Emmy Awards 2016 – A Recap Of The Winners & More

Another year, another Emmys! It has been a great year for television, and modern TV shows (not the Indian ones, of course) just seem to be getting better and better. TV has now become that medium to talk about real issues, bring about an intellectual revolution, and change age-old mindsets, while understanding and accepting varied opinions and cultures. We have had some amazing shows and series this year, with Game of Thrones causing an uproar worldwide, and Rami Malek making a breakthrough with Mr. Robot. Modern Family received an Emmy nomination for the seventh time in seven years. Take a look at the highlights from this year’s Emmy Awards.

To no one's surprise, Game of Thrones bagged the biggest awards of the night, including Best Direction, Best Writing, and Best TV Drama. Another big winner was The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which bagged most of the awards in the Limited Series category. It was also a good night for Transparent, which won Best Actor (Jeffrey Tambor) and Best Direction (Jill Soloway) in the Comedy category. Soloway also gave us the hashtag of the night: #ToppleThePatriarchy. Here's a full list of the winners:

Emmys nominees - BookMyShow

BEST PROGRAM

Outstanding Drama Series: Game of Thrones

Outstanding Comedy Series: Veep

Outstanding Limited Series: The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Television Movie: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program: The Voice

Outstanding Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: Key & Peele

Game of Thrones Emmys  2016 - BookMyShow

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Rami Malek (Mr. Robot)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Sarah Paulson (The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Courtney B. Vance (The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story)

Sarah Paulson Emmys  2016 - BookMyShow

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Louie Anderson (Baskets)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Sterling K. Brown (The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Regina King (American Crime)

Louie Anderson Emmys  2016 - BookMyShow

BEST GUEST PERFORMANCE

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Margo Martindale (The Americans)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Hank Azaria (Ray Donovan)

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler (Saturday Night Live)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Peter Scolari (Girls)

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Emmys  2016 - BookMyShow

BEST DIRECTING

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series: Miguel Sapochnik (Game of Thrones)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series: Jill Soloway (Transparent)

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special: The Night Manager (Suzanne Bier)

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special: Thomas Kail and Alex Rudzinski (Grease: Live)

Jill Soloway Emmys  2016 - BookMyShow

BEST WRITING

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: David Benioff and D. B. Weiss (Game of Thrones)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang (Master of None)

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special: D. V. DeVincentis (The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story)

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: Patton Oswalt (Talking for Clapping)

Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang Emmys  2016 - BookMyShow

 

Congratulations to all the winners! Keep amazing us with your brilliant performances.

Matt Le Blanc and Jennifer Aniston gif - BookMyShow

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