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EMMY Awards 2016 "Game of Thrones," "The People v. O.J. Simpson," Rami Malek among winners

Rami Malek beat Kyle Chandler, Bob Odenkirk, Matthew Rhys among others to win 'Outstanding actor in a drama series.'

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Emmy 2016 winners

The 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The event was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, with winners including "Game of Thrones," "Veep," "The People v. O.J. Simpson," Rami Malek among others.

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Best Writing for a Comedy Series

Catastrophe, “Episode 1,” Written by Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan

Master of None, “Parents,” Written by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang

Silicon Valley, “Founder Friendly,” Written by Dan O’Keefe

Silicon Valley, “The Uptick,” Written by Alec Berg

Veep, “Morning After,” Written by Alec Berg

Veep, “Mother,” Written by Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent

Allison Janney, Mom

Judith Light, Transparent

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Niecy Nash, Getting On

Best Directing for a Comedy Series

Master of None, “Parents,” Directed by Aziz Ansari

Silicon Valley, “Founder Friendly,” Directed by Mike Judge

Silicon Valley, “Daily Active Users,” Directed by Alec Berg

Transparent, “Man on the Land,” Directed by Jill Soloway

Veep, “Morning After,” Directed by Chris Addison

Veep, “Kissing Your Sister,” Directed by David Mandel

Veep, “Mother,” Directed by Dale Stern

Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Laurie Metcalf, Getting On

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Aziz Ansari, Master of None

Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth

William H. Macy, Shameless

Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race

American Ninja Warrior

Dancing With the Stars

Project Runway

Top Chef

The Voice

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Best Writing for A Limited Series, Movie or Special

Fargo, “Palindrome,” Written by Noah Hawley

Fargo, “Loplop,” Written by Bob DeLaurentis

The Night Manager, Written by David Farr

The People v. O.J. Simpson, “From the Ashes of Tragedy,” Written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski

The People v. O.J. Simpson, “The Race Card,” Written by Joe Robert Cole

The People v. O.J. Simpson, “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia,” Written by D.V. DeVincentis

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel

Olivia Colman, The Night Manager

Regina King, American Crime

Melissa Leo, All the Way

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel

Jean Smart, Fargo

Best Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or a Dramatic Special

All the Way, Directed by Jay Roach

Fargo, “Before the Law,” Directed by Noah Hawley

The Night Manager, Directed by Susanne Bier

The People v. O.J. Simpson, “From the Ashes of Tragedy,” Directed by Ryan Murphy

The People v. O.J. Simpson, “The Race Card,” Directed by John Singleton

The People v. O.J. Simpson, “Manna from Heaven,” Directed by Anthony Hemingway

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager

Jesse Plemons, Fargo

David Schwimmer, The People v. O.J. Simpson

John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo

Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Lili Taylor, American Crime

Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Best 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 v. O.J. Simpson

Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager

Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Best Television Movie

A Very Murray Christmas

All the Way



Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Best Limited Series

American Crime


The Night Manager

The People v. O.J. Simpson


Best Writing for a Variety Special

“Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo”

“John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid”

“Patton Oswalt: Talking For Clapping”

“Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted”

“Triumph’s Election Special 2016”

Best 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

Best Variety Sketch Series

Documentary Now!

Drunk History

Inside Amy Schumer

Key & Peele


Saturday Night Live

Best Writing for a Drama Series

The Americans, “Persona Non Grata” Written by Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg

Downton Abbey, “Episode 8” Written by Julian Fellowes

Game of Thrones, “Battle of the Bastards” Written by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

The Good Wife, “End” Written by Robert King and Michelle King

Mr. Robot, “eps1.0_hellofriend.mov” Written by Sam Esmail

UnREAL, “Return” Written by Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Maura Tierney, The Affair

Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones

Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

Best Directing for a Drama Series

Downton Abbey, “Episode 9,” Directed by Michael Engler

Game of Thrones, “Battle of the Bastards,” Directed by Miguel Sapochnik

Game of Thrones, “The Door,” Directed by Jack Bender

Homeland, “The Tradition of Hospitality,” Directed by Lesli Linka Glatter

Ray Donovan, “Exsuscito,” Directed by David Hollander

The Knick, “This Is All We Are,” Directed by Steven Soderbergh

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Kit Harington, Game of Thrones

Michael Kelly, House of Cards

Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series

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

Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

Claire Danes, Homeland

Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Keri Russell, The Americans

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Comedy Series


Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley


Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Best Drama Series

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones


House of Cards

Mr. Robot

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