Ryan Murphy’s The People v. O.J. Simpson was the big winner at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night.
Jimmy Kimmel started things off with a skit that referenced the hit show along with shows like: Modern Family, Carpool Karaoke, Veep and Game of Thrones
Here are a few of the highlights:
- The People v. O.J. Simpson scored 22 nominations and took home the most wins of the night including Lead Actor/Actress/Supporting Actor in a Limited Series.
- Veep and Game of Thrones took home the awards for Outstanding Comedy and Outstanding Drama.
- The first award of the night was presented by Black-ish stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
- Julia Louis Dreyfus won the Lead Actress in a Comedy Emmy for the fifth consecutive year. Check out her emotional Emmys speech
- The ceremony paid tribute to Garry Shandling with a video montage introduced by Jeffrey Tambor.
- Leslie Jones asked the Ernst and Young accountants to protect her Twitter account.
- Matt Damon mocked Jimmy for losing to John Oliver.
Winner’s of the night:
OUTSTANDING DRAMA: Game of Thrones
LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA: Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA: Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
WRITING, DRAMA: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Game of Thrones
DIRECTING, DRAMA: Miguel Sapochnik, Game of Thrones
OUTSTANDING COMEDY: Veep
LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY: Julia Louis Dreyfus, Veep
SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY: Louie Anderson, Baskets
SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY: Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
WRITING, COMEDY: Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, Master of None
DIRECTING, COMEDY: Jill Soloway, Transparent
OUTSTANDING MOVIE OR SPECIAL: Sherlock
OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES: The People v. O.J. Simpson
LEAD ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL: Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson
LEAD ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL: Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson
SUPPORTING ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL: Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson
SUPPORTING ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL: Regina King, American Crime
WRITING, LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL: D.V. DeVincentis, The People v. O.J. Simpson
DIRECTING, LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL: Susanne Bier, The Night Manager
OUTSTANDING VARIETY SKETCH SERIES: Key & Peele
OUTSTANDING VARIETY TALK SERIES: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
WRITING, VARIETY SERIES: Patton Oswalt, Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping
DIRECTING, VARIETY SERIES: Thomas Kail and Alex Rudzinski, Grease Live
REALITY COMPETITION: The Voice