‘Game Of Thrones’, ‘Veep’, ‘People v OJ Simpson’ win at Emmys 2016 – see full winners list

'Sherlock', 'Girls', 'Downton Abbey' and 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver' also pick up awards

The Emmys – US TV’s most prestigious awards ceremony – took place on Sunday night (September 18) in Los Angeles, with Game Of Thrones, Veep and The People v OJ Simpson among the big winners on the night.

HBO’s Game Of Thrones took home Outstanding drama series for the second year in a row and broke the record (previously held by Frasier) for the most Emmys ever, picking up 12 on the night and making it 38 overall.

Veep, meanwhile, won Outstanding comedy series, while its star Julia Louis-Dreyfus was triumphant in the Outstanding lead actress in a comedy category.

The People v OJ Simpson won Outstanding limited series, plus Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or TV movie (Courtney B Vance), Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or a movie (Sarah Paulson) and Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie (Sterling K Brown).

Sherlock
, Girls, Downton Abbey and Last Week Tonight With John Oliver also picked up awards.

See the full list of major winners below.

Outstanding drama series: Game Of Thrones
Outstanding comedy series: Veep
Outstanding lead actor in a drama: Rami Malek, Mr Robot
Outstanding lead actress in a drama: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Outstanding lead actor in a comedy: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
Outstanding lead actress in a comedy: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or TV movie: Courtney B Vance, The People v OJ Simpson
Outstanding limited series: The People v OJ Simpson
Outstanding reality competition series: The Voice
Outstanding television movie: Sherlock: the Abominable Bride
Outstanding variety talk series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Outstanding variety sketch series: Key & Peele
Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series: Louie Anderson, Baskets
Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series: Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or a movie: Sarah Paulson, The People v OJ Simpson
Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie: Sterling K Brown, The People v OJ Simpson
Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series: Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or movie: Regina King, American Crime
Outstanding guest actor in a comedy series: Peter Scolari, Girls
Outstanding guest actress in a comedy series: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live