Television’s golden night finally arrived this past Sunday as the 68th Emmy Awards were handed out. HBO’s Game of Thrones dominated the awards by taking home 12 awards (many of its awards were handed out prior to the ceremony airing).
FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson meanwhile came out on top in five major categories on Sunday, bringing its Emmy total to nine. Fox’s Grease Live placed third with five total wins.
Network by network, HBO walked away with 22 total wins, followed by FX’s 18; Netflix and PBS were a distant third and fourth with nine and eight, respectively. Broadcasters ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW combined for 21 total Emmys, and only four during the Big Show on Sunday.
There were a lot of first time winners this year, including some fan faves that were finally given their time to shine at last!
Check out the list of winners below and see if your faves won!
OUTSTANDING DRAMA : Game of Thrones
OUTSTANDING COMEDY : Veep
LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA : Rami Malek, Mr Robot
SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA : Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES : Game of Thrones, “Battle of the Bastards” (Miguel Sapochnik)
SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA : Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES : Game of Thrones, “Battle Of The Bastards” (David Benioff, D.B. Weiss)
VARIETY TALK SERIES: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL : Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping
LIMITED SERIES: The People v. O.J. Simpson
TV MOVIE : Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
LEAD ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE : Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson
LEAD ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson
SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE : Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson
SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE : Regina King, American Crime
DIRECTING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL: Susanne Bier, The Night Manager
WRITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL : D.V. DeVincentis, The People v. O.J. Simpson
REALITY SHOW COMPETITION: The Voice
LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES : Transparent, “Man on the Land” (Jill Soloway)
SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
: Kate McKinnon, SNL
OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY: Master of None, “Parents” (Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang)
SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY: Louie Anderson, Baskets
GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA: Margo Martindale, The Americans
GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA: Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan
GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live
GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY: Peter Scolari, Girls
REALITY SHOW HOST: RuPaul Charles, RuPaul’s Drag Race
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