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Game Of Thrones Breaks Emmy Records With 12 Wins

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The 2015 Emmys were held in the US last night and Game Of Thrones scored big with a record-breaking 12 Emmy wins. The show beat the previous record held by The West Wing with 9 wins in 2000. The awards included the show's first win for outstanding drama series and Peter Dinklage's second Emmy win for best supporting actor.

In another historical moment Viola Davis also become the first black woman to win best lead actress for How To Get Away With Murder while political comedy Veep finally knocked Modern Family off the top spot to win best comedy series.

The full list of the main Emmy wins are as follows:

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Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series: Allison Janney – Mom

Outstanding variety sketch series - Inside Amy Schumer

Outstanding writing for a comedy series: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci and Tony Roche – Veep

Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series: Tony Hale – Veep

Outstanding directing in a comedy series: Jill Soloway – Transparent

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Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series: Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep

Outstanding writing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special: Jane Anderson – Olive Kitteridge

Outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or TV movie: Regina King - American Crime

Outstanding directing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special: Lisa Cholodenko – Olive Kitteridge

Outstanding variety talk series: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Outstanding reality-competition program: The Voice

Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series: Uzo Aduba – Orange Is The New Black

Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie: Bill Murray - Olive Kitteridge

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Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series: Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones

Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or a movie: Frances McDormand – Olive Kitteridge

Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or a movie: Richard Jenkins – Olive Kitteridge

Outstanding limited series – Olive Kitteridge

Outstanding writing for a drama series: David Benioff and DB Weiss – Game of Thrones

Outstanding writing for a variety series: Elliott Kalan, Adam Lowitt, Steve Bodow, Jon Stewart, Dan Amira, Travon Free, Hallie Haglund, Matt Koff, Dan McCoy, Jo Miller, Zhubin Parang, Daniel Radosh, Lauren Sarver, Owen Parsons and Delaney Yeager – The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Outstanding directing for a variety series: Chuck O’Neil – The Daily Show

Outstanding drama series - Game of Thrones

Outstanding comedy series - Veep

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series: Jon Hamm – Mad Men

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Outstanding lead actress in a drama series: Viola Davis – How to Get Away With Murder

Outstanding television movie: Bessie

Outstanding guest actor in a drama series: Reg E Cathey – House of Cards

Outstanding guest actress in a drama series: Margo Martindale – The Americans

Outstanding guest actor in a comedy series: Bradley Whitford – Transparent

Outstanding guest actress in a comedy series: Joan Cusack – Shameless

Outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program: Jane Lynch – Hollywood Game Night

Outstanding unstructured reality program - Deadliest Catch

Outstanding structured reality program: Shark Tan

Outstanding variety special - The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Outstanding directing for a drama series: David Nutter – Game of Thrones

Outstanding directing for a variety special: Don Roy King - The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Outstanding writing for a variety special: Louis CK – Louis CK: Live At The Comedy Store

Outstanding documentary or nonfiction special - Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief

Outstanding documentary or nonfiction series - The Jinx: The Life And Deaths Of Robert Durst

Outstanding informational series or special - Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown

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