67th Primetime Emmy Awards

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67th Primetime Emmy Awards
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Promotional poster
Date
Location Microsoft Theater,
Los Angeles, California
Presented by Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted by Andy Samberg
Highlights
Most awards Olive Kitteridge (6)
Most nominations American Horror Story: Freak Show (8)
Outstanding Comedy Series Veep
Outstanding Drama Series Game of Thrones
Outstanding Limited Series Olive Kitteridge
Outstanding Competition Program The Voice
Outstanding Variety Talk Series The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
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Television/radio coverage
Network Fox [1]
Produced by Don Mischer
Directed by Louis J. Horvitz

The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2014 until May 31, 2015, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The ceremony was held on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, and was broadcast in the U.S. by Fox. [1] Andy Samberg hosted the show for the first time. [2] The nominations were announced on July 16, 2015. [3] [4]

Contents

The Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony was held on September 12 and was broadcast by FXX on September 19. [5]

The Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards ceremony was held on October 28, 2015 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.

The ceremony became notable for breaking two major milestones: Game of Thrones set a new record by winning 12 awards, the most for any show in a single year, up to this date (it was also the second HBO show, after The Sopranos , to win the Outstanding Drama Series award, while Viola Davis became the first African-American woman in Emmy history to win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her performance as Annalise Keating in How to Get Away with Murder . [6] [7] [8]

This year also saw for the first time, two Streaming service networks win four Acting awards: Netflix, with Uzo Aduba in Orange Is the New Black and Reg E. Cathey in House of Cards ; [9] and Amazon Studios, with Jeffrey Tambor for Transparent and Bradley Whitford [10] for the same show.

The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series went to the HBO political satire Veep , which not only broke Modern Family 's five-year hold on the award [11] but became the second time a premium channel won Outstanding Comedy Series (the first was for HBO's surrealist romantic comedy Sex and the City in 2001). [12]

Rule changes

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced new rule changes for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. These new rules are:

Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold: [13] [14] [15] [16]

Jeffrey Tambor, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series winner Jeffrey Tambor June 2015.jpg
Jeffrey Tambor, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series winner
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus VF 2012 Shankbone 3.jpg
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series winner
Jon Hamm, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series winner Jon Hamm at PaleyFest 2014.jpg
Jon Hamm, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series winner
Viola Davis, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series winner Viola Davis by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Viola Davis, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series winner
Richard Jenkins, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie winner RichardJenkins2AAFeb09.jpg
Richard Jenkins, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie winner
Frances McDormand, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie winner Frances McDormand 2015 (cropped).jpg
Frances McDormand, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie winner
Tony Hale, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series winner Tony Hale at the 2010 Streamy Awards (cropped).jpg
Tony Hale, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series winner
Allison Janney, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series winner Allison-Janney in 2014.jpg
Allison Janney, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series winner
Peter Dinklage, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series winner Peter Dinklage by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Peter Dinklage, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series winner
Uzo Aduba, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series winner Uzo Aduba 2014 (cropped).jpg
Uzo Aduba, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series winner
Bill Murray, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie winner Bill Murray by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Bill Murray, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie winner
Regina King, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie winner Regina King 2010.jpg
Regina King, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie winner

Programs

Outstanding Comedy Series Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Variety Talk Series Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Outstanding Limited Series Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

Acting

Lead performances

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Supporting performances

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie


Directing

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

Writing

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

Most major nominations

By network [note 1]
By program

Most major awards

By network [note 1]
By program
Notes
  1. 1 2 "Major" constitutes the categories listed above: Program, Acting, Directing, and Writing. Does not include the technical categories.

Presenters and performers

The awards were presented by the following: [17] [18]

Presenters

Name(s)Role
Amy Poehler
Amy Schumer
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson
Tracee Ellis Ross
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Ricky Gervais Presenter of the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Gina Rodriguez
John Stamos
Introducers of Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series winner Bradley Whitford
and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series winner Joan Cusack
Joan Cusack
Bradley Whitford
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Jimmy Kimmel Presenter of the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Seth Meyers Presenter of the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Keegan-Michael Key
Jordan Peele
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
James Corden Presenter of the accountants from Ernst & Young
Taraji P. Henson
Terrence Howard
Presenters of the awards for Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special
and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
John Oliver Presenter of the award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Liev Schreiber
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Rob Lowe
Kerry Washington
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Lady Gaga Presenter of the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Fred Savage Presenter of a special presentation paying tribute to series ending in the 2014–15 TV season
Marcia Gay Harden
Lena Headey
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Limited Series
Mindy Kaling
Zachary Levi
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
Jane Lynch
Eric Stonestreet
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Will Forte
Colin Hanks
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series
LL Cool J Presenter of the award for Outstanding Variety Talk Series
Jaimie Alexander
Ben McKenzie
Introducers of Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series winner Reg E. Cathey
Reg E. Cathey Presenter of the award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Jamie Lee Curtis
Emma Roberts
Presenters of the awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
and Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Viola Davis Presenter of the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Tina Fey Presenter of the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Adrien Brody Presenter of the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Mel Brooks Presenter of the award for Outstanding Comedy Series
Tracy Morgan Presenter of the award for Outstanding Drama Series

Performers

Name(s)Performed
Andy Samberg
Will Forte
"I Watched Every Show!"
Eva Cassidy "Over the Rainbow"

In Memoriam

The In Memoriam segment featured the song "Over the Rainbow" by Eva Cassidy: [19]

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