67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards – Winners List

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2015 primetime emmy awards

The 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards took place on Sunday, September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles. Big winners included HBO series Game of Thrones and Veep while Olive Kitterridge sweeped the limted series, movie and dramatic special categories. Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Andy Samberg hosted the ceremony.

Among the performers, Allison Janney (Mom), Tony Hale (Veep), Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), Uzo Aduba (Orange Is The New Black), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Jon Hamm (Mad Men) and Viola Davis (How to Get Away With Murder) took home hardware.

NBC’s The Voice won for reality series, while comedy went to Veep and Game of Thrones took drama series. Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary special took the award for Outstanding Variety Special while Inside Amy Schumer won for variety series.

Check out Viola Davis‘ much buzzed about acceptance speech here:

Complete list of the 2015 nominees are below, with winners bolded and italicized.

Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series

Allison Janney – Mom

Mayim Bialik – The Big Bang Theory

Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live

Gaby Hoffmann – Transparent

Jane Krakowski – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Anna Chlumsky – Veep

Niecy Nash – Getting On

Julie Bowen – Modern Family

Outstanding variety sketch series

Drunk History

Inside Amy Schumer

Key & Peele

Portlandia

Saturday Night Live

Outstanding writing for a comedy series

David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik – Episodes

Will Forte – The Last Man on Earth

Louis CK – Louie

Alec Berg – Silicon Valley

Jill Soloway – Transparent

Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci and Tony Roche – Veep

David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik – Episodes

Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series

Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Adam Driver – Girls

Keegan-Michael Key – Key & Peele

Ty Burrell – Modern Family

Tituss Burgess – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Tony Hale – Veep

Outstanding directing in a comedy series

Phil Lord and Chirs Miller – The Last Man on Earth

Louis CK – Louie

Mike Judge – Silicon Valley

Jill Soloway – Transparent

Armando Iannucci – Veep

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

Matt LeBlanc – Episodes

Don Cheadle – House of Lies

Louis CK – Louie

William H Macy – Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent

Anthony Anderson – Black-ish

Will Forte – Last Man on Earth

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Lisa Kudrow – The Comeback

Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie

Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation

Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep

Amy Schumer – Inside Amy Schumer

Lily Tomlin – Grace and Frankie

Outstanding writing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special

John Ridley – American Crime

Dee Rees, Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois and Horton Foote – Bessie

Stephen Merchant, Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg – Hello Ladies: The Movie

Hugo – The Honorable Woman

Jane Anderson – Olive Kitteridge

Peter Straughan – Wolf Hall

Outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or TV movie

Regina King – American Crime

Sarah Paulson – American Horror Story: Freak Show

Angela Bassett – American Horror Story: Freak Show

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show

Mo’Nique – Bessie

Zoe Kazan – Olive Kitteridge

Outstanding directing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special

Ryan Murphy – American Horror Story: Freak Show

Dee Rees – Bessie

Hugo Blick – The Honorable Woman

Uli Edel – Houdini

Tom Shankland – The Missing

Lisa Cholodenko – Olive Kitteridge

Peter Kosminsky – Wolf Hall

Outstanding variety talk series

The Colbert Report

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Late Show With David Letterman

Outstanding reality-competition program

The Amazing Race

Dancing With the Stars

Project Runway

So You Think You Can Dance

Top Chef

The Voice

Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Joanne Froggatt – Downton Abbey

Lena Headey – Game of Thrones

Emilia Clarke – Game of Thrones

Christine Baranski – The Good Wife

Christina Hendricks – Mad Men

Uzo Aduba – Orange Is The New Black

Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie

Richard Cabral – American Crime

Denis O’Hare- American Horror Story

Finn Wittrock- American Horror Story: Freak Show

Michael Kenneth Williams – Bessie

Bill Murray – Olive Kitteridge

Damian Lewis – Wolf Hall

Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series

Jonathan Banks – Better Call Saul

Ben Mendelsohn – Bloodline

Jim Carter – Downton Abbey

Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones

Alan Cumming – The Good Wife

Michael Kelly – House Of Cards

Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or a movie

Frances McDormand – Olive Kitteridge

Maggie Gyllenhaal – The Honorable Woman

Queen Latifah – Bessie

Emma Thompson – Sweeney Todd: Live From Lincoln Center

Jessica Lange – American Horror Story: Freak Show

Felicity Huffman – American Crime

Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or a movie

Richard Jenkins – Olive Kitteridge

Adrien Brody – Houdini

Mark Rylance – Wolf Hall

Timothy Hutton – American Crime

Ricky Gervais – Derek: The Final Chapter

David Oyelowo – Nightingale

Outstanding limited series

Olive Kitteridge

American Crime

The Honorable Woman

American Horror Story: Freak Show

Wolf Hall

Outstanding writing for a drama series

Joshua Brand – The Americans

Gordon Smith – Better Call Saul

David Benioff and DB Weiss – Game Of Thrones

Semi Chellas and Matthew Weiner – Mad Men

Matthew Weiner – Mad Men

Outstanding writing for a variety series

The Colbert Report

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Inside Amy Schumer

Key & Peele

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Outstanding directing for a variety series

