‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ sweeps Emmys, winning 8 including Best Comedy Series

18 September, 2018, 10:35 | Author: Kenneth Collins
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Claire Foy for The Crown wins the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series.

Another recipient with local roots was comedian John Mulaney, victor of the variety special writing award for his Netflix stand-up special "Kid Gorgeous at Radio City".

Listen, if all the shows that people thought should win awards for being great actually won, we wouldn't even need awards shows, we'd just hand out trophies to everyone.

HBO's medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones" won a total of nine Emmys, including technical awards for special effects and stunts, and was named best drama series for a third time, beating last year's champion "The Handmaid's Tale".

Matthew Rhys took the best drama actor statuette for playing a conflicted Russian spy in the final season of the FX's Cold War series The Americans.

The annual Emmy Awards celebrated two big milestones this year: its 70th anniversary and also fixing all the diversity problems in Hollywood.

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The actress kept the hot streak alive for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", which also won supporting actress in a comedy series for Alex Borstein, and writing and directing in a comedy for Amy Sherman-Palladino.

Henry Winkler, aka "The Fonz", won a supporting actor award - his first Emmy - for Barry, four decades after gaining fame for his role in Happy Days.

"Skip Brittenham said to me a long time ago, 'If you stay at the table long enough, the chips come to you, ' and tonight I got to clear the table".

Johansson walked the red carpet at the Microsoft Theater with her partner, Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost, who is co-hosting the 2018 event, in an off-the-shoulder dress by Balmain and sparkling diamond accessories. "Because I want to call you my wife", he added to cheers, applause and a few teary-eyed actors in the audience.

Below are the winners from the night, so check and see if your favorite show won an Emmy!

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