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2016 Emmy nominations: Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade,’ ‘Mr. Robot,’ Aziz Ansari, ‘Fargo,’ ‘Portlandia’ & more

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The 2016 Emmy Awards nominations were just announced and once again HBO’s Game of Thrones ruled, nabbing 23 noms, followed closely by FX’s The People V. O.J. Simpson which got 22. Fargo‘s excellent second season got 18 Emmy bids, and Mr. Robot, which just aired its season 2 premiere last night (no spoilers!) got six noms, including Best Drama and a deserved Best Actor for Rami Malek.

Meanwhile, Aziz Ansari‘s series Master of None got nominated for four Emmys, including Best Comedy Series, and three specifically for Aziz (Actor, Directing, Writing), and Portlandia was nominated for three Emmys.

Beyonce‘s visual album Lemonade, which premiered on HBO, was nominated for four Emmys: Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Event Or Award Special, Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special, and Outstanding Picture Editing For Variety Programming. Beyonce and co-director Kahlil Joseph were also nominated for Outstanding director.

Adele Live In New York City was nominated five times and the Nina Simone documentary on Netflix, What Happened, Miss Simone?, was nominated six times.

A list of all the major Emmy categories is below, and the full list is here.

2016 EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS

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

Outstanding 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

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

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

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

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
Robin Wright, House of Cards
Keri Russell, The Americans

Outstanding Actor in a Mini-series or Movie
Cuba Gooding Jr., The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Bryan Cranston, All the Way
Idris Elba, Luther
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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