The official list of nominees for this year's Emmys has just been announced. Honouring the best in US primetime television, the 68th Emmy Awards are set to see Game of Thrones, House of Cards, Modern Family and Fargo, as well as leading actors and actresses Kirsten Dunst, Kevin Spacey, Kerry Washington, Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson and American-Egyptian actor Rami Malek, hoping to achieve an Emmy nod. Take a look at the list of categories and their nominees here:

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Downton Abbey
The Americans
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Better Call Saul
Mr. Robot
Homeland

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

Modern Family
Vice-President
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Obvious
Blackish

BEST MINI-SERIES

An American Crime
Roots
Night Administrator
Crime in America
Fargo

BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Kyle Chandler, Pedigree
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys, Americans
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Anthony Anderson, Blackish
Aziz Ansari, Master is Not All-Rounder
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
William H. Macy, Shameless
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
Jeffrey Tambor, Obvious

BEST 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

BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Vice-President
Laurie Metcalf, Getting On
Tracee Ellis Ross, Blackish
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Franky

BEST ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR TV MOVIE

Bryan Cranston, Until the Very End
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock
Idris Elba, Luther
Cube Gooding Jr., An American Crime
Tom Hiddleston, Night Administrator
Courtney B. Vance, An American Crime

BEST ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR TV MOVIE

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Felicity Huffman, Crime in American
Sarah Paulson, An American Crime
Lili Taylor, Crime in America
Kerry Washington, Confirmation

The 2016 Emmy Awards will be held on September 18, 2016, in Los Angeles.