The Emmys 2019 is around the corner and It’s no secret that Game of Thrones has dominated this years’s Emmys conversation. With Clarke’s and Harington’s mentioned nominations, as well as six actors and actresses in the supporting acting categories for drama, the series’ final season is looking for a strong finish.
Lena Heady, Maisie Williams and Gwendoline Christie are nominated against each other for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, while Alfie Allen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage are also competing for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
The show is also nominated for Best Drama Series, and co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss earned writing nods for “The Iron Throne” episode.
How many Emmys has Game of Thrones won in the past?
The series has won 57 emmys to date, including several this year. With this year’s nominations for its eighth season, the show has racked up a total of 160 nominations.
How many Creative Arts Emmys did it win this year?
The show’s final season won 10 awards at the Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday, Sept. 15, just edging out Chernobly, which had seven wins.
At the ceremony, Game of Thrones won in the Outstanding Casting, Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes, Outstanding Main Title Design, Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) and Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie categories.
The episode “The Long Night” earned its own share of accolades. Ramin Djawadi’s score for the episode won the music composition award, and the episode also won for its picture editing, sound editing and sound mixing. Another episode, “The Bells,” earned the special visual effects award.
For her role as Melisandre, Carice van Houten was nominated for the Guest Actress in a Drama award, but ultimately lost to Cherry Jones of The Handmaid’s Tale.
Already votes are currently open and Voters have until Aug. 29 to make their picks for the 2019 awards. In which the awards is set for this coming Sunday Sept. 22, airing from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. E.T. The show will be broadcast live on Fox from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.