“Game of Thrones” wins fourth best drama Emmy

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Lena Headey, from left, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke, of the cast of “Game of Thrones,” appear on stage to present the award for outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or movie at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” has won the best television drama series Emmy Award.

The HBO fantasy epic takes the award for the fourth time in its eighth and final season.

It was the just the second Emmy on what had been a mostly quiet night for “Game of Thrones.” Peter Dinklage won best supporting actor in a drama for the show earlier in the evening.

It beat “Better Call Saul,” ”Bodyguard,” ”Killing Eve,” ”Ozark,” ”Pose,” ”Succession” and “This is Us” for best drama.

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