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Calgary-shot drama 'Fargo' wins Emmy Award for best miniseries

This photo released by FX Networks shows Colin Hanks as Gus Grimley in "Fargo," season one. The TV series has 18 nominations and one win for the 2014 Emmy Awards. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are on Monday, August 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Matthias Clamer/FX)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Calgary-shot “Fargo” has landed the Emmy Award for this year’s best miniseries.

The FX drama, inspired by the 1996 Coen brothers film, boasted an all-star cast headed by Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman. It will return next season with a new ensemble.

Its rivals for best miniseries were “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX), “Bonnie & Clyde” (Lifetime), “Luther” (BBC America), “Treme” (HBO) and “The White Queen” (Starz).

A number of Canadians worked on the production, which airs on FXX Canada.

It was nominated for a total of 18 Emmys.