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And the 2016 Emmy Nominees Are….

Television’s biggest night of the year is only two months away and anticipation is building as the Emmy nominees were announced this morning. Good news, all your favorite Jewish shows and actors were nominated!

Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent”), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”) and even Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” all got nods. Joining them is funny woman Amy Schumer (our favorite!) for season four of Comedy Central’s “Inside Amy Schumer” and Liev Schreiber for “Ray Donovan.”

What we wouldn’t give for one of the “Game of Thrones” dragons to be Jewish, they would pick up every award!

Read the full list of nominees below and tune in September 18 for the glitz and glamour:

Drama Series

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr. Robot

Comedy Series

Black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Veep

Transparent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Limited Series

American Crime

Fargo

The Night Manager

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

Roots

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

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

Idris Elba, Luther

Cuba Gooding Jr., The People v O.J.: American Crime Story

Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager

Courtney B. Vance, The People v O.J.: American Crime Story

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Kirsten Dunst

Felicity Huffman

Audra McDonald

Sarah Paulson

Lili Taylor

Kerry Washington

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Aziz Ansari, Master of None

Will Forte, Last Man on Earth

William H. Macy, Shameless

Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Laurie Metcalf, Getting On

Tracee Ellis Ross, Blackish

Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Kirsten Dunst

Felicity Huffman

Audra McDonald

Sarah Paulson

Lili Taylor

Kerry Washington

Variety Talk Series

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

The Late Late Show With James Cordon

Real Time With Bill Maher

Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

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