Here Are the Big Winners From the Emmys

'Game of Thrones' is best drama
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 17, 2018 7:30 PM CDT
Updated Sep 18, 2018 1:33 AM CDT
RuPaul Charles, left, and Leslie Jones present the award for outstanding lead actress in a limited series, movie or dramatic special at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the...   (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – After a song-and-dance number celebrating Hollywood solving diversity, Henry Winkler won the first award of the night at the Emmy Awards Monday night. (Also the first Emmy of his career, prompting him to joke, "I wrote this [acceptance speech] 43 years ago.") The rest of the night's winners are below, or for more Emmys coverage, check out a buzzworthy red carpet sweatshirt, James Corden's #EmmysSoWhite joke, host Michael Che's "Reparation Emmys," or a winner who used his acceptance speech time in an unusual way. A full list is here. Some highlights:

  • Supporting actress, comedy series: Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Writing, comedy series: Amy Sherman-Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Directing, comedy series: Amy Sherman-Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Lead actress, comedy series: Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Lead actor, comedy series: Bill Hader, Barry
  • Supporting actress, limited series or movie: Merritt Wever, Godless
  • Supporting actor, limited series or movie: Jeff Daniels, Godless
  • Writing, limited series or movie: William Bridges and Charlie Brooker, Black Mirror
  • Directing, limited series or movie: Ryan Murphy, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
  • Lead actress, limited series or movie: Regina King, Seven Seconds
  • Lead actor, limited series or movie: Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
  • Writing, variety special: John Mulaney, Kid Gorgeous at Radio City
  • Directing, variety special: Glenn Weiss, the Oscars
  • Supporting actor, drama series: Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
  • Supporting actress, drama series: Thandie Newton, Westworld
  • Writing, drama series: Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, The Americans
  • Directing, drama series: Stephen Daldry, The Crown
  • Lead actor, drama series: Matthew Rhys, The Americans
  • Lead actress, drama series: Claire Foy, The Crown
  • Outstanding reality competition series: RuPaul's Drag Race
  • Outstanding variety sketch series: Saturday Night Live
  • Outstanding variety talk series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
  • Outstanding limited series: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
  • Outstanding comedy series: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Outstanding drama series: Game of Thrones
Early reaction on Twitter after three of the first four awards went to Maisel alums? "Is the #Emmys going to pat themselves on the back for diversity and then only award white women lol lmk." The fifth award then also went to Maisel. (Read more Emmy Awards stories.)

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