HBO RECEIVES 22 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS, THE MOST OF ANY NETWORK THIS YEAR
HBO received 22 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the 15th consecutive year in a row, in the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition.
HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:
- · 12 Emmys® for Game of Thrones, including: Outstanding Drama Series; Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Miguel Sapochnik); 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 Costumes for a Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series or Movie; Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series; Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic); Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Limited Series, Movie or Special; 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.
- · 3 Emmys® for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver including: Outstanding Variety Talk Series; Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series; and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming.
- · 3 Emmys® for Veep, including: Outstanding Comedy Series; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus); and Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series.
- · 1 Emmy® for Girls: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series(Peter Scolari).
- · 1 Emmy® for Jim: The James Foley Story: Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.
- · 1 Emmy® for Project Greenlight: Outstanding Picture Editing for an Unstructured Reality Program.
- · 1 Emmy® for Vice: Fighting ISIS: Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera)
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