HBO Recieves 23 Primetime Emmy Awards, The Most of Any Network This Year

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September 24th, 2012

via press release:

HBO RECEIVES 23 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS,

THE MOST OF ANY NETWORK THIS YEAR

            LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2012 – HBO received 23 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the 11th year in a row, in the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition. “Game of Thrones” received 6 awards, tied for the most of any program, while “Game Change” received 5 awards.

HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:

 

*           6 Emmys® for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series (tie with “Boardwalk Empire”); Outstanding Costumes for a 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); and Outstanding Special Visual Effects.

 

*           5 Emmys® for “Game Change,” including Outstanding Miniseries or Movie; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Julianne Moore); Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Jay Roach); Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Danny Strong); and Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special.

 

*           4 Emmys® for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Tim Van Patten); Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series (tie with “Game of Thrones”); Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series; and Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role.

 

*           2 Emmys® for “George Harrison: Living in the Material World,” including Outstanding Nonfiction Special and Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Martin Scorsese).

 

*           2 Emmys® for “Hemingway and Gellhorn,” including Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score) and Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special.

 

*           1 Emmy® for “Curb Your Enthusiasm”: Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series.

 

*           1 Emmy® for “Girls”: Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series.

 

*           1 Emmy® for “2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony”: Outstanding Picture Editing for Short-Form Segments and Variety Specials.

 

*           1 Emmy® for “Veep”: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus).

 
  • velouria00

    I love HBO, but Showtime’s Homeland took almost all the awards that matter to me.

  • THE OLD MAN

    Game of Thrones, Game Change & Julianne Moore–WAY TO GO

  • Karin

    Sadly for HBO in so weak categories,nobody cares, Showtime’s night,deserved…

  • City Kitty

    Game Change???? Really??? That was a real crappy piece of work. Moore’s accent wasn’t even close to Palin’s.

    Mediocrity rewarded.

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