Game of Thrones Wins Big at the Emmys

The 67th Emmy Awards were held tonight, and Game of Thrones took home the house.  Game of Thrones was nominated for four Emmys, and took home four of them.  Last week during the Creative Art Emmys, Game of Thrones took home an additional 8 Emmy awards.  All of this bringing their Emmy award total to 12, beating out The West Wing, in 2000, for the most Emmy wins.  

Game of Thrones won the following Emmy awards:

  • Outstanding Drama Series
  • Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series - Davis Nutter for "Mother's Mercy"
  • Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - David Benioff and D.B. Weiss for "Mother's Mercy"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Peter Dinklage

And for Game of Thrones achievements during the Creative Art Emmys:

  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects - "The Dance of Dragons"
  • Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series - "Mother's Mercy"
  • Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program - Deborah Riley, Production Designer - "High Sparrow"
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series - "The Dance of Dragons"
  • Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series - Casting Directors Nina Gold, Robert Sterne, and Carla Stronge
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series - "Hardhome"
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series - "Hardhome"
  • Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie - Rowley Irlam, Stunt Coordinator 

Congratulations to everyone involved with the creation of Game of Thrones!