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Emmy Awards 2018: Game Of Thrones Wins Outstanding Drama Series!

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| September 18 , 2018 , 13:53 IST

The 70th annual primetime Emmy Awards were presented in a grand ceremony in Los Angeles on Tuesday, with Amazon's Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and the fantasy saga from HBO Game of Thrones winning big.

The Golden Globe-winning 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' won a total of 5 awards, including for Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress, Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Game of Thrones took home the coveted Outstanding Drama Series award, as well as the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series award won by Peter Dinklage who beat his co-star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau also nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Actor award.

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The 2018 Emmy nominations were released in July, with Game of Thrones and Westworld winning the maximum number of nominations at 22 and 21 respectively.

Game of Thrones newly returned to the Emmys race: after winning the Outstanding Drama honour in 2016 for its 6th season, the HBO powerhouse drama was not eligible for the 2017 Emmys because its 7th season didn't air.

Here are other big winners at the Emmys 2018:

Outstanding Comedy Series

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - WINNER

Atlanta

Barry

Black-ish

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Glow

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

 

Outstanding Drama Series

Game of Thrones - WINNER

The Americans

The Crown

The Handmaid’s Tale

Stranger Things

This Is Us

Westworld

 

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story - WINNER

Antonio Banderas, Genius: Picasso

Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Melrose

Jeff Daniels, The Looming Tower

John Legend, Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesse Plemons, Black Mirror: USS Callister

 

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Regina King, Seven Seconds - WINNER

Jessica Biel, The Sinner

Laura Dern, The Tale

Michelle Dockery, Godless

Edie Falco, Law and Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

Sarah Paulson, America Horror Story: Cult

 

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Bill Hader, Barry - WINNER

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Ted Danson, The Good Place

Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm

Donald Glover, Atlanta

William H. Macy, Shameless

 

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Henry Winkler, Barry - WINNER

Brian Tyree Henry, Atlanta

Louie Anderson, Baskets

Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live

Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live

Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

 

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - WINNER

Pamala Adlon, Better Things

Allison Janney, Mom

Issa Rae, Insecure

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

 

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - WINNER

Zazie Beetz, Atlanta

Laurie Metcalf, Roseanne

Betty Gilpin, Glow

Aidy Bryant, Saturday Night Live

Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Megan Mullally, Will & Grace

 

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Matthew Rhys, The Americans - WINNER

Jason Bateman, Ozark

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

Ed Harris, Westworld

Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

 

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones - WINNER

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Game of Thrones

Mandy Patinkin, Homeland

David Harbour, Stranger Things

Matt Smith, The Crown

Joseph Fiennes, The Handmaid’s Tale

 

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Foy, The Crown - WINNER

Sandra Oh, Killing Eve

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Keri Russell, The Americans

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

 

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Thandie Newton, Westworld - WINNER

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things

Vanessa Kirby, The Crown

Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale

Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Tale

Alexis Bledel, The Handmaid’s Tale