HBO Receives 23 Primetime Emmy® Awards, Tied for the Most Wins this Year; Game of Thrones Leads all Programming with 9 Emmys®

LOS ANGELES – HBO received 23 Primetime Emmy® Awards, tied for the most wins this year, and the most Emmys® for the 17th year in a row, in the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition. “Game of Thrones” led all programming with 9 Emmys® and now has 47 Emmys® overall, the most wins ever by a comedy or drama series.

            HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:

*           9 Emmys® for “Game of Thrones,” including: Outstanding Drama Series; Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage); 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; and Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie.

*           4 Emmys® for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” including: Outstanding Variety Talk Series; Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series; Outstanding Interactive Program; and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming.

*           4 Emmys® for “Westworld,” including: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Thandie Newton); Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Within a Scripted Program; Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series; and Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic).

*           3 Emmys® for “Barry,” including: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Bill Hader); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Henry Winkler); and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation.

*           1 Emmy® for “The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special”: Outstanding Children’s Program.

*           1 Emmy® for “The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm”: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation.

*           1 Emmy® for “The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling”: Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.

            Catch up with HBO’s Emmy®-winning programming on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms.