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Emmy 2016: Game of Thrones achieves what no other TV series has ever achieved (photos)

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Emmy 2016: Game of Thrones achieves what no other TV series has ever achieved (photos)

After winning an impressive 38 awards at the Emmy for all its seasons, American fantasy drama television series, Game of Thrones, has become the most awarded scripted series in Emmys history.

The series surpassed the previous record-holder, sitcom Frasier, which has an overall total of 37 wins.

Game of Thrones was presented with the prestigious Outstanding Drama Series prize, as well as Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for executive producers David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, it and Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for Miguel Sapochnik.

Game of Thrones went into the ceremony with nine wins from the Creative Arts Emmys, which took place the weekend before – giving them a total of 38 wins for their six-season history.

The adaptation of American novel, Song of Ice and Fire,   was rivalled at Sunday night’s event only by newcomer “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” which won five prizes, including best limited series.

Below is the full list of this year’s winners.

Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Louie Anderson, “Baskets” – WINNER
Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”
Keegan-Michael Key, “Key & Peele”
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
Tony Hale, “Veep”
Matt Walsh, “Veep”

Writing for a Comedy Series

Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, “Master Of None” – WINNER
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan, “Catastrophe”
Dan O’Keefe, “Silicon Valley”
Alec Berg, “Silicon Valley”
David Mandel, “Veep”
Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck, “Veep”

Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live” – WINNER
Niecy Nash, “Getting On”
Allison Janney, “Mom”
Judith Light, “Transparent”
Gaby Hoffmann, “Transparent”
Anna Chlumsky, “Veep”

Directing for a comedy series

Jill Soloway, “Transparent” – WINNER
Aziz Ansari, “Master Of None”
Alec Berg, “Silicon Valley”
Mike Judge, “Silicon Valley”
Dave Mandel, “Veep”
Chris Addison, “Veep”
Dale Stern, “Veep”

Reality-Competition Program

“The Voice” – WINNER
“The Amazing Race”
“American Ninja Warrior”
“Dancing with the Stars”
“Project Runway”
“Top Chef”

Writing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special

D.V. DeVincentis, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” – WINNER
Bob DeLaurentis, “Fargo”
Noah Hawley, “Fargo”
David Farr, “The Night Manager”
Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Joe Robert Cole, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie

Regina King, “American Crime” – WINNER
Melissa Leo, “All The Way”
Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Hotel”
Kathy Bates, “American Horror Story: Hotel
Jean Smart, “Fargo”
Olivia Colman, “The Night Manager”

Directing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special

Susanne Bier, “The Night Manager” – WINNER
Jay Roach, “All The Way”
Noah Hawley, “Fargo”
Ryan Murphy, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Anthony Hemingway, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
John Singleton, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie

Sterling K. Brown, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” – WINNER
Jesse Plemons, “Fargo”
Bokeem Woodbine, “Fargo”
Hugh Laurie, “The Night Manager”
David Schwimmer, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
John Travolta, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Sarah Paulson, “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” – winner
Kirsten Dunst, “Fargo”
Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”
Audra McDonald, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grille”
Lili Taylor, “American Crime”
Kerry Washington, “Confirmation”

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Courtney B. Vance, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” – WINNER
Bryan Cranston, “All The Way”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”
Idris Elba, “Luther”
Cuba Gooding Jr., “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Tom Hiddleston, “The Night Manager”

TV Movies

“Sherlock: The Abominable Bride” – WINNER
“A Very Murray Christmas”
“All The Way”
“Confirmation”
“Luther”

Limited Series

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” – WINNER
“American Crime”
“Fargo”
“The Night Manager”
“Roots”

Writing for a variety special

“Patton Oswalt: Talking For Clapping” – WINNER
“Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo”
“John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid”
“Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted”
“Triumph’s Election Special 2016”

Variety Talk Series

“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” – WINNER
“Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”
“Jimmy Kimmel Live”
“The Late, Late Show with James Corden”
“Real Time with Bill Maher”
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Directing for a variety special

Thomas Kail and Alex Rudzinski, “Grease: Live” – WINNER
Beth McCarthy-Miller, “Adele Live In New York City”
Chris Rock, “Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo”
Louis J. Horvitz, “58th Grammy Awards”
Glenn Weiss, “The Kennedy Center Honors”
Kahlil Joseph and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, “Lemonade”

Variety sketch series

“Key & Peele” – WINNER
“Documentary Now!“
“Drunk History“
“Inside Amy Schumer”
“Portlandia”
“Saturday Night Live”

Writing for a drama series

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, “Game Of Thrones” – WINNER
Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, “The Americans”
Julian Fellowes, “Downton Abbey”
Robert King and Michelle King, “The Good Wife”
Sam Esmail, “Mr. Robot”
Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, “UnREAL”

Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey” – WINNER 
Maura Tierney, “The Affair”
Lena Headey, “Game Of Thrones”
Emilia Clarke, “Game Of Thrones”
Maisie Williams, “Game Of Thrones”
Constance Zimmer, “UnREAL”

Directing for a drama series

Miguel Sapochnik, “Game Of Thrones” – WINNER
Michael Engler, “Downton Abbey”
Jack Bender, “Game Of Thrones”
Lesli Linka Glatter, “Homeland”
Steven Soderbergh, “The Knick”
David Hollander, “Ray Donovan”

Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline” – WINNER
Jonathan Banks, “Better Call Saul”
Peter Dinklage, “Game Of Thrones”
Kit Harington, “Game Of Thrones”
Michael Kelly, “House Of Cards”
Jon Voight, “Ray Donovan”

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot” – WINNER
Kyle Chandler, “Bloodline”
Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”
Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”
Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black” – WINNER
Claire Danes, “Homeland”
Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”
Taraji P. Henson, “Empire”
Keri Russell, “The Americans”
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”

Comedy Series

“Veep” – WINNER
“Black-ish”
“Master of None”
“Modern Family”
“Silicon Valley”
“Transparent”
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Drama Series

“Game of Thrones” – WINNER
“The Americans”
“Better Call Saul”
“Downton Abbey”
“Homeland”
“House of Cards”
“Mr. Robot”

Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy at the emmys

Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy at the Emmy 2016

Constance Zimmer

Constance Zimmer

Julian Fellowes

Julian Fellowes

Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski

Kathryn Hahn

Kathryn Hahn

Niecy Nash

Niecy Nash

Gaby Hoffman

Gaby Hoffman

Keegan Michael-Key

Keegan Michael-Key

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