For the first time, the awards are being handed out over two nights. On night one, Game of Thrones took home highest number of wins, earning in categories like casting, visual effects, stunt coordination and production design
On Thursday, Priyanka wrote on Twitter: "This should be such a fun evening. And the search for the perfect dress begins."
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"Women of colour don't even get paid even half of what Caucasian women are paid. There needs to be an awareness that we're just there, that our presence is there, that we put in the work," said Viola Davis
Jon Snow was surprisingly killed off in season five angering fans. He, however, was brought back to life in the beginning of sixth season.
"Sticky is like, when I was doing a movie and I was doing it with my Afro and this Caucasian woman had her fingers in my hair. She said 'I'm going to make it really pretty' and so she put some white goo in it, the goo only white people would use," she said.
"If I could get them to do more, I would take 10 seasons, but we want to take their lead with what they can do and what the best version of the show is," HBO's programming chief Casey Bloys said.
"Now that winter has arrived on Game of Thrones, executive producers David Benioff and D B Weiss felt that the storylines of the next season would be better served by starting production a little later than usual, when the weather is changing," Casey Bloys, President, HBO Programming, said in a statement
Game of Thrones, which raked in a record-breaking 12 awards last year, faces competition from House of Cards, Better Call Saul, Mr. Robot, Downton Abbey, The Americans and Homeland
HBO's fantasy epic about noble families vying for control of the Iron Throne is expected to net a raft of nods after raking in a record-breaking 12 awards last year, including Best Drama Series
Jimmy Kimmel will host the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in September. In a statement he said: "I am excited to be hosting the Emmys again. I have a feeling I'm going to be great." And on Twitter he posted: "I am hosting the #Emmys on Sunday Sept 18. Until then, have a great summer"
US online retail giant Amazon said it plans to produce 16 feature films a year. The feature films will hit the big screen and be quickly available on Amazon's online service. "We want to win an Oscar," Amazon boss Jeff Bezos said. Amazon won five Emmys for the TV comedy series Transparent this year