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LIST: 2015 Emmy award winners

Posted: 11:58 AM, Sep 21, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-21 15:58:43Z
LIST: 2015 Emmy award winners

It was a huge night for "Game of Thrones" at the 2015 Emmys on Sunday night.

The HBO series, which picked up 24 nominations in July, set a new record for the most number of wins—12—for a series in a single year.

Not only did "Game of Thrones" win best drama, but also, Peter Dinklage accepted the award for best supporting actor, while David Benioff and Dan Weiss won for their writing. David Nutter picked up an Emmy for directing, too.

Meanwhile, best limited series or movie winner "Olive Kitteridge," also an HBO project, was the second most successful project of this year's awards, earning eight Emmys overall. Richard Jenkins and Frances McDormand picked up best actor and actress in a limited series or movie, while Bill Murray was named best supporting actor in the category.

Comedy Series

"Louie"
"Modern Family"
"Parks and Recreation"
"Silicon Valley"
"Transparent"
"The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
"Veep"

Actress in a Comedy Series

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

Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, "Black-ish"
Louis CK, "Louie"
Don Cheadle, "House of Lies"
Will Forte, "Last Man on Earth"
Matt LeBlanc, "Episodes"
William H. Macy, "Shameless"
Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent"

Supporting Actor, 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"

Supporting Actress, Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik, "The Big Bang Theory"
Niecy Nash, "Getting On"
Julie Bowen, "Modern Family"
Allison Janney, "Mom"
Kate McKinnon, "Saturday Night Live"
Gaby Hoffmann, "Transparent"
Jane Krakowski, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
Anna Chlumsky, "Veep"

Drama Series

"Better Call Saul"
"Downton Abbey"
"Game of Thrones"
"Homeland"
"House of Cards"
"Mad Men"
"Orange Is the New Black"

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"

Actor in a Drama Series

Kyle Chandler, "Bloodline"
Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"
Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul"
Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan"
Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards"

Supporting Actress, 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"

Supporting Actor, Drama Series

Jonathan Banks, "Better Call Saul"
Ben Mendelsohn, "Bloodline"
Jim Carter, "Downton Abbey"
Alan Cumming, "The Good Wife"
Michael Kelly, "House of Cards"
Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"

Limited Series or Movie

"American Crime"
"American Horror Story: Freak Show"
"Olive Kitteridge"
"The Honourable Woman"
"Wolf Hall"

Actress Limited Series or Movie

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

Actor Limited Series or Movie

Adrien Brody, "Houdini"
Ricky Gervais, "Derek"
Timothy Hutton, "American Crime"
Richard Jenkins, "Olive Kitteridge"
David Oyelowo, "Nightingale"

Supporting Actor, 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"
Damian Lewis, "Wolf Hall"

Supporting Actress, Limited Series or 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"

Animated Program

"Archer"
"Bob's Burgers"
"Over the Garden Wall"
"The Simpsons"
"South Park"

Host: Reality-Competition Program

Tom Bergeron, "Dancing with the Stars"
Jane Lynch, "Hollywood Game Night"
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, "Project Runway"
Cat Deeley, "So You Think You Can Dance"
Anthony Bourdain, "The Taste"

Reality-Competition Program

"The Amazing Race"
"Dancing with the Stars"
"Project Runway"
"So You Think You Can Dance"
"Top Chef"
"The Voice"

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 with Jimmy Fallon"

Variety Sketch Series

"Drunk History"
"Inside Amy Schumer"
"Key & Peele"
"Portlandia"
"Saturday Night Live"

TV Movie

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

Children's Program

"Alan Alda And The Actor Within You: A YoungArts Masterclass"
"Degrassi"
"Dog with a Blog"
"Girl Meets World"
"Nick News With Linda Ellerbee: Coming Out"

Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Alan Alda, "The Blacklist"
Michael J. Fox, "The Good Wife"
F. Murray Abraham, "Homeland"
Reg E. Carthey, "House of Cards"
Beau Bridges, "Masters of Sex"
Pablo Schreiber, "Orange Is the New Black"

Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Margo Martindale, "The Americans"
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 Harder, "Saturday Night Live"
Louis C.K., "Saturday Night Live"
Bradley Whitford, "Transparent"
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"
Tina Fey, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"

Writing for a Drama Series

Joshua Brand for "The Americans," “Do Mail Robots Dream Of Electric Sheep?”
Gordon Smith for "Better Call Saul," “Five-O”
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss for "Game Of Thrones," “Mother’s Mercy”
Semi Chellas and Matthew Weiner for "Mad Men," “Lost Horizon”
Matthew Weiner for "Mad Men," “Person To Person”

Writing for a Comedy Series

David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik for "Episodes," “Episode 409”
Will Forte for "The Last Man On Earth," “Alive In Tucson” (Pilot)
Louis C.K. for "Louie," “Bobby’s House”
Alec Berg for "Silicon Valley," “Two Days Of The Condor”
Jill Soloway for "Transparent," “Pilot”
Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci and Tony Roche for "Veep," “Election Night”

Directing for a Comedy Series

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller for "The Last Man On Earth," “Alive In Tucson” (Pilot)
Louis C.K. for "Louie," “Sleepover”
Mike Judge for "Silicon Valley," “Sand Hill Shuffle”
Jill Soloway for "Transparent," “Best New Girl”
Armando Iannucci for "Veep," “Testimony”

Directing for a Drama Series

Tim Van Patten for "Boardwalk Empire," “Eldorado”
David Nutter for "Game Of Thrones," “Mother’s Mercy”
Jeremy Podeswa for "Game Of Thrones," “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken”
Lesli Linka Glatter for "Homeland," “From A To B And Back Again”
Steven Soderbergh for "The Knick," “Method And Madness”

Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special

Ryan Murphy for “American Horror Story: Freak Show”
Dee Rees for “Bessie”
Hugo Blick for “The Honorable Woman”
Uli Edel for “Houdini”
Tom Shankland for “The Missing”
Lisa Cholodenko for “Olive Kitteridge”
Peter Kosminsky for “Wolf Hall”

Directing for a Variety Series

James Hoskinson for "The Colbert Report," “Show 11040”
Chuck O’Neil for "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," “Show 20103”
Amy Schumer and Ryan McFaul for "Inside Amy Schumer," “12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer”
Jerry Foley for "Late Show With David Letterman," “Show 4214”
Dave Diomedi for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," “Show 203”

Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special

John Ridley for "American Crime," “Episode One”
Dee Rees, Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois and Horton Foote for “Bessie”
Stephen Merchant, Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg for “Hello Ladies: The Movie”
Hugo Blick for “The Honorable Woman”
Jane Anderson or “Olive Kitteridge”
Peter Straughan for “Wolf Hall”

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”