Davis beat House of Cards star Robin Wright, Homeland’s Claire Danes, Elisabeth Moss of Mad Men, Taraji P. Henson of Empire and Tatiana Maslany of Orphan Black, who were also nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actress category.
Louis-Dreyfus cracked a joke about Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump in her acceptance speech, saying, “It’s getting trickier and trickier to satirise this stuff”. ‘You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there’.
Taraji P. Henson. Despite losing to Davis, the “Empire” star garnered almost 17,000 tweets. The 2003 film “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” became the first fantasy movie to win Best Picture at the Oscars. After seven seasons and 92 episodes, the series ended in May this year.
He later told reporters he felt no bitterness at being overlooked in past years given the quality of his fellow nominees. “I was mortified. It’s been so nice, all of it. This is sort of the culmination of that wonderful feeling”. The star suffered a traumatic brain injury more than a year ago that put him in a coma for eight days.
After a long and hard recovery, Tracy Morgan is back. “I’m just one man. How can I possibly keep up?” Either that, or people are confident that they’ll be able to catch all the pertinent moments on Twitter, anyway. Colbert this month replaced the retired Letterman on CBS.
We also saw the final wins for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. “But I’ve gotta say, sure, Donald Trump seems racist…. what else?” “It is a barren wasteland out there”.
Are you happy that Veep won Outstanding Comedy Series at the 2015 Emmy Awards? An estimated 400 scripted shows are expected to be broadcast on TV and online services like Netflix this year, up from the 211 that were on the air in 2009. The only problem? She’s awful on that show. The outstanding directing for a comedy series award was bagged by Jill Soloway for Transparent. Maura’s adult children are played by Gaby Hoffmann, Jay Duplass and Amy Landecker, whose character is either bisexual or gay.
Frances McDormand kept things succinct when she scored outstanding lead actress in a limited series or a film for her performance in the title role of Olive Kitteridge.