Game of Thrones Is the Emmys’ Biggest Winner

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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