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Emmy season is in full effect.

Your favorite shows have the opportunity to be acknowledged for their work and take home one of the highest accolades in television. The Television Academy announced the nominees for the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards on Thursday morning, with black-ish star Anthony Anderson and Gilmore Girls actress Lauren Graham naming this year’s nominees from the Academy’s North Hollywood headquarters.

Spoiler alert for Bey-Hivers: Beyoncé scored four nods for her visual album Lemonade, including Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special category alongside Kahlil Joseph. Lemonade also landed a nomination for Outstanding Variety Special; it will go up against Adele’s Live in New York City special.

Check out the list below to see if your favorite show made the cut:


Best Drama Series

The Americans (FX)

Game of Thrones (HBO)

House of Cards (Netflix)

Downton Abbey (PBS)

Better Call Saul (AMC)

Mr. Robot (USA)

Homeland (Showtime)


Best Comedy Series

Veep (HBO)

Transparent (Amazon)

Silicon Valley (HBO)

Modern Family (ABC)

Master of None (Netflix)

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

Black-ish (ABC)


Best Actor In A Drama Series

Kyle Chandler (Bloodline)

Rami Malek (Mr. Robot)

Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)

Matthew Rhys (The Americans)

Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan)

Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)


Best Actress In A Drama Series

Viola Davis (How to Get Away With Murder)

Claire Danes (Homeland)

Taraji P. Henson (Empire)

Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)

Kerri Russell (The Americans)

Robin Wright (House of Cards)


Best 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)


Best Actress In A Comedy Series 

Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)

Laurie Metcaf (Getting On)

Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish)

Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer)

Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie)


Best Supporting Actor In A Drama Series 

Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul)

Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)

Kit Harington (Game of Thrones)

Michael Kelly (House of Cards)

Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline)

Jon Voight (Ray Donovan)


Best Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)

Lena Headey (Game of Thrones)

Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)

Maura Tierney (The Affair)

Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones)

Constance Zimmer (UnREAL)


See the entire nominations list here.

The 68th Emmy Awards air on September 18th.


SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty 

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