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And the nominees are...

The nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards, which recognize excellence in the television industry, have officially been unveiled so let the speculation begin. 

The 2016 Emmys, which will air on September 18th on ABC, honor the best shows and performances on television from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016.

Game Of Thrones' Kit Harington, aka Jon Snow, will be going up against Peter Dinklage, aka Tyrion Lannister in the category of "Best Supporting Actor In A Drama" while their co-stars Emilia Clarke, better known as Khaleesi, will go toe to toe with Lena Headey aka Arya Stark for "Best Supporting Actress In A Drama."

"Black-Ish," "Veep," and "Modern Family" have all been nominated for best comedy, "Game Of Thrones," "House Of Cards," and "The Americans" will al do battle for "Best Drama" and "The People Vs. OJ Simpson" has dominated the "Supporting Actor In A Limited Series" category. 

You can check out each of the major categories and their nominees below. 

Best Drama

“The Americans” (FX)

“Better Call Saul” (AMC)

“Downton Abbey” (PBS)

“Game of Thrones” (HBO)

“Homeland” (Showtime)

“House of Cards” (Netflix)

“Mr. Robot” (USA)

 

Best Comedy

“black-ish” (ABC)

“Master of None” (Netflix)

“Modern Family” (ABC)

“Silicon Valley” (HBO)

“Transparent” (Amazon)

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)

“Veep” (HBO)

 

Best Limited Series

“American Crime” (ABC)

“Fargo” (FX)

“The Night Manager” (AMC)

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)

“Roots” (History)

 

Television Movie

“A Very Murray Christmas” (Netflix)

“All The Way” (HBO)

“Confirmation” (HBO)

“Luther” (BBC America)

“Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece)” (PBS)

 

Best Actor, Drama

Kyle Chandler, “Bloodline”

Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot”

Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”

Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”

Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”

Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”

 

Best Actress, 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”

Best Actor, Comedy

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 Actress, Comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”

Laurie Metcalf, “Getting On”

Ellie Kemper, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish”

Amy Schumer, “Inside Amy Schumer”

Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie”

Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie

Bryan Cranston, “All the Way”

Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece)”

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, Limited Series or TV Movie

Kirsten Dunst, “Fargo”

Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”

Audra McDonald, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill”

Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

Lili Taylor, “American Crime”

Kerry Washington, “Confirmation”

 

Variety Talk Series

“Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee” (Crackle)

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)

“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)

“The Late Late Show With James Corden” (CBS)

“Real Time With Bill Maher” (HBO)

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC)

 

Variety Sketch Series

“Documentary Now!” (IFC)

“Drunk History” (Comedy Central)

“Inside Amy Schumer” (Comedy Central)

“Key & Peele” (Comedy Central)

“Portlandia” (IFC)

“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

 

Supporting Actor In a Drama

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”

 

Supporting Actress In A Drama

Emilia Clarke, “Game of Thrones”

Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”

Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”

Maura Tierney, “The Affair”

Maisie Williams, “Game of Thrones”

Constance Zimmer, “UnREAL”

 

Supporting Actor In a Comedy Series

Louie Anderson, “Baskets”

Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”

Tony Hale, “Veep”

Keegan-Michael Key, “Key & Peele”

Matt Walsh, “Veep”

 

Supporting Actress In a Comedy Series

Anna Chlumsky, “Veep”

Gaby Hoffman, “Transparent”

Allison Janney, “CBS”

Judith Light, “Transparent”

Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”

Niecy Nash, “Getting On”

 

Supporting Actor In a Limited Series or Movie

Sterling K. Brown, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Hugh Laurie, “The Night Manager”

Jesse Plemons, “Fargo”

David Schwimmer, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

John Travolta, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Bokeem Woodbine, “Fargo”

 

Supporting Actress In a Limited Series or a 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”

[Via]

2016 Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

And the nominees are...


The nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards, which recognize excellence in the television industry, have officially been unveiled so let the speculation begin. 

The 2016 Emmys, which will air on September 18th on ABC, honor the best shows and performances on television from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016.

Game Of Thrones' Kit Harington, aka Jon Snow, will be going up against Peter Dinklage, aka Tyrion Lannister in the category of "Best Supporting Actor In A Drama" while their co-stars Emilia Clarke, better known as Khaleesi, will go toe to toe with Lena Headey aka Arya Stark for "Best Supporting Actress In A Drama."

"Black-Ish," "Veep," and "Modern Family" have all been nominated for best comedy, "Game Of Thrones," "House Of Cards," and "The Americans" will al do battle for "Best Drama" and "The People Vs. OJ Simpson" has dominated the "Supporting Actor In A Limited Series" category. 

You can check out each of the major categories and their nominees below. 

Best Drama

“The Americans” (FX)

“Better Call Saul” (AMC)

“Downton Abbey” (PBS)

“Game of Thrones” (HBO)

“Homeland” (Showtime)

“House of Cards” (Netflix)

“Mr. Robot” (USA)

 

Best Comedy

“black-ish” (ABC)

“Master of None” (Netflix)

“Modern Family” (ABC)

“Silicon Valley” (HBO)

“Transparent” (Amazon)

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)

“Veep” (HBO)

 

Best Limited Series

“American Crime” (ABC)

“Fargo” (FX)

“The Night Manager” (AMC)

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)

“Roots” (History)

 

Television Movie

“A Very Murray Christmas” (Netflix)

“All The Way” (HBO)

“Confirmation” (HBO)

“Luther” (BBC America)

“Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece)” (PBS)

 

Best Actor, Drama

Kyle Chandler, “Bloodline”

Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot”

Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”

Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”

Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”

Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”

 

Best Actress, 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”

Best Actor, Comedy

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 Actress, Comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”

Laurie Metcalf, “Getting On”

Ellie Kemper, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish”

Amy Schumer, “Inside Amy Schumer”

Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie”

Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie

Bryan Cranston, “All the Way”

Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece)”

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, Limited Series or TV Movie

Kirsten Dunst, “Fargo”

Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”

Audra McDonald, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill”

Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

Lili Taylor, “American Crime”

Kerry Washington, “Confirmation”

 

Variety Talk Series

“Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee” (Crackle)

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)

“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)

“The Late Late Show With James Corden” (CBS)

“Real Time With Bill Maher” (HBO)

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC)

 

Variety Sketch Series

“Documentary Now!” (IFC)

“Drunk History” (Comedy Central)

“Inside Amy Schumer” (Comedy Central)

“Key & Peele” (Comedy Central)

“Portlandia” (IFC)

“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

 

Supporting Actor In a Drama

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”

 

Supporting Actress In A Drama

Emilia Clarke, “Game of Thrones”

Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”

Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”

Maura Tierney, “The Affair”

Maisie Williams, “Game of Thrones”

Constance Zimmer, “UnREAL”

 

Supporting Actor In a Comedy Series

Louie Anderson, “Baskets”

Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”

Tony Hale, “Veep”

Keegan-Michael Key, “Key & Peele”

Matt Walsh, “Veep”

 

Supporting Actress In a Comedy Series

Anna Chlumsky, “Veep”

Gaby Hoffman, “Transparent”

Allison Janney, “CBS”

Judith Light, “Transparent”

Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”

Niecy Nash, “Getting On”

 

Supporting Actor In a Limited Series or Movie

Sterling K. Brown, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Hugh Laurie, “The Night Manager”

Jesse Plemons, “Fargo”

David Schwimmer, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

John Travolta, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Bokeem Woodbine, “Fargo”

 

Supporting Actress In a Limited Series or a 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”

[Via]

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