HBO Dominates The Emmys

HBO received 43 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the 14th year in a row, and the most in HBO history, in the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition. “Game of Thrones” led all programming with 12 Emmys®, a record for a series in one year, while “Olive Kitteridge” received 8 Emmys®, the second-most of any program this year.

HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:

12 Emmys® for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Drama Series; Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage); Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (David Nutter); Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss); Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More); Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series; Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series; Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic); Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series; Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour); Outstanding Special Visual Effects; and Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie.

8 Emmys® for “Olive Kitteridge,” including Outstanding Limited Series; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (Richard Jenkins); Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie (Frances McDormand); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (Bill Murray); Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Lisa Cholodenko); Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Jane Anderson); Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special; and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or a Movie.

5 Emmys® for “Veep”: Outstanding Comedy Series; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale); Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche); and Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series.

4 Emmys® for “Bessie,” including Outstanding Television Movie; Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie; Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score); and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a Movie.

3 Emmys® for “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special; Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney); and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney).

2 Emmys® for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program (One Hour or More) and Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie.

2 Emmys® for “Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways,” including Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera) and Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera).

2 Emmys® for “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series and Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming.

2 Emmys® for “Silicon Valley,” including Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour Or Less) and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series.

1 Emmy® for “Alan Alda and the Actor Within You: A YoungArts Masterclass”: Outstanding Children’s Program.

1 Emmy® for “Citizenfour”: Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.

1 Emmy® for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”: Outstanding Interactive Program.

In addition, the CINEMAX series “The Knick” received 1 Emmy®, for Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program (One Hour or More).

Source: HBO Media

Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
As the founder of Monkeys Fighting Robots, I'm currently training for my next job as an astronaut cowboy. Reformed hockey goon, comic book store owner, video store clerk, an extra in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' 'Welcome Back Freshman,' and for one special day, I was a Ghostbuster.

What do you think?

11,106FansLike
6,511FollowersFollow
17,537FollowersFollow