Thursday, July 14, 2016

USA: “Game of Thrones” lead Emmy Awards with 23 nominations – The Point

The cable HBO series “Game of Thrones” came last year as head Thursday Emmy nominations, trophies of American television, with 23 mentions.

In 2015, “Game of Thrones” has done even better with 24 nominations and had ultimately received 12 awards at the ceremony, a record.

the awards will take place on September 18 in Los Angeles.

the HBO hit series beat a program of a different style, “the People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story,” a mini-series about the murder trial of American football player and actor, broadcast by the cable channel FX. She was nominated 22 times.

The chain, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox, was also nominated 18 times for the series “Fargo” declination of the film of the same name directed by Ethan brothers and Joel Coen released in 1996.

Another program for the FX chain and critical success, “the Americans” saw his two lead actors, Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, named for the first time, while the series is already in its fourth season.

also attracted attention in recent years on cable for the quality of its productions, the US chain has gleaned six nominations for “Mr Robot”, which broadcast the second season has started.

online internet broadcast platforms, now producing their own programs, have placed several creations.

in all, Netflix has been nominated 54 times and Amazon 16 time, representing each their best performance to date

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Netflix relied on the locomotive “House of Cards”, holding 13 times, but also saw a wide variety of its selected programs from the series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” documentary “What happened, Miss Simone?” dedicated to the singer Nina Simone.

The jury nevertheless snubbed “Orange is the New Black” series about a women’s prison, which was named only once, for the ensemble cast in a drama series.

Meanwhile, Amazon can always count on “Transparent”, the series about a transgender father, already rewarded last year and named eight times Thursday.

Despite this competition new and dynamic online distribution platforms, HBO continues to dominate the landscape of American television.

the chain cable subscription on Thursday received 94 nominations, very far the highest total among the actors of the small screen in the US.

the series “Veep,” with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, was notably featured 17 times in the lead in the comedy category.

Even the resounding failure of the series “Vinyl”, stopped after one season and named only twice Thursday in technical categories, HBO has not weakened, still driven by “Game of Thrones “.

the sixth season of the fantasy series, the last episode aired on June 26 signed a new progression of hearing, continued from the beginning of the series in 2011.

the last episode of this season attracted 8.9 million viewers, live or catch, a record for the series.

a few hours after the broadcast of this episode eventful very spectacular, both series creators David Benioff and DB Weiss, stated that “Game of Thrones” will likely last for no more than two additional seasons.

the sixth season was the first not rely directly on the tale of George RR Martin. The two authors had already taken many liberties with the original story

07/14/2016 7:39:28 p.m.. – Los Angeles (AFP) – AFP © 2016


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