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68th Primetime Emmy Award Winners List

19 September 2016 1:44 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Last night was the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, where the television academy takes the time to recognize some of the greatest accomplishments in the industry for the past season. Not surprisingly, the show that came out on top this year was none other than Game of Thrones, a show that seemingly only gets stronger and stronger as time goes on (despite the absence of source material at this point).

This also marked the year that Game of Thrones surpassed Frasier for the record total of Emmys won during a show run. Frasier previously held the record with 37 wins, and with two seasons left, Game of Thrones has secured the title with 38 wins, a record it's sure to barrel over over the course of the next couple seasons.

Below is the list of nominees and winners for several major categories at this year's Emmys!

Outstanding Drama Series

The Americans

Better Call Saul »

- Joseph Medina

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Casual's Michaela Watkins Hints at a Comeback for Jack in Season 3

19 September 2016 11:57 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

When TVLine’s Michael Ausiello pressed Casual leading lady Michaela Watkins for Season 3 scoop on the Emmy red carpet Sunday, she at first played coy. “It’s all shot in Puerto Rico,” she joked.

PhotosEmmys 2016: Best, Worst, Weirdest, Funniest and Most Moving Moments

But after a bleepworthy discussion about the way Kyle Bornheimer “just ‘manned’ all over the place” as Jack, the actress let slip that “I think he might” reappear on the Hulu dramedy.

“We’re gonna see a lot more of Leon, too,” she added.

Also in her interview with Ausiello, Watkins revealed why she’d gone »

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The Case for Why Julia Louis-Dreyfus Needs to Exit Next Year's Emmy Race

19 September 2016 10:48 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus scored her record-breaking fifth consecutive Emmy last night for her portrayal of unhinged politico Selina Meyer and make no mistake — she deserved it. In the HBO comedy’s fifth season, the Seinfeld vet revealed new layers of her hilariously narcissistic, acid-tongued alter ego. This was particularly the case in “Mother,” an episode that found Selina at her most relatable as she struggled to process the imminent death of her mom — a woman she loathed.

PhotosEmmys 2016: Best, Worst, Weirdest, Funniest and Most Moving Moments

The fact that Louis-Dreyfus is still able to surprise us this deep »

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UnREAL Ep Marti Noxon: Don't Blame Me for That Disappointing Season 2

19 September 2016 9:19 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Confession: I did not know Marti Noxon had completely abandoned Lifetime’s UnREAL after co-writing the Season 2 premiere when I interviewed her Sunday evening on the Emmys red carpet. I had read the reports of creative friction between her and fellow co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, but I assumed — mistakenly so, it turns out — that she had maintained at least a tangential involvement in the series.

Videos UnREAL‘s Shiri Appleby Stands By Season 2, Predicts a ‘Better’ Season 3

That misunderstanding led to a somewhat awkward moment toward the end of our brief Q&A, wherein I lightly grilled Noxon about the »

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Ellie Kemper Teases 'Singsational' Season 3 of Kimmy Schmidt

19 September 2016 8:04 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

For anyone wondering whether Ellie Kemper could possibly be as effervescent as her Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt heroine, this video provides a definitive answer: yes, yes, a thousand times, yes!

PhotosEmmys 2016: Best, Worst, Weirdest, Funniest and Most Moving Moments

In a rapid-fire Q&A with TVLine’s Michael Ausiello on the Emmy red carpet Sunday, the actress went from recalling her awkward pre-Kimmy “introduction” to on-screen mom Lisa Kudrow to geeking out over the possibility of meeting Beyonce.

Along the way, the Emmy nominee also dropped a couple of little teasers about Season 3 of Kimmy. For instance, “there’s more singing, »

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Emmys 2016 winners: The full list

19 September 2016 2:21 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Just last night, the TV Oscars, the Emmys were dished out in a lavish ceremony in Los Angeles. Game of Thrones was the big winner on the night, once again, bagging the top drama prize for the second year in a row (the show’s total number of awards now stands at 38), while Veep did the same in the comedy award. Mr Robot, Orphan Black and even Downton Abbey also received gongs, including one for our own Dame Maggie Smith. She picked up the award for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, playing Violet Crawley in the show.

Here are the winners in full.

Outstanding drama series

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones – Winner!

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr Robot

Outstanding comedy series

Black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Transparent

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Veep – Winner!

Outstanding lead actor in a drama

Kyle Chandler, »

- Paul Heath

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Full list of winners from the Emmy Awards 2016, Game of Thrones sets record for most Emmy wins in history

19 September 2016 1:49 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It was another great night for HBO at the 2016 Emmy Awards, with Game of Thrones and Veep winning Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Comedy Series for the second consecutive year.

Game of Thrones won a further two awards (Directing and Writing), pushing the show’s total Emmy haul to 38 and topping the previous record of 37 set by Frasier.

FX’s limited series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story picked up the most awards on the night, taking home five in total including Outstanding Limited Series, while Veep and Transparent won two apiece.

