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Emmy Awards by the numbers: From John Hamm, Game of Thrones and more, here are top 10 moments

Tue September 22 2015, 11:31 am
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    No matter how you do the math, HBO and its powerhouse series ''Game of Thrones'' had a big night at the 67th Emmy Awards. So did George R.R. Martin, whose novels are the wellspring for the fondly nicknamed ''GOT'' and who turned 67 Sunday - the same age as the prime-time Emmys, but likely more venerated for his years. (Image: Reuters)
    Here's a deeper look at the Emmys by the numbers:

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    1. Impressive record set by ''Game of Thrones'': One, with its 12 awards topping the single-season record of nine trophies set by ''The West Wing'' in 2000. (Image: Reuters)

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    2. Most tweeted-about stars: Five, including Lady Gaga, Davis, Hamm, Amy Poehler and Tatiana Maslany. (Image: Reuters)

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    3. Number of Emmy-related Facebook conversations: 14 million, involving 6.9 million people. (In picture: Actress Amy Poehler; Reuters)

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    4. Awards won by ''Mad Men'' star Jon Hamm after being nominated eight times for the drama: One. Number of actors who skipped the stairs and threw themselves on the stage: One, Hamm. (Image: Reuters)

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    5. Youngest winner: Uzo Aduba, 34. (Image: Reuters)

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    6. Giant and overdue step for the Emmys: One, with Viola Davis the first African-American to win a best drama series actress trophy. (Image: Reuters)

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    7. Total number of acting awards won by the sterling ''Mad Men'' cast during its eight-season run: One, Hamm's. (In picture: Jon Hamm (C) holds his award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role on AMC's "Mad Men" while mingling with actors John Slattery and January Jones; Reuters)

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    8. Awards won by ''Modern Family'' after being the best-comedy winner for five years running: One - for sound mixing.
    (In picture: Ty Burrell, left, and Keegan-Michael Key) (AP Photo)

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    9. Number of yellow dresses, including Heidi Klum's dress that designer Michael Costello said ''looked like she was wearing Big Bird'': At least five. (AP Photo)

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    10. Viewers for the Fox telecast: 11.9 million, a record low. Viewers for the first GOP debate on Fox News: 24 million. Maybe Donald Trump should replace Andy Samberg as Emmys host next year? (Image: Reuters)

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