Game of Thrones, Mrs. Maisel triumph at Emmys

Game of Thrones, Mrs. Maisel triumph at Emmys

Game of Thrones, Mrs. Maisel triumph at Emmys

Her co-star Alex Borstein, who plays Mrs. Maisel's comedy mentor, set a zany tone by mouthing an obscenity right after she was announced as the supporting actress victor (reacting either to the win or to presenter Tracy Morgan's creative pronunciation of her name) and then showily doffing the top layer of her slinky dress before marching to the stage.

Emmy awards sit before being presented to recipients.

Game Of Thrones - back at the Emmys after a one-year absence due to the timing of its previous season - won the prize for outstanding drama series.

This year, HBO's fantasy series Game Of Thrones won the best drama prize for a third time and was the most-honoured show with nine awards in total.

SURPRISE: Alex Borstein won supporting comedy actress for her work on "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" this year, topping an incredibly competitive category of eight nominees total, including last year's victor Kate McKinnon, who was predicted to win again.

Claire Foy for The Crown wins the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series. "You go away for as long as you need, ' and we've all been just trying to be a bench stop for her".

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The first awards of the night went to sentimental favorite Henry Winkler - the Fonz himself - for best supporting actor in a comedy for "Barry", and to Alex Borstein for Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel".

"It's about a woman who's finding her voice anew, and it's one of the things that's happening all over the country now", she said.

The ceremony clearly bore his stamp, with Che and Jost as hosts and familiar SNL faces, including Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin, as presenters and nominees.

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Saturday Night Live won, as expected, for variety sketch series, taking its lifetime Emmy total to a record-setting 72 wins.

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.

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