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My streaming picks: 9 Emmy winners you don't want to miss

My streaming picks: 9 Emmy winners you don't want to miss
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In case you missed it, last Sunday was the Emmy Awards show. Can you guess who the big winners were? HBO took home a total of 22 Emmys, while its streaming counterpart Netflix took home 9.

Have you seen all of the award winners? If you haven't, this weekend is the perfect time to catch up and see what all the fuss is about. Here are this year's Emmy award winners that you can stream right now on Amazon Prime, HBO Go and Netflix:

First up, HBO, the big winner of the night.

Game of Thrones

Starring: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

What it won: Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series, Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

Synopsis: "While a civil war brews between several noble families in Westeros, the children of the former rulers of the land attempt to rise up to power. Meanwhile, a forgotten race, bent on destruction, plans to return after thousands of years in the North."

Why you'll love it: It's the series nearly everyone is talking about. And with an estimated 12 episodes left in the entire series, now is as good a time as any to get caught up with the country's most popular show.

Veep

Starring: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale

What it won: Outstanding Comedy Series, Best Actress in a Comedy Series - Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Synopsis: "Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about."

Why you'll love it: Julia Louis-Dreyfus won Best Actress for a reason. She's smart, funny and has perfect timing in this satirical, hilarious look at politics and life in Washington D.C.

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Starring: John Oliver

What it won: Variety Talk Series

Synopsis: "Former Daily Show host and correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this new weekly news satire program."

Why you'll love it: If you're a fan of "The Daily Show" you'll enjoy its sarcastic tone and the fun it pokes at current events going on in our country.

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