An excellent show. Stephen Colbert didn’t go too far with the anti-Trump stuff, no one did. But the vibe was right– a celebration of how TV has matured quickly. The quality of the nominees and winners was very high, and the audience could certainly relate to them. Let’s hope the ratings were good!
Outstanding Drama Series– “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Lead Actress, Drama Series– Elisabeth Moss, “Handmaid’s Tale”
Lead Actor, Drama Series– Sterling K. Brown, “This is Us” NBC– he’s going to be a movie star– and he cites Andre Braugher– so classy!
Best Limited Series– “Big Little Lies” HBO
Outstanding Comedy Series– “Veep” HBO
Lead Actress, Comedy– Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” — breaks a record HBO
Lead Actor, Comedy– Donald Glover, “Atlanta”
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama– John Lithgow, “The Crown” (Netflix)
Best Actor in a Limited Series– Riz Ahmed, “The Night Of”
Best Actress in a Limited Series– Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies”
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy– Kate McKinnon “SNL” She thanked Hillary Clinton for “her grace and grit.” Classy.
Best Supporting Actress in Limited Series or Movie– Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies”
Best Directing– Comedy– Donald Glover*, “Atlanta” *first black person to win for directing a comedy
Outstanding Variety Sketch Series– “Saturday Night Live”
Outstanding Writing, Drama Series– Bruce Miller, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy– Alec Baldwin, “SNL” meaning “SNL” has won everything it was nominated for.
Directing, Drama– Jean Marc Vallee, “Big Little Lies”
Best Supporting Actor, Drama, Limited Series– Alexander Skarsgard, “Big Little Lies”
Writing for Variety Series– “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”
Supporting Actress, Drama Series– Ann Dowd, “Handmaid’s Tale” and she really deserves it. Good for her!
Writing, Comedy Series– Aziz Ansari, Lena Waithe*, “Master of None” *first black woman ever to win an Emmy for writing.
Least Annoying Reality Show — “The Voice”
Directing, Drama Series– Reed Morano, “Handmaid’s Tale”
Writing for Limited Series or Movie– Charlie Brooker, “Black Mirror”
Directing for Variety Series– “SNL” Don Roy King
Outstanding Variety-Talk Series— John Oliver “Last Week Tonight”