Little Big Lies, The Handmaid's Tale & SNL Win Big At Emmys

September 18, 2017


The Emmy were held last night with HBO's Big Little Lies and Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale picking up 8 awards each including best limited series and best drama respectfully. But it was Saturday Night Live big night with the comedy show picking up 9 awards total including Alec Baldwin's win as Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and Kate McKinnon winning Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. As for lead Actor and Actress, Donald Glover won for his portrayal as Ern in the FX series, Atlanta and Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning for the HBO series Veep. Sterling K. Brown won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama series for playing Randall Pearson in, This Is Us and Elisabeth Moss winning Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series as Offred in The Handmaid's Tale. It caps a big year for SNL, which had its highest ratings in over 20 years.

Here is a highlight list:

  • Supporting actress, comedy series: Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
  • Supporting actress, limited series or movie: Laura Dern, Big Little Lies
  • Director, comedy series: Donald Glover, Atlanta
  • Outstanding variety sketch series: Saturday Night Live
  • Writer, drama series: Bruce Miller, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Supporting actor, comedy series: Alec Baldwin, 
  • Director, limited series or movie: Jean-Marc Vallee, Big Little Lies
  • Supporting actor, limited series or movie: Alexander Skarsgard, Big Little Lies
  • Writing, variety series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
  • Supporting actress, drama series: Ann Dowd, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Writing, comedy series: Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe, Master of None
  • Outstanding reality competition program: The Voice
  • Director, drama series: Reed Morano, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Writing, limited series or movie: Charlie Brooker, Black Mirror
  • Director, variety series: Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live
  • Outstanding variety/talk series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
  • Lead actor, comedy series: Donald Glover, Atlanta
  • Lead actress, comedy series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Outstanding comedy series: Veep
  • Lead actor, limited series or movie: Riz Ahmed, The Night Of
  • Lead actress, limited series or movie: Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies
  • Outstanding television movie: Black Mirror
  • Outstanding limited series: Big Little Lies
  • Outstanding lead actor, drama series: Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
  • Outstanding lead actress, drama series: Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Outstanding drama series: The Handmaid's Tale

SOURCE: Variety & Newser

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