Game of Thrones, OJ Simpson Series Win Big
The 68th Emmys are underway in LA
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 18, 2016 7:25 PM CDT
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Host Jimmy Kimmel poses for a photo at the Primetime Emmy Awards Press Preview Day at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
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(Newser) – A beautiful night on the red carpet jump-started the 68th Emmy Awards at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater, followed by Jimmy Kimmel's exodus to the awards ceremony, with the cast of Modern Family, James Corden, and even Jeb Bush giving him a lift to the show. Kimmel's opening monologue touched on everything from diversity at the Emmys to Donald Trump. And it turned out a big night for both Game of Thrones and the FX anthology series The People v. OJ Simpson. Here, all of the evening's winners:

  • Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Louie Anderson, Baskets
  • Writing for a Comedy Series: Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, Master of None
  • Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
  • Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Peter Scolari, Girls
  • Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live

  • Director, Comedy Series: Jill Soloway, Transparent
  • Lead Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Lead Actor, Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
  • Reality Competition Program: The Voice
  • Best Supporting Actress, Limited Series or Movie: Regina King, American Crime
  • Director, Limited Series or Movie: Susanne Bier, The Night Manager
  • Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Sterling K. Brown, The People v. OJ Simpson
  • Lead Actress, Limited Series or Movie: Sarah Paulson, The People v. OJ Simpson
  • Lead Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Courtney B. Vance, The People v. OJ Simpson
  • Best Television Movie: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
  • Limited Series: The People v. OJ Simpson
  • Writing for a Variety Series: Patton Oswalt, Talking
  • Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
  • Variety Special Directing: Thomas Kail and Alex Rudzinski, Grease: Live
  • Best Variety Sketch Series: Key & Peele
  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Hank Azaria, Ray Donovan
  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series : Margo Martindale, The Americans
  • Writing for a Drama Series: David Benioff and DB Weiss, Game of Thrones
  • Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
  • Directing for a Drama Series: Miguel Sapochnik, Game of Thrones
  • Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
  • Actor in a Drama Series: Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
  • Actress in a Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
  • Outstanding Comedy Series: Veep
  • Outstanding Drama Series: Game of Thrones
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