Here Are All The 2016 Emmy Award Winners

The competition was fierce.
Sarah Paulson and Sterling K. Brown in "The People v. O.J. Simpson."
Sarah Paulson and Sterling K. Brown in "The People v. O.J. Simpson."

It’s TV’s biggest night and, once again, “Game of Thrones” is your best bet for Sunday night’s big winner, since the HBO show leads the 68th annual Emmy Awards with 23 nominations, followed closely by “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson” with 22 noms.

Yes, tonight is the night when all your favorite shows and stars will battle it out live from the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles. Though we are fairly certain “GoT” will dominate in the Outstanding Drama category, the show is up against “Homeland,” “House of Cards,” “Mr. Robot,” “Downton Abbey,” ”Better Call Saul” and “The Americans” for the top honor.

Meanwhile, Jimmy Kimmel, who hosted the award show in 2012, returns as this year’s host. He warned People that his famous friends should consider themselves targets for good natured ridicule, since he knows they’ll be able to handle it.

“The people with whom I’m actually friendly are in the most danger usually because I know they can take a joke,” Kimmel told the publication. “That works against them. Being a good sport is the worst thing you can be.”

Check out the the list of winners below:


Outstanding Drama Series

Kit Harington on "Game of Thrones."
Kit Harington on "Game of Thrones."

WINNER: “Game of Thrones”

“House of Cards”
“Mr. Robot”
“Downton Abbey”
”Better Call Saul”
”The Americans”

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

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

Outstanding Lead Actress Drama Series

WINNER: Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”
Viola Davis, “How To Get Away With Murder”
Claire Danes, “Homeland”
Taraji P. Henson, “Empire”
Keri Russell, “The Americans”

Outstanding Supporting Actor Drama

Jonathan Banks, “Better Call Saul”
WINNER: Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline”
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”
Kit Harington, “Game of Thrones”
Michael Kelly, “House of Cards”
Jon Voight, “Ray Donovan”

Outstanding Supporting Actress Drama

WINNER: Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”
Emilia Clarke, “Game of Thrones”
Maisie Williams, “Game of Thrones”
Maura Tierney, “The Affair”
Constance Zimmer, “UnREAL”


Outstanding Comedy Series

The Cast of "Veep."
The Cast of "Veep."

Modern Family”
“Silicon Valley”
WINNER: “Veep”
“Master of None”
”Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Outstanding Lead Actor Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, “Black-ish”
William H. Macy, “Shameless”
WINNER: Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”
Aziz Ansari, “Master of None”
Will Forte, “The Last Man On Earth”
Thomas Middleditch, “Silicon Valley”

Outstanding Lead Actress Comedy Series

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

Outstanding Supporting Actress Comedy

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

Outstanding Supporting Actor Comedy

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


Outstanding Limited Series

Cast of "The People v. O.J. Simpson."
Cast of "The People v. O.J. Simpson."

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

Outstanding Lead Actor Limited Series Or Movie

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

Outstanding Lead Actress Limited Series Or Movie

Kirsten Dunst, “Fargo”
Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”
Audra McDonald, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”
WINNER: Sarah Paulson, “The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Lili Taylor, “American Crime”
Kerry Washington, “Confirmation”

Outstanding Supporting Actor Limited Series Or A Movie

Jesse Plemons, “Fargo”
Bokeem Woodbine, “Fargo”
Hugh Laurie, “The Night Manager”
John Travolta, “The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story”
WINNER: Sterling K. Brown, “The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story”
David Schwimmer, “The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story”

Outstanding Supporting Actress Limited Series Or A Movie

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


Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

“Documentary Now!”
“Drunk History”
“Inside Amy Schumer”
WINNER: “Key & Peele”
“Saturday Night Live”

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

John Oliver, host of "Last Week Tonight."
John Oliver, host of "Last Week Tonight."
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“Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee”
“Jimmy Kimmel Live”
WINNER: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”
“The Late Late Show With James Corden”
“Real Time With Bill Maher”
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Outstanding TV Movie

“A Very Murray Christmas”
“All The Way”
WINNER: “Sherlock”

Outstanding Reality Show Competition

“The Amazing Race”
“American Ninja Warrior”
“Dancing with the Stars”
“Project Runway”
“Top Chef”
WINNER: “The Voice”

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Before You Go

Emmys 2016 Red Carpet