2016 Emmy Nominations: The People Love ‘O.J.’ and ‘Game of Thrones,’ But Not ‘The Leftovers’

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Gee, isn’t it nice to not have to wake up at 5:30 A.M. for the 2016 Emmy nominations? Either way, the big announcement is finally here, as presented by black-ish star Anthony Anderson and Gilmore Girls returnee Lauren Graham, so let’s find out what we’re all angry about/celebrating this year at the Emmys!

Surprising amounts of love for new shows like Mr. Robot and UnREAL, (boo, no Shiri Appelby), and even more surprising vindication for FX's The Americans, which to date had only given out guest star noms. Game of Thrones and Veep of course dominated, both picking up even more nominations than usual, to say nothing of The People v. O.J. Simpson, but what kind of sudden departure is going to get The Leftovers on people's radars?

All names announced, here’s how the 2016 Emmys look, before the September 18 broadcast.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Kyle Chandler, Bloodline
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Liev Schrieber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Keri Russell, The Americans
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a 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

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Kerry Washington, Confirmation
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
William H. Macy, Shameless
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish
Laurie Metcalf, Getting On
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin, Grace & Frankie

Outstanding Comedy Series
black-ish
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Veep

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

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Louie Anderson, Baskets
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Titus Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tony Hale, Veep
Matt Walsh, Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Kit Harington, Game of Thrones
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan
Michael Kelly, House of Cards

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Niecy Nash, Getting On
Judith Light, Transparent
Allison Janney, Mom
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Gaby Hoffman, Transparent
Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Dame Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones
Maura Tierney, The Affair
Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

Outstanding Limited Series
American Crime
Fargo
Roots
The Night Manager
The People v. O.J. Simpson

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
American Ninja Warrior
Dancing With the Stars
Project Runway
The Amazing Race
The Voice
Top Chef

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Real Time With Bill Maher
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Late Late Show With James Corden
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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