HBO wins 30 Primetime Emmy Awards

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It was a good year for HBO at last night’s Emmys. It’s stellar series Watchmen won 11 gold statues including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Regina King) and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II).

The network’s critically-acclaimed drama Succession also won seven Emmys including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding
Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Jeremy Strong), Outstanding Guest
Actress in a Drama Series (Cherry Jones).

There were also other surprising highlights such as Euphoria’s Zendaya taking home a statue for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama. Other wins for the cutting-edge series included Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics, and Outstanding Contemporary Makeup (Non-Prosthetic).

Below are HBO’s total wins:

Watchmen

Wins: 11

  • Outstanding Limited Series
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Regina King)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II)
  • Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special
  • Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special
  • Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or Special
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie
  • Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes,
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing For a Limited Series or Movie

Succession

Wins: 7

  • Outstanding Drama Series
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Jeremy Strong)
  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Cherry Jones)
  • Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Jesse Armstrong)
  • Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Andrij Parekh)
  • Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Wins: 4

  • Outstanding Variety Talk Series
  • Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and
  • Outstanding Picture Editing For Variety Programming
  • Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series

1 win for I Know This Much Is True for Outstanding Lead Actor in a
Limited Series or Movie (Mark Ruffalo).

1 win for Bad Education for Outstanding Television Movie.

1 win for Insecure for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a
Comedy Series.

1 win for The Apollo for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.

1 win for We Are The Dream: The Kids Of The Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest
for Outstanding Children’s Program.


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Colin Costello is the West Coast Editor of Reel 360. Contact him at colin@reel360.com or follow him on Twitter at @colinthewriter1

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