68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 winners and nominations

The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (or Emmy Awards 2016) is an occasion to honor the best prime time television programming from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016 as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. And here comes a list of Emmys 2016 winners and nominations. Let's check out this entertainment news for the most nominations of different film aspects, from acting, directing, to writing, supporting.

68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 Nominations

68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 nominations

Acting

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany in ‘Orphan Black’

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Rami Malek in ‘Mr. Robot’

Mini-Series or Movie: “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesJulia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”

Actor in a Drama Series: Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot”

Actress in a Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”

Actor in a Mini-Series or Movie: Courtney B. Vance, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie: Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Hank Azaria, “Ray Donovan”

Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Margo Martindale, “The Americans”

Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Peter Scolari, “Girls”

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, “Saturday Night Live”

Supporting performance

Supporting Actor in a Drama: Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline”

Bloodline Ben Mendelsohn supporting actor

 Bend Mendelsohn - Bloodline - Emmy Awards 2016 for supporting actor in a drama

Supporting Actress in a Drama: Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”

Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Louie Anderson, “Baskets”

Supporting Actress in a Comedy: Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Sterling K. Brown, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Supporting Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie: Regina King, “American Crime”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Ben Mendelsohn in ‘Bloodline’

Writing

Writing for a Comedy Series: Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, “Master of None” (“Parents”)

Writing for a Drama Series: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, “Game of Thrones” (“Battle of the Bastards”)

Writing for a Mini-Series or Movie: D.V. DeVincentis, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (“Marcia, Marcia, Marcia”)

Writing for a Variety Series: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”

Writing for a Variety Special: Patton Oswalt, “Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping”

Directing

Directing for a Comedy Series: Jill Soloway, “Transparent” (“Man on the Land”)

Jill Soloway Transparent Emmy Awards 2016

 Jill Soloway at Emmy Awards 2016

Directing for a Drama Series: Miguel Sapochnik, “Game of Thrones” (“Battle of the Bastards”)

Directing for a Mini-Series or Movie: Susanne Bier, “The Night Manager”

Directing for a Variety Series: Ryan McFaul, “Inside Amy Schumer”

Directing for a Variety Special: Thomas Kail and Alex Rudzinski, “Grease: Live”

Most major nominations

By network

HBO – 40

FX – 28

Netflix – 17

ABC – 12

AMC – 9

Showtime – 8

Amazon / CBS / NBC / PBS – 6

Comedy Central – 5

Fox – 4

Lifetime / USA – 3

Programs

Outstanding Limited Series: The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)

Outstanding Television Movie: Sherlock: "The Abominable Bride" (PBS)

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program: The Voice (NBC)

Variety Talk Series: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)

Variety Sketch Series: “Key & Peele” (Comedy Central)

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