Game of Thrones Breaks Emmy Record For Most Wins

grrm emmyGRRM got the best birthday present ever as he witnessed Game of Thrones breaking an all-time Emmy record for most wins (12) for a show in a single year. Earlier record was held by West Wing that won 9 awards in 2000.

dnd emmyGame of Thrones won the Outstanding Drama Series award and showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss also won the award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, for the Season 5 finale Mother’s Mercy.
joffrey clappingVeteran GOT director David Nutter won his second Outstanding Direction for a Drama Series award. Show also won 8 creative Emmys last week.

01Peter Dinklage also won his second Emmy in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category. Excerpts from his speech:

“I wasn’t prepared at all. I was even chewing. The other actors in my category – I’m awed. We’re only as good as our writers, and we have the greatest writers. Lena Headey – you’re my inspiration, my scene partner. And our cast – which is thousands of people!”

peter dinklage second emmy

For complete list of Emmy Winners, click here.

After Party Pics- click here.

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