emmyThe Emmy Awards were broadcast last night. We’ll get to the “main awards” in a sec.

First, let’s give a shoutout to this year’s Emmy-winning writers:

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: “Parents,” Master of None (Netflix), written by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: “Battle Of The Bastards,” Game Of Thrones (HBO), written by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special: “Marcia, Marcia, Marica,” The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX Networks), written by D.V. Devincentis

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO), written by Kevin Avery, Tim Carvell, Josh Gondelman, Dan Gurewitch, Geoff Haggerty, Jeff Maurer, John Oliver, Scott Sherman, Will Tracy, Jill Twiss, and Juli Weiner

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: Patton Oswalt: Talking For Clapping (Netflix), written by Patton Oswalt


And the directors:

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series: “Man on the Land,” Transparent (Amazon), directed by Jill Soloway

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series: “Battle of the Bastards,” Game Of Thrones (HBO), directed by Miguel Sapochnik

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special: The Night Manager (AMC), written by Susanne Bier

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series: “Madonna/Whore,” Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central), directed by Ryan McFaul

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special: Grease: Live (FOX), directed by Thomas Kail and live television direction by Alex Rudzinski


Now, the other awards …


Outstanding Drama: Game of Thrones (2015 winner)

Lead Actor: Rami Malek, Mr Robot

Lead Actress: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Supporting Actress: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Supporting Actor: Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline

Guest Actress: Margo Martindale, The Americans (2015 winner)

Guest Actor: Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan



Outstanding Comedy: Veep (2015 winner)

Lead Actress: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (2015 winner)

Lead Actor: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent (2015 winner)

Supporting Actress: Kate McKinnon, SNL

Supporting Actor: Louie Anderson, Baskets

Guest Actress: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live

Guest Actor: Peter Scolari, Girls



TV Movie: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Limited Series: The People v. OJ Simpson

Lead Actress: Sarah Paulson, The People V OJ Simpson

Lead Actor: Courtney B. Vance, The People V OJ Simpson

Supporting Actress: Regina King, American Crime (2015 winner)

Supporting Actor: Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson



Reality Show Host: RuPaul Charles, RuPaul’s Drag Race

Reality Show  Competition: The Voice (2015 winner)

Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver


Congrats to all.

For more go to Emmy.org.



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