2015-16: THE SEASON OF The People vs. O.J. Simpson

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The People vs. O.J. Simpson received the 2015-16 award for Best Limited Series. Sherlock: The Abominable Bride was awarded the Best Motion Picture prize while The Americans and Veep took the Drama and Comedy Series awards respectively. Award winners highlighted like this. Nomination and Awards tallies can be found below.

NOMINATIONS TALLIES AWARDS TALLIES
18
Game of Thrones
17
The People v. O.J. Simpson
16
Fargo
House of Cards
15
American Horror Story: Hotel
14
The Big Bang Theory
Downton Abbey
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
12
Roots
10
The Americans
Veep
9
All the Way
The Night Manager
Saturday Night Live
8
Transparent
6
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Key & Peele
The Man in High Castle
5
Better Call Saul
black-ish
The Good Wife
Homeland
Inside Amy Schumer
Modern Family
4
The Knick
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Making a Murderer
Mr. Robot
Portlandia
Ray Donovan
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
3
Adele: Live in New York City
American Crime
Archer
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Grace and Frankie
Luther
Master of None
Penny Dreadful
Silicon Valley
South Park
The Voice
13
Game of Thrones
7
The People v. O.J. Simpson
6
American Horror Story: Hotel
Veep
4
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
3
Fargo
2
The Americans
Making a Murderer
The Man in High Castle
1
Adele: Live in New York City
The Big Bang Theory
Empire
Family Guy
House of Cards
Inside Amy Schumer
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Mom
Mr. Robot
Saturday Night Live
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
The Simpsons
Transparent
The Voice

BEST DRAMA SERIES

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

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Hugh Bonneville – Downton Abbey
  • Rami Malek – Mr. Robot
  • Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul
  • Clive Owen – The Knick
  • Matthew Rhys – The Americans
  • Live Schreiber – Ray Donovan
  • Kevin Spacey – House of Cards

BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Claire Danes – Homeland
  • Viola Davis – How to Get Away with Murder
  • Michelle Dockery – Downton Abbey
  • Taraji P. Henson – Empire
  • Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black
  • Keri Russell – The Americans
  • Robin Wright – House of Cards

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Jonathan Banks – Better Call Saul
  • Jim Carter – Downton Abbey
  • Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones
  • Kit Harington – Game of Thrones
  • Michael Kelly – House of Cards
  • Ben Mendelsohn – Bloodline
  • Christian Slater – Mr. Robot

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Emilia Clarke – Game of Thrones
  • Lena Headey – Game of Thrones
  • Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey
  • Maura Tierney – The Affair
  • Maisie Williams – Game of Thrones
  • Alison Wright – The Americans
  • Constance Zimmer – UnREAL

BEST GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Mahershala Ali – House of Cards
  • Hank Azaria – Ray Donovan
  • Reg E. Cathey – House of Cards
  • Michael J. Fox – The Good Wife
  • Max von Sydow – Game of Thrones

BEST GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Ellen Burstyn – House of Cards
  • Margo Martindale – The Americans
  • Laurie Metcalf – Horace and Pete
  • Molly Parker – House of Cards
  • Carrie Preston – The Good Wife

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • The Americans
  • Better Call Saul
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • The Good Wife
  • House of Cards
  • Orange Is The New Black

BEST COMEDY SERIES

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • black-ish
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • Modern Family
  • Silicon Valley
  • Transparent
  • Veep

BEST 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
  • Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory
  • Andy Samberg – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Jeffery Tambor – Transparent

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Rachel Bloom – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Jane Fonda – Grace and Frankie
  • Ellie Kemper – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep
  • Laurie Metcalf – Getting On
  • Tracee Ellis Ross – black-ish
  • Lily Tomlin – Grace and Frankie

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Tituss Burgess – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Ty Burrell – Modern Family
  • Charlie Day – It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • Tony Hale – Veep
  • Simon Helberg – The Big Bang Theory
  • Matt Walsh – Veep

