The suspense is over and yes you can finally breathe out now. It’s the award season and yesterday Monday the 18th of September was indeed unforgettable for lovers of the American fantasy drama television series – ‘Game of Thrones’, as the night saw the beloved series clinching major awards big time, as the 70th annual Emmy awards came to life at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

This year’s ceremony, hosted by cast members: Michael Che and Colin Jost, saw HBO’s fantasy Game of Thrones bag a staggering total of nine Emmys; Best drama series for a third time, including technical awards for special effects and stunts. Joining in on the big win were HBO and Neflix with a tie at 23 lead wins each – yes it was indeed a big night.

Topping this year’s Primetime awards alongside Game of Thrones was The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” which proudly took the night’s top honors. Amazon Prime’s comedy “Mrs. Maisel” also clinched an impressive amount of awards for its freshman season including outstanding comedy.

Peter Dinklage won Outstanding Supporting Actor in Drama for his outstanding portrayal of Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones, Matthew Rhys won Outstanding Actor, Drama Series for – The Americans, Claire Foy won Outstanding Actress, Drama for her role in Netflix’s The Crown…

Check out the full list of winners below:

Outstanding drama series
“Game of Thrones”

Outstanding comedy series
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Outstanding limited series
“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: An American Crime Story”

Outstanding variety talk series
“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”

Outstanding variety sketch series
“Saturday Night Live”

Outstanding reality competition series
“RuPaul’s Drag Race”

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series
Claire Foy, “The Crown”

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series
Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”

Outstanding directing for a drama series
Stephen Daldry, “The Crown”

Outstanding writing for a drama series
Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, “The Americans”

Supporting actress in a drama series
Thandie Newton, “Westworld”

Supporting actor in a drama series
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”

Outstanding director for a variety special
Glenn Weiss, The Oscars

Outstanding writing for a variety special
John Mulaney, “John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City”

Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie
Darren Criss, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie
Regina King, “Seven Seconds”

Outstanding directing for a drama series
Ryan Murphy, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie
Jeff Daniels, “Godless”

Outstanding supporting actress in a limited series
Merritt Wever, “Godless”

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series
Bill Hader, “Barry”

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series
Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Outstanding writing for a comedy
Amy Sherman-Palladino, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Outstanding director for a comedy
Amy Sherman-Palladino, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series
Alex Borstein, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series
Henry Winkler, “Barry”.

Emmy Awards which recognizes excellence in the television industry is arguably television’s most prestigious award

Congrats to the winners!

 

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Image captionGuest actress in a comedy series nominee Tiffany Haddish wore a colourful gown inspired by the Eritrean flag
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Image captionSandra Oh was nominated for best lead actress in a drama series for her role in Killing Eve
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Image captionMom actress Allison Janney, who won an Oscar earlier this year, was up for best lead actress in a comedy series
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Image captionMillie Bobby Brown from Stranger Things was nominated for supporting actress in a drama series
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Image captionGilmore Girls star Alexis Bledel – nominated for supporting actress in a drama series for her role in The Handmaid’s Tale
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Image captionKristen Bell, whose co-star in The Good Place, Ted Danson, was nominated for lead actor in a comedy series
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Image captionPoppy Delevingne, who starred in Genius: Picasso – which had two nominations
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Image captionInsecure star Issa Rae – nominated for lead actress in a comedy series
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Image captionScarlett Johansson with partner and Saturday Night Live star Colin Jost, who co-hosted the ceremony
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Image captionBritish actress Claire Foy’s performance in The Crown won her the prize for best lead actress in a drama series
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Image captionActress Jennifer Lewis said she was wearing Nike “to tell them how proud I am of them for supporting Colin Kaepernick”. Nike has made the NFL player, who kneeled during the national anthem at a match to protest police brutality and racial injustice, one of the faces of its celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of the Just Do It slogan.
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Image captionBritish actress and Black Panther star Letitia Wright was nominated for supporting actress in a limited series or movie
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Image captionSarah Paulson was nominated for best lead actress in a limited series or movie 

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Source: News18.com