Game of Thrones breaks record at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016

Game of Thrones has broken the record for the highest number of the 68yh Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 won by any fictional series. This HBO fantasy drama television series could make film television history at the Emmys, where a host of a British talent has been recognised with nominations. 

Game of Thrones breaks record at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016

Game of Thrones Emmy Awards 2016

In the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 ceremony, the total awards number of Game of Thrones now stands at 38, which means it has beaten Frasier's previous record of 37. The HBO series is now the most decorated drama series in Emmy awards' history - the overall record is held by Saturday Night Live, which has won 44.

Game Of Thrones stars are also up for awards

Speaking of Game of Thrones Emmy Awards, Game of Thrones received many nominations and awards recognizing various different aspects of the series from directing, writing, cast, visual effect to overall quality. Kit Harington and Peter Dinklage are nominated for best supporting actor in a drama series, while Maisie Williams, Lena Headey and Emilia Clarke are nominated for best supporting actress in a drama series.

Welsh actor Matthew Rhys is in contention for the best drama actor award for his role as a KGB spy in The Americans. Meanwhile, Dame Maggie Smith is up for best supporting actress in a drama series for her performance in Downton Abbey.

Tom will compete for the best lead actor in a limited series award against Idris, who is nominated for Luther, and Benedict, who has been recognised for Sherlock. Bryan Cranston is also nominated for his role as former US president Lyndon B Johnson in Sky Atlantic’s film All The Way.

Game of Thrones breaks record at Emmy Awards 2016

 Game of Thrones to be the most nominated drama series at Emmy Awards 2016

Outstanding Drama Series

Game of Thrones (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister on Game of Thrones (Episode: "No One") (HBO)

Kit Harington as Jon Snow on Game of Thrones (Episode: "Battle of the Bastards") (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones (Episode: "Book of the Stranger") (HBO)

Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister on Game of Thrones (Episode: "The Winds of Winter") (HBO)

Maura Tierney as Helen Solloway on The Affair (Episode: "204") (Showtime)

Maisie Williams as Arya Stark on Game of Thrones (Episode: "No One") (HBO)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Game of Thrones (Episode: "Battle of the Bastards"), Directed by Miguel Sapochnik (HBO)

Game of Thrones (Episode: "The Door"), Directed by Jack Bender (HBO)

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Game of Thrones (Episode: "Battle of the Bastards"), Written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss (HBO)

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