- TV Show
The 2016 Emmy nominations are out, and we are breaking down the numbers side of things. From first-time nominees to all those snubbed, here are the facts and figures to know about this year’s line-up.
17: Nominations for Veep, the most of any comedy this year, which brings the show’s all-time Emmy nomination total to 43.
106: Total number of all-time Emmy nominations for Game of Thrones at this point.
94: Nominations for HBO this year, the most of any network, followed by FX with 56, Netflix with 54, and NBC with 41.
23: The number of nominations for Game of Thrones this year, the most of any show. The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story followed behind with 22, while Fargo came in third with 18.
23: The number of first-time nominees in major categories — Master of None, Aziz Ansari, Constance Zimmer, Ellie Kemper, Tracee Ellis Ross, Courtney B. Vance, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tom Hiddleston, The Americans, Mr. Robot, Rami Malek, Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Black-ish, Kirsten Dunst, Kit Harington, Maisie Williams, Matt Walsh, Jesse Plemons, Sterling K. Brown, John Travolta, Olivia Colman, and Thomas Middleditch.
21: Number of non-white actors nominated.
10: Nominations for Transparent, bringing the show’s all-time Emmy nominations total to 21.
4: The number of times Julianna Margulies was previously nominated for her work on The Good Wife before being snubbed on her final season. (She’s won twice.)
4: Nominations for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – choreography, music and lyrics, editing, and main title theme song — despite the fact that Golden Globe winner Rachel Bloom did not receive recognition.
7: Actors with multiple nominations. Amy Schumer scored four, while both Laurie Metcalf, Aziz Ansari, and Keegan-Michael Key nabbed three, and Rachel Bloom, Allison Janney, and Sarah Paulson each received two.
1: The number of actors from Modern Family who received nominations this year. (It was Ty Burrell. And yes, the show was nominated.)
1: Number of eligible actresses who won Emmys last year but were not nominated this year: Uzo Aduba for Orange Is the New Black.
1: Nominations for Beyoncé for directing Lemonade with Kahlil Joseph. Lemonade received four nominations total.
0: Acting nominations for Lady Gaga, despite the fact that she won a Golden Globe for her work on American Horror Story: Hotel. (Her song by Diane Warren, “Til It Happens to You” from The Hunting Ground did pick up a nomination, however.)