‘Key and Peele,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ ‘Veep,’ and More Win 2016 Emmys

kate_mckinnonThe 68th Emmy Awards aired last night with host Jimmy Kimmel, and among the comedy-related winners were Veep for Outstanding Comedy Series, Last Week Tonight for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, and the final season of Key and Peele for Outstanding Variety Sketch series. Kate McKinnon took home the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Saturday Night Live, Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang won Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for Master of None, and Patton Oswalt won Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for his special Talking for Clapping. Check out some clips from the awards below as well as all of the comedy-related winners:

Outstanding Comedy Series
Black-ish
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Veep
Transparent
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
Portlandia
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 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 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
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