All it takes is one.
Just ONE Emmy win tonight and HBO’s Game of Thrones will tie The West Wing for the most wins ever by a show during a single year (as Thrones previously has won eight Emmys at the Creative Arts Awards this year).
TWO wins and Thrones will beat West Wing for the most wins by a show in a year.
FOUR wins and Thrones will tie as the most-winning series ever, along with Hill Street Blues and The West Wing, for a lifetime total of 26 for its run. A number the show is certain to surpass in future seasons.
Thrones is nominated in several categories, but the award the Thrones team wants the most is the biggest — Outstanding Drama Series. Thrones has been nominated for the top prize each year but keeps being edged out. The only other sci-fi or fantasy show to ever win this category was ABC’s Lost.
Thrones‘ top rival Mad Men could make Emmy history too. Mad Men has won the drama series prize four times, tying it with Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law and The West Wing for the most wins in the category. No show has won five times before. Will Mad Men be the first?
Here is a complete list of 2015 Emmys won by GoT this year, so far…
— Outstanding Make-Up for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) (“Mother’s Mercy”)
— Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series (“The Dance of Dragons”)
— Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More) (“High Sparrow,” “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken” “Hardhome”)
— Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series (“Hardhome”)
— Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Scripted Series (“Hardhome”)
— Outstanding Special Visual Effects (“The Dance of Dragons”)
— Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series
— Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
Head here for a full list of 2015 Emmy predictions.