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HBO, Netflix Have A Big Night At 2017 Emmy Awards

HBO, Netflix Have A Big Night At 2017 Emmy Awards

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LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Streaming media and premium cable television had a big night at the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards, with Netflix’s dystopian drama “The Handmaid’s Tale” taking top honors for outstanding drama series.

Netflix programs also won prizes for outstanding television movie for “Black Mirror: San Junipero” while Elisabeth Moss won best lead actress for “Handmaid’s Tale.”

HBO cleaned up as well, winning awards for its shows “Veep” (outstanding comedy series), Big Little Lies (outstanding limited series), and variety talk series for “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver.”

The awards were held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, with Stephen Colbert handling the hosting duties but his catchet did not save the awards show from matching last year’s dismal ratings. According to Nielsen, about 11.4 million viewers tuned in on Sunday, which was about the same as last year, and down markedly from the 17.7 million viewers who watched the presentation ceremony in 2013.

Here is your full list of winners in the main categories.

Outstanding drama series: “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Outstanding comedy series: “Veep”
Outstanding limited series: “Big Little Lies”
Outstanding television movie: “Black Mirror: San Junipero”
Lead actress in a drama series: Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Lead actor in a drama series: Sterling K. Brown, “This is Us”
Lead actor in a comedy series: Donald Glover, “Atlanta”
Lead actress in a comedy series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Lead actor in a limited series or movie: Riz Ahmed, “The Night Of”
Lead actress in a limited series or movie: Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies”
Supporting actor in a drama series: John Lithgow, “The Crown”
Supporting actress in a drama series: Ann Dowd, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Supporting actress in a comedy series: Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”
Supporting actress in a limited series or movie: Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies”
Supporting actor in a limited series: Alexander Skarsgard, “Big Little Lies”
Variety sketch series: “Saturday Night Live”
Variety talk series: “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”
Reality-competition program: “The Voice”
Writing for a drama series: Bruce Miller, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Writing in a comedy series: Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe, “Master of None”
Writing for a limited series or movie: Charlie Brooker, “Black Mirror”
Writing for a variety series: “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”
Directing in a drama series: Reed Morano, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Directing for a comedy series: Donald Glover, “Atlanta”
Directing for a limited series or movie: Jean-Marc Vallee, “Big Little Lies”
Directing for a variety series: Don Roy King, “Saturday Night Live”

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