Game of Thrones breaks awards record

Game of Thrones has broken the record for the highest number of Primetime Emmy Awards won by any show.

The HBO series triumphed in 12 of the 24 categories it was nominated in at Sunday night’s ceremony, including outstanding drama series.

The show has now surpassed Frasier’s all-time record of 37 Emmy wins.

Last weekend, Game of Thrones dominated the Creative Emmy Awards, picking up nine prizes for technical achievement.