Some of Britain's biggest stars are among this year's Emmy nominees

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Here is the list of nominees in the main categories at the 2016 Emmy Awards, which takes place in Los Angeles on Sunday (1am Monday BST).

:: Lead actor in a drama

Kyle Chandler - Bloodline

Rami Malek - Mr Robot

Bob Odenkirk - Better Call Saul

Actor Matthew Rhys (Matt Sayles/AP)
Actor Matthew Rhys (Matt Sayles/AP)

Matthew Rhys - The Americans

Liev Schreiber - Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey - House Of Cards

:: Lead actress in a drama

Claire Danes - Homeland

Viola Davis - How To Get Away With Murder

Viola Davis makes history on Emmy night
Viola Davis won outstanding actress in a drama series at the 2015 Emmys (Chris Pizzello/AP)

Taraji P. Henson - Empire

Tatiana Maslany - Orphan Black

Keri Russell - The Americans

Robin Wright - House Of Cards

:: Lead actor in a limited series or movie

Bryan Cranston - All The Way

Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Idris Elba - Luther

Idris Elba (Yui Mok/PA)
Idris Elba (Yui Mok/PA)

Cuba Gooding Jr - The People v O.J. Simpson

Tom Hiddleston - The Night Manager

Courtney B. Vance - The People v O.J. Simpson

:: Lead actress in a limited series or movie

Kirsten Dunst - Fargo

Felicity Huffman - American Crime

Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst (Jordan Strauss/Invision)

Audra McDonald - Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grille

Sarah Paulson - The People v. O.J. Simpson

Lili Taylor -American Crime

Kerry Washington - Confirmation

:: Lead actor in a comedy

Anthony Anderson - Black-ish

Aziz Ansari - Master Of None

Will Forte - Last Man On Earth

Jeffrey Tambor
Jeffrey Tambor is up for another Emmy (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

William H. Macy - Shameless

Thomas Middleditch - Silicon Valley

Jeffrey Tambor - Transparent

:: Lead actress in a comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep

Ellie Kemper - The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Jordan Strauss/Invision)

Tracee Ellis Ross - Black-ish

Laurie Metcalf - Getting On

Amy Schumer - Inside Amy Schumer

Lily Tomlin - Grace And Frankie

:: Comedy series

Black-ish

Master Of None

Modern Family

The cast of Modern Family (Jordan Strauss/AP)
The cast of Modern Family (Jordan Strauss/AP)

Silicon Valley

Transparent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Veep

:: Drama series

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Cast of Downton Abbey
Cast of Downton Abbey (Nick Briggs/ITV/PA)

Game Of Thrones

Homeland

House Of Cards

Mr Robot

:: Limited series

American Crime

Fargo

The Night Manager

Tom Hiddleston in The Night Manager (BBC/The Ink Factory/Des Willie)
Tom Hiddleston in The Night Manager (BBC/The Ink Factory/Des Willie)

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Roots

:: TV movie

All The Way

Confirmation

Luther

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

The first picture of Sherlock series 4 (BBC One)
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in Sherlock (BBC One)

A Very Murray Christmas

:: Supporting actor in a drama series

Jonathan Banks - Better Call Saul

Peter Dinklage - Game Of Thrones

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister (Helen Sloan/HBO)

Ben Mendelsohn - Bloodline

Kit Harington - Game Of Thrones

Michael Kelly - House Of Cards

Jon Voight - Ray Donovan

:: Supporting actress in a drama series

Maura Tierney - The Affair

Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey

Lena Headey - Game Of Thrones

Lena Headey (Jordan Strauss/Invision)
Lena Headey (Jordan Strauss/Invision)

Emilia Clarke - Game Of Thrones

Maisie Williams - Game Of Thrones

Constance Zimmer - UnREAL

:: Supporting actor in a limited series or movie

Jesse Plemons - Fargo

Bokeem Woodbine - Fargo

Hugh Laurie - The Night Manager

Hugh Laurie (Richard Shotwell/AP)
Hugh Laurie (Richard Shotwell/AP)

Sterling K. Brown - The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

David Schwimmer - The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

John Travolta - The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

:: Supporting actress in a limited series or movie

Melissa Leo - All The Way

Regina King - American Crime

Sarah Paulson - American Horror Story: Hotel

Kathy Bates - American Horror Story: Hotel

Actress Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates (Jordan Strauss/Invision/PA)

Jean Smart - Fargo

Olivia Colman - The Night Manager

:: Variety talk series

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

The Late Late Show With James Corden

The Late Late Show's James Corden (Jordan Strauss/AP/PA)
The Late Late Show's James Corden (Jordan Strauss/AP/PA)

Real Time With Bill Maher

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon