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Game of Thrones dominates 2019 Emmy Awards with 32 nominations

- Much-loved drama series, Game o Thrones, have broken a record at the 2019 Emmy Awards

- The drama series garnered a total of 32 nominations at the prestigious awards

- The record of the highest Emmy nominations used to be held by NYPD Blue which had 27 nominations in 1994

Drama series, Game of Thrones which was about much more than powerful families tussling to sit on the Iron Throne might have come to an end but the struggle continues.

The series has dominated this year’s Emmy Awards with a record breaking total of 32 nominations.

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Game of Thrones breaks record with 32 Emmy nominations

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This means the HBO series has had a total of 160 Emmy nominations with 47 wins since the show’s debut in 2011.

The last series to have the highest nominations as the Emmy’s was NYPD Blue with a total of 27 nominations in 1994.

Emilia Clarke who acted the role of Daenerys Targeryen on the series was nominated for the lead actress in a drama series while Kit Harrington (Jon Snow) earned the nomination of lead actor in a drama series.

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Outstanding supporting actress in the drama series includes: Lean Headey (Cersai Lannister), Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth), Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) and Maisie Williams (Arya Stark).

Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy), Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), were also nominated for outstanding supporting actor on the series.

See some of the Game of Thrones nominations below:

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

Kit Harington (Game of Thrones)

Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones)

Lena Headey (Game of Thrones)

Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones)

Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones)

Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series

Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones)

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones)

Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)

Outstanding drama series

Game of Thrones (HBO)

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series:

Carice van Houten — “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series:

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss — “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

David Nutter — “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

Miguel Sapochnik — “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series:

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss — “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

In other news, Legit.ng reported that a Ghanaian pastor explained that Christians who watch Game of Thrones are going to hell.

Victor Eghan took to his timeline to call Christians to order and he gave reasons why those of the faith who watch Game of Thrones are going to hell as he claimed most of the things been shown in the series are immoral and against the bible doctrines.

Eghan took his time to analysis what goes and who does what in the popular series that had millions across the world glued to their television sets.

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