Emmy Awards 2016: Winners List

See who took home Emmy statuettes.

ByABC News
September 18, 2016, 8:14 PM

— -- The 2016 Emmys were handed out Sunday night, and there were tons of moments you couldn't predict.

"The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" star Sterling K. Brown, who portrayed prosecuting attorney Christopher Darden in the FX series, took home his first Emmy Award, receiving a standing ovation from the crowd.

    Brown told the audience, "A lot of you may not have known who I was, but you checked the box anyway."

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus made history. The "Veep" actress broke a record when she won the Emmy Award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series. She now has the most lead comedy actress trophies, surpassing Candice Bergen and Mary Tyler Moore.

    Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel was beat out by John Oliver in the outstanding variety talk series category, and Regina King, star of "American Crime," shocked many when she beat out Sarah Paulson in the outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or movie category.

    Not to worry, though: Paulson still went home a winner. "The People v. O.J. Simpson" star won an Emmy for her role as Marcia Clark.

    In fact, the FX series took home five awards — the most of any series Sunday night — followed by "Game of Thrones," which nabbed three.

    In case you missed it, here are the nominees and winners in the major categories:

    Supporting Actor, 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"

    Supporting Actress, Comedy Series

    • Niecy Nash, "Getting On"
    • Allison Janney, "Mom"
    • WINNER: Kate McKinnon, "Saturday Night Live"
    • Judith Light, "Transparent"
    • Gaby Hoffmann, "Transparent"
    • Anna Chlumsky, "Veep"

    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"

    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"

    Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

    • Tracee Ellis Ross, "Black-ish"
    • Laurie Metcalf, "Getting On"
    • Lily Tomlin, "Grace and Frankie"
    • Amy Schumer, "Inside Amy Schumer"
    • Ellie Kemper, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
    • WINNER: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep"

    Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

    • Anthony Anderson, "Black-ish"
    • WINNER: Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent"
    • Aziz Ansari, "Master of None"
    • Will Forte, "The Last Man on Earth"
    • William H. Macy, "Shameless"
    • Thomas Middleditch, "Silicon Valley"

    Reality-Competition Program

    • "The Amazing Race"
    • "American Ninja Warrior"
    • "Dancing With the Stars"
    • "Project Runway"
    • "Top Chef"
    • WINNER: "The Voice"

    Supporting Actress, 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"

    Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie

    • Jesse Plemons, "Fargo"
    • Bokeem Woodbine, "Fargo"
    • Hugh Laurie, "The Night Manager"
    • WINNER: Sterling K. Brown, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"
    • David Schwimmer, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"
    • John Travolta, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"

    Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

    • WINNER: Sarah Paulson, "The People v. O.J. 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"

    Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

    • Bryan Cranston, "All the Way"
    • Idris Elba, "Luther"
    • Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride"
    • Cuba Gooding Jr., "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"
    • WINNER: Courtney B. Vance, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"
    • Tom Hiddleston, "The Night Manager"

    TV Movie

    • "A Very Murray Christmas"
    • "All the Way"
    • "Confirmation"
    • "Luther"
    • WINNER: "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride"

    Limited Series or Movie

    • "American Crime"
    • "Fargo"
    • "The Night Manager"
    • WINNER: "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"
    • "Roots"

    Variety Talk Series

    Variety Sketch Series

    • "Documentary Now!"
    • "Drunk History"
    • "Inside Amy Schumer"
    • WINNER: "Key & Peele"
    • "Portlandia"
    • "Saturday Night Live"

    Supporting Actress, Drama Series

    • Maura Tierney, "The Affair"
    • WINNER: Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey"
    • Lena Headey, "Game of Thrones"
    • Emilia Clarke, "Game of Thrones"
    • Maisie Williams, "Game of Thrones"
    • Constance Zimmer, "Unreal"

    Supporting Actor, 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"

    Lead Actor in a Drama Series

    • Kyle Chandler, "Bloodline"
    • WINNER: Rami Malek, "Mr. Robot"
    • Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul"
    • Matthew Rhys, "The Americans"
    • Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan"
    • Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards"

    Lead Actress in a Drama Series

    • Viola Davis, "How to Get Away With Murder"
    • Robin Wright, "House of Cards"
    • Claire Danes, "Homeland"
    • Taraji P. Henson, "Empire"
    • WINNER: Tatiana Maslany, "Orphan Black"
    • Keri Russell, "The Americans"

    Comedy Series

    • "Black-ish"
    • "Master of None"
    • "Modern Family
    • "Silicon Valley"
    • "Transparent"
    • "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
    • WINNER: "Veep"

    Drama Series

    • "The Americans"
    • "Better Call Saul"
    • "Downton Abbey"
    • WINNER: "Game of Thrones"
    • "Homeland"
    • "House of Cards"
    • "Mr. Robot"

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