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Nominees for the 68th Emmy Awards announced

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Partial list of nominees for the annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

1. Outstanding Comedy Series: "black-ish," ''Master of None," ''Modern Family," ''Silicon Valley," ''Transparent," ''Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," ''Veep."

2. Outstanding Drama Series: "Better Call Saul," ''Downton Abbey," ''Game of Thrones," ''Homeland, "House of Cards," ''Mr. Robot," ''The Americans.

3. Actor, Drama Series: Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul"; Kyle Chandler, "Bloodline"; Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards"; Rami Malek, "Mr. Robot"; Live Schreiber, "Ray Donovan"; Matthew Rhys, "The Americans."

4. Actress, Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson, "Empire"; Claire Danes, "Homeland"; Robin Wright, "House of Cards"; Viola Davis, "How to Get Away With Murder"; Tatiana Maslany, "Orphan Black"; Keri Russell, "The Americans."

5. Actor, Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson, "black-ish"; Aziz Ansari, "Master of None"; William H. Macy, "Shameless"; Thomas Middleditch, "Silicon Valley," Will Forte, "The Last Man on Earth": Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent."

6. Actress, Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross, "black-ish"; Laurie Metcalf, "Getting On"; Lily Tomlin, "Grace and Frankie": Amy Schumer, "Inside Amy Schumer"; "Ellie Kemper, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"; Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep."

Associated Press writers Lynn Elber and Anthony McCartney contributed to these reports.

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