The 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards nabbed a 7.4 overnight rating for NBC.
We're here to fill you in on everything you need to know about the 2018 Emmys. They may be the least charismatic "Weekend Update" team of the 21st century, and it showed in weak jokes about Netflix's mammoth budget and the Obamas making their own version of The Apprentice. "I can not walk down the street anymore".
Matthew Rhys took his first best drama actor Emmy for playing a conflicted Russian spy in the final season of the FX Cold War series The Americans.
Borstein went 2-for-2 in this year's competition, earning an award at the Creative Arts Emmys earlier this month for her voice work on "Family Guy".
And "Saturday Night Live" won the award for best variety sketch series.
That's Colin Jost's mantra, it seems. ( AP ) Sterling K Brown, from left, Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, and John Legend perform on stage.
"While there were a few barbs (inevitably) at the Trump administration's expense, much of the politically tinged humor dealt with race, from Che's "Reparations Emmys" segment - giving awards to African-American actors from old TV shows - to his wry aside that "The Handmaid's Tale" was really "'Roots' for white women". Congratulations! Watch showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss and executive producer Bernadette Caulfield give their acceptance speech below, flanked by members of the cast and crew, plus George R.R. Martin himself!
But on an awards ceremony that started off trying to do edgy humor about the limits of progress toward diversity, it was hard not to notice that it took quite a while to get to the first nonwhite victor in an acting category: Regina King for the Netflix limited series Seven Seconds, which will not return for a second season (as many "limited" series, in fact, do).
Donald Glover's "Atlanta" was up for Outstanding Comedy Series for the second year in a row but the prize went to Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" who swept the Emmy's floor this year. The victor is Rachel Brosnahan for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel!". But Amazon also made its presence felt by almost sweeping the comedy balloting for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", leaving Hulu - thanks to "Thrones" regaining its throne - as the odd streamer out. Donald Glover, the show's star and creator, took the prize for best actor in a comedy a year ago.
Darren Criss makes history as the first Filipino-American actor to win an award at the 70th Emmy prime-time Awards on Monday.