Here’s the List of 2016 Emmy Award Winners

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This year’s Emmy Award Ceremonies were filled with stiff competition from a number of new and noteworthy talent. Some old favorites fought their way to the top again, but this year saw many new faces accepting the coveted Emmy statue at the podium. Here’s a list of who won the major categories this year:

Outstanding drama series
Winner: Game of Thrones
The Americans
House of Cards
Downton Abbey
Better Call Saul
Mr Robot
Homeland

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Outstanding comedy series
Winner: Veep
Transparent
Silicon Valley
Modern Family
Master of None
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Black-ish

Outstanding limited series
Winner: The People v OJ Simpson
American Crime
Fargo
The Night Manager
Roots

Best television movie
Winner: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
A Very Murray Christmas
All the Way
Confirmation
Luther

Mr. Robot

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series
Winner: Rami Malek – Mr Robot
Kyle Chandler – Bloodline
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
Winner: Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black
Viola Davis – How to Get Away With Murder
Claire Danes – Homeland
Taraji P Henson – Empire
Keri Russell – The Americans
Robin Wright – House of Cards

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series
Winner: Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent
Anthony Anderson – Black-ish
Aziz Ansari – Master of None
Will Forte – The Last Man on Earth
William H Macy – Shameless
Thomas Middleditch – Silicon Valley

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series
Winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep
Ellie Kemper – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Laurie Metcalf – Getting On
Tracee Ellis Ross – Black-ish
Amy Schumer – Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin – Grace and Frankie

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

Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie
Winner: Sarah Paulson – The People v OJ Simpson
Kirsten Dunst – Fargo
Felicity Huffman – American Crime
Audra McDonald – Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Lili Taylor – American Crime
Kerry Washington – Confirmation

Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series
Winner: Louie 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

Kate McKinnon

Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series
Winner: Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live
Anna Chlumsky – Veep
Gaby Hoffmann – Transparent
Allison Janney – Mom
Judith Light – Transparent
Niecy Nash – Getting On

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

Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series
Winner: Dame Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey
Emilia Clarke – Game of Thrones
Lena Headey – Game of Thrones
Maura Tierney – The Affair
Maisie Williams – Game of Thrones
Constance Zimmer – UnREAL

Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie
Winner: Sterling K Brown – The People v OJ Simpson
Hugh Laurie – The Night Manager
Jesse Plemons – Fargo
David Schwimmer – The People v OJ Simpson
John Travolta – The People v OJ Simpson
Bokeem Woodbine – Fargo

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

Outstanding television movie
Winner: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
A Very Murray Christmas
All the Way
Confirmation
Luther

Outstanding reality competition series
Winner: The Voice
The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Dancing With the Stars
Project Runway
Top Chef

Outstanding variety talk series
Winner: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
The Late Late Show With James Corden
Real Time With Bill Maher
The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

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