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– by Seth McDonald

 

The 69th annual Emmy awards were held Sunday night with The Handmaid’s Tale taking home eight awards including, Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. On the comedy side of things, Veep took home the Emmy for outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. You can check out a list of the winners of some of the major categories below.

Outstanding Drama Series

Winner  – The Handmaid’s Tale

Nominees 

Stranger Things

This Is Us

Westworld

Better Call Saul

The Crown

House of Cards.

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Winner – Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale

Nominees

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

Clair Foy, The Crown

Keri Russell, The Americans

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Winner – Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

Nominees

Live Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Anthony Hopkins Westworld

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Outstanding limited Series

Winner – Big Little Lies

Nominees 

Genius

Fargo

Feud

The Night Of

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Winner – Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies

Nominees

Jessica Lange, Feud

Susan Sarandon, Feud

Carrie Coon, Fargo

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Reese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Winner – Riz Ahmed, The Night Of

Nominees

Benedict Cumberbatch

Robert Deniro, The Wizard of Lies

John Tuturro, The Night of

Ewan McGregor, Fargo

Geoffrey Rush, Genius

Outstanding Comedy Series

Winner- Veep

Nominees

Modern Family

Atlanta

Black-ish

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Master of None

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Winner – Julia Louis Dreyfus, Veep

Nominees

Pamela Adlon, Better Things

Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Tracy Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Allison Janney, Mom

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Winner – Donald Glover, Atlanta

Nominees

Anthony Anderson – Black-ish

Aziz Ansari – Master of None

Zach Galifianakis – Baskets

William H. Macy – Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent

 

Do you think the awards went to the most deserving?  Let us know in the comments down below!

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Source: IMDb

  • Kindofabigdeal

    Why doesn’t It’s Always Sunny ever get recognized? It’s the funniest thing on TV and last season was great.

    • Seth McDonald

      Yeah last season of Sunny in Philly was one of the best in years i think. They went outside the box and did some un sunny like things, but it worked.

  • Victor Roa

    as much I’m not OUTRAGED over the thing I love didn’t win…. That list looks really odd, some things still in sprint of 2016, you might as well add Downton Abby last season in there. I am a HUGE Fan of Veep, but they are a bunch of assholes compared to Modern Family or Blackish which have huge ratings which are feel good family comedies handling real issues…… it really does feel obvious the studio pandering to emmy voters this year over last years.
    I still feel Master of None should get more consideration since it’s a show that’s not trying to find a solution but showing a slice of life of everyone