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9/23, 5:01 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Game of Thrones wins Emmy for best drama series

HBO's "Game of Thrones" won the Emmy award in the "outstanding drama series" category, while the Amazon Studios co-produced British comedy-drama "Fleabag" won the award for the best comedy series, it was announced in a ceremony on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences chose Jodie Comer of "Killing Eve," a British spy thriller produced by BBC Three, as the best lead actress. Billy Porter won the award for the best lead actor, playing in the "Pose."

Best variety talk show was "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver." Another HBO show, "Chernobyl," won prizes for outstanding limited series, and its screenplay writer Craig Mazin won in the outstanding writing for a limited series or movie category, as it's director Johan Renck was awarded for directing for a limited series.

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