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Emmys: Wins By Network & Program

Netflix edged HBO for the most trophies for any network or streaming service — seven to six — during the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards telecast Monday night in Los Angeles. FX and Amazon’s Prime Video tied for third with five apiece. No other network managed more than one. Counting the Creative Arts Emmys that were handed out earlier this month, Netflix and HBO tied with 23 wins, followed by NBC’s 15. See the complete list of network wins below. The big winner among… Read

‘Game Of Thrones’ Reclaims Crown With Emmy Best Drama Win

Game Of Thrones Emmys 2018

HBO’s powerhouse Game of Thrones returned to the Primetime Emmy Awards after a year away and picked up where it left off, scoring its third Outstanding Drama Series win in four years. The victory came for the fantasy series’ Season 7. It is wrapping its run with Season 8 beginning in 2019. The win in the night’s final and biggest category helped HBO tie Netflix with 23 total awards this Emmy season, after Netflix had topped HBO in total noms for the first time. The cast… Read

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Nabs Eighth Emmy With Comedy Series Win

CORRECTS with eight Emmy wins: Newcomer The Marvelous Mrs. Marvel came into the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards as the comedy frontrunner and didn’t disappoint, winning a total of eight statuettes (including its wins in the Creative Arts Emmys) out of its 14 nominations, capping it off with Outstanding Comedy Series. The show tonight also saw a lead actress win for star Rachel Brosnahan, a double win in writing and directing for creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and supporting… Read

Emmys: Director Glenn Weiss Talks Spontaneous Proposal Moment Backstage

Glenn Weiss Emmy Proposal

While Glenn Weiss picked up his 14th Emmy trophy tonight with the win for Outstanding Directing of a Variety Special, backstage it was all about the jaw-dropping proposal that went down during his acceptance speech. The moment went viral, quickly becoming the biggest moment of the night on Twitter. "You can't really plan this," said Weiss of his spontaneous moment. "It became a thought and the thought picked up steam as we got here. This was coming. The timing just lined… Read

John Oliver On Lack Of Trump Talk At The Emmys: “Can’t Drink The Pain Away”

John Oliver came backstage at the Emmys after winning Outstanding Variety Talk Series for Last Week Tonight starting off by greeting the “assorted press” and then going on to talk about how we are living in the “best of times and the worst of times.” Oliver said that he didn’t want to get “Dickensian”, but he said we are living “closer to the second half of that sentence.” Known for reporting on politics, current events, and, of course, Donald Trump, Oliver addressed the… Read

Emmys TV Review: ‘SNL’-Dominated 70th Annual Ceremony Really Shows Its Age

Emmys 2018

Turns out going with two hosts instead of one did not double the fun at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards tonight. Fronted by Saturday Night Live's Michael Che and Colin Jost and executive produced by Lorne Michaels, this year's celebration of television's best and brightest quickly became mired in some of the worst tendencies of the long-running weekly variety show. With Michaels back running the small-screen ceremony for the first time in 30 years, there was nothing as… Read

‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ Picks Up Where Jon Stewart Left Off With Third Consecutive Variety Talk Series Emmy

John Oliver

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver won the statuette for Best Variety Talk Series for a third year in a row. With three consecutive best of genre Emmys, The Daily Show alum is on track to pick up where Jon Stewart left off after taking his final statuette in 2015. Accepting his Emmy, Oliver’s staff once again cheered from what the star boasted were the worst seats in the building “to send a mixed message.” Oliver began his acceptance speech thanking Glenn Weiss’s fiance… Read

Emmys: The Complete List Of Winners

The 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out tonight in Los Angeles, and the Television Academy certainly spread the wealth. The big winner was Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which took a leading five trophies including Outstanding Comedy Series, and HBO’s Game of Thrones, which won Outstanding Drama Series and Supporting Actor for Peter Dinklage. Here is the complete list of winners: OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES Game Of Thrones • HBO HBO Entertainment in… Read

‘Assassination of Gianni Versace’ Snares Limited Series Emmy; 2nd ‘American Crime Story’ Win In Category

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

"One out of every four LGBTQ people in this country will be the victim of a hate crime," said Ryan Murphy tonight as The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story replicated the success of 2016's The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story and won the Outstanding Limited Series at the 70th Primetime Emmys. Taking the stage at the Microsoft Theater this evening, the executive producer added that the nine-episode second installment of the FX anthology… Read

‘Saturday Night Live’ Nabs 2nd Consecutive Best Variety Sketch Series Win For 1st Time

For the first time in its long run on NBC, Saturday Night Live claimed the Emmy for Best Variety Sketch Series for a second consecutive year. Tonight’s win followed its impressive six wins at the Creative Arts Emmys last weekend. The Best Variety Sketch Series victory extends the late-night show’s record 71 wins to 72. On the air 43 years, SNL previously had won only three series awards, snagging Best Variety Series in 1976 in its first season, repeating in 1993 for… Read

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ First To Win Best Reality Competition And Best Reality Host Emmys In Same Year

RuPaul's Drag Race Emmys

UPDATED with backstage video: Rupaul's Drag Race won its first Emmy for Best Reality Competition Program on Monday, marking the first time Best Reality-Competition Program and Best Reality Host have gone to the same show in the same year. RuPaul's Drag Race broke into this derby for the first time last year. Gaining steam, the VH1 show doubled its Emmy haul at last weekend's Creative Arts Emmys, bagging four more trophies, including a third consecutive win for host RuPaul… Read

Michael Che Presents “Reparation” Emmys To Black Actors

Emmys co-host Michael Che tried to make up for years without the TV Academy’s acknowledgment of black actors with a “Reparation Emmy.” Meeting his childhood heroes like Kadeem Hardison of A Different World, Everybody Hates Chris’ Tichina Arnold and Jimmie Walker of Good Times (who found the award “Dy-namic”), Che offered an Emmy he took from Bill Cosby. Needless to say, many passed on the tainted hand-me-down. Now presenting… The Reparation Read