Louie Anderson Wins Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2016 Emmy Awards

Emmy Awards

The winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor, at the Emmy Awards, in a Comedy Series was Louie Anderson. He won the Emmy Award for the FX television show “Baskets.” The 68th annual Emmy Awards aired Sept. 18, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. EDT. According to ABC, Jimmy Kimmel is hosting this evening’s events from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. The awards went to programs that aired between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016.

Nominees were announced on July 14, 2016, in a ceremony hosted by the Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum and Anthony Anderson from the ABC television show “Black-ish.”

  • FX Network – “Baskets,” Louie Anderson as Christine Baskets
  • Fox – “Brooklynn Nine-Nine,” Andre Braugher as Captain Ray Holt
  • Comedy Central – “Key & Peele,” Keegan-Michael Key as Various characters
  • ABC – “Modern Family,” Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy
  • Netflix – “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” Titus Burgess as Titus Andromedon
  • HBO – “Veep,” Tony Hale as Gary Walsh
  • HBO – “Veep,” Matt Walsh as Mike McLintock

The excitement built as the audience waited for Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis-Ross to announce who was tonight’s first award winner. The winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series was Louie Anderson. He won the Emmy Award for the FX television show “Baskets.”

Written by Tracy Blake
Edited by Cathy Milne

Sources:

Emmys.com: 68th Emmy Awards Nominations
ABC Live Television: The 68th Emmy Awards

Image Courtesy of Melly Allen’s Flickr Page – Creative Commons License

Your Thoughts?