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Game of Thrones bags outstanding drama series award at the 70th Emmy Awards

Peter Dinklage won the award for best supporting actor in a drama series

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Game of Thrones returned to the 70th annual prime time Emmy awards, after being absent last year because of the technical reasons. But the series returned with a bang! It took home the biggest award of the night for Outstanding Drama Series.
Though this series has to return to TV screens next year with its last and final season. It managed to bagged six other awards in makeup, costume, music composition and stunt coordination.


And there was another award for Game of Thrones to take home, as Peter Dinklage won the award for best supporting actor in a drama series. This year, it was his seventh nomination in this category, for playing Tyrion Lannister in HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones. And his third win over all. Previously, he won this award in 2011 and 2015 as well.

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Peter Dinklage accepts the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series award for ‘Game of Thrones’ onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

And there was a best moment of the awards night which will be remembered for long time. Glenn Weiss who was honored for directing the 2018 Oscars broadcast, using his acceptance speech proposed his girlfriend Jan Svendsen, who was sitting in the crowd.

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Emmys 2018 winners list
Outstanding Drama Series – Game Of Thrones
Outstanding Comedy Series – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Outstanding Limited Series – The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Claire Foy, The Crown
Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Bill Hader, Barry
Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie – Regina King, Seven Seconds
Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie – Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Thandie Newton, Westworld
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie – Merritt Wever, Godless
Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie – Jeff Daniels, Godless
Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Henry Winkler, Barry
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Writing for a Comedy Series – Amy Sherman-Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Directing for a Comedy Series – Amy Sherman-Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama – William Bridges, Charlie Brooker, “USS Callister” — Black Mirror
Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special – Ryan Murphy, The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special – John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City
Directing for a Variety Series – Glenn Weiss, The Oscars
Writing for a Drama Series – Joe Weisberg, The Americans
Directing for a Drama Series – Stephen Daldry, The Crown
Outstanding Reality Competition Program – RuPaul’s Drag Race
Variety Sketch Series – Saturday Night Live
Outstanding Variety Talk Series – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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