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"Game of Thrones" has won the Emmy for the best drama series at the 71st edition of the most important television awards, held tonight in Los Angeles (USA).
HBO's epic fantasy blockbuster thus confirmed the predictions that placed it as a rival to beat and in this section the "Killing Eve", "Better Call Saul", "The bodyguard", "Ozark", " Pose "," Succession "and" This is Us ".
This is the fourth recognition for the best drama series for "Game of Thrones", an award that matches the records of the also four-winners in this category: "Sad Song of Hill Street", "The Law of Los Angeles", "Mad Men" and "The West Wing of the White House".
David Benioff, one of the two "showrunners" (top managers of the series) with DB Weiss, thanked the writer George RR Martin, whose novels inspired this television production, because "all this began in the mind of the insane" of the writer .
His partner DB Weiss had emotional words for the cast of "Game of Thrones," of whom he said they " made better" all the scripts they wrote for them.
"We love you and we loved every minute we spent with you," he added.
The two brains behind "Game of Thrones" also thanked on the stage the enormous work of the team behind this blockbuster, whom they defined as "dragons" and wolves "while joking that" it is amazing that everyone is still alive. "
"Game of Thrones" came as a great favorite to these Emmy thanks to its 32 nominations, the largest number of nominations won by a series in the same edition of these awards.
Finally, "Game of Thrones" was made with 12 statuettes in the 2019 edition of the Emmy with which it extends to 59 its absolute record of the most successful series in the history of these awards.
In addition to the great recognition of the best drama series, "Game of Thrones" won the award for best supporting actor, which went to Peter Dinklage.
The other ten prizes corresponded to technical sections and were delivered in two previous galas held last weekend.
After eight spectacular seasons, this series said goodbye in May to the spectators turned into a historical phenomenon of the small screen.
HBO does not seem to let the fever go through "Game of Thrones" and is already working on several television projects derived from its plot to give continuity to this ambitious fantasy universe.
FLEABAG, BEST COMEDY AND TRIUMPHER OF THE NIGHT
"Fleabag" took the Emmy to the best comedy series. The surreal and groundbreaking series created and starred by Phoebe Waller-Bridge for BBC and Amazon was the great winner of the Emmy comedy sections with four awards: best comedy, best actress and best comedy script (both for Waller-Bridge) , and best direction in a comedy (Harry Bradbeer).
"Fleabag" gave the surprise by defeating the big favorite in this category, the political satire "Veep", which said goodbye this year with its seventh season but that today went empty of the Emmy.
The productions "Barry", "Russian Doll", "Schitt's Creek", "The Good Place" and "The Wonderful Mrs. Maisel" were also nominated in the best comedy section , a series that in 2018 won the victory in this category .
"This is getting ridiculous," said a totally surprised and excited Waller-Bridge.
The versatile British artist recalled that this series began as a theatrical monologue and ironic that "the trip" that has taken her here "has been absolutely nuts."
Waller-Bridge shared the stage today with several "Fleabag" actors such as Sian Clifford or Andrew Scott.
Precisely, Waller-Bridge praised the role of Scott, who came to the series in the second season to play a peculiar priest, and said that the work of his colleague had "a depth" and "a complexity" that "raised" to the Serie.
"Fleabag" follows the adventures of a young British woman in her attempt to straighten her life both emotionally and professionally, something that will clash, in a habitual way, with her family.
One of the particularities of "Fleabag" is that its protagonist constantly breaks "the fourth wall" and, in the middle of the action, questions the viewer and comments on what happens by looking directly at the camera.
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