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2016 Emmy nominations announced this morning

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The 2016 Emmy nominations were announced this morning in Los Angeles. 

Lauren Graham from 'Gilmore Girls' and Anthony Anderson from the series 'Black-ish' read the list of nominees. 

The HBO series 'Game of Thrones' led the way with 23 nominations including best drama. 

But the limited-series 'The People Versus O.J. Simpson' wasn't far behind with 22 nods from the academy. 

On the comedy side - 'Veep' will get a second opportunity to win best comedy while 'Black-ish' also received a nomination for best comedy. 

And the two lead actors in the series - Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross also received nominations for best actor and best actress in a comedy.

'The Americans' also got a nod for best drama and its two lead actors Matthew Rhys and Kerri Russsell also received nominations for lead actors and actress in a drama.

Again this year, the Emmy's are being hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and will be presented on September 18. 

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