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Stephanie Beatriz – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Mayim Bialik – The Big Bang Theory
  • Anna Chlumsky – Veep
  • Allison Janney – Mom
  • Judith Light – Transparent
  • Niecy Nash – Getting On
  • Melissa Rauch – The Big Bang Theory

BEST GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Dennis Haysbert – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Martin Mull – Veep
  • Bob Newhart – The Big Bang Theory
  • Peter Scolari – Girls
  • Bradley Whitford – Transparent

BEST GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • Christine Baranski – The Big Bang Theory
  • Ellen Burstyn – Mom
  • Lisa Kudrow – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Laurie Metcalf – The Big Bang Theory
  • Kyra Sedgwick – Brooklyn Nine-Nine

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • black-ish
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Grace and Frankie
  • Modern Family
  • Transparent
  • Veep

BEST MOTION PICTURE

  • All the Way
  • Confirmation
  • Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
  • Luther
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
  • A Very Murray Christmas

BEST LIMITED SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • The Night Manager
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Show Me a Hero

BEST ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE OR LIMITED SERIES

  • Bryan Cranston – All the Way
  • Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
  • Idris Elba – Luther
  • Cuba Gooding Jr. – The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Tom Hiddleston – The Night Manager
  • Courtney B. Vance – The People v. O.J. Simpson

BEST ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE OR LIMITED SERIES

  • Kristen Dunst – Fargo
  • Lady Gaga – American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Felicity Huffman – American Crime
  • Sarah Paulson – The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Lili Taylor – American Crime
  • Kerry Washington – Confirmation

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE OR LIMITED SERIES

  • Sterling K. Brown – The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Martin Freeman – Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
  • Hugh Laurie – The Night Manager
  • Jesse Plemons – Fargo
  • David Schwimmer – The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • John Travolta – The People v. O.J. Simpson

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE OR LIMITED SERIES

  • Kathy Bates – American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Olivia Colman – The Night Manager
  • Regina King – American Crime
  • Melissa Leo – All the Way
  • Sarah Paulson – American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Jean Smart – Fargo

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A MOTION PICTURE OR LIMITED SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • The Night Manager
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

BEST VARIETY PROGRAM

  • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
  • Inside Amy Schumer
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Key & Peele
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • Portlandia
  • Saturday Night Live

BEST REALITY OR NON-FICTION PROGRAM

  • Adele: Live in New York City
  • Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo
  • Inside the Actors Studio
  • Making a Murderer
  • Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures
  • The Oscars
  • The Voice

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE IN A VARIETY PROGRAM

  • James Corden – The Late Late Show with James Corden
  • Larry David – Saturday Night Live
  • Jimmy Fallon – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
  • Keegan Michael Key – Key & Peele
  • Tracy Morgan – Saturday Night Live
  • John Oliver – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • Jordan Peele – Key & Peele

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A VARIETY PROGRAM

  • Adele – Adele: Live in New York City
  • Carrie Brownstein – Portlandia
  • Melissa McCarthy – Saturday Night Live
  • Audra McDonald – Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
  • Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live
  • Samantha Bee – Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Amy Schumer – Inside Amy Schumer

BEST INDIVIDUAL HOST OR PANELIST IN A REALITY OR NON-FICTION PROGRAM

  • Tom Bergeron – Dancing with the Stars
  • RuPaul Charles – RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Heidi Klum – Project Runway
  • Adam Levine – The Voice
  • Ryan Seacrest – American Idol

BEST ENSEMBLE IN A VARIETY, REALITY OR NON-FICTION PROGRAM

  • Dancing with the Stars
  • Inside Amy Schumer
  • Key & Peele
  • Portlandia
  • Saturday Night Live

BEST ANIMATED PROGRAM

  • Archer
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • BoJack Horseman
  • Family Guy
  • Robot Chicken
  • The Simpsons
  • South Park

BEST VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE IN AN ANIMATED PROGRAM

