HBO MAKES HISTORY WITH 44 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS, THE MOST OF ANY NETWORK THIS YEAR; GAME OF THRONES LEADS PROGRAMMING WITH RECORD BREAKING 12 EMMYS®
HBO broke records this past Sunday at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition with an outstanding 44 wins, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Comedy Series. For the 14th year in a row, HBO received the most wins of any other network, and the most in HBO history. The global phenomenon, Game of Thrones led all programming with 12 Emmys®, a record for a series in one year since 2000; while the miniseries Olive Kitteridge received 8 Emmys®, the second-most of any program this year.
HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:
8 Emmys® for Olive Kitteridge, including Outstanding Miniseries; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (Richard Jenkins); Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Francis McDormand); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (Bill Murray); Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special.
5 Emmys® for Veep, including Outstanding Comedy Series; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale); Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series.
2 Emmys® for Boardwalk Empire, for: Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series and Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program.
2 Emmys® for The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, for: Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Program and Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series.
2 Emmys® for Silicon Valley, for: Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program.
1 Emmy® for MAX’s The Knick: Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program.
1 Emmy® for Mad Men: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Jon Hamm)
Viewers can enjoy past seasons of Game of Thrones, Olive Kitteridge, Veep, Boardwalk Empire, Silicon Valley, The Knick and Mad Men, as well as the original HBO film, Bessie via HBO GO. Visit www.hbogola.com or download the app for your mobile device (with iOS or Android) or on Xbox 360 (for Xbox Live users), for subscribers of the HBO/MAX package with participating cable and satellite operators.
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, will premiere its six part docu-series on Monday, October 5th in the Caribbean. Citizenfour will also premiere on Monday, October 5th in the region.
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