The final season of Game of Thrones won the United States Emmy Academy Award in the Best Drama Series nomination of the year. The broadcast of the 71st award ceremony was hosted by Fox.
“Game of Thrones” and “Chernobyl” became the favorites of the award: they received 12 and 10 statuettes. The script writer “Chernobyl” Craig Meisin, receiving the award, said that he devotes it to all victims of the Chernobyl disaster.
The best dramatic actor recognized Billy Porter (TV series “Pose”), Judy Komer won the award as the best actress (TV series “Kill Eve”). Peter Dinklage was awarded a statuette in the category “Best Drama Supporting Actor” for his role as Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones.
- Best Drama Series – Game of Thrones;
- The best mini-series – Chernobyl;
- Best comedy series – “Rubbish”;
- Best TV movie – “Black Mirror: Brandashmyg”;
- Directing a mini-series or film – Chernobyl;
- Drama series director – Ozark;
- The direction of the comedy series – “Rubbish”;
- The script for the mini-series or film is Chernobyl;
- The script for the drama series “The Heirs”;
- The script of the comedy series – “Rubbish”;
- Best Actor in a Comedy Series – Bill Hader, Barry;
- Best Actress in a Comedy Series – Phoebe Waller Bridge, “Rubbish”;
- The best actor in a mini-series or film is Jarrel Jerome, “When They See Us”;
- Best Actress in a Mini Series or Movie – Michelle Williams, Fossy / Verdon.
In 2019, Game of Thrones received a record number of nominations for an Emmy Award – 32. The series broke the record set 25 years ago. Chernobyl received 19 nominations. An Emmy is awarded by the Academy of Television Sciences and Arts for programs broadcast in the evening.