Amy Schumer, ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,’ ‘Louie,’ and More Among the 2015 Emmy Awards Nominees

titus_unbreakableIt’s a particularly important year for comedy at the Emmy Awards this year with talk and sketch/variety shows finally getting their own separate categories, resulting in way more opportunities for sketch shows like Inside Amy Schumer and Key and Peele to get some recognition aside mainstays like SNL and The Daily Show. The full list of nominees was just announced including a drama nomination for Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul) as well as noms for Amy Schumer, Amy Poehler, Will Forte, Louis C.K., Key and Peele, and tons more. Here’s the complete list of comedy-related nominees:

Outstanding Comedy Series
Louie
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Veep

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight
Late Show
Tonight Show

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Drunk History
Inside Amy Schumer
Key and Peele
Portlandia
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)
Louis C.K. (Louie)
Don Cheadle (House of Lies)
Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth)
Matt LeBlanc (Episodes)
William H. Macy (Shameless)
Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie)
Lisa Kudrow (The Comeback)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation)
Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer)
Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Andre Braugher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
Adam Driver (Girls)
Keegan-Michael Key (Key and Peele)
Ty Burrell (Modern Family)
Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
Tony Hale (Veep)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Niecy Nash (Getting On)
Julie Bowen (Modern Family)
Allison Janney (Mom)
Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)
Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory)
Gaby Hoffmann (Transparent)
Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
Anna Chlumsky (Veep)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Paul Giamatti (Inside Amy Schumer)
Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live)
Louis C.K. (Saturday Night Live)
Mel Brooks (The Comedians)
Bradley Whitford (Transparent)
Jon Hamm (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Gaby Hoffmann (Girls)
Pamela Adlon (Louie)
Elizabeth Banks (Modern Family)
Joan Cusack (Shameless)
Christine Baranski (The Big Bang Theory)
Tina Fey (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Louis C.K. (Louie)
Mike Judge (Silicon Valley)
Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The Last Man on Earth)
Jill Soloway (Transparent)
Armando Iannucci (Veep)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik (Episodes)
Louis C.K. (Louie)
Alec Berg (Silicon Valley)
Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth)
Jill Soloway (Transparent)
Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche (Veep)

Outstanding Animated Program
Archer
Bob’s Burgers
Over the Garden Wall
South Park
The Simpsons

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
Inside Amy Schumer
Key and Peele
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special
Key and Peele Super Bowl Special
Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store
Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen
The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards
The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program
Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: Brad Pitt
Billy On The Street With First Lady Michelle Obama, Big Bird And Elena!!!
Childrens Hospital
Key & Peele Presents Van And Mike: The Ascension
Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry

Outstanding Interactive Program
@midnight
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Saturday Night Live: SNL40
Talking Dead
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The 2015 Emmys air on Sunday, September 20th on Fox with host Andy Samberg.

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