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Primetime Emmy Awards 2016: Complete Winners List – Live Updates!

Primetime Emmy Awards 2016: Complete Winners List – Live Updates!
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Primetime Emmy Awards 2016: Complete Winners List – Live Updates!

Which of your favorite TV shows, actors and actresses made it to the top and who fell short in taking home the prize at the 68th Emmy Awards?  Television’s biggest night is finally here and we are going to be reporting on the winners live!

68th Emmy Awards

It’s that time of the year again when the entire American television industry gathers under one roof to celebrate excellence and hard work by everyone who makes small-screen entertainment possible.

It is the 68th year of the Primetime Emmys and we, at MNU, could not have been more excited! We will be covering the Emmys Live, with regular updates of the results, as and when announced during the main event. So stay tuned to this page to find out who this year’s winners are!

Two of the shows which have received the maximum Emmy nominations this year are “Game Of Thrones” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”, reports Emmys. Will GOT create history this time and bag the maximum Emmys ever won by a TV show or will other shows beat it to the punch?

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Check out the complete list of Emmy winners below — updating live once the show airs: 

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series:

  • Louie Anderson as Christine Baskets (Baskets) — WINNER! ZZZzzZ
  • Andre Braugher as Captain Ray Holt (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
  • Tituss Burgess as Titus Andromedon (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
  • Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy (Modern Family)
  • Tony Hale as Gary Walsh (Veep)
  • Keegan-Michael Key as Various Characters (Key & Peele)
  • Matt Walsh as Mike McLintock (Veep)

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series:

  • Anna Chlumsky as Amy Bookheimer (Veep)
  • Gaby Hoffman as Ali Pfefferman (Transparent)
  • Allison Janney as Bonnie (Mom)
  • Judith Light as Shelly Pfefferman (Transparent)
  • Kate McKinnon as Various Characters (Saturday Night Live) — WINNER! 
  • Niecy Nash as Didi Ortley (Getting On)

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series:

  • Ellie Kemper as Kimmy Schmidt (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer (Veep) — WINNER! 
  • Laurie Metcalf as Dr. Jenna James (Getting On)
  • Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson (black-ish)
  • Amy Schumer as Amy (Inside Amy Schumer)
  • Lily Tomlin as Frankie (Grace And Frankie)

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series:

  • Anthony Anderson as Andre Johnson (black-ish)
  • Aziz Ansari as Dev (Master of None)
  • Will Forte as Phil Miller (The Last Man on Earth)
  • William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher (Shameless)
  • Thomas Middleditch as Richard (Silicon Valley)
  • Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman (Transparent)  — WINNER! 

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Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series:

  • Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn (Bloodline),
  • Rami Malek as Elliot (Mr. Robot)– WINNER!!
  • Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill (Better Call Saul)
  • Matthew Rhys as Philip Jennings (The Americans)
  • Liev Schreiber as Ray Donovan (Ray Donovan)
  • Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood (House Of Cards)

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series:

  • Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison (Homeland)
  • Viola Davis as Annalise Keating (How to Get Away With Murder)
  • Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon (Empire)
  • Tatiana Maslany as Sarah, Alison, Cosima, Helena, Rachel and Krystal (Orphan Black) –WINNER
  • Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings (The Americans)
  • Robin Wright as Claire Underwood (House of Cards)

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Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or A Movie:

  • Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson (All The Way)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece))
  • Idris Elba as DCI Luther (Luther)
  • Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)
  • Tom Hiddleston as Jonathan Pine (The Night Manager)
  • Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story) — WINNER!!

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or A Movie:

  • Kirsten Dunst as Peggy Blumquist (Fargo)
  • Felicity Huffman as Leslie Graham (American Crime)
  • Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday (Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill)
  • Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story) — WINNER !!
  • Lili Taylor as Anne Blaine (American Crime)
  • Kerry Washington as Anita Hill (Confirmation)

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Outstanding Reality-Competition Program:

  • The Amazing Race
  • American Ninja Warrior
  • Dancing With The Stars
  • Project Runway
  • Top Chef
  • The Voice — WINNER!!

Outstanding Variety Talk Series:

  • 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 Starring Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Television Movie:

  • A Very Murray Christmas
  • All The Way
  • Confirmation
  • Luther
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece) — WINNER!!

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Outstanding Limited Series:

  • American Crime
  • Fargo
  • The Night Manager
  • Roots
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story — WINNER!!

Outstanding Comedy Series:

  • black-ish
  • Master Of None
  • Modern Family
  • Silicon Valley
  • Transparent
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Veep –WINNER

Outstanding Drama Series:

  • Better Call Saul
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game Of Thrones — WINNER
  • Homeland
  • Robot
  • The Americans

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Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series:

  • Jonathan Banks as Mike Erhmantraut (Better Call Saul)
  • Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister (Game of Thrones)
  • Kit Harington as Jon Snow (Game of Thrones)
  • Michael Kelly as Doug Stamper (House of Cards)
  • Ben Mendelsohn as Danny Rayburn (Bloodline) — WINNER!!
  • Jon Voight as Mickey Donovan (Ray Donovan)

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series:

  • Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen (Game of Thrones)
  • Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister (Game of Thrones)
  • Maisie Williams as Arya Stark (Game of Thrones)
  • Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham (Downton Abbey) –WINNER!!
  • Maura Tierney as Helen Solloway (The Affair)
  • Constance Zimmer as Quinn King (UnREAL)

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or A Movie:

  • Sterling K. Brown as Christopher Darden (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story) — WINNER!!
  • Hugh Laurie as Richard Roper (The Night Manager)
  • Jesse Plemons as Ed Blumquist (Fargo)
  • David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)
  • John Travolta as Robert Shapiro (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)
  • Bokeem Woodbine as Mike Milligan (Fargo)

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Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or A Movie are:

  • Kathy Bates as Iris (American Horror Story: Hotel)
  • Olivia Colman as Angela Burr (The Night Manager)
  • Regina King as Terri Lacroix (American Crime) — WINNER!
  • Melissa Leo as Lady Bird Johnson (All The Way)
  • Sarah Paulson as Hypodermic Sally/Billie Dean Howard (American Horror Story: Hotel)
  • Jean Smart as Floyd Gerhardt (Fargo)

Other Notable Awards

Outstanding Writing for Comedy Series – Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang

Outstanding Director of Comedy Series – Jill Soloway for Transparent

Best Director for Limited series or movie: Susanne Bier for the  Night Manager

Best Director variety special – Thomas Kail and Alex rudzinski for Grease Live

For the latest ‘Emmy Awards’ News please stay tuned in to this site.

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