HBO Receives 29 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the Most of Any Network this Year; Big Little Lies Leads HBO Programming with 8 Emmys®

September 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES – HBO received 29 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the 16th year in a row, in the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition. “Big Little Lies” led HBO programming with 8 Emmys®, while “The Night Of,” “Veep” and “Westworld” each received 5 Emmys®, and “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” received 4 Emmys®.

                HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:

*              8 Emmys® for “Big Little Lies,” including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Nicole Kidman), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Laura Dern), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Alexander Skarsgård), Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (Jean-Marc Vallée), Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Contemporary Costumes for a Series, Limited Series or Movie and Outstanding Music Supervision.

*              5 Emmys® for “The Night Of,” including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Riz Ahmed), Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie.

*              5 Emmys® for “Veep,” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour or Less), Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour).

*              5 Emmys® for “Westworld,” including Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media within a Scripted Program, Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series, Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour) and Outstanding Special Visual Effects.

*              4 Emmys® for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series, Outstanding Interactive Program and Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming.

*              1 Emmy® for “2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony”: Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special.

*              1 Emmy® for “Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas”: Outstanding Children’s Program.

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