Emmys: 'Game of Thrones' Wins Best Drama Emmy

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HBO's Game Of Thrones is television's best drama, winning the Emmy over odds-on favorite Mad Men.

HBO’s Game of Thrones overthrew AMC’s  Mad Men, in its last year of eligibility, as well as Better Call Saul, Showtime’s Homeland, PBS’ Downton Abby, and Netflix’ Orange is the New Black & House of Cards. 

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