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2018 Emmy Award Winners

Game of Thrones wins top drama series at the 70th annual TV awards program. Henry Winkler, Thandie Newton, Peter Dinklage, and Claire Foy score acting awards.

by | September 17, 2018 | Comments

70th Emmy Awards Henry Winkler, Thandie Newton, Peter Dinklage (Steve Granitz/WireImage; Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images; Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)
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The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards were telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday on NBC. Hosted by Saturday Night Live‘s Colin Jost and Michael Che, the ceremony tackled Hollywood social issues in song and dance, featured a surprise proposal, saw veteran actor Henry Winkler receive his first Emmy, among other highlights.

In the final tally, Game Of Thrones led the series with nine awards, Saturday Night Live and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel tied with eight each, and The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story took seven awards.

HBO and Netflix tied with 23 awards each, followed by NBC with 16, FX Networks with 12, and CNN and Amazon tied at eight each.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel creator Amy Sherman-Palladino led the individual awards with four, followed, with three each, by Late Late Show host and producer James Corden and Amy Entelis, executive producer of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and United Shades Of America With W. Kamau Bell.

The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented September 8 and 9.

Read also: Henry Winkler, a Proposal, and Betty White Top the Best Emmys Moments


Outstanding Drama Series


Outstanding Comedy Series


Outstanding Limited Series


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series


Claire Foy

The Crown


Tatiana Maslany

Orphan Black


Elisabeth Moss

The Handmaid’s Tale


Sandra Oh

Killing Eve


Keri Russell

The Americans


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series


Pamela Adlon

Better Things


Rachel Brosnahan

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel


Issa Rae

Insecure


Lily Tomlin

Grace and Frankie


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series


Ted Danson

The Good Place


Larry David

Curb Your Enthusiasm


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie


Jessica Biel

The Sinner


Laura Dern

The Tale


Edie Falco

Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders


Regina King

Seven Seconds


Sarah Paulson

American Horror Story: Cult


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie


Antonio Banderas

Genius: Picasso


Darren Criss

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story


Benedict Cumberbatch

Patrick Melrose


Jeff Daniels

The Looming Tower


John Legend

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert


Jesse Plemons

USS Callister (Black Mirror)


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series


Alexis Bledel

The Handmaid’s Tale


Millie Bobby Brown

Stranger Things


Ann Dowd

The Handmaid’s Tale


Lena Headey

Game of Thrones


Vanessa Kirby

The Crown


Yvonne Strahovski

The Handmaid’s Tale


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series


Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Game of Thrones


Peter Dinklage

Game of Thrones


Joseph Fiennes

The Handmaid’s Tale


David Harbour

Stranger Things


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series


Alex Borstein

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel


Aidy Bryant

Saturday Night Live


Leslie Jones

Saturday Night Live


Kate McKinnon

Saturday Night Live


Megan Mullally

Will & Grace


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series


Alec Baldwin

Saturday Night Live


Tituss Burgess

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Tony Shalhoub

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel


Kenan Thompson

Saturday Night Live


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie


Sara Bareilles

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert


Penelope Cruz

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story


Judith Light

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story


Adina Porter

American Horror Story: Cult


Letitia Wright

Black Museum (Black Mirror)


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie


Brandon Victor Dixon

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert


Ricky Martin

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story


Edgar Ramirez

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story


Michael Stuhlbarg

The Looming Tower


Finn Wittrock

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story


Outstanding Variety Talk Series


Outstanding Variety Sketch Series


Outstanding Reality-Competition Program


Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series


Stephen Daldry

The Crown, Paterfamilias


Alan Taylor

Game Of Thrones, Beyond The Wall


Jeremy Podeswa

Game Of Thrones, The Dragon And The Wolf


Kari Skogland

The Handmaid’s Tale, After


Jason Bateman

Ozark, The Toll


Daniel Sackheim

Ozark, Tonight We Improvise


Matt Duffer

Stranger Things, Chapter Nine: The Gate


Ross Duffer

Stranger Things, Chapter Nine: The Gate


Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Start, Written by Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg

The Americans
96%

Mystery Man, Written by Peter Morgan

The Crown
90%

The Dragon And The Wolf, Written by David Benioff, D.B. Weiss

Game of Thrones
89%

June, Teleplay by Bruce Miller

The Handmaid's Tale
88%

Nice Face, Written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Killing Eve
94%

Chapter Nine: The Gate, Written by the Duffer Brothers

Stranger Things
93%

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series


Donald Glover

Atlanta, FUBU


Hiro Murai

Atlanta, Teddy Perkins


Bill Hader

Barry, Chapter One: Make Your Mark


Mark Cendrowski

The Big Bang Theory, The Bow Tie Asymmetry


Jesse Peretz

GLOW, Pilot


Amy Sherman-Palladino

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Pilot


Mike Judge

Silicon Valley, Initial Coin Offering


Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Alligator Man, Written by Donald Glover

Atlanta
97%

Barbershop, Written by Stefani Robinson

Atlanta
97%

Chapter One: Make Your Mark, Written by Alec Berg, Bill Hader

Barry
99%

Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast And Keep Going, Written by Liz Sarnoff

Barry
99%

Pilot, Written by Amy Sherman-Palladino

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
88%

Fifty-One Percent, Written by Alec Berg

Silicon Valley
94%

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special


David Lynch

Twin Peaks


Craig Zisk

The Looming Tower, 9/11


Edward Berger

Patrick Melrose


David Leveaux

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert (Directed by)


Alex Rudzinski

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert (Live Television Directed by)


Ryan Murphy

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, The Man Who Would Be Vogue


Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special

Clean Up, Kevin McManus, Matthew McManus

American Vandal
98%

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace, House By The Lake, Written by Tom Rob Smith

American Crime Story
93%

Written by Scott Frank

Godless
85%

Written by David Nicholls

Patrick Melrose
90%

Written by David Lynch, Mark Frost

Twin Peaks
89%

USS Callister, Written by William Bridges, Charlie Brooker

Black Mirror
83%

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special


Stan Lathan

Dave Chappelle: Equanimity


Michael Bonfiglio

Jerry Before Seinfeld


Marcus Raboy

Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest of Your Life


Hamish Hamilton

Super Bowl LII Halftime Show Starring Justin Timberlake


Glenn Weiss

90th Academy Awards


Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special

The Great American* Puerto Rico (*It’s Complicated), various

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
91%

Written by Michelle Wolf

Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady
100%

Written by Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt: Annihilation
100%

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