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Game of Thrones won 12 awards at 67th Primetime Emmy Awards

Sep 22, 2015 17:10 IST

Famous American fantasy drama television series, Game of Thrones, created for HBO won an unprecedented 12 awards at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards held on 20 September 2015. The ceremony was held at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California.

Game of Thrones fetched 12 awards, including best drama series. It was the first time that the popular fantasy drama won the best drama series award.

Awards won by Game of Thrones

•    Outstanding Drama Series
•    Outstanding Supporting Actor (Peter Dinklage)
•    Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
•    Outstanding Direction in a Drama Series
•    Outstanding Make-Up for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)
•    Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series
•    Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More)
•    Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series
•    Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Scripted Series
•    Outstanding Special Visual Effects
•    Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series
•    Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

About Game of Thrones

The famous drama was created for HBO by showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. The show is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is titled A Game of Thrones.

The show premiered on HBO in the United States on 17 April 2011. It completed its fifth season on 14 June 2015.

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