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'Game of Thrones' Dominates 2015 Emmy Awards Winners List

'Game of Thrones' dominated the 2015 Emmy awards on Sunday night and became series with most awards won in a single year.

The HBO Game of Thrones series racked up a record-breaking 12 awards, including best drama series, from its 24 nominations. The previous record holder was The West Wing which won nine awards at the 2000 Emmys.

The win capped a huge night for HBO, which won a total of 43 Emmys, more than any other network, including best comedy series for Veep and best miniseries for Olive Kitteridge.

Meanwhile, Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for best lead actress on a drama for her role in 'How to Get Away With Murder'.

Amy Schumer won the inaugural outstanding variety sketch series award, Jeffrey Tambor was named outstanding lead actor in a comedy for 'Transparent' and Jon Hamm finally won the outstanding lead actor trophy that had eluded him for eight years on 'Mad Men'.

In his departure from 'The Daily Show', Jon Stewart's series won three awards, including outstanding variety talk series.

See the complete list of winners below at the 67th primetime Emmy Awards.

Drama Series: Game of Thrones, HBO.

Actor, Drama Series: Jon Hamm, Mad Men, AMC.

Actress, Drama Series: Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder, ABC.

Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones, HBO.

Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black, Netflix.

Directing, Drama Series: David Nutter, Game of Thrones, HBO.

Writing, Drama Series: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Game of Thrones, HBO.

Comedy Series: Veep, HBO.

Actor, Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent, Amazon Instant Video.

Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep, HBO.

Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Tony Hale, Veep, HBO.

Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Allison Janney, Mom, CBS.

Directing, Comedy Series: Jill Soloway, Transparent, Amazon Instant Video.

Writing, Comedy Series: Simon Blackwell, Amando Iannucci, Tony Roche, Veep, HBO.

Variety Talk Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Comedy Central.

Directing, Variety Series: Chuck O'Neil, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.

Variety Sketch Series: Inside Amy Schumer, Comedy Central.

Writing, Variety Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Comedy Central.

Limited Series: Olive Kitteridge, HBO.

Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Richard Jenkins, Olive Kitteridge, HBO.

Actress, Limited Series or Movie: Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge, HBO.

Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge, HBO.

Supporting Actress, Limited Series or Movie: Regina King, American Crime, ABC.

Directing, Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special: Lisa Cholodenko, Olive Kitteridge, HBO.

Writing, Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: Jane Anderson, Olive Kitteridge, HBO.

Reality-Competition Program: The Voice, NBC.

September 21, 2015 |

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