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Emmy nominations 2016: Game of Thrones dominates again

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Let's just nominate everyone

Last year, Game of Thrones dominated at the Emmy Awards, with the show taking home top honors for Best Drama Series and Peter Dinklage winning for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. It looks like the series may be able to do the same thing as the show picked up a number of nominations for its fifth season, including Best Drama Series once again. It will have to compete with newcomer and heavyweight Mr. Robot as well as returning favorites like Orange is the New Black and House of Cards.

Below are the nominees for the biggest categories at this year's 2016 Emmy Awards.

Best Drama Series

  • Mr. Robot
  • Game of Thrones
  • House of Cards
  • Homeland
  • Downton Abbey
  • The Americans
  • Better Call Saul

Best Comedy Series

  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Transparent
  • Silicon Valley
  • Black-ish
  • Modern Family
  • Master of None
  • Veep

Mr. Robot

Best Actor in a Drama Series

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

Best Actress in a Drama Series

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

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:

  • Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul)
  • 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 in a Drama Series:

  • Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)
  • Lena Heady (Game of Thrones)
  • Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)
  • Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones)
  • Maura Tierney (The Affair)
  • Constance Zimmer (UnReal)

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Best Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)
  • Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)
  • Aziz Ansari (Master of None)
  • William H. Macy (Shameless)
  • Will Forte (Last Man on Earth)
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

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


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:

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

American Crime Story

Best Limited Series

  • The People v O.J. Simpson
  • Fargo
  • American Crime
  • Roots
  • Show Me a Hero
  • The Night Manager

Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

  • Courtney B. Vance (The People v O.J. Simpson)
  • Cuba Gooding, Jr. (The People v O.J. Simpson)
  • Oscar Isaac (Show Me a Hero)
  • Idris Elba (Luther)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock)
  • Tom Hiddleston (The Night Manager)

Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

  • Sarah Paulson (The People v O.J. Simpson)
  • Kerry Washington (Confirmation)
  • Felicity Huffman (American Crime)
  • Kirsten Dunst (Fargo)
  • Audra McDonald (Lady Day)
  • Lily Taylor (American Crime)

The full list of nominees, including nominations for best directing, music and design can be read over on the Television Academy's website. The Emmy Awards will take place Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.