#PrimetimeEmmy Nominations: #GameOfThornes, #Veep & #AmericanCrimeStory takes Most Nods

On Thursday morning, the nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards were announces and just like last year Game of Thrones, Veep and HBO take in the most nominations.

HBO gets 41 nominations, Veep gets the most nominations for a comedy series with 17 while Game of Thrones gets the most in drama with 27. 

FX's The People V. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story gets the most nominations in Mini-Series/Limited Series. HBO's All the Way gets 8 for TV Movie, while Saturday Night Live gets 16 for Variety Sketch Comedy while Last Week with John Oliver gets 6 for Variety Talk Show. 

There were some surprises along the nominations or should I say much deserved to get nominated like The Americans for Best Drama, Best Actor and Best Actress. Also for it's first season, Mr. Robot gets it's first nomination for Best Drama and Best Actor. 

You can catch the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, Sunday, September 18th at 8/7c on ABC hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Here's the list of nominations: 

 

Outstanding Drama Series

The Americans, FX

Better Call Saul, AMC

Downton Abbey, PBS

Game of Thrones, HBO

Homeland, Showtime

House of Cards, Netflix

Mr. Robot, USA Network

 

Outstanding Comedy Series

black-ish, ABC

Master of None, Netflix

Modern Family, ABC

Silicon Valley, HBO

Transparent, Amazon

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Netflix

Veep, HBO

 

Outstanding Limited Series

American Crime, ABC

Fargo, FX

The Night Manager, AMC

The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, FX

Roots, Hisotry

 

Outstanding Television Movie

All The Way, HBO

Confirmation, HBO

Luther, BBC America

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride, PBS

A Very Murray Christmas, Netflix

 

Outstanding Variety Talk Show

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee, Crackle

Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC

Last Week with John Oliver, HBO

The Late Late Show with James Corden, CBS

Real Time with Bill Maher, HBO

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, NBC

 

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

Documentary Now, IFC

Drunk History, Comedy Central

Inside Amy Schumer, Comedy Central

Key & Peel, Comedy Central

Portlandia, IFC

Saturday Night Live, NBC

 

Outstanding Variety Special 

Adele Live in New York City, NBC

Amy Schmer: Live At the Apollo, HBO

The Kennedy Center Honors, CBS

The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Prime Time Special, CBS

Lemonade, HBO

 

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race, CBS

American Ninja Warrior, NBC

Dancing with the Stars, ABC

Project Runway, Lifetime

Top Chef, Bravo

The Voice, NBC

 

Outstanding Lead Actor in Drama Series

Matthew Rhys, The Americans, FX

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul, AMC

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline, Netflix

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards, Netflix

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot, USA Network

Liev Schrebiber, Ray Donovan, Showtime

 

Outstanding Lead Actor in Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, black-ish, ABC

Will Forte, The Last Man On Earth, FOX

Aziz Ansari, Master of None, Netflix

William H. Macy, Shameless, Showtime

Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley, HBO

Jeffery Tambor, Transparent, Amazon

 

Outstanding Lead Actor in Limited Series or Movie

Bryan Cranston, All The Way, HBO

Idris Elba, Luther, BBC America 

Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager, AMC

Courtney B. Vance, The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Cuba Gooding Jr., The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride, PBS

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in Comedy Series

Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish, ABC

Laurie Metcalf, Getting On, HBO

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie, Netflix

Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer, Comedy Central

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakbale Kimmy Schmidt, Netflix

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep, HBO

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series

Keri Russell, The Americans, FX

Taraji P. Henson, Empire, FOX

Claire Danes, Homeland, Showtime

Robin Wright, House of Cards, Netflix

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder, ABC

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black, BBC America

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in Limited Series or Movie

Felicity Huffman, American Crime, ABC

Lili Taylor, American Crime, ABC

Kerry Washington, Confirmation, HBO

Kristen Dunst, Fargo, FX

Audra McDonald, Last Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, HBO

Sarah Paulson, The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in Comedy Series

Louie Anderson, Baskets, FX

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn-Nine-Nine, FOX

Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele, Comedy Central

Ty Burrell, Modern Family, ABC

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Netflix

Tony Hale, Veep, HBO

Matt Walsh, Veep, HBO

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in Drama Series 

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul, AMC

Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline, Netflix

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones, HBO

Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones, HBO

Michael Kelly, House of Cards, Netflix

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan, Showtime

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in Limited Series/Movie

Jesse Plemons, Fargo, FX

Bokeem Woodine, Fargo, FX

Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager, AMC

Sterling K. Brown, The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, FX

David Schwimmer, The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, FX

John Travolta, The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, FX

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in Comedy Series

Niecy Nash, Getting On, HBO

Allison Janney, Mom, CBS

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Judith Light, Transparent, Amazon

Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent, Amazon

Anna Chlumsky, Veep, HBO

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in Drama Series

Maura Tierney, The Affair, Showtime

Maggie Smith, Downton Abby, PBS

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones, HBO

Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones, HBO

Constance Zimmer, UnREAL, Lifetime

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in Limited Series/Movie

Melissa Leo, All The Way, HBO

Regina King, American Crime, ABC

Sarah Paulson American Horror Story: Hotel, FX

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel, FX

Jean Smart, Fargo, FX

Olivia Colman, The Night Manager, AMC

 

Outstanding Guest Actor in Comedy Series

Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory, CBS

Tracy Morgan, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Larry David, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Bradley Whitford, Transparent, Amazon

Martin Mull, Veep, HBO

Peter MacNicol, Veep, HBO

 

Outstanding Guest Actor in Drama Series

Max von Sydow, Game of Thrones, HBO

Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife, CBS

Reg E. Cathy, House of Cards, Netflix

Mahershaa Ali, House of Cards, Netflix

Paul Sparks, House of Cards, Netflix

Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan, Showtime

 

Outstanding Guest Actress in Comedy Series

Laurie Metcalf, The Big Bang Theory, CBS

Christine Baranski, The Big Bany Theory, CBS

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Amy Schumer, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Melora Hardin, Transparent, Amazon

 

Outstanding Guest Actress in Drama Series

Margo Martindale, The Americans, FX

Carrie Preston, The Good Wife, CBS

Laura Metcalf, Horace and Pete, louisck.net

Ellen Burstyn, House of Cards, Netflix

Molly Parker, House of Cards, Netlfix

Allison Janney, Masters of Sex, Showtime

 

Outstanding Host for a Reality-Competition Program

Ryan Seacrest, American Idol, FOX

Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars, ABC

Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night, NBC

Steve Harvey, Little Big Shots, NBC

Heidi Klumn and Tim Gunn, Project Runway, Lifetime

RuPaul Charles, RuPaul's Drag Race

 

You can catch the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, Sunday, September 18th at 8/7c on ABC hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.