The Prime time Emmy nominations 2016 are announced by Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham in North Hollywood.  And the award ceremony will be held in September 18th in Microsoft theater, will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and will be telecast live on ABC. The nominations are given to the most popular series like “Game of Thrones” with 23 nominations just one less than last years 24 nominations. HBO had a total of 94 nominations, the highest of any network.

FX’s star-studded limited series “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and its anthology series, “Fargo,” were the second and third-most nominated shows. FX, likewise, finished behind HBO as the most nominated television network.

Lead actor in a drama:
  • 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”
Lead actress in a drama:
  • 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”
Lead actress in a limited series
  • Kirsten Dunst, “Fargo”
  • Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”
  • Audra McDonald, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grille”
  • Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”
  • Lili Taylor, “American Crime”
  • Kerry Washington, “Conformation”
Lead actor in a limited series:
  • Bryan Cranston, “All the Way”
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”
  • Idris Elba, “Luther”
  • Cuba Gooding Jr., “The People vs. O.J. Simpson”
  • Tom Hiddleston, “The Night Manager”
  • Courtney B. Vance, “The People vs. O.J. Simpson”
Lead actor in a comedy:
  • Anthony Anderson, “black-ish”
  • Aziz Ansari, “Master of None”
  • Will Forte, “Last man on Earth
  • William H. Macy, “Shameless”Will Forte, “Last Man on Earth”
  • Thomas Middleditch, “Silicon Valley”
  • Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
Lead actress in a comedy:
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
  • Ellie Kemper, “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish”
  • Laurie Metcalf, “Getting On”
  • Amy Schumer, “Inside Amy Schumer”
  • Lily Tomlin – “Grace and Frankie”
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”
Outstanding Limited Series
  • “American Crime”
  • “Fargo”
  • “The Night Manager”
  • “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
  • “Roots”
TV Movie:
  • “All the Way”
  • “Confirmation”
  • “Luther“
  • “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”
  • “A Very Murray Christmas”
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