"Black-ish" star Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham, best known for her roles on "Gilmore Girls" and "Parenthood", joined Rosenblum in announcing the nominees in the top 12 categories in a nine-minute ceremony at the Television Academy's North Hollywood headquarters. Find out which of your favorite actors and actresses made the esteemed list of nominees this year.
"Game of Thrones", "The Americans", and "The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" are among the top nominees for the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards.
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey; Lena Headey, Game of Thrones; Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones; Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones; Maura Tierney, The Affair; and Constance Zimmer, UnREAL.
Acclaimed true crime drama series The People vs OJ Simpson has picked up a string of acting nominations for the 2016 Emmys, including a Best Actor nod for former Oscar victor Cuba Gooding Jr, who played the titular American football star accused of double murder.
Hiddleston will compete for the best lead actor in a limited series award against Elba, who is nominated for Luther, and Cumberbatch, who has been recognised for Sherlock.
In this image released by Netflix, Ellie Kemper appears in a scene from "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt".
Kyle Chandler doesn't have the most glamorous story about where he was when he learned he was nominated for an Emmy Award Thursday morning.
Streaming service Netflix got its 21st-century Emmy glow on with recognition for House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, with Transparent the breakthrough for Amazon.
Lead nominations went to Cuba Gooding Jr.as Simpson, Courtney B. Vance as defense attorney Johnnie Cochran and Sarah Paulson as prosecutor Marcia Clark.
On the comedy side, "Veep", "black-ish" and "Master of None" will tussle for the trophy with five-time champ "Modern Family", "Transparent", "Silicon Valley" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt".
HBO's ultimate hit "Game of Thrones" overtook the field at Thursday's presentation of the 68th Emmy Awards nominations, boasting a field-leading 23 nominations for its sixth season.
HBO usually mops the floor with these categories, but despite multiple nominations for "All the Way", it missed out for mini-series "Show Me a Hero" (sorry, Oscar Isaac fans) and "The Dresser" (despite Emmy-bait stars Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen).
But today, Anderson got to announce his own nomination. "Outlander" was also nearly completely left out, with the exception of two nominations for costumes and art direction. Even HBO, which again earned the most bids led by "Game of Thrones", marked a retreat in what had been its ever-growing dominance: its haul dropped from 126 nods previous year to 94 this time. "The Good Wife" was the most recent nominee from a major broadcast network.
Graham is a celebrated actress, producer and novelist, best known for her iconic role in The WB series Gilmore Girls and is now in production on the highly-anticipated revival for Netflix, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.
The show has picked up a slew of awards on the road to the Emmys, previously being named a TV Program of the Year by the AFI, in addition to winning a Peabody Award and three Critics Choice Awards, including Best Drama and acting gongs for Malek and Slater. Brown was nominated for outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie for his role. "I think we're gonna see each other in an hour or so to do some press together".
Emmy nominations can usually be expected to include television series, specials, movies, and shorts.
Lemonade was a full-blown phenomenon when it premiered on HBO, but did anyone expect it would become an Emmy darling, as well?
The 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which honor programming initially airing between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. from June 1, 2015, to May 31, 2016, will be presented September 18 at the Microsoft Theater (formerly the Nokia Theatre) with late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel as the host.
Emmy nominations totaled to 113 categories this year.