It’s a particularly important year for comedy at the Emmy Awards this year with talk and sketch/variety shows finally getting their own separate categories, resulting in way more opportunities for sketch shows like Inside Amy Schumer and Key and Peele to get some recognition aside mainstays like SNL and The Daily Show. The full list of nominees was just announced including a drama nomination for Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul) as well as noms for Amy Schumer, Amy Poehler, Will Forte, Louis C.K., Key and Peele, and tons more. Here’s the complete list of comedy-related nominees:
Outstanding Comedy Series Louie Modern Family Parks and Recreation Silicon Valley Transparent Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Veep Outstanding Variety Talk Series The Colbert Report The Daily Show Jimmy Kimmel Live Last Week Tonight Late Show Tonight Show Outstanding Variety Sketch Series Drunk History Inside Amy Schumer Key and Peele Portlandia Saturday Night Live Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Anthony Anderson (Black-ish) Louis C.K. (Louie) Don Cheadle (House of Lies) Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) Matt LeBlanc (Episodes) William H. Macy (Shameless) Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) Lisa Kudrow (The Comeback) Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer) Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie) Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Andre Braugher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) Adam Driver (Girls) Keegan-Michael Key (Key and Peele) Ty Burrell (Modern Family) Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) Tony Hale (Veep) Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Niecy Nash (Getting On) Julie Bowen (Modern Family) Allison Janney (Mom) Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live) Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory) Gaby Hoffmann (Transparent) Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) Anna Chlumsky (Veep) Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Paul Giamatti (Inside Amy Schumer) Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live) Louis C.K. (Saturday Night Live) Mel Brooks (The Comedians) Bradley Whitford (Transparent) Jon Hamm (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Gaby Hoffmann (Girls) Pamela Adlon (Louie) Elizabeth Banks (Modern Family) Joan Cusack (Shameless) Christine Baranski (The Big Bang Theory) Tina Fey (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Louis C.K. (Louie) Mike Judge (Silicon Valley) Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The Last Man on Earth) Jill Soloway (Transparent) Armando Iannucci (Veep) Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik (Episodes) Louis C.K. (Louie) Alec Berg (Silicon Valley) Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) Jill Soloway (Transparent) Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche (Veep) Outstanding Animated Program Archer Bob’s Burgers Over the Garden Wall South Park The Simpsons Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series Inside Amy Schumer Key and Peele Last Week Tonight with John Oliver The Colbert Report The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Key and Peele Super Bowl Special Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: Brad Pitt Billy On The Street With First Lady Michelle Obama, Big Bird And Elena!!! Childrens Hospital Key & Peele Presents Van And Mike: The Ascension Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry Outstanding Interactive Program @midnight Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Saturday Night Live: SNL40 Talking Dead The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
The 2015 Emmys air on Sunday, September 20th on Fox with host Andy Samberg.