Game of Thrones breaks Emmy records - Here's the winners list

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The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards took place over the weekend, honouring the best of the best TV offerings this past year. Game of Thrones was of course a big part of that conversation, and the HBO show - which won Best Drama for the second year running - now holds the record for the highest number of Emmy awards won by a fictional series. 

In what turned out to be a great night for diversity, other big winners included The People v OJ Simpson's Courtney B. Vance, Mr. Robot's Rami Malek, and Master of None's Aziz Ansari for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. 

Check out the full list of winners below...

Outstanding Drama Series

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

WINNER: Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr Robot


Outstanding Comedy Series

Black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Transparent

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

WINNER: Veep


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

WINNER: Rami Malek, Mr Robot

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Liev Schrieber, Ray Donovan


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

Taraji P Henson, Empire

WINNER: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Keri Russell, The Americans

Robin Wright, House of Cards


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Aziz Ansari, Master of None

Will Forte, The Last Man On Earth

William H Macy, Shameless

Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley

WINNER: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

WINNER: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Laurie Metcalf, Getting On

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Bryan Cranston, All The Way

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock

Idris Elba, Luther

Cuba Gooding Jr, The People v OJ Simpson

Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager

WINNER: Courtney B Vance, The People v OJ Simpson


Outstanding Limited Series

American Crime

Fargo

The Night Manager

WINNER: The People v OJ Simpson

Roots


Outstanding Reality Competition Series

The Amazing Race

American Ninja Warrior

Dancing With the Stars

Project Runway

WINNER: The Voice

Top Chef


Outstanding Television Movie

A Very Murray Christmas

All the Way

Confirmation

Luther

WINNER: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride


Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Jimmy Kimmel Live

WINNER: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

The Late Late Show With James Corden

Real Time With Bill Maher

The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon


Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

Documentary Now!

Drunk History

Inside Amy Schumer

WINNER: Key & Peele

Portlandia

Saturday Night Live


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

WINNER: 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 in a Drama Series

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul

WINNER: Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline

Peter Dinklage, Game Of Thrones

Kit Harington, Game Of Thrones

Michael Kelly, House Of Cards

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

WINNER: Sarah Paulson, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo

Lili Taylor, American Crime

Felicity Huffman, American Crime


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Jesse Plemons, Fargo

Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo

Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager

WINNER: Sterling K Brown, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

David Schwimmer, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

John Travolta, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Niecy Nash, Getting On

Allison Janney, Mom

WINNER: Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Judith Light, Transparent

Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent

Anna Chlumsky, Veep


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Maura Tierney, The Affair

WINNER: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Lena Headley, 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

WINNER: 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 Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory

Tracy Morgan, Saturday Night Live

Larry David, Saturday Night Live

Bradley Whitford, Transparent

Martin Mull, Veep

WINNER: Peter Scolari, Girls


Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Max von Sydow, Game Of Thrones

Michael J Fox, The Good Wife

Reg E Cathey, House Of Cards

Mahershala Ali, House Of Cards

Paul Sparks, House Of Cards

WINNER: Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan


Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Laurie Metcalf, The Big Bang Theory

Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory

WINNER: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live

Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live

Amy Schumer, Saturday Night Live

Melora Hardin, Transparent

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