The 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, U.S. The Handmaid’s Tale became the first web television series to win the award for Outstanding Drama Series. Westworld and Saturday Night Live were the most nominated programs, each with 22 nominations. Stephen Colbert was the Host of 69th Emmy Awards.
|1.||Outstanding Comedy Series||Veep|
|2.||Outstanding Drama Series||The Handmaid’s Tale|
|3.||Outstanding Variety Talk Series||Last Week Tonight with John Oliver|
|4.||Outstanding Variety Sketch Series||Saturday Night Live|
|5.||Outstanding Limited Series||Big Little Lies|
|6.||Outstanding Television Movie||Black Mirror: “San Junipero”|
|7.||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series||Donald Glover as Earnest “Earn” Marks on Atlanta|
|8.||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series||Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer on Veep|
|9.||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series||Sterling K. Brown as Randall Pearson on This Is Us|
|10.||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series||Elisabeth Moss as June Osborne / Offred on The Handmaid’s Tale|
|11.||Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series||Atlanta (Episode: “B.A.N.”), Directed by Donald Glover|
|12.||Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series||The Handmaid’s Tale (Episode: “Offred”), Directed by Reed Morano|
|13.||Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series||Master of None (Episode: “Thanksgiving”), Written by Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe|
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- Emmy Award is given in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming.
- It was first given in 1949.
Source- The National