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By Elizabeth Murray

Nominations for the 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards — honoring the best in prime-time television — were announced Thursday morning.

Emmy statues are lined up before the Emmy awards broadcast begins in Pasadena, California, on Sunday, Sept. 8, 1996.Damian Dovarganes / AP

Announced by Lauren Graham and Anthony Anderson, the nominees included critical darlings like "The People V. O.J. Simpson," popular network shows like "Modern Family" and relatively new streaming service series including Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" and Amazon's "Transparent."

Drama Series

“Better Call Saul” (AMC)

“Downton Abbey” (PBS)

“Game of Thrones” (HBO)

“Homeland” (Showtime)

“House of Cards” (Netflix)

“Mr. Robot” (USA)

“The Americans” (FX)

Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill in 'Better Call Saul'AMC

Comedy Series

“black-ish” (ABC)

“Master of None” (Netflix)

“Modern Family” (ABC)

“Silicon Valley” (HBO)

“Transparent” (Amazon”

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)

“Veep” (HBO)

“black-ish” castRichard Cartwright / ABC

Lead Actress, Drama

Claire Danes, "Homeland"

Viola Davis, "How To Get Away With Murder"

Taraji P. Henson, "Empire"

Tatiana Maslany, "Orphan Black"

Keri Russell, "The Americans"

Robin Wright, "House of Cards"

Robin Wright in "House of Cards."David Giesbrecht / Netflix

Lead Actor, Drama

Kyle Chandler, "Bloodline"

Rami Malek, "Mr. Robot"

Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul"

Matthew Rhys, "The Americans"

Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan"

Lead Actress, Comedy

Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish”

Laurie Metcalf, “Getting On”

Lily Tomlin, ”Grace and Frankie”

Amy Schumer, “Inside Amy Schumer”

Ellie Kemper, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Julie Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”

Lead Actor, Comedy

Anthony Anderson, “black-ish”

Aziz Ansari, “Master of None”

Will Forte, “Last Man on Earth”

William H. Macy, “Shameless”

Thomas Middleditch, “Silicon Valley”

Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”

Supporting Actress, Drama

Dame Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”

Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”

Emilia Clarke, “Game of Thrones”

Maisie Williams, “Game of Thrones”

Maura Tierney, “The Affair”

Constance Zimmer, “UnREAL”

Supporting Actress, Comedy

Niecy Nash, “Getting On”

Allison Janney, “Mom”

Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”

Judith Light, “Transparent”

Gaby Hoffman, “Transparent”

Anna Chlumsky, “Veep”

Supporting Actor, Drama

Jonathan Banks, “Better Call Saul”

Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline”

Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”

Kit Harrington, “Game of Thrones”

Michael Kelly, “House of Cards”

Jon Voight, “Ray Donovan”

Peter Dinklage in 'Game of Thrones'HBO

Supporting Actor, Comedy

Louie Anderson, “Baskets”

Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

Keegan-Michael Key, “Key & Peele”

Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”

Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Tony Hale, “Veep”

Matt Walsh, “Veep”

Lead Actress, Movie/Limited Series

Kirsten Dunst, “Fargo”

Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”

Audra McDonald, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”

Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

Lili Taylor, “American Crime”

Kerry Washington, “Confirmation”

Lead Actor, Movie/Limited Series

Bryan Cranston, “All The Way”

Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”

Idris Elba, “Luther”

Cuba Gooding Jr., “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

Tom Hiddleston, “The Night Manager”

Courtney B. Vance, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark in 'The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story.'FX

TV Movie

“A Very Murray Christmas” (Netflix)

“All The Way” (HBO)

“Confirmation” (HBO)

“Luther” (BBC America)

“Sherlock: The Abominable Bride” (Masterpiece)