Game of Thrones triumphs at the Emmys

The team of Game of Thrones collecting one of the prizes

The epic series based on the books by George RR Martin is made with 12 statuettes in the 68th edition of the awards. With a total of 38 awards Game of Thrones becomes the most awarded saga in the history of the awards.

It was expected. One more time Game of Thrones triumphs at the latest edition of the Emmy Awards. The sixth season of the HBO series that has hooked millions of viewers has won the awards for the best drama series, the best script and the best direction. Nine more technical awards (Creative Arts Emmy) are added to these awards. Total Game of Thrones It had 23 nominations of which it has made 12. With these numbers it becomes the most awarded saga in the history of the awards after having surpassed Fraiser.

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The epic series based on the books by George RR Martin has been racking up accolades for years. Last year he obtained 12 statuettes and this time he has equaled his record; another 12, thus beating Better Call Saul, Mr. Robot, House of Cards, Homeland, Downtown Abbey and The Americans who were also competing for the award for the best series. A total of 38 awards in the latest editions of the most important awards for television make Game of Thrones one of the biggest hits on the screen.

The HBO production was planted at the ceremony with great optimism after obtaining nine awards at the Creative Emmy Awards (technical categories), where it won awards such as best makeup, best visual effects or best casting, among others. If you have to put some but to Game of Thrones the thing is none have been taken in the interpretive categories, despite being nominated in supporting roles actors Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke and Maisie Williams. “We are here because George RR Martin created the world in which we now all live and act,” noted producer DB Weiss. The cast and crew of the series will return to Belfast to begin filming for the seventh, and probably last, season of the series. that makes fantasy and epic the hook of many. “If you haven’t been riding a dragon, there’s nothing to do at these awards,” joked comedian Jimmy Fallon.

Behind of Game of Thrones, the series with the most nominations are The People v O.J. Simpson and Fargo, which received 22 and 18 mentions, respectively. In the field of comedy, the political jokes of Veep repeat award for best comedy versus Black-ish, Master of None, Modern Family, Silicon Valley, Transparent and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, protagonist of Veep, won her fifth consecutive award for best comic actress. He faced Ellie Kemper in the duel for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a Laurie Metcalf por Getting On, a Tracee Ellis Ross por Blackish, a Amy Schumer por Inside Amy Schumer and Lily Tomlin for Grace and Frankie.

Actors like Remi Malek from Mr. Robot, Tatiana Maslany de Orphan Back and Ben Mendelsohn from Bloodline they took their interpretive awards leaving veterans like Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright and Kit Harington off the list. The protagonist of Mr. Robot He reflected on his work when he picked up the statuette: “I play a young man who is, like many of us, deeply alienated. And unfortunately I’m not sure how many of us would want to hang out with a boy like Elliot. But I’m here to honor ‘the Elliots’, right? “He said. The jokes of the host of the gala, Jimmy Kimmel revolved around inequality and diversity in Hollywood and the Republican candidate for the White House Donald Trump, of whom he recalled that his popularity began with the reality-show The Apprentice.

Winners and nominees in the main categories of the Emmy Awards 2016:

Best Drama Series

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

Best Comedy Series

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

Best miniseries

American Crime
Fargo
Infiltration
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Roots

Best TV movie

All the Way
Confirmation
Luther
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
A Very Murray Christmas

Best Leading Actor in a Drama

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

Best Leading Actress in a Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to defend a murderer
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Keri Russell, The Americans
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Leading Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Bryan Cranston, All the Way
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Idris Elba, Luther
Courtney B. Vance, The People vs. O.J. Simpson
Cuba Gooding Jr., The People vs. O.J. Simpson
Tom Hiddleston, Infiltration

Best Leading Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grille
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Best Leading Actor in a Comedy

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Will Forte, The last man on earth
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
William H. Macy, Shameless
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley

Best Leading Actress in a Comedy

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

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Louie Anderson, Baskets
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tony Hale, Veep
Matt Walsh, Veep

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Kit Harington, Game of Thrones
Michael Kelly, House of Cards
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Jesse Plemons, Fargo
Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo
Hugh Laurie, Infiltration
Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
David Schwimmer, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Supporting Actress in Comedy

Niecy Nash, Getting On
Allison Janney, Mom
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Judith Light, Transparent
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama

Maura Tierney, The Affair
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones
Constance Zimmer, UnREAL

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Melissa Leo, All The Way
Regina King, American Crime
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel
Jean Smart, Fargo
Olivia Colman, Infiltration

Best Comedy Directing

Aziz Ansari, Master Of None
Alec Berg, Silicon Valley
Mike Judge, Silicon Valley
Jill Soloway, Transparent
Dave Mandel, Veep
Chris Addison, Veep
Dale Stern, Veep

Best Drama Direction

Michael Engler, Downton Abbey
Miguel Sapochnik, Game of Thrones
Jack Bender, Game of Thrones
Lesli Linka Glatter, Homeland
Steven Soderbergh, The Knick
David Hollander, Ray Donovan

Directing a miniseries or movie for television

Jay Roach, All The Way
Noah Hawley, Fargo
Susanne Bier, Infiltration
Ryan Murphy, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Anthony Hemingway, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
John Singleton, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Variety Special Direction

Beth McCarthy-Miller, Adele Live In New York City
Chris Rock, Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo
Louis J. Horvitz, 58th Grammy Awards
Thomas Kail, Alex Rudzinski, Grease: Live
Glenn Weiss, The Kennedy Center Honors
Kahlil Joseph, Beyoncé Knowles Carter, Lemonade

Best Talk Show

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
The Late Late Show With James Corden
Real Time With Bill Maher
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Best Sketch Program

Documentary Now!
Drunk History
Inside Amy Schumer
Key & Peele
Portlandia
Saturday Night Live

Best reality show

The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Dancing With The Stars
The Voice
Project Runway
Top chef

Best Comedy Screenplay

Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe
Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang, Master Of None
Dan O’Keefe Silicon Valley
Alec Berg, Silicon Valley
David Mandel, Veep
Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck, Veep

Best Drama Screenplay

Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg, The Americans
Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Game of Thrones
Robert King, Michelle King, The Good Wife
Sam Esmail, Mr. Robot
Marti Noxon, Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, UnREAL

Best Screenplay for a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Bob DeLaurentis, Fargo
Noah Hawley, Fargo
David Farr, Infiltration
Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
505 DeVincentis The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Joe Robert Cole, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Variety Show Script

Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo
John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid
Patton Oswalt: Talking For Clapping
Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted
Triumph’s Election Special 2016

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Game of Thrones triumphs at the Emmys