James Hoskinson – The Colbert Report

Chuck O’Neil – The Daily Show

Amy Schumer and Ryan McFaul – Inside Amy Schumer

Jerry Foley – Late Show with David Letterman

Dave Diomedi – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding drama series

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Mad Men

House of Cards

Orange is the New Black

Homeland

Better Call Saul

Outstanding comedy series

Louie

Modern Family

Parks and Recreation

Veep

Silicon Valley

Transparent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

Kevin Spacey – House of Cards

Jon Hamm – Mad Men

Jeff Daniels – The Newsroom

Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul

Kyle Chandler – Bloodline

Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

Claire Danes – Homeland

Viola Davis – How to Get Away With Murder

Taraji P Henson – Empire

Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black

Elisabeth Moss – Mad Men

Robin Wright – House of Cards

Outstanding television movie

Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case

Bessie

Grace of Monaco

Hello Ladies: The Movie

Killing Jesus

Nightingale

Outstanding guest actor in a drama series

Reg E Cathey – House of Cards

Alan Alda – The Blacklist

Michael J Fox – The Good Wife

Beau Bridges – Masters of Sex

Pablo Schreiber – Orange is the New Black

F Murray Abraham – Homeland

Outstanding guest actress in a drama series

Allison Janney – Masters of Sex

Diana Rigg – Game of Thrones

Margo Martindale – The Americans

Rachel Brosnahan – House of Cards

Cicely Tyson – How to Get Away with Murder

Khandi Alexander – Scandal

Outstanding guest actor in a comedy series

Louis CK – Saturday Night Live

Jon Hamm – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Bradley Whitford – Transparent

Bill Hader – Saturday Night Live

Mel Brooks – The Comedians

Paul Giamatti – Inside Amy Schumer

Outstanding guest actress in a comedy series

Tina Fey – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Christine Baranski – The Big Bang Theory

Gaby Hoffman – Girls

Pamela Adlon – Louie

Elizabeth Banks – Modern Family

Joan Cusack – Shameless

Outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program

Tom Bergeron – Dancing With the Stars

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn – Project Runway

Cat Deeley – So You Think You Can Dance

Anthony Bourdain – The Taste

Jane Lynch – Hollywood Game Night

Outstanding unstructured reality program

Alaska: The Last Frontier

Deadliest Catch

Intervention

Million Dollar Listing New York

Naked and Afraid

Wahlburgers

Outstanding structured reality program

Antiques Roadshow

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

MythBusters

Property Brothers

Shark Tan

Undercover Boss

Outstanding variety special

Bill Maher: Live from DC

The Kennedy Center Honors

Louis CK: Live at the Comedy Store

Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen

The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek Live!

Outstanding directing for a drama series

Tim Van Patten – Boardwalk Empire

David Nutter – Game of Thrones

Jeremy Podeswa – Game of Thrones

Lesli Linka Glatter – Homeland

Steven Soderbergh – The Knick

Outstanding directing for a variety special

Natalie Johns – Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert

Louis J Horvitz – The Kennedy Center Honors

Hamish Hamilton – The Oscars

Don Roy King – The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Glenn Weiss – 68th Annual Tony Awards

Outstanding writing for a variety special

Barry Adelman, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Alex Baze, Robert Carlock, Sam Means, Seth Meyers, Michael Shoemaker, Eric Gurian and Meredith Scardino– The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards

Brendan Hunt, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele and Rich Talarico – Key & Peele Super Bowl Special

Mel Brooks – Mel Brooks Live At The Geffen

Louis CK – Louis CK: Live At The Comedy Store

James Anderson, Fred Armisen, Tina Fey, Steve Higgins, Chris Kelly, Erik Kenward, Rob Klein, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, John Mulaney, Paula Pell, Jeff Richmond, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Tom Schiller, Sarah Schnieder, Marc Shaiman, Michael Shoemaker, Robert Smigel, Emily Spivey, Kent Sublette, Jorma Taccone and Bryan Tucker – The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Outstanding documentary or nonfiction special

The Case Against 8

Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief

Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck

Sinatra: All Or Nothing At All

Virunga

Outstanding documentary or nonfiction series

American Masters

Cancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies

The Jinx: The Life And Deaths Of Robert Durst

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

The Sixties

Outstanding informational series or special

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways

Inside The Actors Studio

StarTalk With Neil deGrasse Tyson

Vice

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