  • H. Jon Benjamin – Archer
  • Laurence Fishburne – Roots
  • Judy Greer – Archer
  • Keegan Michael Key – SuperMansion
  • Seth MacFarlane – Family Guy
  • Trey Parker – South Park
  • Matt Stone – South Park

BEST DIRECTION IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • The Americans
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • Homeland
  • House of Cards
  • The Knick
  • Ray Donovan

BEST DIRECTION IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • black-ish
  • Master of None
  • Modern Family
  • Silicon Valley
  • Transparent
  • Veep

BEST DIRECTION OF A MOTION PICTURE OR LIMITED SERIES

  • All the Way
  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

BEST DIRECTION OF A VARIETY PROGRAM

  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Inside Amy Schumer
  • Key & Peele
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • The Late Late Show with James Corden
  • Saturday Night Live
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

BEST DIRECTION OF A REALITY OR NON-FICTION PROGRAM

  • Adele: Live in New York City
  • The Amazing Race
  • Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo
  • The Kennedy Center Honors
  • Lemonade
  • Making a Murderer
  • The Voice

BEST WRITING IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • The Americans
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • The Good Wife
  • Homeland
  • House of Cards
  • Mr. Robot

BEST WRITING IN A COMEDY SERIES

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Master of None
  • Modern Family
  • Silicon Valley
  • Transparent
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Veep

BEST WRITING OF A MOTION PICTURE OR LIMITED SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • The Night Manager
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

BEST WRITING OF A VARIETY PROGRAM

  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Inside Amy Schumer
  • Key & Peele
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping
  • Portlandia
  • Saturday Night Live

BEST WRITING OF A REALITY OR NON-FICTION PROGRAM

  • Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
  • Everything Is Copy
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Making a Murderer
  • Walt Disney (American Experience)

BEST MUSIC IN A SERIES

  • Bates Motel
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • House of Cards
  • The Knick
  • Minority Report
  • Penny Dreadful

BEST EDITING IN A SERIES

  • The Americans
  • Better Call Saul
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Game of Thrones
  • Homeland
  • House of Cards
  • Veep

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A SERIES

  • The Americans
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • Gotham
  • House of Cards
  • The Man in High Castle

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN IN A SERIES

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Downton Abbey
  • Fargo
  • Game of Thrones
  • House of Cards
  • The Man in High Castle
  • Transparent

BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A SERIES

  • Downton Abbey
  • Empire
  • Game of Thrones
  • The Good Wife
  • House of Cards
  • The Man in High Castle
  • Outlander

BEST MAKEUP/HAIRSTYLING IN A SERIES

  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • The Knick
  • Penny Dreadful
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Vikings
  • Vinyl

BEST SOUND IN A SERIES

  • Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
  • Black Sails
  • Downton Abbey
  • Game of Thrones
  • Marvel’s Daredevil
  • Ray Donovan
  • Vikings

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS IN A SERIES

  • Black Sails
  • Game of Thrones
  • Hannibal
  • The Man in High Castle
  • Penny Dreadful

BEST MUSIC IN A NON-SERIES

  • All the Way
  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

BEST EDITING IN A NON-SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • Making a Murderer
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
  • Vice

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A NON-SERIES

  • All the Way
  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • Luther
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN IN A NON-SERIES

  • All the Way
  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • Lemonade
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A NON-SERIES

  • All the Way
  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
  • Show Me a Hero

BEST MAKEUP/HAIRSTYLING IN A NON-SERIES

  • All the Way
  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
  • The Wiz Live!

BEST SOUND IN A NON-SERIES

  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • The Night Manager
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Roots
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
  • True Detective

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS IN A NON-SERIES

  • 11.23.63
  • American Horror Story: Hotel
  • Fargo
  • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
  • The X-Files

BEST NEW THEME SONG IN A SERIES

  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • The Man in High Castle
  • Marvel’s Jessica Jones
  • The Night Manager
  • Sense8

BEST NEW TITLES SEQUENCE

  • The Man in High Castle
  • Marvel’s Jessica Jones
  • Narcos
  • The Night Manager
  • Vinyl