Primetime Bookish Emmy Award Winners

American Crime: The People Vs. O.J. Simpson, the FX limited series based on Jeffrey Toobin's book The Run of His Life, was a big winner at last night's Primetime Emmy Awards, with five major category Emmys. Game of Thrones broke the record for the highest number of Primetime Emmys ever won by a fictional series by running up its total to 38. Here are some of the major category-winning shows that had book connections:

American Crime: The People Vs. O.J. Simpson: Outstanding limited series; Courtney B. Vance (actor, limited series or movie); Sterling K. Brown (supporting actor); Sarah Paulson (actress, limited series or movie); D.V. DeVincentis (writing, limited series for the episode "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia")

Game of Thrones, based on the novel series by George R.R. Martin: Outstanding drama series; Miguel Sapochnik (director, drama series for the episode "Battle of the Bastards"; David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (writing, drama series for the episode "Battle of the Bastards")

The Night Manager, based on the novel by John le Carré: Susanne Bier (director, limited series, movie or dramatic special)

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride: Outstanding television movie

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