Check out a full list of winners here…

Drama Series

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Winner: Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr. Robot

Comedy Series

Black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Transparent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Winner: Veep

Lead Actress, Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

Taraji P. Henson, »

- Gary Collinson

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Tatiana Maslany Talks Emmy Prep and (Maybe) New Orphan Black Clones

18 September 2016 9:24 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Before winning the Emmy for Lead Actress in a Drama Series on Sunday evening, Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany imagined that giving an acceptance speech on stage would be “terrifying.”

PhotosEmmys 2016: Best, Worst, Weirdest, Funniest and Most Moving Moments

Luckily, “my boyfriend encouraged me to [think about the possibility],” she told TVLine’s Michael Ausiello on the red carpet, “because he’s like, ‘If it does happen, you want to feel calm.’ So I wrote a little something” — as we saw, on her cell.

Nervous as Maslany was on Emmy night, she was also glad for the distraction, knowing that “once we start »

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‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ Repeat Top Wins, But Fresh Faces Give Emmys A Huge Makeover

18 September 2016 8:50 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Peak TV finally got the Primetime Emmy Awards that it deserves.

Sure, “Game of Thrones” and “Veep” repeated their wins Sunday in the top drama and comedy series categories (giving HBO its second year of winning both). And legends like Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jeffrey Tambor continued their trophy dominance.

But underneath that, a whole new generation of fresh faces picked up their first-ever Emmys on Sunday night. Actors and actresses that seemed like long-shots just a few years ago were instead embraced by a large voting body that appears ready to embrace the new talent earning raves in this new golden era of Peak TV. Superstars and newbies alike hit the stage, and even the surprise winners were hard to argue.

Read More: Emmys 2016: Full Winners List

Rami Malek, Tatiana Maslany, Sarah Paulson, Sterling K. Brown, Courtney B. Vance, Kate McKinnon and Ben Mendelsohn were just some of the »

- Michael Schneider

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Emmys 2016: SNL's Leslie Jones Laughs Off Her Terrifying Hacking Ordeal

18 September 2016 6:26 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Leslie Jones‘ life became a nightmare this summer when a hacker took over her Twitter account and released private, explicit photos. But on Sunday, the Saturday Night Live star got the last laugh.

RelatedEmmys 2016: Kate McKinnon Nabs Her First Win for Saturday Night Live

Joining the gentlemen of Ernst and Young on stage at the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, Jones began by offering her heartfelt thanks: “I appreciate all of the hard work you do, but let’s be real: Y’all are protecting something nobody is trying to steal!” (Wait, did I say heartfelt? Scratch that.)

“Don’t nobody »

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Emmys 2016: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Earns Record Sixth Win, Apologizes for Veep Creating 'Current Political Climate'

18 September 2016 6:19 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Good thing the Emmys don’t have term limits: Veep‘s Julia Louis-Dreyfus just made history with her sixth win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Her fifth consecutive win for playing VP-turned-President Selina Meyer on HBO’s political satire gives her a total of six lead actress wins (including one for The New Adventures of Old Christine), pushing her past Mary Tyler Moore and Candice Bergen for most wins in that category. (And that doesn’t even include the 1996 supporting actress trophy she took home for Seinfeld.)

RelatedEmmys 2016: And the Winners Are…

Louis-Dreyfus matched the sharp-witted »

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Makes History With Her Best Actress in a Comedy Win at the 2016 Emmy Awards & Delivered a Heartbreaking Speech

18 September 2016 6:00 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Julia Louis-Dreyfus just made history, made us laugh, and made us cry all within the span of one acceptance speech.  The Veep actress won her fifth consecutive Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, breaking the record she once shared with Candace Bergen and Mary Tyler Moore for most wins in the category. (In addition to her five for Veep, she also has one win in the category for her work on The New Adventures of Old Christine.) Having won out over fellow nominees Tracee Ellis Ross, Laurie Metcalf, Lily Tomlin, Amy Schumer, and Ellie Kemper, Julia launched into a speech that went through the perfunctory "Thank you"s, but quickly »

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals Her Father Passed Away Friday During Emotional Emmy Speech (Watch)

18 September 2016 5:54 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who won her fifth lead actress in a comedy Emmy for “Veep,” said her father passed away Friday in one of the Primetime Emmy’s most emotional moments.

“I’m so glad that he liked ‘Veep’ because his opinion was the one that mattered.”

William Louis-Dreyfus, a renown businessman and art collector, was 84 years-old.

Watch the video below:

Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals her father passed away Friday during emotional speech https://t.co/pChL73xKiP #Emmys pic.twitter.com/IhN71wIuOK

— Variety (@Variety) September 19, 2016

Earlier in her speech, Dreyfus had joked about the show’s influence on the presidential election.

“I would like to personally apologize for the current political climate. Our show started out as a political satire, but now seems like a documentary,” she said in her acceptance speech. 

