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HBO & Netflix Tie for Most Emmy Wins


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Game of Thrones scored a total of nine Emmys, including for outstanding drama series, making it the most-awarded program of the 70th Emmy Awards.

Claire Foy won for best actress in a drama for The Crown, while Matthew Rhys scored the win in the best actor category for The Americans. Westworld‘s Thandie Newton and Game of Thrones‘ Peter Dinklage took home supporting nods in the drama category.

For comedy, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel scored the main award, with lead actress Rachel Brosnahan also receiving a statue. Bill Hader won for best actor in a comedy for Barry. The supporting wins went to Alex Borstein for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Henry Winkler for Barry.

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story won the Emmy for best limited series. Darren Criss landed the best actor win in the category for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, and Regina King won for best actress for Seven Seconds. Both supporting wins in the limited series or movie arena went to Godless performers: Merritt Wever and Jeff Daniels.

Saturday Night Live scored the Emmy for variety sketch series, and Last Week Tonight With John Oliver was awarded for variety talk series. RuPaul’s Drag Race won for reality competition program.

By platform, HBO and Netflix each scored 23 total wins, followed by NBC with 16 and FX with 12. By program, Game of Thrones was the leader with nine, followed by Saturday Night Live and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel each with eight and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story with seven.











About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

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