Amazon’s original shows win 6 Emmy Awards

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Amazon’s original programming was nominated for 16 Emmy Awards this year and they managed to win 6 of those nominations in the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards. Amazon’s biggest winner of the night was Transparent, which took home 3 wins. The shows creator, Jill Soloway, and the show’s lead actor, Jeffrey Tambor, repeated their wins from last year by again taking home the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series respectively. Transparent, which will release its third season this Friday, also won an Emmy for Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program.

Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle won two of its four nominations this year. The first win went to James Hawkinson for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series, and the show also won an Emmy for Outstanding Main Title Design. Amazon’s final Emmy win went to Mozart in the Jungle for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series. The Man in the High Castle and Mozart in the Jungle will both release their new seasons in December.


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