HBO’s “Game of Thrones” bagged the highest number of nominations at the 68th Emmy awards that totaled up to 23, of which 15 nominations were secured at the Creative Arts Emmys. The tally is more than any other show.
The “Game of Thrones“ managed to bring the Emmy voters on its side in acclamation, winning 9 awards on Saturday for categories including outstanding casting in a drama series, outstanding production design for a narrative contemporary or fantasy program, 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, the Hollywood Reporter reported.
This year, the period drama series took home one more award than last year. The Creative Arts Emmys were distributed over two nights for the first time this year at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. The show will be aired on September 17.
The series still have one more chance to notch up more awards at the Primetime Emmy Awards that is scheduled to air on September 18.
According to a report by the New York Times, “Game of Thrones” took home nominations in several categories including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series.
Apart from the “Game of Thrones” that clearly dominated the Creative Arts Emmys, “American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson” also had a strong presence in the event. According to a report by the A.V. Club, it won several awards in categories that included Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Series Or Movie, Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Limited Series Or Movie, Outstanding Hairstyling For A Limited Series Or Movie, Outstanding Short Form Non-fiction Or Reality Series: Inside Look, and Outstanding Casting For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special.