2016 Emmy Awards: Nominees and Winners

Spencer Wright ’20 / Emertainment Monthly Staff TV Writer

Television’s biggest night is here again! Taking place September 18th at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, California, this year’s ceremony is the 68th awards and is hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Winners will be noted as such after awards are announced.


Best Drama Series

The Americans

Game of Thrones- WINNER

House of Cards

Downton Abbey

Better Call Saul

Mr. Robot


Best Comedy Series



Silicon Valley

Modern Family

Master of None

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Best Actor in a Drama Series

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot- WINNER

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

Claire Danes, Homeland

Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black- WINNER

Keri Russell, The Americans

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

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- WINNER

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep- WINNER

Laurie Metcalf, Getting On

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Best 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- WINNER

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama

Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey- WINNER

Maura Tierney, The Affair

Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones

Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy

Louie Anderson, Baskets- WINNER

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Tony Hale, Veep

Keegan-Michael Key, Key and Peele

Matt Walsh, Veep

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Gaby Hoffman, Transparent

Alison Janney, Mom

Judith Light, Transparent

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live- WINNER

Niecy Nash, Getting On

Best Limited Series

American Crime


The Night Manager

The People v. O.J. Simpson- WINNER


Best Television Movie

A Very Murray Christmas

All the Way



Sherlock: The Abominable Bride- WINNER

Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Bryan Cranston, All the Way

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

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- WINNER

Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson- WINNER

Lili Taylor, American Crime

Kerry Washington, Confirmation 

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson- WINNER

Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager

Jesse Plemons, Fargo

David Schwimmer, The People v. O.J. Simpson

John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a TV Movie

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel

Olivia Colman, The Night Manager

Regina King, American Crime- WINNER

Melissa Leo, All the Way

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel

Jean Smart, Fargo

Best Variety Sketch Series

Documentary Now!

Drunk History

Inside Amy Schumer

Key & Peele- WINNER


Saturday Night Live

Best Variety Talk Series

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver- WINNER

The Late Late Show with James Corden

Real Time with Bill Maher

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Best Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race

American Ninja Warrior

Dancing With the Stars

Project Runway

Top Chef

The Voice- WINNER


Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *