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HBO’s drama series Game of Thrones leads 70th Prime time Emmy Awards with 22 nominations

Lannister siblings rule over with an iron fist!

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Game of Thrones is now officially ruling over the 2018 Emmy Nominations, with 22 nominations in various categories. The HBO drama had to wait for this year’s Emmys awards for the submissions. Though the season 7 of GOT aired in summer 2017 but due to Emmy’s eligibility it was cut off.

And for this year it has been nominated for 22 categories, including Best Drama Series, Best Directing for a Drama Series and Best Writing for a Drama Series.

 

The Lannisters take the main lead, as all three Lannister siblings are nominated for outstanding supporting actors. Lena Headey might be earning her fourth Best Supporting Actress nomination for her role as Queen Cersei Lannister.

While her on screen brothers, Peter Dinklage (Tyrion) and Nikolaj CosterWaldau (Jaime) are also nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor. This is the seventh nomination for Dinklage, who has won in both 2011 and 2015 and it is the very first for Coster Waldau.

There are further more nominations for GOT in various categories as well,

 

The 70th Prime time Emmy Awards will air on September 17 on NBC channel. While Comedy show Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che and Colin Jost are reported to be hosting this year’s awards.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.