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The 2016 Emmys Winners List Names The Best Of Television This Year

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Can you smell it? The very early stages of award season are here, and the official kick off is none other than the 2016 Emmy Awards. Each year, the best of the best in television gather and award each other for a job well done. This year is no different. The 2016 Emmy Awards winners mark some of the best moments, actors, and shows in Hollywood over the past year, and thus, we should celebrate.

Did your favorite show come out on top? Did Game of Thrones get the official pat on the back by the award show? Did Modern Family continue to steal the show? The past year has proved to be one of the best years in television. Whether you were rooting for the "Battle of the Bastards" episode of Game of Thrones or the entire mini-series of The People v. O.J. Simpson (or both!), there's no denying that this has been an incredible year in television.

Want to know who came out on top? Check out the list below to see just who won the awards on Sunday, Sept. 18. The winners of the 2016 Emmy Awards will be bolded as the show progresses, and updates will be included when necessary.

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr. Robot

The Americans

Outstanding Comedy Series

'black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Transparent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Veep

Outstanding Limited Series

American Crime

Fargo

Roots

The Night Manager

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

Outstanding TV Movie

A Very Murray Christmas

All The Way

Confirmation

Luther

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Real Time With Bill Maher

The Late Late Show With James Corden

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

Documentary Now!

Drunk History

Inside Amy Schumer

Key & Peele

Protlandia

Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Reality Competition Program

American Ninja Warrior

Dancing With The Stars

Project Runway

The Amazing Race

The Voice

Top Chef

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 On 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 Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Emilia Clarke - Game of Thrones

Lena Headey - Game of Thrones

Dame Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey

Maisie Williams - Game of Thrones

Maura Tierney - The Affair

Constance Zimmer - UnREAL

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Jonathan Banks - Better Call Saul

Peter Dinklage - Game of Thrones

Michael Kelly - House of Cards

Ben Mendelsohn - Bloodline

Kit Harington - Game of Thrones

Jon Voight - Ray Donovan

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Tracee Ellis Ross - black-ish

Laurie Metcalf - Getitng On

Lily Tomlin - Grace and Frankie

Amy Schumer - Inside Amy Schumer

Ellie Kemper - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep

Outstanding 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

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Niecy Nash - Getting On

Allison Janey - Mom

Kate McKinnon - Saturday Night Live

Judith Light - Transparent

Gaby Hoffmann - Transparent

Anna Chlumsky - Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Louis 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

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

Kirsten Dunst - Fargo

Felicity Huffman - American Crime

Audra McDonald - Lady Day At Emerson's Bar and Grill

Sarah Paulson - The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Lili Taylor - American Crime

Kerry Washington - Confirmation

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series 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: American Crime Story

Tom Hiddleston - The Night Manager

Courtney B. Vance - The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

Melissa Leo - All The Way

Regina King - American Crime

Sarah Paulson - American Horror Story: Hotel

Kathy Bates - American Horror Story Hotel

Jean Smart - Fargo

Olivia Colman - The Night Manager

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie

Jesse Plemons - Fargo

Bokeem Woodbine - Fargo

Hugh Laurie- The Night Manager

Sterling K. Brown - The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

David Schwimmer - The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

John Travolta - The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

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