GoT hails at Emmy once again, with 23 nominations

| Updated: Jul 15, 2016 20:42 IST

New York, July 15, ANI: Once again, the power-and-blood fantasy saga 'Game of Thrones' hails with 23 Nominations in the 68th annual Prime time Emmy Awards. While the show received a record 12 Emmys last season, this year too it bags nominations for an array of categories including outstanding 'Dramatic series' and 'Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama' for Emilia Clark, reports the New York Times. The HBO's fantasy epic that completed its sixth season, received 24 nominations last year and won its first Emmy for 'best drama.' With 23 nominations this time the total number of nominations for the series presently has gone up to 104. Along with GoT, 'Modern Family' and Julia Louis-Dreyfus once again bagged most number of nominations. 'Veep' with 17 nominations, was the comedy leader. Popular shows like 'The People v. O.J. Simpson,' 'Roots' and 'Fargo' pulled drew attention to the limited series category. James Corden appeared to be a competition in the late-night shows and widely praised 'The Americans' got recognised in the 'best drama' category. With a total 94 nominations, HBO, for the 16th consecutive year receives highest number of nominations among all other networks. The 2016 Emmy Awards ceremony will take place on September 18 in Los Angeles. (ANI)