The TV fantasy drama series “Game of Thrones” made it big with an unprecedented 24 Emmy Award nominations on July 16, 2015.
This was followed by “American Horror Story: Freak Show” with 19 nominations.
It’s a historical moment for “Game of Thrones” because it’s the first time that a fantasy series earned 24 Emmy Award nominations.
“Game of Thrones” is also a contender for the grand prize of Outstanding Drama Series, together with “House of Cards”, “Downtown Abbey”, “Homeland”, “Mad Men”, “Orange is the New Black” and “Better Call Saul”.
It’s a given that Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister is predicted by fans as the runaway winner of the Best Supporting Actor award.
The other 67th Emmy Award nominations for “Game of Thrones” are:
1. Peter Dinklage for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
2. Lena Headey for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
3. Emilia Clarke for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
4. Diana Rigg for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
5. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
6. David Nutter for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
7. Jeremy Podeswa for Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
8. Michele Clapton et al for Outstanding Costumes For A Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series Or Movie
9. Tim Porter for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
10. Katie Weiland for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
11. Kevin Alexander et al for Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series
12. Jane Walker and Nicola Matthews for Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)
13. Jane Walker et al for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or A Special
14. Tim Kimmel et al for Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series
15. Ronan Hill et al for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)
16. Steve Kullback et al for Outstanding Special Visual Effects
17. Rowley Irlam for Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Limited Series Or Movie
18. Deborah Riley et al for Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Contemporary Or Fantasy Program (One Hour Or More)
19. Nina Gold et al for Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series
20. Fabian Wagner for Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series
21. Outstanding Drama Series
For sure “Game of Thrones” will win most of these Emmy Award nominations. Good luck guys!