Game of Thrones Emmys 2016 Nominations List


The nominations for the 2016 Emmys are here, and Game of Thrones has picked up 24 nods for its fantastic sixth season. (Twenty three for the season, and one for the Game of Thrones Main Titles 360 Interactive Experience.) Let’s run down everything the show put in for, and which ones got the nod.

Bolded entries are those for which Game of Thrones scored the nomination. The unbolded ones are entries HBO submitted for the academy’s consideration, but which were passed over.

Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations (Airing September 18th, 2016 on ABC)

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

  • “Home” (Jeremy Podeswa)
  • “Book of the Stranger” (Daniel Sackheim)
  • “The Door” (Jack Bender)
  • “No One” (Mark Mylod)
  • “Battle of the Bastards” (Miguel Sapochnik)

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister)
  • Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister)
  • Kit Harington (Jon Snow)

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

  • Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen)
  • Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister)
  • Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark)
  • Carice van Houten (Melisandre)
  • Maisie Williams (Arya Stark)

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series

  • “Battle of the Bastards”

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Game of Thrones

Creative Arts Emmys Nominations (Held September 10th and 11th, 2016)

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

  • Max Von Sydow (the Three-Eyed Raven)

Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Contemporary Or Fantasy Program (One Hour Or More)

  • “Blood of My Blood”, “The Broken Man”, “No One”

Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series

  • “Home”
  • “Oathbreaker”
  • “The Door”
  • “The Broken Man”
  • “The Winds of Winter”

Outstanding Costumes For A Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series Or Movie

  • “The Winds of Winter”

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series

  • “The Door”

Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)

  • “Battle of the Bastards”

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special

  • “The Door”

Outstanding Special Visual Effects

  • “Battle of the Bastards”

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series

  • “Home”
  • “Oathbreaker”
  • “Battle of the Bastards”

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series

  • “The Door”

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)

  • “Battle of the Bastards”

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

  • Game of Thrones

Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Limited Series Or Movie

  • Game of Thrones

Also, they picked up Outstanding Interactive Program – 2016 for the Game Of Thrones Main Titles 360 Experience.

AND! We should note that the fabulous Gay of Thrones ALSO pick up an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series! Congrats, you guys!