Game of Thrones receives record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations
The final season of Game of Thrones has received a record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations — the most of any show in a single year.
The previous record was held by NYPD Blue, which had 26 nominations in 1994.
HBO earned 137 Emmy nominations, in total, in large part thanks to Game of Thrones’ final season.
This was an increase from 108 nominations for HBO in 2018.
Game of Thrones was nominated for categories such as Outstanding Drama, Lead Actor in a Drama, Lead Actress in a Drama, Supporting Actress in a Drama and Supporting Actor in a Drama.
Gwendoline Christie, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams were all nominated for Supporting Actress in a Drama for Game of Thrones, which is the first time four actresses from the same drama have been nominated in the Supporting Actress category, according to GoldDerby.
Although the final season was controversial, the series finale was the most-watched episode in HBO’s history.
Game of Thrones has won 47 Emmy’s, to date, and has been nominated 161 times, including this year’s nominations.
It is currently the most Emmy-winning prime-time series in history.
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