OSN TV shows score 65 Primetime Emmy Award nominations

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OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, saw an impressive 65 of its shows nominated for prestigious the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards.

The nominations were announced on July 14, and live streamed on OSN.com. With the largest roster of Emmy nominees in its programming, the nominations underlined OSN’s reputation as the first-choice for award-winning exclusive and first content.

OSN shows and talent dominated the shortlists in multiple categories, with favourites such as Game of Thrones bringing in 23 nominations, the highest total for any show this year. The hit fantasy drama scored nominations for the following categories: Outstanding Drama Series, two for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington), three for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Max von Sydow), two for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Miguel Sapochnik, Jack Bender) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss).

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story which premiered on OSN First HD- Home of HBO received 22 nominations; and Saturday Night Live, collected 16 nominations and is now the most nominated programme in the award’s history with a total of 209 nominations.

The winners will be announced at the live Emmy awards ceremony, which will be broadcast exclusively on OSN First HD, on September 19, 2016.

The OSN programmes and series nominated this year are as follows:

 

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

black-ish; Anthony Anderson as Andre Johnson

The Last Man on Earth; Will Forte as Phil Miller

Silicon Valley; Thomas Middleditch as Richard Hendricks

 

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

The Americans; Matthew Rhys as Philip Jennings

Better Call Saul; Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill

House Of Cards; Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood

Mr. Robot; Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson

 

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

All The Way; Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story; Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story; Cuba Gooding, Jr. as O.J. Simpson

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

black-ish; Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson

Getting On; Laurie Metcalf as Dr. Jenna James

Inside Amy Schumer; Amy Schumer as Amy

Veep; Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

The Americans; Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings

Empire; Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon

Homeland; Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison

House Of Cards; Robin Wright as Claire Underwood

How to Get Away With Murder; Viola Davis as Annalise Keating

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

American Crime; Felicity Huffman as Leslie Graham

American Crime; Lili Taylor as Anne Blaine

Confirmation; Kerry Washington as Anita Hill

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill; Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story; Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark

 

Outstanding Comedy Series

black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Transparent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Veep

 

Outstanding Drama Series

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House Of Cards

Mr. Robot

 

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

 

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

 

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

Drunk History

Inside Amy Schumer

Key & Peele

Saturday Night Live

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