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The 68th Annual Emmy Winners Based on Books

The 68th annual Emmy award wins are in as of last night. The Emmys celebrate the best in TV and this year, we have two shows that took home a majority of the awards. Like every award show, we huddle around the TV hoping our favorites will come out victorious.

We’ve composed a list of some of the winners last night that were based on books and even a show that inspired a book. Take a look!

1. The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Book: The Run of His Life: The People vs. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin 

Emmys:

Outstanding Lead Actor – Courtney B. Vance

Outstanding Lead Actress – Sarah Paulson

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie – Sterling K. Brown

Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries Movie or Special

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries or Movie

Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or Movie

Outstanding Sound Mixng for a Miniseries or Movie

Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series

Outstanding Writing in a Miniseries or a Special 

Outstanding Miniseries

 

2. Game of Thrones

Book: A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin 

Emmys:

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

Outstanding Makeup for a Single Camera Series 

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series Miniseries Movie or Special 

Outstanding Costumes for a Period Fantasy Series 

Outstanding Art Direction for a Contemporary of Fantasy Series

Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series

Outstanding Special Visual Effects

Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Outstanding Drama Series

 

3. The Wiz: Live! 

Book: The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Emmy:

Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Nonfiction or Reality Program

 

4. The Man in the High Castle 

Book: The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick 

Emmys: 

Outstanding Cinematography for a Single Camera Series

Outstanding Main Title Design

 

5. What Happened, Miss Simone? 

Book: What Happened, Miss Simone? by Alan Light 

Emmys:

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

 

 

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