68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards event held on September 18, for the year 2016. The HBO’s blockbuster series and the Fantasy Drama Game of Thrones once again grabs three awards in this year. With this, wins Game of Thrones (GoT) has reached another milestone, the total lifetime awards of 38 and stands at the top for winning the most awards at Emmy.
Game of Thrones has received the award for the Outstanding Drama Series and the Executive Producers David Benioff, and DB Weiss accept the prize.
Surprises don’t stop coming for Game of Thrones. This show won 12 Awards at Emmy in this year which includes awards for best writing in a drama series, best directing in a drama series and best drama, etc. out of 23 nominations.
While the Game of Thrones lost in the drama acting categories, it took home best drama for the second time consecutively. Other shows up for the best drama were also awarded on Sunday included The Americans, House of Cards, Downton Abbey, Better Call Saul, Mr. Robot, and Homeland.
Some awardees expressed their feelings on achieving this award in Emmy. “I’d also like to take this opportunity to apologize for the current political climate personally,” said Julia-Louis Dreyfus, after winning a record fifth straight Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy.
Check out the complete winners list at the Primetime Emmy Awards 2016.
Complete Winners List Primetime Emmy Awards 2016:
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 actress in a comedy : Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Outstanding lead actor in a comedy : Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
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 talks 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: American Crime Story
Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie: Sterling K Brown, The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
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