HBO Submits ‘Game Of Thrones’ Series Finale For Best Writing Emmy

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HBO has submitted the final season of Game of Thrones for Emmy awards consideration in multiple categories.

While the series finale of Game of Thrones may have been a divisive conclusion to an already contentious final season, the 2019 Emmy Awards Nominating Ballots reveal HBO is confident the last episode, titled “The Iron Throne,” is worthy of being submitted in the Best Writing category. Furthermore, HBO submitted three episodes in the Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series: “The Long Night,” directed by Miguel Sapochnik, “The Last of the Starks,” directed by David Nutter, and “The Iron Throne,” directed by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

Kit Harington has been submitted for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series while Emilia Clarke’s name has been put forward for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Meanwhile, Alfie Allen, Pilou Asbaek, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Peter Dinklage and Richard Dormer have been submitted for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series while Gwendoline Christie, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams have had their names put up for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Carice Van Houten has been submitted for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.

The nominations for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced on July 16 and the ceremony will be held on September 22, 2019.

Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Kit Harington as Jon Snow, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, Liam Cunningham as Ser Davos Seaworth, Carice van Houten as Melisandre, Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, Conleth Hill as Varys, Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy, John Bradley as Samwell Tarly, Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane, Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark, Jerome Flynn as Bronn, Iain Glen as Jorah Mormont, Hannah Murray as Gilly.

Do you think this season of HBO’s Game of Thrones is worthy of Emmy awards? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

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