‘Master of None,’ ‘Childrens Hospital,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and More Nominated for 2016 Emmys

oliver_drumpfThe 2016 Emmy nominations were announced today, there are some surprises as well as some predictable nominees. Black-ish, Master of None, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Veep, Transparent, and SNL are among the shows with multiple noms, while late night newcomers The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah were snubbed in the acting/writing categories along with shows like You’re the Worst, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Billy on the Street. On the bright side, Kate McKinnon is nominated for her work on Saturday Night Live, Key and Peele and Childrens Hospital’s final seasons got recognition, and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee received its first Emmy nom in the variety series writing category. Check out all the comedy-related nominees below:

Outstanding Comedy Series
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
The Late Late Show With James Cordon
Real Time With Bill Maher
Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Documentary Now
Drunk History
Inside Amy Schumer
Key & Peele
Saturday Night Live

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 Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Laurie Metcalfe, Getting On
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Louie Anderson, Baskets
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Matt Walsh, Veep
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tony Hale, Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Niecy Nash, Getting On
Kate McKinnon, SNL
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Allison Janney, Mom
Judith Light, Transparent
Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory
Tracy Morgan, Saturday Night Live
Larry David, Saturday Night Live
Bradley Whitford, Transparent
Martin Mull, Veep
Peter MacNicol, Veep

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
Amy Schumer, Saturday Night Live
Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory
Laurie Metcalf, The Big Bang Theory
Melora Hardin, Transparent

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Aziz Ansari, “Parents” (Master of None)
Alec Berg, “Daily Active Users” (Silicon Valley)
Mike Judge, “Founder Friendly” (Silicon Valley)
Jill Soloway, “Man on the Land” (Transparent)
Dave Mandel, Kissing Your Sister (Veep)
Chris Addison, “Morning After” (Veep)
Dale Stern, “Mother” (Veep)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan, “Episode 1” (Catastrophe)
Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, “Parents” (Master of None)
Dan O’Keefe, “Founder Friendly” (Silicon Valley)
Alec Berg, “The Uptick” (Silicon Valley)
David Mandel, “Morning After” (Veep)
Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck, “Mother” (Veep)

Outstanding Animated Program
Bob’s Burgers
Phineas and Ferb
The Simpsons
South Park

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Inside Amy Schumer
Key and Peele
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special
Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo
John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid
Patton Oswalt: Talking For Clapping
Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted
Triumph’s Election Special 2016

Outstanding Short Form Series – Comedy or Drama
Childrens Hospital
Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462
Hack Into Broad City
Her Story
UnREAL The Auditions

Outstanding Short Form Series – Variety
Epic Rap Battles of History
Gay of Thrones
Honest Trailers
Making a Scene with James Franco
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi

Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Series – Comedy or Drama
Rob Corddry, Childrens Hospital
Rob Huebel, Childrens Hospital
Lou Diamond Phillips, The Crossroads Of History
Oscar Nuñez as Jack, The Crossroads Of History
Jack McBrayer, Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell

Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Series – Comedy or Drama
Patrika Darbo, Acting Dead
Erinn Hayes, Childrens Hospital
Janet Varney, Everyone’s Crazy But Us
Michelle Ang, Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462
Tracie Thoms, Send Me: an original web series

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