“It’s getting trickier and trickier to satirize this stuff”, she quipped.
“The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity”, Davis said. Peter has been nominated each year since HBO aired the TV adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire. He bypassed the steps to the Emmy stage, scrambling onto it on his stomach.
The show also took home awards for writing, directing and for supporting actor, Peter Dinklage.
The drama awards were a little better, if only because I was surprised at how many awards Game of Thrones got (for a relatively weak season, I thought). Weiss won for their writing on the hit HBO series, it looks like it.
Jeffrey Tambor from Amazon’s comedy Transparent, won Best Actor in a Comedy series for his act as a transgender.
He tweeted his delight at the show’s success. Thank you for that.
Jon Hamm finally broke his infamous losing streak, picking up the Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series gong for his performance as the emotionally hollow advertising executive in the concluding stretch of “Mad Men“. She also thanked the makeup artist who gave her “this sort of smoky eye”.
In a video unearthed by Distractify, the 46-year-old made light of the situation as he reached the stage by saying: ‘I wasn’t prepared for this.
“Olive Kitteridge“, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Elizabeth Strout, nearly 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.
Variety Talk Series: “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart”, Comedy Central.
Although Poehler didn’t win the lead actress in a comedy series Emmy, she didn’t seem that bothered-the actress donned a hooded sweatshirt and glasses during the announcement, looking completely at peace in her seat.