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‘Game of Thrones’ gets an epic 23 Emmy nominations


If you’re a ‘Game of Thrones’ fan, it’ll come as no surprise that the show got 23 Emmy nominations today. If you’re not a ‘Game of Thrones’ fan, you probably hear it about it enough (and are sick of hearing about it) that it’ll come as no surprise that the show got 23 Emmy nominations today.

The HBO original series was nominated for:

  1. Drama series
  2. Supporting actor in a drama series (Peter Dinklage)
  3. Supporting actor in a drama series (Kit Harrington)
  4. Outstanding directing for a drama series (Jack Bender – Episode ‘The Door’)
  5. Outstanding cinematography for a single-camera series (Episode ‘Home’)
  6. Outstanding costumes for a period/fantasy series, limited series or movie (Episode ‘The Winds of Winter’)
  7. Outstanding makeup for a single-camera series non-prosthetic (Episode ‘Battle of the Bastards’)
  8. Outstanding prosthetic makeup for a series, limited series, movie or special (Episode: ‘The Door’)
  9. Outstanding special visual effects (Episode ‘Battle of the Bastards’)
  10. Outstanding production design for a narrative contemporary or fantasy program one hour or more (Episode ‘Blood of my Blood’, ‘The Broken Man’, ‘No One’)
  11. Supporting actress in a drama (Lena Headey)
  12. Supporting actress in a drama (Emilia Clarke)
  13. Supporting actress in a drama (Maisie Williams)
  14. Guest actor in a drama (Max von Sydow)
  15. Outstanding single-camera picture editing for a drama series (Episode ‘Battle of the Bastards’)
  16. Outstanding sound editing for a drama series (Episode ‘The Door’)
  17. Outstanding sound mixing for a drama series one hour or more (Episode ‘Battle of the Bastards’)
  18. Outstanding stunt coordination for a drama series, limited series or movie
  19. Outstanding hairstyling for a single-camera series (Episode ‘The Door’)
  20. Outstanding  casting for a drama series
  21. Outstanding writing for a drama series
  22. Outstanding single-camera picture editing for a drama series (Episode ‘Oathbreaker’)
  23. Outstanding directing for a drama series (Miguel Sapochnik – Episode ‘Battle of the Bastards’)

With 23 nominations, it’s only one short of the 24 it received last year.