Primetime Emmy Awards are the television equivalent of the Academy Awards – basically the Oscars for TV. And like their film counterparts, they award excellence in TV shows and actors in the States.
The dystopian series “The Handmaid’s Tale” and political comedy “Veep” won the top prizes at the Emmy awards. “Saturday Night Live” was also a big winner on a night dominated by jokes on and about U.S. President Donald Trump.
Without further ado, the full list of winners are below:
Best Drama Series: “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Best Comedy Series: “Veep”
Best Limited Series: “Big Little Lies”
TV Movie: “Black Mirror: San Junipero”
Lead Actress, Drama: Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Lead Actor, Drama: Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”
Lead Actress, Limited Series/TV Movie: Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies”
Lead Actor, Limited Series/TV Movie: Riz Ahmed, “The Night Of”
Lead Actress, Comedy: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Lead Actor, Comedy: Donald Glover, “Atlanta”
Supporting Actress, Comedy: Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”
Supporting Actor, Comedy: Alec Baldwin, “Saturday Night Live”
Supporting Actress, Drama: Ann Dowd, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Supporting Actor, Drama: John Lithgow, “The Crown”
Supporting Actress, Limited Series/Movie: Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies”
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