By Lauren Rearick
Game of Thrones capped off its contemporary sequence finale with a valuable accolade — a 2019 Emmy award for Outstanding Drama Collection.
The HBO sequence, which wrapped in Also can after eight seasons, beat out fellow Emmy nominees including Higher Name Saul, Killing Eve, Pose, Ozark, Succession, and This Is Us to pick up the evening’s high prize.
Despite the undeniable truth that the uncover had obtained the most form of 2019 Emmy nominations, it handiest walked away with the award for Outstanding Drama, and a pick up for Peter Dinklage, who snagged Most efficient Supporting Actor in a Drama Collection, one day of the three-hour telecast. Despite the undeniable truth that, added to the 10 Emmys the uncover obtained on the Inventive Arts Emmys supreme week, and that brings its total haul to 12 Emmys — tying the record for the most Emmys won by a single season of any uncover. (The old record became space by… Game of Thrones in 2015.)
Overall, GoT is totally no stranger to Emmy wins or nominations, and as Harpers Bazaar reported, the e-book sequence-became-tv uncover also holds the record for the most total Emmy wins in history.
Right via their acceptance speech, the uncover’s creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss thanked the forged and crew, and known as those fervent “the toughest working crews in uncover enterprise.” The pair went on to remark one in all the difficulties encountered in increasing the kind of appreciated sequence, and shared that filming a dragons’ sequence required 70 consecutive nights of capturing in frosty Belfast climate.
Needless to claim, the pick up wasn’t with out reference to the uncover’s contentious supreme season. The Ringer tweeted a joke about folks who disliked Season 8, and light a extraordinarily appropriate Kit Harington GIF, whereas others tweeted, “We all kinda knew Game of Thrones would pick up ‘Most efficient Drama’, but we all for sure know they didn’t deserve it after the supreme season” and “I cherish Game of Thrones but they shouldn’t pick up any rattling awards for that supreme season. It became underwhelming.”
A pick up for Game of Thrones wasn’t the handiest foremost highlight of the evening. Phoebe Waller-Bridge infamous her first ever Emmy pick up, there became a ancient pick up for Billy Porter, and Michelle Williams light her acceptance speech to handle Hollywood’s pay gap.