We are definitely living in the Golden the Age of Television with the slew of high quality television series rivaling that of their cinematic counterparts. HBO’s Game of Thrones proves to be something that would be highlighted among the best contemporary media has to offer delivering us a fantasy epic that can be regarded as one of the best television series of all time.
Based off George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice an Fire novels, the series has received both tremendous acclaim and widespread popularity and still continues its run. In the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, the series continues to do be a favorite winning Best Drama Series and Best Supporting Actor for Peter Dinklage along with five other nominations.
The series competed against the likes of other massively successful and acclaimed series including Westworld, Stranger Things, The Crown, The Americans, The Handmaid’s Tale and This Is Us in the Best Drama Series category. Dinklage himself had serious competition including his fellow co-star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau who plays Jaime Lannister along with heavy hitters like Joseph Fiennes from The Handmaid’s Tale, David Harbour from Stranger Things, Mandy Patinkin from Homeland and Matt Smith from The Crown.
In the end, the two came out on top along with seven Creative Arts Emmy for the fantasy series bringing to a total of nine Emmys this year. The series will see its conclusion next year with its eight and final season but that won’t be the end of it. A prequel is underway set thousands of years before the events of the original series and that’s looking to be a good fix for us Thrones fans.