'Game of Thrones' Sets New Record for Most Emmy Nominations

July 16th, 2019


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'Game of Thrones' Sets New Record for Most Emmy Nominations The HBO drama set a new record for most nominations earned in a single year by any drama series with a total of 32 nominations. The show itself is nominated for outstanding drama series, competing with shows such as "This is Us," "Killing Eve" and "Ozark." Kit Harington is nominated for outstanding lead actor in a drama series against actors such as Billy Porter, Bob Odenkirk and Jason Bateman. Emilia Clarke is nominated for outstanding lead actress in a drama series against actresses such as Viola Davis, Mandy Moore and Sandra Oh. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Alfie Allen and Peter Dinklage are all nominated for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series. Gwendoline Christie, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner and Maisie William are nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series. Carice van Houten, who plays Melisandre on the show, is nominated for outstanding guest actress in a drama series. ‘Game of Thrones’ also received nominations for fantasy/sci-fi costumes, hairstyling for a single- camera series, makeup for a single-camera series, main title design, music composition, prosthetic makeup, sound editing, sound mixing, special visual effects, stunt coordination, writing, production design, cinematography for a single-camera series, casting, creative achievement in interactive media, and three nominations each for single-camera picture editing and directing for a drama series.