'Game of Thrones,' 'Mrs Maisel' triumph at Emmys

Both shows have already picked up some Emmys hardware

Both shows have already picked up some Emmys hardware

For the third season in a row, Game of Thrones took home the top award of the night at the Primetime Emmy Awards: Outstanding Drama Series.

"Skip Brittenham said to me a long time ago, 'If you stay at the table long enough, the chips come to you, ' and tonight I got to clear the table".

Issa Rae of HBO's "Insecure" or ABC's "black-ish" star Tracee Ellis Ross could become the second African-American to win as best comedy actress, following Isabel Sanford (1981, "The Jeffersons") by 37 years.

Referencing the earlier on-stage proposal during his acceptance speech, Rhys said his girlfriend Keri Lynn Russell told him, "I will punch you clean in the mouth" if he followed suit. Elisabeth Moss lost lead drama actress to "The Crown's" Claire Foy, while Joseph Fiennes was nominated for supporting actor but lost to "Game of Thrones'" Peter Dinklage.

From movie stars like Scarlett Johansson to TV favorites like Mandy Moore and HBO's Issa Rae the 70th annual awards ceremony proved once again to be an A-list affair for one of television's biggest nights. "Hope you're excited about that - because the one thing Hollywood needs right now is a bunch of people losing their inhibitions at a work function", Jost said to hearty laughs.

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Thandie Newton won outstanding supporting actress in a drama series for Westworld.

"So, thank you, Erica, for putting up with me". Her performance had already earned her a Golden Globe for Best Actress - Television Series Musical or Comedy for her role as Miriam "Midge" Maisel.

During Monday night's Emmy Awards, Bill Hader won the award for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and hugged a odd man sitting in front of him. "We solved it!" crooned Saturday Night Live nominees Kate McKinnon and Kenan Thompson, with back-up from pop stars John Legend and Ricky Martin - and even RuPaul. "Because I want to call you my wife", he declared to his bewildered and ecstatic partner Jan Svendsen.

"Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels, producing his second Emmy telecast in 30 years, was tasked with turning viewership around after the 2017 show's audience of 11.4 million narrowly avoided the embarrassment of setting a new low.

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