‘Game of Thrones’ Reigns Supreme at Emmy Nominations, But Will Its Luck Hold?

‘Game of Thrones’ Reigns Supreme at Emmy Nominations, But Will Its Luck Hold?
With the announcement of the nominees for the 71st Primetime Emmys, the television awards season is now in full swing, and Screen Talk Emmy Edition has returned to breakdown the nominees for awards aficionados.

HBO’s “Game of Thrones” saved its best performance at the Emmy nominations for last, scoring a record-breaking 32 nominations for its final season, demolishing the single-season nomination record previously held by the first season of ABC’s “NYPD Blue” and achieved in 1994. But as former AMC Emmy darling “Mad Men” would have you remember, racking up a lot of nominations doesn’t guarantee a happy evening come Emmy night – the period drama went 0-for-17 at the ceremony in 2012, after winning the Emmy for drama series four consecutive years.

IndieWire Editor-at-Large Anne Thompson and TV Awards Editor Libby Hill delve into matters of “Game of Thrones” and beyond, taking time to explore all manner of nominations, including those that flummox,
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