In Final Prank, HBO Submits Game Of Thrones Series Finale For Emmy Awards

In what has to be the best trolling of all time, HBO has submitted the final season of Game Of Thrones for multiple Emmy Awards. For the uninitiated, the Emmy Award is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry.

Categories HBO has submitted for the series for this year include:

  • Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series
  • Outstanding Cinematography For A Multi-Camera Series (The Iron Throne, The Last Of The Starks, and The Long Night)
  • Outstanding Period Costumes (The Bells)
  • Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series (The Iron Throne, The Last Of The Starks, The Long Night)
  • Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series (The Long Night)
  • Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series,Non-Prosthetic (The Long Night)
  • Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special (The Long Night)
  • Outstanding Main Title Design
  • Outstanding Music Composition For A Series, Original Dramatic Score (The Long Night)
  • Outstanding Music Supervision (A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms)
  • Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series (Kit Harington as Jon Snow)
  • Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series (Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series (Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy, Pilou Asbaek as Euron Greyjoy, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jamie Lannister, Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Richard Dormer as Lord Beric Dondarrion)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series (Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark, Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, Carice van Houten as Melisandre)
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series (The Iron Throne, The Long Night, Winterfell)
  • Outstanding Drama Series
  • Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series,One Hour (The Long Night)
  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects (The Bells)
  • Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Limited Series Or Movie
  • Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series (The Iron Throne)

The two worst nominations include Outstanding Directing on The Iron Throne with directorial duties from showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and Outstanding Writing on The Iron Throne by, you guessed it, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

The Iron Throne is the lowest rated episode on Rotten Tomatoes, sitting at 49%.

The Emmy nominations will be revealed July 16 at 11:30 a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT. The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will air Sunday, September 22 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Fox.

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