Flavorwire’s Official 2016 Emmy Awards Drinking Game


Another year, another Emmy Awards celebrating the best in television programming, and another drinking game to survive it all. The 68th annual awards takes place at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles and will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel — who didn’t play with Donald Trump’s hair, at least on camera. Game of Thrones dominates this year’s Emmys, but there are plenty of other top-notch nominees hoping to take home the gold. So fix yourself a drink, gather a few friends, and prepare to get boozy.

Take a drink whenever…

Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek flashes crazy eyes or stares blankly.

Viola Davis appears. She is the first black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, after all.

Claire Danes cries.

someone mispronounces Benadryl Bodysnatch’s name — or makes a similarly terrible joke. (It’s Beetlejuice Pumpkinpatch, right?)

someone confuses the nominees of American Ninja Warrior, American Crime, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, The Americans, and American Horror Story: Hotel.

Finish your drink if…

Cuba Gooding Jr., nominated for his role as O.J. Simpson, is wearing gloves. #fashiondont

someone calls Jeffrey Tambor “Moppa.” #TeamMoppa

you spot “Selina Meyer for President” signs in the audience.

James Corden wears his best Britney Spears.

George R. R. Martin spoils the next season of Game of Thrones (on Twitter or from the red carpet).

Do a shot if…

Tituss Burgess performs “Peeno Noir.”

Kevin Spacey does a Donald Trump impression as Francis Underwood.

The camera lingers on Idris Elba just a little bit longer than the other nominees. Also, fan self.

Someone confuses Larry David for Bernie Sanders.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler do anything.

Finish the bottle if…

Joanne The Scammer attends and is seated next to Bob Odenkirk. Hide your Rolex.

Outlander fans and Game of Thrones fans duke it out, because the former got robbed.

Someone performs “Heavy Boobs” from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Someone uses their Fargo accent during an acceptance speech.

Lily Tomlin does something outrageous. (We’re counting on her to shake things up.)