Emmys 2016: The Winners

Well, it’s been another fantastic year for TV, buoyed by VOD services like Amazon, Netflix and Hulu. TV is getting exciting again – with ratings no longer the sole deteminer of whether a good show gets re-commissioned. So it’s good to some a wide variety of shows celebrated at the Emmys this year. Here’s the list of nominees and the winner for each category.

DRAMA SERIES
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones (WINNER)
Mr. Robot
House of Cards
Homeland
The Americans
Better Call Saul
COMEDY SERIES

Modern Family
Veep (WINNER)
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Black-ish
Master of None

LIMITED SERIES

The People v. O.J. Simpson (WINNER)
Fargo
The Night Manager
Roots
American Crime

ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black (Winner)
Robin Wright, House of Cards
Keri Russell, The Americans

ACTOR IN A DRAMA

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot (WINNER)
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Kyle Chandler, Bloodline
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Matthew Rhys, The Americans

ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (WINNER)
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Laurie Metcalf, Getting On

ACTOR IN A COMEDY

William H. Macy, Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent (WINNER)
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Will Forte, Last Man on Earth
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson (WINNER)
Kerry Washington, Confirmation
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Gril
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo

ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson (WINNER)
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Idris Elba, Luther
Bryan Cranston, All the Way
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Cuba Gooding Jr., The People v. O.J. Simpson

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VARIETY TALK SERIES

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (WINNER)
Late Late Show With James Corden
Jimmy Kimmel Live
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Real Time With Bill Maher

REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM

The Amazing Race
Dancing With the Stars
Project Runway
Top Chef
The Voice (WINNER)
American Ninja Warrior

VARIETY SKETCH SERIES

Drunk History
Inside Amy Schumer
Key & Peele (WINNER)
Portlandia
Documentary Now!

TELEVISION MOVIE

Luther
All the Way
Confirmation
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (WINNER)
A Very Murray Christmas

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline (WINNER)
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Peter Dinklage, Game Of Thrones
Kit Harington, Game Of Thrones
Michael Kelly, House Of Cards
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Maura Tierney, The Affair
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey (WINNER)
Lena Headey, Game Of Thrones
Emilia Clarke, Game Of Thrones
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones
Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife
Max Von Sydow, Game of Thrones
Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards
Mahershala Ali, House of Cards
Paul Sparks, House of Cards
Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan (WINNER)

GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Ellen Burstyn, House of Cards
Carrie Preston, The Good Wife
Laurie Metcalfe, Horace and Pete
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
Margo Martindale, The Americans (WINNER)
Molly Parker, House of Cards

WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg, The Americans, “Persona Non Grata”
Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey, Episode 8
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Game Of Thrones, “Battle Of The Bastards” (WINNER)
Robert King, Michelle King, “The Good Wife,” End
Sam Esmai, “Mr. Robot,” eps1.0_hellofriend.mov
Marti Noxon, Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, “UnREAL,” Return

DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

Michael Engler, Downton Abbey
Miguel Sapochnik, Game Of Thrones (WINNER)
Jack Bender, Game Of Thrones
Lesli Linka Glatter, Homeland
Steven Soderbergh, The Knick
David Hollander, Ray Donovan

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tony Hale, Veep
Louie Anderson, Baskets (WINNER)
Matt Walsh, Veep

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SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Niecy Nash, Getting On
Allison Janney, Mom
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live (WINNER)
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Judith Light, Transparent
Anna Chlumsky, Veep

GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory
Tracy Morgan, Saturday Night Live
Larry David, Saturday Night Live
Bradley Whitford, Transparent
Martin Mull, Veep
Peter Scolari, Girls (WINNER)

GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live (WINNER)
Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory
Laurie Metcalf, The Big Bang Theory
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
Amy Schumer, Saturday Night Live
Melora Hardin, Transparent

WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan, “Catastrophe,” Episode 1 (Amazon)
Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang, Master Of None, “Parents” (WINNER)
Dan O’Keefe, “Silicon Valley,” Founder Friendly (HBO)
Alec Berg, “Silicon Valley,” The Uptick (HBO)
David Mandel, “Veep,” Morning After (HBO)
Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck, “Veep,” Mother (HBO)

DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Alec Berg, Silicon Valley
Mike Judge, Silicon Valley
Jill Soloway, Transparent (WINNER)
Dave Mandel, Veep
Chris Addison, Veep
Dale Stern, Veep

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Jesse Plemons, Fargo
Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo
John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson
Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson (WINNER)
David Schwimmer, The People v. O.J. Simpson
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel
Jean Smart, Fargo
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager
Regina King, American Crime
Melissa Leo, All the Way (WINNER)

WRITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE, OR DRAMATIC SEQUEL

Bob DeLaurentis, Fargo, Loplop
Noah Hawley, Fargo, Palindrome
David Farr, The Night Manager
Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, From The Ashes Of Tragedy
D.V. DeVincentis, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Marcia, Marcia, Marcia (WINNER)
Joe Robert Cole, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, The Race Card

DIRECTING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE, OR DRAMATIC SEQUEL

Jay Roach, All The Way
Noah Hawley, Fargo
Susanne Bier, The Night Manager (WINNER)
Ryan Murphy, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Anthony Hemingway, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
John Singleton, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

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HOST FOR A REALITY OR REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM

Ryan Seacrest, American Idol (WINNER)
Tom Bergeron Dancing With the Stars
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway
Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night
RuPaul Charles, RuPauls Drag Race
Steve Harvey, Little Big Shots starring Steve Harvey

STRUCTURED REALITY PROGRAM

Antiques Roadshow
Lip Sync Battle
MythBusters
Shark Tank (WINNER)
Undercover Boss
Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives

UNSTRUCTURED REALITY PROGRAM

Born This Way (WINNER)
Deadliest Catch
Gaycation With Ellen Page
Intervention
Project Greenlight
United Shades of America

VARIETY SPECIAL

Adele Live In New York City
Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo”
The Kennedy Center Honors”
The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Prime Time special (WINNER)
Lemonade

WRITING FOR A VARIETY SERIES

Adele Live In New York City
Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo
The Kennedy Center Honors
The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Prime Time special (WINNER)
Lemonade

WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL

Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo
John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid
Patton Oswalt: Talking For Clapping (WINNER)
Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted
Triumph’s Election Special 2016

DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SERIES

Ryan McFaul, Inside Amy Schumer (WINNER)
Paul Pennolino, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Tim Mancinelli, The Late Late Show With James Corden
Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live
Dave Diomedi, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL

Beth McCarthy-Miller, Adele Live In New York City
Chris Rock, Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo
Louis J. Horvitz, 58th Grammy Awards
Thomas Kail, Alex Rudzinski, Grease: Live (WINNER)
Glenn Weiss, The Kennedy Center Honors
Kahlil Joseph, Beyoncé Knowles Carter, Lemonade

SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAM

The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards
Grease: Live (WINNER)
The Oscars
Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show
69th Annual Tony Awards

DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION SPECIAL

Becoming Mike Nichols
Everything Is Copy
Listen To Me Marlon
Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures
What Happened, Miss Simone? (WINNER)

DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION SERIES

American Masters
Chef’s Table
Making A Murderer (WINNER)
The Seventies
Woman With Gloria Steinem

INFORMATION SERIES OR SPECIAL

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (WINNER)
Inside The Actors Studio
Star Talk With Neil deGrasse Tyson
The Story Of God With Morgan Freeman
Vice

ANIMATED PROGRAM

Archer (WINNER)
Bob’s Burgers
Phineas and Ferb
The Simpsons
South Park

About Daniel Wren

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