Game of Thrones garnered the most of any HBO series with nine total wins, including Outstanding Drama Series. The show stands as the most Emmy-winning series ever, with a record 47 total awards.
While accepting the Outstanding Drama Series award, co-creator David Benioff praised Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin for his “mad genius”: “We didn’t create these characters… thank you for letting us take care of your people.”
Peter Dinklage was honored with the prize for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series — his third in the category. Dinklage thanked Benioff and co-creator D.B. Weiss for changing his life, “I cannot walks down the street anymore,” he joked.
Additional Game of Thrones Primetime and Creative Arts Emmy winners include:
Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes
Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Limited Series, Movie or Special
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)
Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More)
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)
Outstanding Special Visual Effects
Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie
Find out more about this year’s Emmy winners on HBO.com