Emmy Awards: ‘Game of Thrones’ ends run with outstanding drama series

‘Game of Thrones’ won the award for Outstanding Drama Series for its eighth and final season at 71st Prime Time Emmy Awards. HBO’s epic fantasy drama dominated the Emmy Awards nominations with 32 nods including best drama series.

It defeated seven other contenders including ‘Killing Eve’, ‘Ozark’, and ‘Pose’ for the best drama crown. Apart from the top honour, Peter Dinklage won best supporting actor for the record fourth time for the series.

Actor Billy Porter took home the trophy of best actor in drama for his role in ‘Pose’, becoming the first openly gay, black man, to win the prize. Jodie Comer scored her maiden Emmy for ‘Killing Eve’.

The actor, who plays the stylish assassin Villanelle on the BBC America drama, bagged the award for best actress in a drama series.

Actor-writer Bill Hader has won second consecutive best lead actor in a comedy series Emmy for his performance in HBO’s “Barry”.

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