Game of Thrones, Veep, Kittredge – big winners at Emmys

Game of Thrones, Veep, Kittredge – big winners at Emmys

Game of Thrones, Veep, Kittredge – big winners at Emmys

Written by Staff Writer

21 Sep, 2015 | 5:37 pm

The 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was a night full of TV glitz and firsts as Jon Hamm, Viola Davis, Game of Thrones and Veep took home honours at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

Game of Thrones picked up a record-breaking 12 awards, including best drama series at this year’s Emmys in Los Angeles. Its other accolades included best writing, best direction and best supporting actor for Peter Dinklage, who plays Tyrion Lannister.

In one of the most emotional moments from this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards, Viola Davis gave an outstanding speech after becoming the first African-American woman to win the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a drama.

Jon Hamm finally won a best actor award for Mad Men in the show’s last year. He had been nominated seven times before.

Amazon’s comedy-drama Transparent won awards for best director in a comedy and for its lead actor, Jeffrey Tambor, who plays a transgender college professor.

Here’s the complete winners list from 2015 Emmy Awards,

Outstanding Drama Series : Game Of Thrones
Outstanding Comedy Series : Veep
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series : Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series : Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series : Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series : Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series : Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones.
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series : Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series : Allison Janney, Mom
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series : Tony Hale, Veep.
Outstanding Miniseries : Olive Kitteridge
Outstanding Television Movie : Bessie
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie : Richard Jenkins, Olive Kitteridge
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie : Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge.
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie : Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie : Regina King, American Crime.
Outstanding Variety Talk Series : The Daily Show (Comedy Central)
Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series : The Daily Show (Comedy Central)
Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series : The Daily Show (Comedy Central)
Outstanding Variety Sketch Series : Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central)
Outstanding Reality-Competition Program : The Voice (NBC)
Outstanding Structured Reality Program : Shark Tank (ABC)
Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program : Deadliest Catch (Discovery)
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program : Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night
Outstanding Variety Special : The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (NBC)
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series : Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series : Margo Martindale, The Americans
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series : Bradley Whitford, Transparent
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series : Joan Cusack, Shameless
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series : Game Of Thrones — Mother’s Mercy (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss)
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series : Veep — Election Night (Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci and Tony Roche)
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series : Game Of Thrones — Mother’s Mercy (David Nutter)
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series : Transparent — Best New Girl (Jill Soloway)
Outstanding Writing For A Limited Series, Movie Or A Dramatic Special : Olive Kitteridge (Jane Anderson)
Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or A Dramatic Special : Olive Kitteridge (Lisa Cholodenko)

Emmy Awards 2015 in pictures,

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