Nominees for the 2019 Emmy Awards from the American Television Academy have been announced in the US. The absolute leader and new record holder was the eighth season of the series "Game of Thrones", which will claim 32 awards in total.
Previously, the best achievement of "Game of Thrones" was recorded in 2015, when the show was nominated for 24 Television Academy Awards. In addition to being nominated for "Best Drama Series", the show is also mentioned in the cast. So, ten project participants will be able to compete for the awards at once, including Peter Dinklage, Lena Hedy, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Nikolai Coster-Waldau and others. For Dinklage, who plays Tyrion Lannister, this will be his eighth nomination, and this achievement is also a record.
Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, will compete for the 2019 Emmy in two nominations at once - for best director and script for a drama series. Directors Miguel Sapochnik and David Nutter are also nominated for the director's trophy.
The winners will be announced on September 22, 2019 at the awards ceremony.
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