68th Emmy Awards: Game of Thrones Outstanding Drama Series – Facts You Need To Know
This is the 6th nomination for “Game Of Thrones” in the category of “Outstanding Drama Series” this year at 68th Emmy Awards.Advertisement
Game Of Thrones has previously won 35 Emmys in the past but only once for this particular category. Will it be able to recreate history once again?
“Game Of Thrones” is up against pros like “Better Call Saul” (AMC), “Downton Abbey” (PBS), “Homeland” (Showtime), “House Of Cards” (Netflix), “Mr. Robot” (USA), and “The Americans” (FX Network) this year, reports Emmys.
“Game Of Thrones” has been nominated for an array of other categories apart from “Outstanding Drama Series” this year, reports Emmys, 23 to be exact.
The show has already won nine Emmys this year at Creative Arts awards, namely, production design, stunt coordination, visual effects, picture editing, sound mixing, casting, non-prosthetic makeup, prosthetic makeup, and costumes.
“Game Of Thrones”
“Game Of Thrones” is a fantasy, epic drama on HBO whose plot revolves around the emperors of seven kingdoms in Westeros fighting for the Iron Throne and ultimate glory. It is based on a series of books by George R.R. Martin called “A Song Of Ice And Fire”.
The show has already completed six seasons and has a huge fan following not only in the United States but on a global scale.
According to Gold Derby, “Game Of Thrones” is the most favored by analysts to win in 4 categories at the Emmys main event. These are “Best Drama Series”, “Best Drama Directing”, “Best Drama Supporting Actor (Kit Harington)” and “Best Drama Supporting Actress (Lena Headey)”.
“Game Of Thrones” currently has 35 Emmys to its name, and with just 3 more wins, the show would surpass the record of “Frasier”, which holds a total of 37 Emmy awards – the most wins by any show in the history of the Emmys, reports The Telegraph.
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