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AMC GARNERS 24 EMMY® AWARD NOMINATIONS

THE NETWORK IS RECOGNIZED FOR “THE NIGHT MANAGER,” “BETTER CALL SAUL,” “THE WALKING DEAD,” “TALKING DEAD,” AND “FEAR THE WALKING DEAD: FLIGHT 462” 

AMC TIES THE RECORD FOR MOST CONSECUTIVE APPEARANCES BY A CABLE NETWORK IN THE OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES CATEGORY 

Los Angeles, CA – July 14, 2016 – The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced this morning the 68th Primetime Emmy® Award nominations, recognizing AMC with 24 nominations.

“Better Call Saul” received its second consecutive nomination for Outstanding Drama Series. With this nomination, AMC ties the record for most consecutive appearances for a cable network in this category (nine from 2008-2016). “Better Call Saul” received six additional nominations, including Bob Odenkirk for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series (his 2nd nomination in this category and 4th overall), Jonathan Banks for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series (his 4th nomination and 2nd consecutive for “Better Call Saul”) and nominations for Outstanding Sound Mixing For a Comedy or Drama Series; Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role; and two for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Single Drama Series (One-Hour).

“The Night Manager” received 12 total nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series. The series also garnered a 9th career nomination for Hugh Laurie for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie (his first in this category), as well as first-time nominations for Tom Hiddleston for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie, Olivia Colman for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie, Susanne Bier for Outstanding Directing In A Limited Series Or Movie, and David Farr for Outstanding Writing In A Limited Series Or Movie. Additionally, “The Night Manager” received nominations for Outstanding Casting For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special; Outstanding Main Title Design; Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music; Outstanding Music Composition For A Limited Series, Movie, Or Special (Original Dramatic Score); Outstanding Sound Editing For A Limited Series, Movie, Or Special; and Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Series Or Movie.

“The Walking Dead” received two nominations, including Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special and Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role.

“Talking Dead” once again received a nomination for Outstanding Interactive Program, its second consecutive nomination in this category.

Finally, “Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462” was honored with a nomination for Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series in the category’s inaugural year, as well as Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series for Michelle Ang.

“We are thrilled the Academy has recognized AMC and, more importantly, the creators, casts and crews of our shows, of whom we hold in high regard. We are honored to be in such esteemed company,” said Charlie Collier, president of AMC and SundanceTV.

Here is the complete list of nominations for AMC:

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Outstanding Limited Series

The Night Manager • AMC • Ink Factory

Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series

Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462 • AMC • AMC Studios

Troy Miller, Executive Producer

Dave Erickson, Executive Producer

David Wiener, Executive Producer

Tally Barr, Producer

Outstanding Interactive Program

Talking Dead • AMC • AMC Studios, Embassy Row

Michael Davies, Executive Producer

Brandon Monk, Executive Producer

Jen Patton, Executive Producer

Chris Hardwick, Host/Producer

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Better Call Saul • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie

The Night Manager • AMC • Ink Factory

Tom Hiddleston as Jonathan Pine

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Better Call Saul • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or A Movie

The Night Manager • AMC • Ink Factory

Hugh Laurie as Richard Roper

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or A Movie

The Night Manager • AMC • Ink Factory

Olivia Colman as Angela Burr

Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series

Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462 • AMC • AMC Studios

Michelle Ang as Alex

Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special

The Night Manager • AMC • Ink Factory

Susanne Bier, Directed By

Outstanding Writing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special

The Night Manager • AMC • Ink Factory

David Farr, Written By

Outstanding Casting For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special

The Night Manager • AMC • Ink Factory

Jina Jay, Casting Director

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series

Better Call Saul • Rebecca • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Kelley Dixon, Edited By

Better Call Saul • Nailed • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Kelley Dixon and Chris McCaleb, Edited By

Oustanding Main Title Design

The Night Manager • AMC • Ink Factory

Patrick Clair, Creative Director

Jeff Han, Designer

Paul Kim, Designer

Raoul Marks, Designer

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

The Walking Dead • No Way Out • AMC • AMC Studios, Stalwart Films, LLC, Skybound, Circle of Confusion, Valhalla Entertainment

Greg Nicotero, Special Effects Makeup Department Head

Jake Garber, Key Special Effects Makeup Artist

Garrett Immel, Special Effects Makeup Artist

Kerrin Jackson, Special Effects Makeup Artist

Kevin Wasner, Special Effects Makeup Artist

Gino Crognale, Special Effects Makeup Artist

Carey Jones, Special Effects Makeup Artist

Outstanding Music Composition For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special

The Night Manager • Episode 2 • AMC • Ink Factory

Victor Reyes, Music By

Outstanding Main Title Theme Music

The Night Manager • AMC • Ink Factory

Victor Reyes, Music By

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Limited Series Or Movie

The Night Manager • Episode 5 • AMC • Ink Factory

Adam Armitage, Sound Effects Editor

Alex Sawyer, Dialogue Editor

Peter Melemendjian, Dialogue Editor

Barnaby Smith, Foley Artist / Foley Editor

Howard Bargroff, Additional Sound Editing

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series(One Hour)

Better Call Saul • Klick • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Phillip W. Palmer, Production Sound Mixer

Larry Benjamin, Re-Recording Mixer

Kevin Valentine, Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Series Or Movie

The Night Manager • Episode 5 • AMC • Ink Factory

Howard Bargroff, Production Sound Mixer

Aitor Benguer, Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role

Better Call Saul • Fifi • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Bill Powloski, VFX Supervisor

Eric Chauvin, Matte Artist

Erin Kanoa, Digital Artist

The Walking Dead • No Way Out • AMC • AMC Studios, Stalwart Films, LLC, Circle of Confusion, Valhalla Entertainment

Victor Scalise, Visual Effects Supervisor

Matt Robken, Visual Effects Producer

Darrell Dean Pritchett, Special Effects Supervisor

David Alexander, CG Supervisor

Michael Crane, Compositing Supervisor

Chad Hudson, Visual Effects Producer

Staffan Linder, Visual Effects Supervisor

Aldo Ruggiero, Compositing Supervisor

Sean Ritchie, 3D Artist

About AMC

AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series with “Mad Men” in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before “Breaking Bad” won it in 2013 and 2014. The network’s series “The Walking Dead” is the highest-rated series in cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last four years.  AMC’s other current original drama series include “Better Call Saul,” “Hell on Wheels,” “Turn: Washington’s Spies,” “Halt and Catch Fire,” “Humans,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Into the Badlands, “The Night Manager,” “Preacher” and the forthcoming “Feed the Beast,” “The Son” and “The Terror.” AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like “Talking Dead,” “The Making of The Mob,” “Comic Book Men,” “Ride with Norman Reedus” and “The American West.” AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.

For More Information and Photos of the nominated series, visit AMC’s Press Website: http://press.amctv.com

For Video Clips from the nominated series, visit: https://app.box.com/s/nkw46cfpzagaeortik1hxs8lwhlc4m6j

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