‘Game of Thrones’ Wins Big at the Emmys!

‘Game of Thrones’ Wins Big at the Emmys!

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On Sunday night, the cast of Game of Thrones took their final bow. Actors and actresses who we’ve grown to love in their iconic roles throughout the series, such as Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harrington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, and Gwendoline Christie assembled a final time on stage.     Despite coming off the heels of the (very) controversial final season, it was nevertheless a wonderful night to see this talented crew one last time. Game of Thrones was nominated in all of the major categories but surprisingly, only went home with two, although they were nevertheless very big ones. Let’s dive …

‘Game of Thrones’ Nabs 10 Creative Arts Emmys

‘Game of Thrones’ Nabs 10 Creative Arts Emmys

The Prime Time Emmy Awards are this Sunday, but the Television Academy held another ceremony celebrating the work behind the scenes. The Creative Arts Emmys, held over the weekend, celebrated technical achievements of prime time shows. And the biggest show of the last decade nabbed the most prizes.     Game of Thrones, based on the book series A Song of Ice and Fire, walked away with 10 Creative Arts Emmys, the most of any program during the ceremony. The controversial final season was awarded for achievements in stunt coordination, visual effects, sound editing, sound mixing, picture editing, score, make-up, costumes …

‘Game of Thrones’ Sweeps Emmy Nominations

‘Game of Thrones’ Sweeps Emmy Nominations

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It’s no secret that the final season of Game of Thrones wasn’t very well received, but that didn’t stop it from getting some major love from the television academy at today’s Emmy Nominations announcement.   The fantasy epic’s final season garnered thirty-two nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series, and helped HBO beat Netflix for the most nominations for a single network with 137 (Netflix only got 126).   As expected, a good bulk of those nominations came for acting. Several actors including Maisie Williams, Lena Heady and Peter Dinklage scored Supporting Actor nominations. Kit Harrington and Emilia Clarke were the sole …

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Will Be The Darkest Season Yet

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Will Be The Darkest Season Yet

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It looks like the next season of Netflix’s Stranger Things is going to be even darker than the previous two while also taking some new risks. The series racked up 12 Emmy nominations on Thursday including Outstanding Drama Series for the second year in a row.    According to Deadline, Shawn Levy, executive producer and director of the series said it’s “Definitely going to yet darker, still places that I think audiences are going to really love.”    Emmy nominated for Best Supporting Actor, David Harbour who plays the determined Hawkins police chief, Jim Hopper had some intriguing information about the cinematic …

Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington Finally Up for Lead Actor Emmys

Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington Finally Up for Lead Actor Emmys

HBO has submitted Kit Harington (Jon Snow) and Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) for lead actor Emmy nominations for their work in season seven of Game of Thrones.    While both actors had been submitted for Emmy nominations for supporting roles (Harington in 2016 and Clarke in 2013, 2015, and 2016) neither had been up for a lead actor nomination before.      A post shared by @emilia_clarke on Aug 6, 2017 at 10:12am PDT   Typically, with a cast this diverse and expansive, it’s nearly impossible to pin-down what counts as a leading role. So, up until now, HBO has only submitted GoT stars for supporting actor Emmy nominations, making this the …