The 67th Annual Primetime EMMY AWARDS 2015 (Complete Coverage)

Posted on September 20, 2015


HBO had a big night as ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Veep’ won best drama and comedy. Meanwhile, Jon Hamm finally took home best actor for ‘Mad Men’ and Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win best actress.

by Rick JT, editing by Adam MS

The 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards took place at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday night.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg hosted the ceremony, which honors the best in primetime television programming. HBO’s Game of Thrones led all nominees with 24 nods, while Transparent earned an impressive 11 nominations its breakout year.

Comedy Series

Modern Family
Parks & Recreation
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Drama Series

Better Call Saul
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones (WINNER)
House of Cards
Mad Men
Orange Is the New Black

Limited Series

American Crime
American Horror Story: Freak Show
Olive Kitteridge (WINNER)
The Honorable Woman
Wolf Hall

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline
Jeff Daniels, Newsroom
Jon Hamm, Mad Men (WINNER)
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder (WINNER)
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Adrien Brody, Houdini
Ricky Gervais, Derek
Timothy Hutton, American Crime
Richard Jenkins, Olive Kitteridge (WINNER)
David Oyelowo, Nightingale
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honorable Woman
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Queen Latifah, Bessie
Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge (WINNER)
Emma Thompson, Sweeney Todd

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Louis C.K., Louie
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent (WINNER)

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Lisa Kudrow, The Comeback
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (WINNER)
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones (WINNER)
Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
Michael Kelly, House of Cards

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 (WINNER)

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 (WINNER)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Niecy Nash, Getting On
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Allison Janney, Mom (WINNER)
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Jane Krakowski, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Richard Cabral, American Crime
Denis O’Hare, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Finn Wittrock, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Michael Kenneth Williams, Bessie
Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge (WINNER)
Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Regina King, American Crime (WINNER)
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

Directing for a Drama Series

Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire
David Nutter, Game of Thrones (WINNER)
Jeremy Podeswa, Game of Thrones
Lesli Linka Glatter, Homeland
Steven Soderbergh, The Knick

Writing for a Drama Series

Joshua Brand, The Americans
Gordon Smith, Better Call Saul
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Game Of Thrones (WINNER)
Semi Chellas, Matthew Weiner, Mad Men
Matthew Weiner, Mad Men

Television Movie
Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Curtain, Poirot’s Last Case
Grace of Monaco
Hello Ladies: The Movie
Killing Jesus

Reality-Competition Program
The Amazing Race
Dancing With the Stars
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
Top Chef
The Voice (WINNER)

Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars
Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night (WINNER)
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Anthony Bourdain, The Taste

Variety Talk Series
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
The Late Show With David Letterman
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Directing for a Variety Series

James Hoskinson, The Colbert Report
Chuck O’Neil, The Daily Show (WINNER)
Amy Schumer and Ryan McFaul, Inside Amy Schumer
Jerry Foley, Late Show with David Letterman
Dave Diomedi, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Writing for a Variety Series

Michael Brumm, Nate Charny, Aaron Cohen, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Eric Drysdale, Rob Dubbin, Ariel Dumas, Glenn Eichler, Gabe Gronli, Barry Julien, Jay Katsir, Matt Lappin, Opus Moreschi, Tom Purcell, and Max Werner, The Colbert Report
Dan Amira, Steve Bodow, Travon Free, Hallie Haglund, Elliott Kalan, Matt Koff, Adam Lowitt, Dan McCoy, Jo Miller, Zhubin Parang, OwRadosh, Lauren Sarver, Jon Stewart, and Delaney Yeager, The Daily Show (WINNER)
Hallie Cantor, Kim Caramele, Kyle Dunnigan, Jon Glaser, Jessi Klein, Kurt Metzger, Christine Nangle, Tami Sagher, and Amy Schumerl, Inside Amy Schumer
Rebbeca Drysdale, Colton Dunn, Phil Augusta Jackson, Keegan-Michael Key, Jay Martel, Jordan Peele, Ian Roberts, Alex Rubens, Charlie Sanders, and Rich Talarico, Key and Peele
Kevin Avery, Tim Carvell, Dan Gurewitch, Geoff Haggerty, Jeff Maurer, John Oliver, Scott Sherman, Will Tracy, Jill Twiss, Juli Weiner, and Josh Gondelman, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Variety Sketch Series
Drunk History
Inside Amy Schumer (WINNER)
Key & Peele
Saturday Night Live

Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Alan Alda, The Blacklist
Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife
F. Murray Abraham, Homeland
Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards (WINNER)
Beau Bridges, Masters of Sex
Pablo Schreiber, Orange Is the New Black

Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Margo Martindale, The Americans (WINNER)
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones
Rachel Brosnahan, House of Cards
Cicely Tyson, How to Get Away With Murder
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
Khandi Alexander, Scandal

Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Mel Brooks, The Comedians
Paul Giamatti, Inside Amy Schumer
Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live
Louis C.K., Saturday Night Live
Bradley Whitford, Transparent (WINNER)
Jon Hamm, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory
Gaby Hoffmann, Girls
Pamela Adlon, Louie
Elizabeth Banks, Modern Family
Joan Cusack, Shameless (WINNER)
Tina Fey, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

A complete list of nominated works and individuals, including creative arts awards, are listed at the Academy website.