Game Of Thrones, The People v. O.J. Simpson, And Veep Win Big At Emmys

Game of Thrones, The People v. O.J. Simpson, and Veep win big at EmmysGame of Thrones won 11 awards in last night 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, and became the most awarded series in Emmy history with 38 Emmys over its six seasons. The show won for Outstanding Drama Series for the second consecutive year, and also won for Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series. The People v. O.J. Simpson also was one of the evening’s big winners with five Emmys, including Outstanding Limited Series. Veep also won big, with Julia-Louis Dreyfus taking home her record fifth straight Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy. “I think that Veep has torn down the wall between comedy and politics,” she said. “Our show started out as a political satire but it now feels more like a sobering documentary.” She then vowed to “rebuild that wall and make Mexico pay for it.”