In addition, Netflix, pioneers in the streaming genre earned for themselves Emmy wins when young actress Uzo Aduba was named victor of the best supporting actress for a drama role for her role as “Crazy Eyes” in “Orange Is The New Black” prison series. Fox should have benefited from a highly rated National Football League overrun, but its Dallas-Philadelphia late-afternoon game was something of a clunker and ended more than 20 minutes before the start of the Emmys.
Veep took home five Emmy’s Sunday evening, including Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series won by Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
“I’d like to dedicate myself and this award to the transgender community”, Tambor said. Thank you for your stories.
This year, she triumphed as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for portraying the troubled Bonnie Plunkett in Mum. After eight years and eight nominations, Jon took home the gong for his role as Don Draper in Mad Men.
Ianucci, who left Veep after the end of the last season, told the Press Association that the Emmy win for outstanding comedy series had not made him reconsider his departure.
“Transparent” had already won three awards at the Creative Arts Emmys on September 12, most notably Guest Actor in a Comedy for Bradley Whitford’s performance as Mark/Marcy.
The HBO series stars a raft of British talent including Natalie Dormer, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner and Gwendoline Christie.
“I love you so much”, the actress said during her acceptance speech, adding, “I’m so thankful to stand beside a set of artists that are so brilliant”. Thank you for your inspiration.
Accepting the award, the 44-year-old actor joked about this long-awaited moment: “There’s been a mistake, clearly”. The comedian, who has avoided the limelight after his 2014 vehicle accident, triumphantly returned to the stage to present the award for Outstanding Drama Series.
“Thrones” became the first fantasy series to win the Emmy for Best Drama Series, which is one of the most high-profile awards at the ceremony.
Soloway’s win was immediately followed by her star, Jeffrey Tambor, who won for lead actor in a comedy series.
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Olive Kitteridge, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, almost swept the limited series categories, with six trophies including the top award and lead acting honors for Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins and a supporting award for Bill Murray.
The 67 Annual Emmys Awards saw glamorous red carpet looks, a hilarious host in Andy Samberg and the best and brightest in the television industry gather together.