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[07/14/16 - 12:15 PM]
FX Networks Receives Basic Cable Record 56 Emmy Award Nominations
This historic achievement was led by "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" and "Fargo," which with 22 and 18 nominations respectively received the second and third highest total number of nominations of any series.

[via press release from FX]

FX NETWORKS RECEIVES BASIC CABLE RECORD 56 EMMY(R) AWARD NOMINATIONS

Historic Haul Is the Second Highest Total of Any Network in 2016, And It Surpasses the Networks' Previous Record of 45 Nominations In 2014

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Fargo Receive the Second And Third Highest Total Nominations of Any Series With 22 and 18 Nominations Respectively, Including Outstanding Limited Series For Both

Finally! The Americans Scores 5 Nominations Including Best Drama As Well As Acting Nominations for Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Margo Martindale, and Writing Nominations for Showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields

Archer Nominated for Best Animated Program For Third Consecutive Year

Louie Anderson Nominated For Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Baskets.

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2016 - FX Networks today received 56 Primetime Emmy(R) Award nominations, setting a basic cable record for the highest total nominations in a single year by surpassing the previous record of 45 Emmy nominations set by FX Networks in 2014. In all, FX Networks received the second-highest total number of nominations of any network. This historic achievement was led by The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Fargo, which with 22 and 18 nominations respectively received the second and third highest total number of nominations of any series.

In the program categories, both The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Fargo were nominated for Outstanding Limited Series, while The Americans received its first-ever nomination for Outstanding Drama Series, and Archer was nominated for the third consecutive time for Outstanding Animated Program.

"Obviously this is a great day for FX Networks and the 56 nominations are a testament to the incredibly talented artists who make our shows," said John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions. "The People v. O.J. Simpson and Fargo excelled on every level and their dominance among limited series reflects the skill and artistry of their entire creative teams. It is also very gratifying to see Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Margo Martindale and everyone at The Americans recognized for their achievement, as well as the nominations for Archer and the amazing Louie Anderson of Baskets. I'd also like to congratulate our competitors on their successes and to express appreciation to the TV Academy and its voters for celebrating the full breadth of television's current diversity and ambition. This is an extraordinary time to be working in television."

In all, six FX series received Emmy recognition in 28 categories, including five of the six nominees for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie; all five nominees for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For a Limited Series or Movie; and four of the six nominees for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special

Leading the way for FX was The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which scored 22 nominations, the most of any limited series. Major nominations are Outstanding Limited Series, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Courtney B. Vance for lead actor in a limited series; Sarah Paulson for lead actress in a limited series; Sterling K. Brown, David Schwimmer and John Travolta for supporting actor in a limited series; Ryan Murphy, Anthony Hemingway and John Singleton for directing a limited series; Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, D.V. DeVincentis and Joe Robert Cole for writing; as well as nominations in the limited series category for cinematography, casting, costumes, single-camera picture editing, hairstyling, makeup, sound mixing and short form nonfiction or reality series.

Fargo, whose first installment received 18 Emmy nominations and won for Oustanding Miniseries, scored another 18 nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series and nominations in the limited series category for Kirsten Dunst for lead actress; Jesse Plemons and Bokeem Woodbine for supporting actor; Jean Smart for supporting actress; series creator Noah Hawley for writing and directing; Bob DeLaurentis for writing; as well as nominations for production design, casting, cinematography, single-camera picture editing, hairstyling, makeup, music composition, sound editing and sound mixing.

American Horror Story: Hotel received eight nominations, with both Sarah Paulson and Kathy Bates receiving nominations for supporting actress in a limited series; as well as nominations in the limited series category for production design, costumes, hairstyling, makeup, prosthetic makeup and sound editing.

The Americans received its first-ever nomination for Outstanding Drama Series, as well as first-ever lead actor nominations for Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys. Margo Martindale was nominated for the second consecutive year for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (she won in 2015), and showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields were nominated for writing for a drama series.

Archer was nominated for the third consecutive year for Outstanding Animated Program.

Louie Anderson, in a performance that was universally praised by critics everywhere, received an Emmy nomination for supporting actor in a comedy series for Baskets.

ABOUT FX NETWORKS

FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox, is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM and the video on-demand app FXNOW. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 91 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including The Americans, The Strain, Tyrant and the upcoming Taboo and Legion; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story and the upcoming Trust and Feud; acclaimed hit comedy series including the award-winning Louie, Archer, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Baskets and the upcoming Better Things and Atlanta. FX's roster of acquired hit series includes Two and a Half Men, How I Met Your Mother and Mike & Molly. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 79 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, You're the Worst and Man Seeking Woman. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history, the late night animated block Animation Domination, and acquired hit series such as In Living Color, Mad About You and Parks and Recreation. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 55 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), and contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films in the evening, as well as short-form award-winning original programming.





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· AMERICAN CRIME STORY (FX)
· AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX)
· AMERICANS, THE (FX)
· ARCHER (FXX)
· BASKETS (FX)
· FARGO (FX)





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