Popular fantasy show “Game Of Thrones” and American series “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story” won key honours at the 68th annual Emmy Primetime Awards on Sunday night.
(GOT)”Game Of Thrones” an adaptation of “A Song of Ice and Fire”, George R.R. Martin’s series of fantasy novels, won three honours at the award including the Best Drama Series for the second year in a row, as listed at emmys.com official website. The other two awards for ‘GOT’ are Writing for a Drama Series and Directing for a Drama Series.
“The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”, which is the dramatic retelling of the infamous O J Simpsons murder trial, was honoured for its writing and captured several acting awards including Actor in a Mini-Series or Movie, Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie, Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and Writing for a Mini-Series or Movie.
Indian-origin actor-writer-director Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang received the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy series honour for “Master of None.”
“Veep” won the award for Outstanding Comedy Series and its lead actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus bagged the Best Actress in a Comedy Series. “Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany” received the Emmy for outstanding actress in a drama, while “Mr. Robot” star Rami Malek was named best lead actor in a drama.
Rami Malek of “Mr Robot” and Tatiana Maslany of “Orphan Black” were named Best Actor and Best Actress in a Drama Series, respectively.