HBO Receives 43 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the Most of Any Network this Year, and the Most in HBO History; Game of Thrones Leads all Programming with 12 Emmys®

September 21, 2015

LOS ANGELES – HBO received 43 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the 14th year in a row, and the most in HBO history, in the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition. “Game of Thrones” led all programming with 12 Emmys®, a record for a series in one year, while “Olive Kitteridge” received 8 Emmys®, the second-most of any program this year.
 
HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:

* 12 Emmys® for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Drama Series; Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage); Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (David Nutter); Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss); Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More); Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series; Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series; Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic); Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series; 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.

* 8 Emmys® for “Olive Kitteridge,” including Outstanding Limited Series; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (Richard Jenkins); Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie (Frances McDormand); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (Bill Murray); Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Lisa Cholodenko); Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Jane Anderson); Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special; and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or a Movie.

* 5 Emmys® for “Veep”: Outstanding Comedy Series; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale); Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche); and Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series.

* 4 Emmys® for “Bessie,” including Outstanding Television Movie; Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie; Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score); and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a Movie.

* 3 Emmys® for “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special; Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney); and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney).

* 2 Emmys® for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program (One Hour or More) and Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie.

* 2 Emmys® for “Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways,” including Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera) and Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera).

* 2 Emmys® for “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series and Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming.

* 2 Emmys® for “Silicon Valley,” including Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour Or Less) and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series.

* 1 Emmy® for “Alan Alda and the Actor Within You: A YoungArts Masterclass”: Outstanding Children’s Program.

* 1 Emmy® for “Citizenfour”: Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.

* 1 Emmy® for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”: Outstanding Interactive Program.

 In addition, the CINEMAX series “The Knick” received 1 Emmy®, for Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program (One Hour or More).