', which won a record 12 Emmys last fall including best drama, gets the chance to claim its second top award. 'Veep', last year's best comedy series winner, also will get another shot at holding office and, with 17 nominations, was the comedy leader.

The 68th prime-time Emmy show will be broadcast on September 18, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

List of Emmy Awards nominations

Outstanding Comedy Series 
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Drama Series 
Better Call Saul
'Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Mr Robot
The Americans

Actor, Drama Series 
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Kyle Chandler, Bloodline
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Rami Malek, Mr Robot
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Supporting Actor, 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

Actress, Drama Series 
Taraji P Henson, Empire
Claire Danes, Homeland
Robin Wright, House of Cards
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Keri Russell, The Americans

Supporting Actress, Drama Series 
Maura Tierney, The Affair
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones

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

Supporting Actor, Comedy Series 
Louie Anderson, Baskets
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tony Hale, Veep

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

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

Limited Series 
American Crime
The Night Manager
The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Actor, Limited Series or Movie 
Bryan Cranston, All the Way
Idris Elba, Luther
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Courtney B Vance, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
Cuba Gooding Jr, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie 
Jesse Plemons, Fargo
Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
Sterling K Brown, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
David Schwimmer, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
John Travolta, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Actress, Limited Series or Movie 
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Kerry Washington, Confirmation
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
Sarah Paulson, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Supporting Actress, Limited Series or Movie 
Melissa Leo, All the Way
Regina King, American Crime
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel
Jean Smart, Fargo
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager

Guest Actor in a Comedy Series 
Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory
Tracy Morgan, Saturday Night Live
Larry David, Saturday Night Live
Bradley Whitford, Transparent
Martin Mull, Veep
Peter MacNicol, Veep

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series 
Laurie Metcalf, The Big Bang Theory
Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
Amy Schumer, Saturday Night Live
Melora Hardin, Transparent

Guest Actor in a Drama Series 
Max von Sydow, Game of Thrones
Michael J Fox, The Good Wife
Reg E Cathey, House of Cards
Mahershala Ali, House of Cards
Paul Sparks, House of Cards
Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan

Guest Actress in a Drama Series 
Margo Martindale, The Americans
Carrie Preston, The Good Wife
Laurie Metcalf, Horace and Pete
Ellen Burstyn, House of Cards
Molly Parker, House of Cards
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex

Actor, Short Form Comedy or Drama Series 
Rob Corddry, Childrens Hospital
Rob Huebel, Childrens Hospital
Lou Diamond Phillips, The Crossroads of History
Oscar Nunez, The Crossroads of History
Jack McBrayer, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell

Actress, Short Form Comedy or Drama Series 
Patrika Darbo, Acting Dead
Erinn Hayes, Childrens Hospital
Janet Varney, Everyone's Crazy But Us
Michelle Ang, Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462
Tracie Thoms, Send Me

Television Movie 
All the Way
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
A Very Murray Christmas

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

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

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

Animated Program 
Bob's Burgers
Phineas and Ferb Last Day of Summer
The Simpsons-Halloween of Horror
South Park-You're Not Yelping

Children's Program 
Dog With a Blog
Girl Meets World
It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown!
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee: Hello, I Must Be Going! 25 Years of Nick News With Linda Ellerbee
School of Rock

Documentary or Nonfiction Special 
Becoming Mike Nichols
Everything is Copy-Nora Ephron: Scripted & Unscripted
Listen to Me Marlon
Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
What Happened, Miss Simone?

Documentary or Nonfiction Series 
American Masters
Chef's Table
Making a Murderer
The Seventies
Woman With Gloria Steinem

Informational Series or Special 
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Inside The Actors Studio
Star Talk With Neil deGrasse Tyson
The Story Of God With Morgan Freeman
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

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