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The 2016 Timmys Television Awards

The 6th Annual Timmy Television Awards



The Timmys annually honor excellence in television from the previous season. This year we look at the great work form the 2015-16 season. Winners are in bold.



Best Comedy Series:
  • Veep - HBO
  • The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix
  • Mom - CBS
  • Mozart in the Jungle - Amazon
  • The Muppets - ABC
Best Drama Series:
  • The Good Wife - CBS
  • Bloodline - Netflix
  • American Crime - ABC
  • Penny Dreadful - Showtime
  • Fargo - FX
Best Actress in a Comedy Series:
  • Emmy Rossum - Shameless
  • Rashida Jones - Angie Tribeca
  • Anna Faris - Mom
  • Ellie Kemper - The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Rachel Bloom- Crazy Ex- Girlfriend
  • Sutton Foster - Younger
Best Actor in a Comedy Series:
  • William H. Macy - Shameless
  • Gael Garcia Bernal - Mozart in the Jungle
  • Aziz Ansari - Master of None
  • Rob Lowe - The Grinder
  • Fred Savage - The Grinder
  • Chris Messina - The Mindy Project
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
  • Mayim Bialik - The Big Bang Theory
  • Allison Janney - Mom
  • Bernadette Peters - Mozart in the Jungle
  • Anna Chulmsky - Veep
  • Jane Krakowski - The Unbreakable Kimmy Schimdt
  • Kaley Cuoco - The Big Bang Theory
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
  • Tony Hale - Veep
  • Sam Richardson - Veep
  • Sam Elliot - The Ranch
  • Gary Cole - Veep
  • Reid Scott - Veep
  • Matt Walsh - Veep
Best Actress in a Drama Series:
  • Tea Leoni - Madam Secretary
  • Eva Green - Penny Dreadful
  • Kirsten Dunst - Fargo
  • Julianna Marguiles - The Good Wife
  • Rachel McAdams - True Detective
  • Felicity Huffman - American Crime
Best Actor in a Drama Series:

  • Liev Schreiber - Ray Donovan
  • Kyle Chandler - Bloodline
  • Justin Theroux - The Leftovers
  • James Spader - The Blacklist
  • Timothy Hutton - American Crime
  • Patrick Wilson - Fargo
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:

  • Sissy Spacek - Bloodline
  • Linda Cardellini - Bloodline
  • Andrea Risenborough - Bloodline
  • Kathy Bates - American Horror Story
  • Calista Flockhart - Supergirl
  • Bebe Neuwirth- Madam Secretary            
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
  • Nick Offerman - Fargo
  • Norbert Leo Butz - Bloodline
  • Oliver Platt - Chicago Med
  • Jon Voight - Ray Donovan
  • Alan Cumming - The Good Wife
  • Enrique Murciano - Bloodline
Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series:
  • Judy Greer - Mom
  • Ellen Burstyn - Mom
  • Amy Sedaris - The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • William Fitchner - Mom
  • Emily Osment - Mom
  • Bob Newhart - The Big Bang Theory
Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series:
  • Beau Bridges - Bloodline
  • Margo Martindale - The Good Wife
  • Katie Holmes - Ray Donovan
  • Andy Karl - Law and Order: SVU
  • Christine Lahti - The Blacklist
Best Writing for a Comedy Series:
  • Veep ("Morning After") - David Mandel
  • Mom ("Mahjong Sally and the Ecstasy") - Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Warren Bell, Alissa Neubauer and Susan McMartin
  • Fresh Off the Boat ("Jessica Place") - Abbey Caldwell
  • The Muppets ("Pilot") - Bill Prady and Bob Kushell
  • The Muppets ("Swine Song") - Gregg Mettler & Emily Wilson
Best Directing for a Comedy Series:
  • Mom ("Atticus Finch and the Downtrodden") - James Widdoes
  • The Big Bang Theory ("The Platonic Permutation" -The Big Bang Theory 
  • The Muppets ("Pilot") - Randall Einhorn
  • The Muppets ("Going, Going, Gonzo") - Randall Einhorn
  • The Muppets ("Little Green Lie") - Bill Barretta
Best Writing for a Drama Series:
  • The Americans ("Glanders") - Joe Fields and Joe Weisberg
  • Bloodline ("Part 23") - David Manson and Glenn Kessler
  • The Good Wife ("End") - Robert King and Michelle King
  • American Crime ("Season Two: Episode Seven") - John Ridley
  • Madam Secretary ("Russian Roulette") - Barbra Hall
Best Directing for a Drama Series:
  • Madam Secretary ("The Show Must Go On") - Morgan Freeman
  • Bloodline ("Part 14') - Daniel Zelman
  • American Crime ("Season Two: Episode Eight") - Kimberly Peirce
  • Fargo ("The Castle") - Adam Arkin
  • Vinyl ("Pilot") - Martin Scorsese
Best Miniseries:
  • Show Me a Hero - HBO
  • Madoff - ABC
  • Saints & Strangers - National Geographic
  • The People vs. OJ Simpson - FX
  • Roots - History
Best Television Movie;
  • The Wiz Live! - NBC
  • Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors - NBC
  • Manson's Lost Girls - Lifetime
  • A Very Murray Christmas - Netflix
  • All the Way - HBO
  • Murder, She Baked: A Deadly Recipe - Hallmark Movies and Mysteries
Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie:
  • Audra McDonald - Lady Day At Emerson's Bar and Grill
  • Anika Noni Rose - Roots
  • Alyvia Alyn Lind - Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors
  • Shanice Williams - The Wiz Live!
  • Alison Sweeney - Murder, She Baked: A Deadly Recipe
  • Brooke Shields - Flower Shop Mystery: Dearly Depotted
Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie:
  • Oscar Issac - Show Me a Hero
  • Bryan Cranston - All the Way
  • Bill Murray - A Very Murray Christmas
  • Richard Dreyfuss - Madoff
  • James Franco - 11.22.63.
  • Courtney B. Vance - The People vs. OJ Simpson
Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie:
  • Mary J. Blige - The Wiz Live!
  • Jennifer Nettles - Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors
  • Queen Latifah - The Wiz Live!
  • Winona Ryder - Show Me a Hero
  • Debbi Morgan - Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart
  • Marilu Henner - One Corpse, Three Bedrooms: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery 
Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie:
  • David Allen Grier - The Wiz Live!
  • Ne-Yo - The Wiz Live!
  • Beau Bridges - Flower Shop Mystery: Dearly Depotted
  • John Travolta - The People vs. OJ Simpson
  • Nathan lane - The People vs. OJ Simpson
  • Anthony Mackie - All the Way


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