Veep, GOT, Olive Kitteridge Rack Up Honors
The 67th awards show is underway
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 20, 2015 7:17 PM CDT
Joanna Newsom, left, and host Andy Samberg arrive at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards today at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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(Newser) – The steamy walk down the red carpet complete, the 67th Emmy Awards kicked off today at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater, with a frenetic opening musical piece and cheerful, well-received monologue from host Andy Samberg of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Amy Poehler and Amy Schumer handed out the first award for supporting actress in a comedy series to Allison Janney for Mom (she won in the same category last year as well). Other awards went to:

  • Writing in a Comedy Series: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, and Tony Roche, Veep
  • Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Tony Hale, Veep
  • Guest Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series: Bradley Whitford, Transparent; Joan Cusack, Shameless
  • Director, Comedy Series: Jill Soloway, Transparent
  • Lead Actor, Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
  • Lead Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Reality Competition Program: The Voice
  • Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Regina King, American Crime
  • Director, Limited Series or Movie: Lisa Cholodenko, Olive Kitteridge
  • Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge
  • Lead Actress, Limited Series or Movie Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge
  • Lead Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Richard Jenkins, Olive Kitteridge
  • Limited Series: Olive Kitteridge
  • Writing for a Variety Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
  • Variety Sketch Series: Inside Amy Schumer
  • Directing for a Variety Series: Chuck O'Neil, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
  • Variety Talk Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
  • Guest Actor and Actress, Drama Series: Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards; Margo Martindale, The Americans
  • Writing for a Drama Series: David Benioff and DB Weiss, Game of Thrones
  • Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
  • Directing, Drama Series: David Nutter, Game of Thrones
  • Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
  • Actor in a Drama Series: Jon Hamm, Mad Men
  • Actress in a Drama Series: Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
  • Outstanding Comedy Series: Veep
  • Outstanding Drama Series: Game of Thrones
Check back here for updates throughout the show.