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HBO Wins More Emmys than Ever Before

By Jacob Klein on Sep 21, 2015 to HBO News

To say that HBO dominated the Emmys this year would be an understatement. Not only did HBO take their traditional crown of “most awards of any network”– They also took home the most they’ve EVER won with 43, the most in the Home Box Office’s history. 

Are you watching HBO? Are you a subscriber yet? You’re missing out on the best programming on television.  Here’s who won this year:

12 Emmys® for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Drama Series; Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage); Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (David Nutter); Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss); Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More); Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series; Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series; Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic); Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series; 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.

8 Emmys® for “Olive Kitteridge,” including Outstanding Limited Series; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (Richard Jenkins); Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie (Frances McDormand);Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (Bill Murray); Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Lisa Cholodenko); Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Jane Anderson); Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special; and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or a Movie.

5 Emmys® for “Veep”: Outstanding Comedy Series; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale); Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche); and Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series.

4 Emmys® for “Bessie,” including Outstanding Television Movie; Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie; Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score); and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a Movie.

3 Emmys® for “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special; Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney); and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney).

2 Emmys® for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program (One Hour or More) and Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie.

2 Emmys® for “Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways,” including Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera) and Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera).

2 Emmys® for “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series and Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming.

2 Emmys® for “Silicon Valley,” including Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour Or Less) and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series.

1 Emmy® for “Alan Alda and the Actor Within You: A YoungArts Masterclass”: Outstanding Children’s Program.

1 Emmy® for “Citizenfour”: Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.

1 Emmy® for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”: Outstanding Interactive Program.

The CINEMAX series “The Knick” received 1 Emmy®, for Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program (One Hour or More).

Want to know what’s coming to HBO in 2016? Check out the schedule and plan your life around it.

  • Patrick

    HBO didn’t choose the Emmy life, the emmy life chose HBO.










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