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Emmy Awards 2016: Game Of Thrones Creates Emmys History

By Entertainment Mela News Network / Published on Monday, 19 Sep 2016 07:00 AM / No Comments

emmy awards-04It was a night of surprises at the 68th Annual Emmy Awards, with a slew of first-time winners and upsets across multiple categories. The show kicked off with host Jimmy Kimmel trying to get a ride to the show any way he can.

As for the awards, it was a night of surprises, with Black-ish stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross handing out the first statuette of the night for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series to Baskets star Louie Anderson, who plays a woman in the FX Series.

Game Of Thrones creators David Benoiff and D.B. Weiss brought in the first award of the night for the hit HBO series for writing the climactic Battle Of The Bastards episode from the most recent season and walked away with 12. The HBO fantasy drama triumphed in three categories at the prestigious ceremony, including Outstanding Drama Series.

The show’s total number of awards now stands at 38, which means it has beaten Frasier’s previous record of 37.

Here is the complete list of the 68th Annual Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Winners:
Drama Series: Game Of Thrones (HBO)
Comedy Series: Veep (HBO)
Mini-Series Or Movie: The People V. O. J. Simpson (FX)
TV Movie: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece – PBS)
Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver – HBO)
Variety Sketch Series: Key & Peele (Comedy Central)
Actress In A Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
Actor In A Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)
Actress In A Drama Series: Tatiana Mislay (Orphan Black)
Actor In A Drama Series: Rami Malek (Mr. Robot)
Reality Host: RuPaul Charles (RuPaul’s Drag Race – Logo)
Reality Competition Program: The Voice (NBC)
Supporting Actress In A Drama: Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)
Supporting Actor In A Drama: Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline)
Supporting Actress In A Comedy: Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)
Supporting Actor In A Comedy: Louie Anderson (Baskets)
Supporting Actress In A Mini-Series Or Movie: Regina King (American Crime)
Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie: Sterling K. Brown (The People V. O. J. Simpson)emmy awards-06Guest Actress In A Drama Series: Margo Martindale (The Americans)
Guest Actor In A Drama Series: Hank Azaria (Ray Donovan)
Guest Actress In A Comedy Series: Tina Fey And Amy Poehler (Saturday Night Live)
Guest Actor In A Comedy Series: Peter Scolari (Girls)
Directing For A Variety Series: Ryan McFaul (Inside Amy Schemer)
Directing For A Variety Special: Thomas Kail And Alex Rudzinski (Grease: Live)
Directing For A Comedy Series: Jill Solway (Transparent)
Directing For A Drama Series: Miguel Sapochnik (Game Of Thrones)
Directing For A Mini-Series Or Movie: Susanne Bier (The Night Manager)
Writing For A Variety Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Writing For A Variety Special: Patton Oswalt (Patton Oswalt: Talking For Clapping)
Writing For A Comedy Series: Aziz Ansari And Alan Yang (Master Of None)
Writing For A Drama Series: David Benioff And D.B. Weiss (Game Of Thrones)
Writing For A Mini-Series Or Movie: D.V. DeVincentis (The People V. O. J. Simpson)
Actor In A Mini-Series Or Movie: Courtney B. Vance (The People V. O. J. Simpson)
Actress In A Mini-Series or Movie: Sarah Paulson (The People V. O. J. Simpson)

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