Scroll to Top

Emmy Awards: Who are the nominees for 2016?

By / Published on Monday, 19 Sep 2016 02:59 AM / No Comments / 90 views

Game of Thrones is tipped to make television history at the Emmy Awards tonight, to become the ceremony’s most decorated show.

If the Sky Atlantic fantasy adventure wins three gongs this year, it will beat US sitcom Frasier’s record of 37 Emmy statuettes.

Here are the nominees for Emmy Awards 2016:

:: Drama series
The Americans
Better Call Saul
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones
Homeland
House Of Cards
Mr Robot

Better Call Saul Image Caption: Better Call Saul follows small-time lawyer Jimmy McGill six years before his appearance on Breaking Bad as Saul Goodman

:: Comedy series
Black-ish
Master Of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Veep

Veep Image Caption: Julia Louise-Dreyfus in Veep, which is set in the office of a fictional Vice President and – later – President of the US

:: Limited series
American Crime
Fargo
The Night Manager
The People vs OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
Roots

Actors Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston, stars of The Night Manager Image Caption: Actors Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston, stars of The Night Manager, which is based on the 1993 John le Carre novel

:: 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

Kevin Spacey in House of Cards Image Caption: Kevin Spacey in House of Cards, which depicts the ruthless pragmatism, manipulation and thirst for power in politics

:: 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

Claire Danes, star of Homeland Image Caption: Claire Danes, stars as a CIA officer in Homeland, which has been renewed for an eighth series

:: Lead actor in a comedy
Anthony Anderson – Black-ish
Aziz Ansari – Master Of None
Will Forte – Last Man On Earth
William H Macy – Shameless
Thomas Middleditch – Silicon Valley
Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent

William H Macy, one of the stars of Shameless Image Caption: William H Macy, stars in Shameless as Frank Gallagher, a single father of six who spends much of his free time drinking at bars in a series based on a British

:: 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

Tracee Ellis Ross backstage at the Marc Jacobs Spring 2017 fashion show during New York Fashion Week Image Caption: Tracee Ellis Ross is nominated for Black-ish, a sitcom about a black man who questions whether all his success has brought too much cultural assimilation for his family

:: Lead actor in a limited series or movie
Bryan Cranston – All The Way
Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Idris Elba – Luther
Cuba Gooding Jr – The People vs OJ Simpson
Tom Hiddleston – The Night Manager
Courtney B Vance – The People vs OJ Simpson

Benedict Cumberbatch Image Caption: Benedict Cumberbatch is nominated for best lead actor for Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

:: Lead actress in a limited series or movie
Kirsten Dunst – Fargo
Felicity Huffman – American Crime
Audra McDonald – Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grille
Sarah Paulson – The People vs OJ Simpson
Lili Taylor -American Crime
Kerry Washington – Confirmation

Felicity Huffman, star of American Crime Image Caption: Felicity Huffman, star of American Crime, which was renewed for a third series in May this year

::TV movie
All The Way
Confirmation
Luther
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
A Very Murray Christmas

The cast of Luther: Darren Boyd, Rose Leslie, Idris Elba and John Heffernan Image Caption: The cast of Luther: Darren Boyd, Rose Leslie, Idris Elba and John Heffernan

:: Supporting actor in a drama series
Jonathan Banks – Better Call Saul
Peter Dinklage – Game Of Thrones
Ben Mendelsohn – Bloodline
Kit Harington – Game Of Thrones
Michael Kelly – House Of Cards
Jon Voight – Ray Donovan

Ben Mendelsohn attends the 'Bloodline' premiere in New York in March last year Image Caption: Ben Mendelsohn stars in Bloodline, described as a dramatic thriller exploring the demons of a contemporary American family

:: Supporting actress in a drama series
Maura Tierney – The Affair
Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey
Lena Headey – Game Of Thrones
Emilia Clarke – Game Of Thrones
Maisie Williams – Game Of Thrones
Constance Zimmer – UnREAL

Downton Abbey cast member Maggie Smith in London in August, a month before the show's final series Image Caption: Downton Abbey cast member Maggie Smith in London last August, a month before the show’s final series aired

:: Supporting actor in a limited series or movie
Jesse Plemons – Fargo
Bokeem Woodbine – Fargo
Hugh Laurie – The Night Manager
Sterling K. Brown – The People vs OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
David Schwimmer – The People vs OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
John Travolta – The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

David Schwimmer, Sarah Paulson and Sterling K. Brown in Beverly Hills Image Caption: David Schwimmer, Sarah Paulson and Sterling K. Brown in Beverly Hills. All three are nominated for an Emmy for The People v OJ Simpson: An American Crime Story

:: Supporting actress in a limited series or movie
Melissa Leo – All The Way
Regina King – American Crime
Sarah Paulson – American Horror Story: Hotel
Kathy Bates – American Horror Story: Hotel
Jean Smart – Fargo
Olivia Colman – The Night Manager

Actress Jean Smart attends a special screening of Fargo Image Caption: Actress Jean Smart stars in Fargo, in which she plays the matriarch of a crime family in 1979

:: Variety talk series
Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
The Late Late Show With James Corden
Real Time With Bill Maher
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

James Corden makes his debut as the new host of hit US programme The Late Late Show. Image Caption: James Corden made his debut as the new host of US programme The Late Late Show in March 2015

Thanks to: Entertainment News – Latest Celebrity & Showbiz News | Sky News

Leave a Reply

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