Emmy nominations announced live: Here's a complete list of every nomination and category

The past year of television had no shortage of compelling comedies and dramas, and the 2016 Emmy Awards nominees exemplify this. On Thursday, the nominations were announced by Anthony Anderson of ABC's Black-ish and Lauren Graham (yes, because Gilmore Girls is coming back to Netflix!).

Game of Thrones leads the field with 23 total nominations, including for actors Maisie Williams, Kit Harington, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey and Emilia Clarke.

Below are the nominations for the biggest Emmy categories. The full Emmys list is available on the award show's website.

Outstanding drama series

The Americans

Outstanding limited series

American Crime

Outstanding comedy series

Black-ish

Outstanding variety talk series

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Outstanding reality-competition program

American Ninja Warrior

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

Claire Danes, Homeland

Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul

Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Dame Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Outstanding guest actor in a drama series

Mahershala Ali, House of Cards

Outstanding guest actress in a drama series

Ellen Burstyn, House of Cards

Outstanding lead actor in a limited series

Bryan Cranston, All the Way

Outstanding lead actress in a limited series

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo

Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series

Jesse Plemons, Fargo

Outstanding supporting actress in a limited series

Melissa Leo, All the Way

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series

Louie Anderson, Baskets

Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series

Niecy Nash, Getting on

Outstanding guest actor in a comedy series

Larry David, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding guest actress in a comedy series

Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program

Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars

The 2016 Emmys will air at 8 p.m. Eastern on Sept. 18, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

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