Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor has been named Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his work as Maura Pfefferman character ransparent.
Watch Jeffrey Tambor Wins Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
nominees for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Ellie Kemper as Kimmy Schmidt on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
(Episode: “Kimmy Goes to a Hotel!”)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as President Selina Meyer on Veep (HBO)
Laurie Metcalf as Dr. Jenna James on Getting On (HBO)
(Episode: “Am I Still Me?”)
Tracee Ellis Ross as Dr. Rainbow “Bow” Johnson on Black-ish (ABC)
(Episode: “Sink or Swim”)
Amy Schumer as Amy on Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central)
(Episode: “Welcome to the Gun Show”)
Lily Tomlin as Frankie Bergstein on Grace and Frankie (Netflix)
(Episode: “The Test”)
About Emmy Awards 2016
The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will honor the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2015 until May 31, 2016, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, and will be broadcast in the U.S. by ABC. The ceremony will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. It was preceded by the 68th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which took place over two nights, September 10 and 11, at the Microsoft Theater.
The nominees were announced by Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham on July 14, 2016 live on the Emmy website. Game of Thrones received the most overall nominations that year with 23, and was also the most nominated drama series.