LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2011 – HBO received 19 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the tenth year in a row, in the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition. “Boardwalk Empire” led all programming with 8 awards, while “Mildred Pierce” received 5 awards.
HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:
8 Emmys® for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Martin Scorsese); Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series; Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic); Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series; Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series; Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series; Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series; and Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series.
5 Emmys® for “Mildred Pierce,” including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Kate Winslet); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Guy Pearce); Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score); and Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie.
2 Emmys® for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage) and Outstanding Main Title Design.
1 Emmy® for “A Child’s Garden of Poetry”: Outstanding Children’s Program.
1 Emmy® for “Cinema Verite”: Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie.
1 Emmy® for “Gasland”: Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Josh Fox).
1 Emmy® for “Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden”: Outstanding Picture Editing for a Special (Single or Multi-Camera).
HBOWatch congratulates all of the winners last night (especially Peter Dinklage- we love you, Tyrion!). HBO continues to dominate television awards all over the world. Until next year!