Behind the Candelabra Leads all Programming with 11 Emmys®
LOS ANGELES – HBO received 27 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the 12th year in a row, in the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition. “Behind the Candelabra” received 11 awards, the most of any program, while “Boardwalk Empire” received 5 awards, the second-most of any program.
HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:
* 11 Emmys® for “Behind the Candelabra,” including Outstanding Miniseries or Movie; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Michael Douglas); Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Steven Soderbergh); Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie; Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Movie; Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries or a Movie (Non-Prosthetic); Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie; and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie.
* 5 Emmys® for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Bobby Cannavale); Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series; Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series; Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour); and Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series.
* 3 Emmys® for “Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God,” including Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking; Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming; and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney).
* 2 Emmys® for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic); and Outstanding Special Visual Effects.
* 2 Emmys® for “Veep,” including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus); and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale).
* 1 Emmy® for “An Apology to Elephants”: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance (Lily Tomlin).
* 1 Emmy® for “Louis C.K.: Oh My God”: Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (Louis C.K.).
* 1 Emmy® for “Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden”: Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.
* 1 Emmy® for “The Newsroom”: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Jeff Daniels).
The CINEMAX series “Banshee” also received an Emmy®, for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role.