All The Highlights from 68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016

The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016, recognizing excellence in television, was presented September 18 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Jimmy Kimmel was the evening’s host of the night of surprises with a slew of first-time winners and upsets across multiple categories.

Emmy Awards 2016

Emmy Awards 2016

HBO’s Game Of Thrones is making history with three wins, including a repeat as Best Drama Series, giving it the most Emmys ever for a scripted series. Its network stablemate Veep also repeated, taking Best Comedy Series for a second year while its star Julia Louis-Dreyfus won for a record-tying fifth time in a row. The show’s total number of awards stands at 38, which means it has beaten Frasier’s previous record of 37.

Emmy Awards 2016 Rami Malek

Actor Rami Malek accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for ‘Mr. Robot’ onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016, in Los Angeles, California.

Emmy Awards 2016

Tatiana Maslany winner of the award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for Orphan Black’ poses in the press room at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Emmy Awards 2016 Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel honored the best of the best in primetime television, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

Outstanding Drama Series:

Game of Thrones (HBO) — WINNER

Outstanding Comedy Series:


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series:

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot (USA) — WINNER

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series:

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black (BBC America) — WINNER

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent (Amazon) — WINNER

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO) — WINNER

Outstanding Limited Series:

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX) — WINNER

Outstanding Television Movie:

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece) (PBS) — WINNER

To see the whole list: 68th Emmy Awards Nominees and Winners


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