Tatiana Maslany, Benedict Cumberbatch among 2016 Emmy nominees

Anthony Anderson and Lauren GrahamThe nominations for the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning by Lauren Graham and Anthony Anderson and there are several exciting nominees.

Canada’s own Tatiana Maslany received a nomination in the Lead Actress in a Drama Series category for her amazing work in the sci-fi series Orphan BlackBenedict Cumberbatch was nominated for Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock: The Abominable Bride, while Tom Hiddleston received a nomination in the same category for his role in the critically acclaimed The Night Manager. 

The 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at 8 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET.

Full List of Nominees:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lead actress in a comedy series
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie
Laurie Metcalf, Getting On

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

Limited series
American Crime
Fargo
The Night Manager
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Roots

TV movie
A Very Murray Christmas
All the Way
Confirmation
Luther
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Lead actress in a limited series or movie:
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Kerry Washington, Confirmation
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

Lead actor in a limited series or movie:
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Bryan Cranston, All The Way
Idris Elba, Luther
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Cuba Gooding, The People V O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Variety Talk Series
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Jimmmy 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

Reality Program
The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Dancing with the Stars
Project Runway
Top Chef
The Voice

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Comments & Discussion

  1. Andrea • July 14, 2016 @ 12:31 PM

    Yay Tatiana! I hope she wins, she’s the most incredible actress ever. And yay Lauren, can’t wait for the new Gilmore Girls series.

  2. Lulu • July 14, 2016 @ 4:06 PM

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  3. Jacob • July 14, 2016 @ 4:55 PM

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