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Game of Thrones dominates Emmys with 12 awards, breaks record

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 19, 2016, 12:59 pm IST
Updated Sep 19, 2016, 1:38 pm IST
It won the award for outstanding drama series and won 12 awards in total, out of 24.
'Game of Thrones' has completed six seasons till now.
 'Game of Thrones' has completed six seasons till now.

Mumbai: ‘Game of Thrones’, also popular in India, dominated proceedings at the Emmy Awards held on Sunday night. The show won the award for the outstanding drama series and managed to win 12 awards in total, out of 24 award categories. The show has thus created a record for the most number of awards won by one particular show, which was held by ‘Frasier’ with 37 Emmys till now.

The series had also won the award for best drama last year and this just goes on to show the popularity of the show worldwide. There was there special mention for its popular episode The Battle of the Bastards which won awards for its writing and directing.

 

‘Veep’ also had a good day, winning outstanding comedy series award for the second year in a row while the show ‘The People v OJ Simpson’ also did well winning award for outstanding limited series award among others.

Here is the list of some of the winners in the main categories of awards:

Outstanding drama series

 Winner: Game of Thrones

Outstanding comedy series

Winner: Veep

Outstanding limited series

Winner: The People v OJ Simpson

Best television movie

Winner: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

 

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

Winner: Rami Malek - Mr Robot

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

Winner: Tatiana Maslany - Orphan Black

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

Winner: Jeffrey Tambor - Transparent

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep

Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie

Winner: Courtney B Vance - The People v OJ Simpson

Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie

Winner: Sarah Paulson - The People v OJ Simpson

 

Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series

Winner: Louie Anderson - Baskets

Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series

Winner: Kate McKinnon - Saturday Night Live

Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series

Winner: Ben Mendelsohn - Bloodline

Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Winner: Dame Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey

Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie

Winner: Sterling K Brown - The People v OJ Simpson

Outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or movie

Winner: Regina King - American Crime

 

Outstanding television movie

Winner: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Outstanding reality competition series

Winner: The Voice

Outstanding variety talk series

Winner: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

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