Sci-Fi Buzz: ‘Game of Thrones’ leads the 68th Emmy award nominations


According to The New York Times, “Game of Thrones” leads Emmy award nominations for 2016 and rightfully so.  Fans were treated to a spectacular season six of “Game of Thrones”.  Each episode got better and better, bigger and bigger, until the grand finale brought the house down.  The HBO television fantasy drama ‘Game of Thrones’ received 23 Emmy nominations for 2016.

The 2016 Emmy Award Nominations for “Game of Thrones:”

Best Drama

“Game of Thrones”

Supporting Actor, Drama

Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”

Kit Harington, “Game of Thrones”

Supporting Actress, Drama

Emilia Clarke, “Game of Thrones”

Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”

Maisie Williams, “Game of Thrones”

Guest Actor, Drama

Max von Sydow, “Game of Thrones”

Writing for a Drama Series

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, “Game of Thrones” (“Battle of the Bastards”)

Directing for a Drama Series

Miguel Sapochnik, “Game of Thrones” (“Battle of the Bastards”)

Jack Bender, “Game of Thrones” (“The Door”)

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