2017 Emmy Award Winners

Labor News, Industry News

Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by  on September 17, 2017.

The 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out Sunday night at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, and this year’s races were wide open than usual, with fewer locks than in years past. The 27 awards were spread among a dozen programs but only five networks: HBO, NBC, Netflix, Hulu and FX.

Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale won the big prize for Outstanding Drama Series and tied for most trophies tonight with HBO’s Big Little Lies with five apiece. NBC’s Saturday Night Live was next with four, including Outstanding Variety Sketch Series. Veep took the Comedy Series statuette for a third consecutive year, and its star Julia Louis-Dreyfus won her for Lead Actress in a Comedy. She made Emmy history with her sixth consecutive win for the category.

Here is a list of above the line winners tonight:

Outstanding Drama Series
The Handmaid’s Tale
Hulu • MGM, Hulu, The Littlefield Company, White Oak Pictures, Daniel Wilson Productions

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
The Handmaid’s Tale
Hulu • MGM, Hulu, The Littlefield Company, White Oak Pictures, Daniel Wilson Productions
Elisabeth Moss as Offred

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
This Is Us
NBC • 20th Century Fox Television
Sterling K. Brown as Randall Pearson …

Deadline Hollywood 9/17

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Jeff Burman represents assistant editors on the Guild’s Board of Directors. He can be reached at jeffrey.s.burman.57@gmail.com.

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