Last year, HBO’s “Veep” also won Best Comedy, Writing and Casting awards, along with a Supporting Actor win for co-star Tony Hale. “Veep »

- Laura Prudom

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Emmys: Bill Cosby Joke From Jimmy Kimmel Falls Flat

18 September 2016 5:53 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel stunned the audience at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday night when an award presenter was announced that no one was expecting to see: "Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Bill Cosby." The crowd emitted a short gasp, and surprised expressions washed over the faces of stars Tina Fey and Ellie Kemper, among others. The moment passed quickly, however. "He's not really here," Kimmel said, wryly apologetic. "I just wanted to see what you guys would do." { "nid": 926352, "type": "list_index", "title": "Emmy Awards: The Complete Winners List", "path": "http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/emmy-winners-2016-

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Emmys 2016: Kate McKinnon Scores First Win, Hillary Clinton Celebrates

18 September 2016 5:48 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Kate McKinnon was visibly (and admittedly) shaken as she scored her first win at Sunday’s Primetime Emmy Awards.

RelatedEmmys 2016: Grade Jimmy Kimmel’s Opening Monologue, Return as Host

“I’m really crying, I’m not making it up,” the four-time nominee assured the audience as she clutched the award for Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. “Thank you to the Academy, so much. … Good sentence. … This is really crazy, you guys. Thank you Lorne Michaels for giving me the job of my life, and to the amazing crew at SNL. You know, it’s really hard making 90 minutes »

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Wins Emmy For Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

18 September 2016 5:44 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

On Sunday, September 18, Julia Louis-Dreyfus won the 2016 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her portrayal of Selina Meyer on “Veep.”

The award was presented to the actress by Keegan-Michael Key at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

In her speech, Dreyfus joked about her show in the context of modern politics. “I’d also like to take this opportunity to personally apologize for the current political climate. I think that ‘Veep’ has torn down the wall between comedy and politics. Our show started out as a political satire but it now feels like a sobering documentary. So I soberly promise to rebuild that wall, and make Mexico pay for it.”

Dreyfus also dedicated the award to her father who died this past Friday, saying that “his opinion was the one that really mattered.”

This is Louis-Dreyfus’ 22nd nomination and eighth win.

Read More: Why Julia Louis-Dreyfus »

- Vikram Murthi

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5 Emmys Stars Freaking Out About Prospect of Meeting Beyoncé, Just as We All Would

18 September 2016 5:35 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

There are many celebrities hitting the Emmys red carpet tonight, but there's only one that can make the rest go slack-jawed: The Queen. Queen Bey, that is. Beyoncé is attending this year’s Emmys - her first ever - where she is nominated for outstanding directing for a variety special for the internet-breaking Lemonade. The superstar was also nominated for outstanding variety special, which was announced last weekend. (James Corden's Carpool Karaoke took home the prize.) No matter the number of nominations, Beyoncé is the star everyone in the audience is hoping to meet (or even just catch a glimpse of! »

- Diana Pearl, @dianapearl_

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Emmys 2016: The Complete Winner's List

18 September 2016 5:30 PM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Outstanding Drama Series


Game of Thrones

Homeland

Downton Abbey

House of Cards

Mr. Robot

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Outstanding Comedy Series


Veep

Black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Transparent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Miniseries


The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

American Crime

Roots

Fargo

The Night Manager

Outstanding Television Movie


Sherlock: The Abominable Bride


All the Way


A Very Murray Christmas

Luther

Confirmation

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series


Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Kyle Chandler, »

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Will Beyoncé Give a Surprise 'Lemonade' Performance at 2016 Emmy Awards?

18 September 2016 3:50 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

She's been known to drop a surprise album in the past. So it will be only fitting if Beyoncé gives a surprise performance Sunday at the 2016 Emmy Awards - where her visual album Lemonade was nominated for four awards. A source tells People the 35-year-old singer - who will be attending TV's biggest awards - may wow the crowd with a surprise performance. Having already lost three of her major awards - variety special, editing and production - at last week's Creative Arts ceremonies, the Houston native is going into the evening hoping to score TV's biggest award for co-directing Lemonade. »

- Dave Quinn, @NineDaves

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Emmys 2016: Ellie Kemper Reveals What Kimmy Schmidt Would Be Like As a Mom

18 September 2016 3:36 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Life as a new mom doesn't sound exactly like a walk in the park for Emmy-nominated Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Ellie Kemper.  "It's life-changing," the actress, who gave birth to a son in early August, told told E!'s Giuliana Rancic on the 2016 Emmys red carpet. "No sleep and lots of milk."  While her character in the hit Netflix series, which is nominated for best comedy tonight, probably isn't going to be ready for kids any time soon, Kemper opened up about what kind of mom Kimmy might be.  "I think she would be a very optimistic, tenacious mom. I think she would endure those sleepless nights much better than I have," Kemper said. »

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