The 2016 Emmys: What time is it on; channel; live stream; nominees

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The Emmys - Five Fast Facts

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The award ceremony where television celebrates television – the Emmys – is set to air Sunday night.

There are plenty of new series and new faces up for the gold statues this year, but do they have a chance against tried and true winners like “Game of Thrones,” and “Veep.”

We'll have to tune in to see.

So how do you do that? Here is what  you need to know about the 68th annual Emmy Awards ceremony.

What time is the show?

The actual handing out of awards begins at 8 p.m. on ABC. A countdown to the Emmys comes on at 7 p.m. (ET). E! has a pre-show which begins at 4:30 p.m. (ET) and is hosted by Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy. Red carpet coverage begins at 6 p.m. (ET)

Who is the  host?

Jimmy Kimmel is the host of Sunday’s ceremony. It’s his second time.

Is it live-streamed?

Of course, It's  2016. Look for the live  stream via ABC's site. You must have a TV provider login. You can also catch it on ABC Go which will stream the red carpet and the show.

Can I watch it on my phone?

Again, it’s 2016. Download  the ABC App from iTunes or Google Play. Click on “live TV.”

Facebook will broadcast Emmy highlights Sunday during the show. You'll be able to watch via 360-video. Look for it on KimmelABC and the Emmys Facebook pages.

Any news about the In Memoriam segment?

A tribute to Garry Marshall will be featured in the In Memoriam section. Henry Winkler – who played Fonzie on Marshall’s “Happy Day” – will introduce the segment.

Who is presenting?

Here are a few stars that will be giving out the awards:

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler,  Kyle Chandler, Aziz Ansari, Bryan Cranston, James Corden, Larry David, Claire Danes, Kit Harington, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Chris Rock, Kiefer Sutherland, Tracee Ellis Ross, Keri Russell, Liev Schreiber, Jeffrey Tambor, Kerry Washington, Kristen Bell, Julie Bowen, Priyanka Chopra, Laverne Cox, America Ferrera, Matt LeBlanc, Joel McHale, Mandy Moore, Randall Park, Andy Samberg, Damon Wayans, Michael Weatherly, and Constance Wu.

Who is nominated?

Here are some of the nominees. (Click here for a complete list of nominees)

Outstanding Drama Series 

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

Outstanding Comedy Series 

  • Veep
  • Transparent
  • Modern Family
  • black-ish
  • Silicon Valley
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Master of None

Outstanding Drama Actor

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

Outstanding Drama Actress 

  • Robin Wright, House of Cards
  • Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder
  • Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
  • Claire Danes, Homeland
  • Taraji P. Henson, Empire
  • Keri Russell, The Americans

Oustanding Comedy Actor

  • Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
  • Anthony Anderson, black-ish
  • Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
  • Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
  • Aziz Ansari, Master of None
  • William H. Macy, Shameless

Outstanding Comedy Actress

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
  • Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Laurie Metcalf, Getting On
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish
  • Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Outstanding Limited Series 

  • The People v. O.J. Simpson
  • Fargo
  • American Crime
  • Roots
  • The Night Manager

Outstanding Reality Competition

  • The Voice
  • The Amazing Race
  • Top Chef
  • Project Runway
  • Dancing with the Stars
  • American Ninja Warrior

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