Top Stories and Winners of the 2015 Emmy Awards

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Any time Andy Samberg steps on a stage you know a major event is about to take place.  The former SNL star and current star of FOX’s “Brooklyn Nine Nine,” Samberg took on controversial topics and kept his taste in tact.

Other top stories of the 2015 Emmy’s include “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm taking him his first award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series after being nominated 8 times prior.  “Game Of Thrones” reigned supreme taking home Outstanding Drama Series while “Veep” took home the award for Outstanding Comedy.

The Emmy’s are also obviously known for it’s fashion statements, this years top stunners included Kerry Washington and one of our favorite’s Taraji Henson who channeled some Cookie street style rocking a chain link strapped dress.

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Viola Davis took the stage with grace and elegance for her Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series highlighting her work in “How To Get Away With Murder.”  Standing up for women of color in Hollywood, Davis received a standing ovation lead by Taraji Henson, an outstanding moment that will go down in Emmy history.

You can look through the full list of winners below.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
“Game of Thrones” (WINNER)
“Better Call Saul”
“Downton Abbey”
“Homeland”
“House of Cards”
“Mad Men”
“Orange is the New Black”

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
“Veep” (WINNER)
“Louie”
“Modern Family”
“Parks and Recreation”
“Silicon Valley”
“Transparent”
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

LIMITED SERIES

“Olive Kitteridge” (WINNER)
“American Crime”
“American Horror Story: Freak Show”
“The Honorable Woman”
“Wolf Hall”

VARIETY TALK SERIES

“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” (WINNER)
“The Colbert Report”
“Jimmy Kimmel Live”
“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”
“Late Show With David Letterman”
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

VARIETY SKETCH SERIES

“Inside Amy Schumer” (WINNER)
“Drunk History”
“Key & Peele”
“Portlandia”
“Saturday Night Live”

LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA

Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder” (WINNER)
Taraji P. Henson, “Empire”
Claire Danes, “Homeland”
Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”
Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men”
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”

LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA

Jon Hamm, “Mad Men” (WINNER)
Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”
Kyle Chandler, “Bloodline”
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom”
Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”

LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” (WINNER)
Lisa Kudrow, “The Comeback”
Lily Tomlin, “Grace And Frankie”
Amy Schumer, “Inside Amy Schumer”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Amy Poehler, “Parks And Recreation”

LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY

Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent” (WINNER)
Anthony Anderson, “black-ish”
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”
Will Forte, “The Last Man On Earth”
Louis C.K., “Louie”
William H. Macy, “Shameless”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA

Uzo Aduba, “Orange Is The New Black” (WINNER)
Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey”
Lena Headey, “Game Of Thrones”
Emilia Clarke, “Game Of Thrones”
Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife”
Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men”

SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA

Peter Dinklage, “Game Of Thrones” (WINNER)
Jonathan Banks, “Better Call Saul”
Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline”
Jim Carter, “Downton Abbey”
Alan Cumming, “The Good Wife”
Michael Kelly, “House Of Cards”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY

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

SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY

Tony Hale, “Veep” (WINNER)
Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”
Adam Driver, “Girls”
Keegan-Michael Key, “Key & Peele”
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

LEAD ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Frances McDormand, “Olive Kitteridge” (WINNER)
Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story”
Queen Latifah, “Bessie”
Maggie Gyllenhaal, “The Honorable Woman”
Emma Thompson, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street”

LEAD ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Richard Jenkins, “Olive Kitteridge” (WINNER)
Timothy Hutton, “American Crime”
Ricky Gervais, “Derek Special”
Adrien Brody, “Houdini”
David Oyelowo, “Nightingale”
Mark Rylance, “Wolf Hall”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Regina King, “American Crime” (WINNER)
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”

SUPPORTING ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Bill Murray, “Olive Kitteridge” (WINNER)
Richard Cabral, “American Crime”
Denis O’Hare, “American Horror Story: Freak Show”
Finn Wittrock, “American Horror Story: Freak Show”
Michael Kenneth Williams, “Bessie”
Damian Lewis, “Wolf Hall”

GUEST ACTRESS, DRAMA

Margo Martindale, “The Americans” (WINNER)
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, DRAMA

Reg E. Cathey, “House of Cards” (WINNER)
Alan Alda, “The Blacklist”
Michael J. Fox, “The Good Wife”
F. Murray Abraham, “Homeland”
Beau Bridges, “Masters Of Sex”
Pablo Schreiber, “Orange Is The New Black”

GUEST ACTOR, COMEDY

Bradley Whitford, “Transparent” (WINNER)
Mel Brooks, “The Comedians”
Paul Giamatti, “Inside Amy Schumer”
Bill Hader, “Saturday Night Live”
Louis C.K., “Saturday Night Live”
Jon Hamm, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

GUEST ACTRESS, COMEDY

Joan Cusack, “Shameless” (WINNER)
Christine Baranski, “The Big Bang Theory”
Gaby Hoffmann, “Girls”
Pamela Adlon, “Louie”
Elizabeth Banks, “Modern Family”
Tina Fey, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

REALITY-COMPETITION SERIES

“The Voice” (WINNER)
“The Amazing Race”
“Dancing With The Stars”
“Project Runway”
“So You Think You Can Dance”
“Top Chef”

WRITING FOR A VARIETY SERIES

“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” (WINNER)
“The Colbert Report”
“Inside Amy Schumer”
“Key & Peele”
“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”

 

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