News - September 18, 2017

Big Little Lies, The Handmaid's Tale, Black Mirror are big winners at 2017 Emmys
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Big Little Lies, The Handmaid's Tale, Black Mirror are big winners at 2017 Emmys

The Handmaid's Tale, Big Little Lies and Black Mirror were the big winners at last night's (September 17th) Emmy Awards. 

The dystopian adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel scooped the award for Outstanding Drama series with Elisabeth Moss picking up the Best Actress award and Ann Dowd in the Best Supporting Actress Category, Reed Morano also won for Best Director. 

Big Little Lies also did very well. Nicole Kidman picked up the Best Actress award, along with a Best Supporting actress win for Laura Dern and a win in the same category for Alexander Skarsgard. Jean-Marc Vallee won the directing award and the show was also named Best TV Movie/Limited Series. 

Black Mirror also won two awards for its San Junipero episode, taking home the gongs for Outstanding TV Movie and Outstanding Writing for a TV Movie.

Other winners on the night included Atlanta, VEEP, This Is Us, The Crown and The Night Of. 


The winners at the 2017 Emmy Awards were as follows:

Drama Series

The Handmaid’s Tale - Winner
Better Call Saul
The Crown
House Of Cards
Stranger Things
This Is Us

Comedy Series

Veep - Winner
Master Of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Limited Series

Big Little Lies - Winner
Feud: Bette And Joan
The Night Of

TV Movie

Black Mirror: San Junipero - Winner
Dolly Parton’s Christmas Of Many Colors
The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks
Sherlock: The Lying Detective
The Wizard Of Lies

Lead Actor, Drama

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us - Winner
Anthony Hopkins, Westworld
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House Of Cards
Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

Lead Actor, Comedy

Donald Glover, Atlanta - Winner
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Master Of None
Zach Galifianakis, Baskets
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Lead Actress, Drama

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale - Winner
Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder
Claire Foy, The Crown Keri Russell, The Americans
Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld
Robin Wright, House Of Cards

Lead Actress, Comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep - Winner
Pamela Adlon, Better Things
Jane Fonda, Grace And Frankie
Allison Janney, Mom
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Lily Tomlin, Grace And Frankie

Lead Actor, TV Movie/Limited Series

Riz Ahmed, The Night Of - Winner
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Lying Detective
Robert De Niro, The Wizard Of Lies
Ewan McGregor, Fargo
Geoffrey Rush, Genius
John Turturro, The Night Of

Lead Actress, TV Movie/Limited Series

Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies - Winner
Carrie Coon, Fargo
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Jessica Lange, Feud: Bette And Joan
Susan Sarandon, Feud: Bette And Joan
Reese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies

Supporting Actor, Drama

John Lithgow, The Crown - Winner
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us
David Harbour, Stranger Things
Michael Kelly, House Of Cards
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

Supporting Actor, Comedy

Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live - Winner
Louie Anderson, Baskets
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tony Hale, Veep
Matt Walsh, Veep

Supporting Actress, Drama

Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale - Winner
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is The New Black
Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things
Chrissy Metz, This Is Us
Thandie Newton, Westworld
Samira Wiley, The Handmaid’s Tale

Supporting Actress, Comedy

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live - Winner
Vanessa Bayer, Saturday Night Live
Anna Chlumsky, Veep
Kathryn Hahn, Transparent
Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live
Judith Light, Transparent

Supporting Actor TV Movie/Limited Series

Alexander Skarsgard, Big Little Lies - Winner
Bill Camp, The Night Of
Alfred Molina, Feud: Bette and Joan
David Thewlis, Fargo
Stanley Tucci, Feud: Bette and Joan
Michael Kenneth Williams, The Night Of

Supporting Actress, TV Movie/Limited Series

Laura Dern, Big Little Lies - Winner
Judy Davis, Feud: Bette and Joan
Jackie Hoffman, Feud: Bette And Joan
Regina King, American Crime
Michelle Pfeiffer, The Wizard Of Lies
Shailene Woodley, Big Little Lies

Variety Sketch Show

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver - Winner
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Late Late Show With James Corden
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Real Time With Bill Maher

Variety Sketch Series

Saturday Night Live - Winner
Billy On The Street
Documentary Now!
Drunk History
Tracy Ullman’s Show

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