Date: 21st September 2015

Game of Thrones breaks Emmy record with 12 wins.

Game of Thrones picked up a record-breaking 12 awards, including best drama series at this year's Emmys in Los Angeles.

Viola Davis also made history by becoming the first black woman to win the best lead actress prize for her role in How To Get Away With Murder.

Jon Hamm finally won a best actor award for Mad Men in the show's last year. He had been nominated seven times before.
Political comedy Veep was the winner in the best comedy series category.

And Inside Amy Schumer was named best variety sketch series.

It was the first time since it began 2011 that Game of Thrones won the best drama series award. Its other accolades included best writing, best direction and best supporting actor for Peter Dinklage, who plays Tyrion Lannister.

Source: Press Release