Emmys: Miguel Sapochnik of 'Game of Thrones' Wins Best Directing for a Drama Series

Before thanking the Academy, HBO and many others, Sapochnik announced that he was hungry.

Game of Thrones' Miguel Sapochnik won the Emmy for best directing for a drama series for the episode "Battle of the Bastards" on Sunday night. 

The show beat out PBS' Downton Abbey, "Episode 9," directed by Michael Engler; HBO's Game of Thrones, "The Door," directed by Jack Bender; Showtime's Homeland, "The Tradition of Hospitality," directed by Lesli Linka Glatter; Cinemax's The Knick, "This Is All We Are," directed by Steven Soderbergh; and Showtime's Ray Donovan, "Exsuscito," directed by David Hollander.

Before thanking the Academy, HBO and many others, Sapochnik announced that he was hungry.

Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, which aired live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

A complete list of winners can be found here. The winners for the Creative Arts Emmys, which were handed out last weekend over two nights, can be found here.

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