July 14, 2016 at 1:12 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
Emmys 2016: ‘American Crime Story’,’Transparent’ earn noms
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The 2016 Emmy nominations were announced for the 68th Annual Emmy Awards by “black-ish” star Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham, star of the Netflix series “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life,” at the Wolf Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday.

“Transparent” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” landed nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series. Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light and Gabby Hoffman received acting nominations for “Transparent.” Ellie Kemper and Tituss Burgess also earned nominations for “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” Lily Tomlin also received a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for “Grace and Frankie.”

Ryan Murphy’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” earned a nomination for Outstanding Limited Series. Sarah Paulson earned nominations for “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and “American Horror Story: Hotel.”

In reality television, RuPaul received a nomination for Outstanding Reality Host for “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Gaycation with Ellen Page” earned a place for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program.

“Game of Thrones” led the pack with 23 nominations for its sixth season.

Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the ceremony which airs on Sunday, Sept. 18 on ABC.

“I am excited to be hosting the Emmys again,” Kimmel said in a statement. “I have a feeling I’m going to be great.”

For a complete list of nominees, visit here. 

Outstanding Drama Series

“Better Call Saul”

“Downton Abbey”

“Game of Thrones”

“Homeland”

“House of Cards”

“Mr. Robot”

“The Americans”

Outstanding Comedy Series

“black-ish”

“Master of None”

“Modern Family”

“Silicon Valley”

“Transparent”

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

“Veep”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

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”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

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”

Outstanding Lead 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”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Ellie Kemper – “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Julia Louis-Dreyfus – “Veep”

Laurie Metcalfe – “Getting On”

Tracee Ellis Ross – “black-ish”

Amy Schumer – “Inside Amy Schumer”

Lily Tomlin – “Grace and Frankie”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Louis Anderson – “Baskets”

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”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Anna Chlumsky – “Veep”

Gaby Hoffman – “Transparent”

Allison Janney – “Mom”

Judith Light – “Transparent”

Kate McKinnon – “Saturday Night Live”

Niecy Nash – “Getting On”

Outstanding Limited Series

“American Crime”

“Fargo”

“Roots”

“The Night Manager”

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

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie

Bryan Cranston – “All the Way”

Benedict Cumberbatch – “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”

Idris Elba – “Luther”

Cuba Gooding, Jr. – “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Tom Hiddleston – “The Night Manager”

Courtney B. Vance – “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a 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: American Crime Story”

Lili Taylor – “American Crime”

Kerry Washington – “Confirmation”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a 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”

Outstanding 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”

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

“Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”

“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”

“Real Time With Bill Maher”

“The Late Late Show With James Corden”

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Outstanding Reality Host

Tom Bergeron – “Dancing With the Stars”

Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum – “Project Runway”

Steve Harvey – “Little Big Shots Starring Steve Harvey”

Jane Lynch – “Hollywood Game Night”

RuPaul – “RuPaul’s Drag Race”

Ryan Seacrest – “American Idol”

Outstanding Reality Competition Series

“American Ninja Warrior”

“Dancing With the Stars”

“Project Runway”

“Top Chef”

“The Amazing Race”

“The Voice”

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program

“Born This Way”

“Deadliest Catch”

“Gaycation with Ellen Page”

“Intervention”

“Project Greenlight”

“United Shades of America”

 

 

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