70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Handed Out Monday Night

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Reprinted from Variety by its staff on September 17, 2018.

The 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out on Monday night, honoring the best of this year’s TV shows.

HBO’s Game of Thrones won the best drama series prize, while Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel nabbed best comedy series, winning a total of five awards, including best lead and supporting actress in a comedy. Maisel’s wins marked the end of an era for Veep, which was ineligible this year, but has won best comedy for the past three years, and whose star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, has won best actress in a comedy for the past six straight years.

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story was another big winner on the night, taking home three awards, including best limited series. New HBO show Barry swept the comedic actor categories, with stars Bill Hader and Henry Winkler taking best lead and supporting actors in a comedy, and The Crown and The Americans were also multiple trophy winners. …

[Picture Editors, Rerecording Mixers and Sound Editors were recognized. Please see earlier posts for a complete list of winers.]

Variety 9/17

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