'Game Of Thrones' Becomes The Most Emmy-Awarded Drama In History

‘Game Of Thrones’ Blows Past The Record For Most Emmy-Awarded Drama In History

Game of Thrones earned its spot at the top last night when it became the most Emmy-awarded drama in Emmy history during the first night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony last night. The HBO drama received a total of 23 Emmy nominations this year. That’s more than any other television program. Here are all the awards for which Game of Thrones has received Emmy nominations (Creative Arts and otherwise) this year, as reported by Deadline.

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series — Game of Thrones has two nominations in this category.

  • Peter Dinklage for his role as Tyrion Lannister
  • Kit Harington for his role as Jon Snow

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series — Game of Thrones has three nominations in this category.

  • Lena Headey for her role as Cersei Lannister
  • Emilia Clarke for her role as Daenerys Targaryen
  • Maisie Williams for her role as Arya Stark

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series — Max von Sydow as The Three-Eyed Raven

Outstanding Interactive Program — Game of Thrones Main Titles 360 Experience

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series — Game of Thrones received two nominations for this category.

  • Miguel Sapochnik for “Battle of the Bastards”
  • Jack Bender for “The Door”

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series

Outstanding Costumes For A Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series Or Movie – for the “Winds of Winter” episode

Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Contemporary Or Fantasy Program (One Hour Or More)

Deborah Riley (Production Designer), Paul Ghirardani (Art Director), and Rob Cameron (Set Decorator) who worked on three Game of Thrones episodes — “Blood of My Blood,” “The Broken Man,” and “No One”

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series — Game of Thrones received two nominations in this category

  • “Battle of the Bastards” — Tim Porter, Editor
  • “Oathbreaker” — Katie Weiland, Editor

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series — for the “The Door” episode

Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) — for the “Battle of the Bastards” episode

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special — for the “The Door” episode

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series — for the “The Door” episode

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour) — for the “Battle of the Bastards” episode

Outstanding Special Visual Effects — for the “Battle of the Bastards” episode

Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Limited Series Or Movie

In last night’s Creative Arts Emmy Award Ceremony, Game of Thrones won in the following categories.

  • Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series
  • Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)
  • Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)
  • Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)
  • Outstanding Costumes For A Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series Or Movie
  • Outstanding Costumes For A Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series Or Movie
  • Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Limited Series Or Movie
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)

Last year, Game of Thrones was tied with television shows Hill Street Blues and The West Wing for the most awarded television drama. Both of those shows had a total of 26 Emmy awards.

Last night was the first of two nights of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony. The second portion of the ceremony will occur tonight. Game of Thrones’ nine wins last night beats its eight wins from last year. An edited version of the awards will be televised on FXX on Saturday, September 17, the night before the main ceremony on ABC, according to TV Guide. In the competition for several more Emmy’s in the main ceremony, the new record set by Game of Thrones this year will be tough to beat.

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