Julia Louis-Dreyfus Makes Emmys History for Veep Win

Aziz Ansari in a scene from Master of None

Aziz Ansari in a scene from Master

Donald Glover's new series broke new ground in comedy with its simultaneously moving and hilarious depiction of struggling rappers in the titular city.

Reese Witherspoon poses with the Emmy for Outstanding Limited Series for "Big Little Lies" at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California September 18, 2017.

And Charlie Brooker picked up two Emmys for the Black Mirror episode San Junipero - for writing and for best TV movie.

The Emmy for writing in a comedy series went to Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe for "Master of None".

The "In Memorian" segment had several notable exclusions, including Dick Gregory and Harry Dean Stanton.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Communication '83) steps on the stage at the Emmy Awards in 2015.

The appearance has garnered mixed reactions on social media, many of which were critical. "The things that make us different, those are our superpowers".

Julia Louis-Dreyfus had a lot of competition in the category.

Baldwin practically whispered his thanks before disappearing down the hall.

The evening's best thrill: Hearing "Bruce Miller" announced as the victor of best drama writing for "The Handmaid's Tale".

"I adore Cloris Leachman", she said.

"We've shown a light on domestic abuse", she said.


The HBO series is celebrating a third consecutive victory in the category.

Assuming a second season of Atlanta airs before the cutoff next year, that's a strong contender for the Outstanding Comedy Series award at the 2018 Emmys. "Both in person and around the world", Spicer shouted with authority, echoing his claim that Trump's inauguration crowd was the biggest ever and evoking McCarthy's manic portrayal of him.

"Wow", Colbert replied. "That really soothes my fragile ego". Dern won for her role in the HBO series "Big Little Lies". I'm the first African-American in 16 years nominated.

On top of that that Moss, Ann Dowd and Alexis Bledel finally earned long overdue Emmys for their work on The Handmaid's Tale, which marked the first time a streaming network took home Outstanding Drama Series. She also revealed a tidbit about the upcoming final season.

Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Kate McKinnon, "Saturday Night Live".

"This is and continues to be the role of a lifetime and an adventure of utter utter joy", she said in her acceptance speech.

She teared up as she gave her thanks Sunday night. Lithgow won for his role on the Netflix series "The Crown".

"Most of all I have to thank Winston Churchill".

The CBS late-night host had promised a political show, and his opening number did include jabs at negative news headlines.

Earlier Oliver and his team had won an Emmy for the writing on the show. Meanwhile, Morano kicked off what's shaping up to be a historic year for directors.

It also included a couple jabs at politics and negative headlines.

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