Emmy Nominations List 2016: Everything You Need To Know Before Sunday's Ceremony [VIDEO]

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The 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards are tonight, so here's a refresher on everything you need to know before the ceremony.

HBO continues its Emmy dominance this year with a whopping 23 nominations for last year's Drama Series winner, Game of Thrones, and 16 nominations for last year's Comedy Series winner, Veep. Both series are predicted to repeat these wins at the 2016 ceremony, according to Emmy experts from multiple publications (via Gold Derby).

Multiple actors from Game of Thrones and Veep are also being predicted to win Emmys, including GoT's Kit Harington and Lena Headey and Veep's Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tony Hale.

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story leads the pack of the limited series/TV movie nominations with 22 in all. Five stars are nominated, including Courtney B. Vance, Sarah Paulson, Sterling K. Brown, David Schwimmer and John Travolta, with the first three being predicted to win their respective categories.

Here's the full list of nominations set to be presented tonight:

Outstanding Drama Series
The Americans (FX)
Better Call Saul (AMC)
Downton Abbey (PBS)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Homeland (Showtime)
House of Cards (Netflix)
Mr. Robot (USA)

Outstanding Comedy Series
black-ish (ABC)
Master of None (Netflix)
Modern Family (ABC)
Silicon Valley (HBO)
Transparent (Amazon)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Veep (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline (Netflix)
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot (USA)
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul (AMC)
Matthew Rhys, The Americans (FX)
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan (Showtime)
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Danes, Homeland (Showtime)
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder (ABC)
Taraji P. Henson, Empire (Fox)
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black (BBC America)
Keri Russell, The Americans (FX)
Robin Wright, House of Cards (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Aziz Ansari, Master of None (Netflix)
Anthony Anderson, black-ish (ABC)
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth (Fox)
William H. Macy, Shameless (Showtime)
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley (HBO)
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent (Amazon)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)
Laurie Metcalf, Getting On (HBO)
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish (ABC)
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central)
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie (Netflix)

Outstanding Limited Series

American Crime (ABC)
Fargo (FX)
The Night Manager (AMC)
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)
Roots (History)

Outstanding Television Movie

All the Way (HBO)
Confirmation (HBO)
Luther (BBC One)
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece) (PBS)
A Very Murray Christmas (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie

Bryan Cranston, All the Way (HBO)
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride(Masterpiece) (PBS)
Idris Elba, Luther (BBC America)
Cuba Gooding, Jr., The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager (AMC)
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo (FX)
Felicity Huffman, American Crime (ABC)
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill (HBO)
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story(FX)
Lili Taylor, American Crime (ABC)
Kerry Washington, Confirmation (HBO)

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (Crackle)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO)
The Late Late Show With James Corden (CBS)
Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

Documentary Now! (IFC)
Drunk History (Comedy Central)
Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central)
Key & Peele (Comedy Central)
Portlandia (IFC)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Outstanding Reality Competition Series

The Amazing Race (CBS)
American Ninja Warrior (NBC/Esquire)
Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
Project Runway (Lifetime)
Top Chef (Bravo)
The Voice (NBC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Louie Anderson, Baskets (FX)
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Ty Burrell, Modern Family (ABC)
Tony Hale, Veep (HBO)
Keegan-Michael Key, Key and Peele (Comedy Central)
Matt Walsh, Veep (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Anna Chlumsky, Veep (HBO)
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent (Amazon)
Allison Janney, Mom (CBS)
Judith Light, Transparent (Amazon)
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Niecy Nash, Getting On (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul (AMC)
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Kit Harington, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Michael Kelly, House of Cards (Netflix)
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline (Netflix)
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan (Showtime)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey (PBS)
Maura Tierney, The Affair (Showtime)
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Constance Zimmer, UnREAL (Lifetime)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie

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

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel (FX)
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager (AMC)
Regina King, American Crime (ABC)
Melissa Leo, All the Way (HBO)
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel (FX)
Jean Smart, Fargo (FX)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Aziz Ansari, Master of None, "Parents" (Netflix)
Alec Berg, Silicon Valley, "Daily Active Users" (HBO)
Mike Judge, Silicon Valley, "Founder Friendly" (HBO)
Jill Soloway, Transparent, "Man on the Land" (Amazon)
David Mandel, Veep, "Kissing Your Sister" (HBO)
Chris Addison, Veep, "Morning After" (HBO)
Dave Stern, Veep, "Mother" (HBO)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe, "Episode 1" (Amazon)
Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, Master of None, "Parents" (Netflix)
Dan O'Keefe, Silicon Valley, "Founder Friendly" (HBO)
Alec Berg, Silicon Valley, "The Uptick" (HBO)
David Mandel, Veep, "Morning After" (HBO)
Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck, Veep, "Mother" (HBO)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Michael Engler, Downton Abbey, "Episode 9" (PBS)
Jack Bender, Game of Thrones, "The Door" (HBO)
Miguel Sapochnik, Game of Thrones, "Battle of the Bastards" (HBO)
Lesli Linka Glatter, Homeland, "The Tradition of Hospitality" (Showtime)
Steven Soderbergh, The Knick, "This Is All We Are" (Cinemax)
David Hollander, Ray Donovan, "Exsuscito" (Showtime)

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, The Americans, "Persona Non Grata" (FX)
Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey, "Episode 8" (PBS)
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Game of Thrones, "Battle of the Bastards" (HBO)
Robert King and Michelle King, The Good Wife, "End" (CBS)
Sam Esmail, Mr. Robot, "eps1.0_hellofriend.mov (Pilot)" (USA)
Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, UnREAL, "Return" (Lifetime)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Jay Roach, All the Way (HBO)
Noah Hawley, Fargo, "Before the Law" (FX)
Susanne Bier, The Night Manager (AMC)
Ryan Murphy, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, "From the Ashes of Tragedy" (FX)
Anthony Hemingway, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, "Manna From Heaven" (FX)
John Singleton, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, "The Race Card" (FX)

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Bob DeLaurentis, Fargo, "Loplop" (FX)
Noah Hawley, Fargo, "Palindrome" (FX)
David Farr, The Night Manager (AMC)
Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story "From the Ashes of Tragedy" (FX)
D. V. DeVincentis, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia" (FX)
Joe Robert Cole, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, "The Race Card") (FX)

Tune in to the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on ABC, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

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