Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 | Last Update : 08:02 PM IST
Two shows 'Handmaid's Tale' and 'Veep' swept most awards at politically tinged event held in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles: Perhaps the most politically tinged Emmys ceremony in the history this year, came to an end, with several stars setting records in the TV world.
On one hand, Lena Waithe broke down barriers, being the first black woman to win an Emmy for her writing in 'Master of None,' on the other, Julia Louis-Dreyfus won best actress in a comedy series for the sixth time for 'Veep.'
'Saturday Night Live' veteran Alec Baldwin won the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at the 2017 Emmys for his portrayal of President Donald Trump on the show.
On that note, host of the big night, Stephen Colbert, crushing US President Donald Trump's obsession with Emmys, opened his monologue saying, "There's no way anyone could watch that much TV, other than the president. Hello sir, thank you for joining us. Looking forward to the tweets!"
He admitted that the biggest star of the year, in fact, was Trump, reminding the audience and viewers at home of the former reality star's obsession with the Emmys.
"However you feel about the president, you can't deny that every show was influenced by Donald Trump in some way. We all know the Emmys mean a lot to Donald Trump because he was nominated multiple times for Celebrity Apprentice, but he never won. If he had won an Emmy I bet he wouldn't have run for president," noted Colbert.
He added, "So in a way, this is all your fault, I thought you people loved morally compromised anti-heroes."
Here's the full winners' list of the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards:
Supporting actor in a drama series: John Lithgow, 'The Crown'
Supporting actress in a comedy series: Kate McKinnon, 'Saturday Night Live'
Lead actress in a drama series: Elisabeth Moss, 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Supporting actress in a drama series: Ann Dowd, 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Lead actor in a drama series: Sterling K. Brown, 'This Is Us'
Lead actress in a comedy series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 'Veep'
Lead actor in a comedy series: Donald Glover, 'Atlanta'
Supporting actor in a comedy series: Alec Baldwin, 'Saturday Night Live'
Reality competition series: 'The Voice'
Variety talk series: 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver'
Variety sketch series: 'Saturday Night Live'
TV movie: 'Black Mirror: San Junipero'
Limited series or movie: 'Big Little Lies'
Lead actress in a limited series or movie: Nicole Kidman, 'Big Little Lies'
Supporting actress in a limited series or movie: Laura Dern, 'Big Little Lies'
Lead actor in a limited series or movie: Riz Ahmed, 'The Night Of'
Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Alexander Skarsgard, 'Big Little Lies'
Animated series: 'Bob's Burgers'
Comedy series: 'Veep'
Drama series: 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Directing for a Comedy Series: Donald Glover, "Atlanta"
Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: Jean-Marc Vallee, 'Big Little Lies'
Directing for a Drama Series: Reed Morano, 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Directing for a Variety Series: Don Roy King 'Saturday Night Live'
Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Gerald McRaney, 'This Is Us' - 'The Big Day'
Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Alexis Bledel, 'The Handmaid's Tale' - 'Late'
Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Melissa McCarthy 'Saturday Night Live'- 'Host: Melissa McCarthy'
Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Dave Chappelle 'Saturday Night Live' - 'Host: Dave Chappelle'
Writing for a Drama Series: Bruce Miller 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Writing for a Variety Series: 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'
Writing for a Comedy Series: Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe 'Master of None'
Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama: Charlie Brooker 'Black Mirror: San Junipero'.