Emmys

Emmys 2016: People v. O.J., Thrones Win Big, Julia Louis-Dreyfus Makes History, Orphan Black Star Grabs Gold

The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out on Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and HBO’s Game of Thrones picked up three more wins, including for best drama, bringing its total haul for the year to 12.

FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson meanwhile came out on top in five major categories on Sunday, bringing its Emmy total to nine. Fox’s Grease: Live placed third with five total wins.

Network by network, HBO amassed 22 total wins, followed by FX’s 18; Netflix and PBS were a distant third and forth with 9 and 8, respectively. Broadcasters ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW combined for 21 total Emmys, and only four during the Big Show on Sunday.

TVLine has denoted the major winners below. Your role, of course, in this annual rigmarole is to celebrate… or seethe!

OUTSTANDING game-of-thrones-finale-02DRAMA
The Americans
Better Call Saul
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones —
WINNER
Homeland
House of Cards
Mr. Robot

OUTSTANDING veep-season-5-finaleCOMEDY
black-ish
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Veep —
WINNER (second consecutive win)

LEAD ACTRESSorphan-black-season-4-finale IN A DRAMA
Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Taraji P Henson, Empire
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black — WINNER
Keri Russell, The Americans
Robin Wright, House of Cards

LEAD ACTOR Golden Globes Winners ListIN A DRAMA
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

SUPPORTING emmys-bloodline-mendelsohnACTOR IN A DRAMA
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline — WINNER
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Kit Harington, Game of Thrones
Michael Kelly, House of Cards
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

OUTSTANDING game-of-thrones-battle-of-bastardsDIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
Downton Abbey, “Episode 9” (Michael Engler)
Game of Thrones, “Battle of the Bastards” (Miguel Sapochnik) WINNER
Game of Thrones, “The Door” (Jack Bender)
Homeland, “The Tradition of Hospitality” (Lesli Linka Glatter)
The Knick, “This Is All We Are” (Steven Soderbergh)
Ray Donovan, “Exsuscito” (David Hollander)

SUPPORTING downton-abbey-maggie-smithACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey — WINNER
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones
Maura Tierney, The Affair
Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

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

VARIETY TALK SERIES Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Donald Trump
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 With Jimmy Fallon

WRITING patton-oswalt-talking-for-clappingFOR 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

LIMITED SERIESEmmy Winners 2016
American Crime
Fargo
The Night Manager
The People v. O.J. Simpson —
WINNER
Roots

TV MOVIESherlock: The Abominable Bride
A Very Murray Christmas
All the Way
Confirmation
Luther
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride —
WINNER

LEAD ACTORpeople-v-oj-vance 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 v. O.J. Simpson
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson — WINNER

LEAD ACTRESS people-vs-oj-simpson-sarah-paulsonIN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Audra McDonald, Billie Holiday: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson — WINNER
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Kerry Washington, Confirmation

SUPPORTING ACTORpeople-vs-oj-simpson-sterling-brown IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE
Jesse Plemons, Fargo
Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson — WINNER
David Schwimmer, The People v. O.J. Simpson
John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson

SUPPORTINGAmerican Crime Season 3 Casts Regina King ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE
Melissa Leo, All The Way
Regina King, American Crime — WINNER (second consecutive win)
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel
Jean Smart, Fargo
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager

DIRECTING FORthe-night-manager-season-1-episode-6 A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Jay Roach, “All The Way”
Noah Hawley, “Fargo”
Susanne Bier, “The Night Manager” — WINNER
Ryan Murphy, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”
Anthony Hemingway, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”
John Singleton, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

WRITING FOR Sarah Paulson's Performance in American Crime StoryA LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Bob DeLaurentis, “Fargo”
Noah Hawley, “Fargo”
David Farr, “The Night Manager”
Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”
D.V. DeVincentis, “The People v. O.J. Simpson” — WINNER
Joe Robert Cole, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

REALITY SHOW COMPETITION Voice Season 10 Finale Ratings
The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Dancing With the Stars
Project Runway
Top Chef
The Voice
— WINNER (second consecutive win)

LEAD ACTORtransparent-season-2-tambor IN A COMEDY
Anthony Anderson, black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Masters of None
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
William H Macy, Shameless
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent — WINNER (second consecutive win)

LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY veep-julia-louis-dreyfus
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep — WINNER (record fifth consecutive win)
Laurie Metcalfe, Getting On
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

OUTSTANDING transparent-emmy-win-directingDIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
Master Of None, “Parents” (Aziz Ansari)
Silicon Valley, “Daily Active Users” (Alec Berg)
Silicon Valley, “Founder Friendly” (Mike Judge)
Transparent, “Man on the Land” (Jill Soloway) — WINNER
Veep, “Kissing Your Sister” (Dave Mandel)
Veep, ”Morning After” (Chris Addison)
Veep, “Mother” (Dale Stern)

SUPPORTING snl-alien-abductionACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Niecy Nash, Getting On
Kate McKinnon, SNL — WINNER
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Allison Janney, Mom
Judith Light, Transparent
Anna Chlumsky, Veep

OUTSTANDING master-of-none-parentsWRITING FOR A COMEDY
Catastrophe, “Episode 1” (Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan)
Master of None, “Parents” (Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang) WINNER
Silicon Valley, “Founder Friendly” (Dan O’Keefe)
Silicon Valley, “The Uptick” (Alec Berg)
Veep, “Morning After” (David Mandel)
Veep, “Mother” (Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck)

SUPPORTING ACTORLouie Anderson Baskets IN A COMEDY
Louie Anderson, Baskets — WINNER
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TVLine readers’ pick)
Tony Hale, Veep
Matt Walsh, Veep

GUEST ACTRESS Americans Season 3 Claudia ReturnsIN A DRAMA
Laurie Metcalf, Horace and Pete
Molly Parker, House of Cards
Ellen Burstyn, House of Cards
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
Margo Martindale, The Americans — WINNER
Carrie Preston, The Good Wife

GUEST ACTORRay Donovan and Hank Azaria IN A DRAMA
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
Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife

GUEST ACTRESSSNL Fey Poehler IN A COMEDY
Tina Fey & Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live — WINNER
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
Amy Schumer, Saturday Night Live
Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory
Laurie Metcalf, The Big Bang Theory
Melora Hardin, Transparent

GUEST ACTOREmmy Nominations Girls Scolari IN A COMEDY
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

REALITYRuPaul's Drag Race Renewed SHOW HOST
Ryan Seacrest, American Idol
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars
Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night
Steve Harvey, Little Big Shots
Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn, Project Runway
RuPaul Charles, RuPaul’s Drag Race — WINNER