Primetime Emmy Awards 2015

Primetime Emmy Awards 2015

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015
Los Angeles
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The 67th Annual 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 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]

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

The 67th Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards ceremony was held on October 28, 2015 at Leows 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,[6][7] while Viola Davis became the first black woman in Emmy history to win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.[8][9]

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Viola Davis
American actress
bornAugust 11, 1965
St. Matthews, South Carolina, United States
Jeffrey Tambor
American actor
bornJuly 8, 1944
San Francisco, California, US
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Actress, comedian, producer
bornJanuary 13, 1961
New York City, New York, United States
Jon Hamm
Actor

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David A. J. "Andy" Samberg[2] (born August 18, 1978)[2] is an American actor and comedian. He is a member of the comedy group The Lonely Island and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live (2005–2012), where he and his fellow group members have been credited with popularizing the SNL Digital Shorts.[3]

Samberg has starred in films, such as Hot Rod (2007), I Love You, Man (2009), That's My Boy (2012), Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012), Hotel Transylvania (2012) and Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015). He currently stars in the workplace sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2014. He hosted the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2015.

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Olive Kitteridge is a 2014 four-hour miniseries based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Elizabeth Strout. Set in Maine,[1] the HBO miniseries features Frances McDormand as the title character, Richard Jenkins as Olive's loving husband Henry Kitteridge, Zoe Kazan as Denise Thibodeau, and Bill Murray as Jack Kennison.[2] The miniseries is divided into four parts, each depicting a certain point of time in the novel.[3]

Olive Kitteridge debuted in the United States on November 2, 2014, on the American premium TV network HBO, which aired the show's first two episodes back-to-back that evening; the third and fourth episodes aired back-to-back the following evening. The miniseries was shown in a similar format in the United Kingdom on Sky Atlantic, on December 14 and December 15, 2014.[4] It premiered in Australia on showcase from 13 January 2015.[5] At the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, the miniseries won eight awards including Outstanding Limited Series.

Notable Winner

Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965) is an American actress and producer.[1] After graduating from the Juilliard School in 1993, Davis began her career on stage and won an Obie Award in 1999 for her performance as Ruby McCollum in Everybody's Ruby. She played supporting and minor roles in several films and television series in the late 1990s and early 2000s, including the films Kate & Leopold (2001) and Far from Heaven (2002), and the television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2001, she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Tonya in the original production of King Hedley II.

Davis' film breakthrough came in 2008 when her supporting role in the drama Doubt earned her several nominations, including the Golden Globe, SAG, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Greater success came to Davis in the 2010s. She won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Rose Maxon in the revival of Fences.[2] For her lead role as a maid in 1950s America in the comedy-drama The Help (2011), she received nominations for the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and the Academy Award for Best Actress, and won a SAG Award.[3][4]

From 2014 onward, Davis began starring as the lawyer Annalise Keating on the ABC drama How to Get Away with Murder, and in 2015 she became the first black woman of any nationality, to win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.[5] The role also won her two SAG Awards in 2015 and 2016. In 2012, she was listed by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.[6] Davis and her husband, Julius Tennon, are the founders of the production company JuVee Productions. Davis has starred in their productions Lila & Eve (2015) and Custody (2016).[7]

Winners26

Presenters43

Outstanding Comedy Series Nominees7

Outstanding Drama Series Nominees7

Outstanding Variety Talk Series Nominees6

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series Nominees5

Outstanding Limited Series Nominees5

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Nominees6

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominees7

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominees6

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominees6

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominees6

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Nominees6

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Nominees5

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominees6

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nominees8

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominees6

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominees6

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Nominees5

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Nominees6

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Nominees5

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series Nominees3

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series Nominees6

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Nominees4

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Nominees6

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Nominees4

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series Nominees5

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special Nominees4

Microsoft Theater
The Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre L.A. Live) is a music and theatre venue in downtown Los Angeles, California at L.A. Live. The theatre auditorium seats 7,100 and holds one of the largest indoor stages in the United States.

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News Articles12

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New York Times  –  September 21, 2015
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slashfilm  –  September 21, 2015
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The News-Press  –  September 21, 2015
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Gossip & Gab  –  September 21, 2015
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2015 Primetime Emmy Awards Party List
Deadline Hollywood  –  September 18, 2015
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2015 Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announced
obsev.com  –  July 16, 2015
The 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced this morning and fan favorite 'Game of Thrones' was pretty much nominated in every category. The HBO hit show got 24 nominations total. None of the GOT cast members got an a nominations in the Lead ...
List: 2015 Primetime Emmy nominees
USA Today  –  July 16, 2015
(Photo: Beth Dubber) Nominees for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, airing Sept. 20 at 8 ET/PT on Fox: Drama series Better Call Saul (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) Game of Thrones (HBO) Homeland (Showtime) The big three television networks had no representatives ...
2015 Emmy Awards: 67th Primetime Emmy Award Nominations Announced
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Variety  –  July 16, 2015
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