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Game Of Thrones reigns over Emmys with record-breaking win

2016-September-20       Source: Chinadaily.com.cn

Game Of Thrones had a record-breaking night at the Emmys, where the stars of The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story were honoured with a host of acting awards.


The Sky Atlantic fantasy was named best drama series and picked up gongs for outstanding writing and directing to become the most-awarded narrative show in Emmy history.

英国Sky Atlantic频道出品的这部《权力的游戏》被评为最佳电视剧,同时还获评最佳剧本和最佳导演,成为艾美奖有史以来获奖最多的剧情类电视剧。

The show, based on George RR Martin's novels, took its tally to 38 Emmy wins, beating Frasier's record of 37.


The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, the television drama based on the murder trial of OJ Simpson, was named outstanding limited series, while Sarah Paulson, Courtney B Vance and Sterling K Brown won awards for their roles in the show.


There was also British success at the ceremony in Los Angeles, with Emmys for Dame Maggie Smith, comedian John Oliver and BBC drama Sherlock.


Dame Maggie, who did not attend the show, was named best supporting actress in a drama series for her role in Downton Abbey, while Oliver's Last Week Tonight won outstanding variety talk show.


Sherlock The Abominable Bride received the television movie award, with writer Steven Moffat referring on stage to The Great British Bake Off's move from the BBC to Channel Four.


Julia Louis-Dreyfus paid a heartfelt tribute to her father who died on Friday as she won an Emmy for her role in the political satire Veep, which was named best comedy series.


It is the fifth time in a row Louis-Dreyfus has won the award for her role in the US version of BBC comedy The Thick Of It.


Jeffrey Tambor won best lead actor in a comedy series for his role in the Amazon series Transparent and urged the television industry to provide more opportunities for transgender actors.


Brown, who played prosecutor Christopher Darden in The People v OJ Simpson, beat his co-stars John Travolta and David Schwimmer to win best supporting actor in a limited series or movie.


Meanwhile, Courtney B Vance was named outstanding actor in a limited series for his portrayal of defence lawyer Johnnie Cochrane, beating co-star Cuba Gooding Jr who played OJ Simpson.


Rami Malek was named best lead actor in a drama series for his role in Mr Robot, while Tatiana Maslany won best actress in a drama series for her performance in BBC America series Orphan Black. 拉米•马雷克凭借在《黑客军团》中的表演获评剧情类剧集最佳男主角,塔提阿娜•玛斯拉尼则凭借她在BBC美国频道播出的《黑色孤儿》中的表演获评剧情类剧集最佳女主角。

Tom Hiddleston, who starred in The Night Manager, presented the award for outstanding directing in a limited series or movie to the show's director Susanne Bier.


The 68th Emmy Awards, hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel, took place at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.


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