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The nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards were announced Thursday, with a number of fresh faces and surprises amongst some of the usual suspects (Homeland, Modern Family).

As expected, HBO's juggernaut Game of Thrones leads the number of nods, with 23 total for its recent sixth season. Meanwhile, FX's The Americans is finally getting some love with nominations for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Matthew Rhys and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Keri Russell after four years of being passed over.

Likewise, Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany has finally received a nod for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (for her portrayal of eight different clone characters), while Ellie Kemper got her first Lead Actress nomination for the sophomore run of Netflix's comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Newcomers such as Mr. Robot and Master of None also received recognition, with the former's Rami Malek taking a nod for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in addition to the show's nomination for Outstanding Drama Series. Master's Aziz Ansari received a nomination for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series—his first—and the show was nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series.

Beyoncé's visual album Lemonade, which premiered as an HBO special in April, also received four nominations, including Outstanding Variety Special and Outstanding Directing for the singer herself alongside co-director Kahlil Joseph.

The Emmys are set to air Sept. 18, on ABC, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

See the list of nominees below as they become available.

Outstanding Drama Series:
The Americans 
Better Call Saul 
Downton Abbey 
Game Of Thrones 
Homeland 
House Of Cards 
Mr. Robot 

Outstanding Comedy Series:
black-ish
Master Of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Transparent 
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 
Veep

Outstanding Limited Series:
American Crime
Fargo 
The Night Manager
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story 
Roots

Outstanding Television Movie:
All The Way 
Confirmation
Luther 
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
A Very Murray Christmas

Outstanding Lead Actor (Comedy):
Anthony Anderson (black-ish)
Will Forte (The Last Man On Earth)
Aziz Ansari (Master Of None)
William H. Macy (Shameless)
Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley)
Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)

Outstanding Lead Actor (Drama):
Matthew Rhys (The Americans)
Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)
Kyle Chandler (Bloodline)
Kevin Spacey (House Of Cards)
Rami Malek (Mr. Robot)
Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:
Bryan Cranston (All The Way)
Idris Elba (Luther)
Tom Hiddleston (The Night Manager)
Courtney B. Vance (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)
Cuba Gooding, Jr. (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)
Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock: The Abominable Bride)

Outstanding Actress (Comedy):
Tracee Ellie Ross (black-ish)
Laurie Metcalf (Getting On)
Lily Tomlin (Grace And Frankie)
Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer)
Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)

Outstanding Actress (Drama):
Keri Russell (The Americans)
Taraji P. Henson (Empire)
Claire Danes (Homeland)
Robin Wright (House Of Cards)
Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder)
Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:
Felicity Huffman (American Crime)
Lili Taylor (American Crime)
Kerry Washington (Confirmation)
Kirsten Dunst (Fargo)
Audra McDonald (Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill)
Sarah Paulson (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)

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

Outstanding Supporting Actor (Drama):
Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul)
Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline)
Peter Dinklage (Game Of Thrones)
Kit Harington (Game Of Thrones)
Michael Kelly (House Of Cards)
Jon Voight (Ray Donovan)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:
Jesse Plemons (Fargo)
Bokeem Woodbine (Fargo)
Hugh Laurie (The Night Manager)
Sterling K. Brown (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)
David Schwimmer (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)
John Travolta (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)

Outstanding Supporting Actress (Comedy):
Niecy Nash (Getting On)
Allison Janney (Mom)
Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)
Judith Light (Transparent)
Gaby Hoffmann (Transparent)
Anna Chlumsky (Veep)

Outstanding Supporting Actress (Drama):
Maura Tierney (The Affair)
Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)
Lena Headey (Game Of Thrones)
Emilia Clarke (Game Of Thrones)
Maisie Williams (Game Of Thrones)
Constance Zimmer (UnREAL)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:
Melissa Leo (All The Way)
Regina King (American Crime)
Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Hotel)
Kathy Bates (American Horror Story: Hotel)
Jean Smart (Fargo)
Olivia Colman (The Night Manager)

Outstanding Variety Talk Series:
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Late Show with James Corden
Real Time with Bill Maher
Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

See more nominations here

 

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