THE BEST MOMENTS OF THE EMMYS 2016!

September 18, 2016
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Jimmy Kimmel kicked off the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 18th! He started off the ceremony with a few nods to the most popular TV shows, People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime StoryModern FamilyJames Corden’s Carpool Karaoke, and Veep… Oh, and let’s not forget The Uber driver, Jeb Bush

 

Kimmel’s opening monologue cracked a few jokes at several celebs in the audience, roasted Maggie Smith, poked fun at Donald Trump and Hollywood diversity! Check out how he singles out Mark Burnett and blames him for Donald Trump’s popularity.

 

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But Kimmel wasn’t the only one talking about Trump, Transparent creator, Jill Soloway went on to compare him to Hitler… OUCH!

 

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We also can’t resist mentioning the moment after the winner of the ‘Variety Talk Series’ category was announced, Matt Damon appeared on stage and made fun of Kimmel for losing against John Oliver. Funny or shade?

Take a look!

 

Tatiana Maslany, who won ‘Lead Actress’ for Orphan Black, touched us with a nervous, yet motivating speech saying she felt lucky to be on a show that put women at the center… Go girl!

 

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Sarah Paulson brought O.J. Simpson prosecutor Marcia Clark and sat with her at the awards show! Of course Kimmel doesn’t hold anything back and made fun of them during his opening monologue. He said,

 

“I’d also like to acknowledge the winner of tonight’s plus-one contest, Sarah Paulson, who played Marcia Clark and actually brought Marcia Clark with her tonight,” he said. “Because everyone in L.A. knows, if you want to win, sit next to Marcia Clark!”

 

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And as if Kimmel wasn’t having fun enough, he pulled a joke on the audience by having the announcer present Bill Cosby as the next presenter… The looks on Ellie Kemper and Tina Fey were PRICELESS! #ComedyFail?

Check out the complete list of winners of this year’s Emmy Awards!

DRAMA SERIES

The Americans
Better Call Saul
Downton Abbey
Winner: Game of Thrones
Homeland
House of Cards
Mr. Robot

COMEDY SERIES

Black-ish
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Winner: Veep

LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA

Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Winner: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Keri Russell, The Americans
Robin Wright, House of Cards

LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline
Winner: Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Michael Kelly, House of Cards
Winner: Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Kit Harington, Game of Thrones
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA

Downton Abbey, “Episode 9”
Winner: Game of Thrones, “Battle of the Bastards”
Game of Thrones, “The Door”
Homeland, “The Tradition of Hospitality”
The Knick, “This Is All We Are”
Ray Donovan, “Exsuscito”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA

Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Winner: Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Maura Tierney, The Affair
Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones
Constance Zimmer, UnReal

WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

The Americans, “Persona Non Grata”
Downton Abbey, “Episode 8”
Winner: Game of Thrones, “Battle of the Bastards”
The Good Wife, “End”
Mr. Robot, “eps1.0_hellofriend.mov”
UnReal, “Return”

VARIETY SKETCH SERIES

Documentary Now
Drunk History
Inside Amy Schumer
Winner: Key & Peele
Portlandia
Saturday Night Live

DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL

58th Grammy Awards
Lemonade
Winner: Grease: Live!
Adele Live in New York City
Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo
The Kennedy Center Honors

VARIETY TALK SERIES

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
The Late Late Show with James Corden
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Winner: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Real Time with Bill Maher
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL

Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo
John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid
Winner: Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping
Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted
Triumph’s Election Special 2016

LIMITED SERIES

American Crime
Fargo
The Night Manager
Winner: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Roots

TV MOVIE

A Very Murray Christmas
All the Way
Confirmation
Luther
Winner: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

LEAD ACTOR, TV MOVIE/LIMITED SERIES

Bryan Cranston, All the Way
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Idris Elba, Luther
Cuba Gooding Jr., The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Winner: Courtney B. Vance, *The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story*

LEAD ACTRESS, TV MOVIE/LIMITED SERIES

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
Lili Taylor, American Crime
Winner: Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Kerry Washington, Confirmation

SUPPORTING ACTOR, TV MOVIE/LIMITED SERIES

Winner: Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
Jesse Plemons, Fargo
David Schwimmer, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
John Travolta, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo

DIRECTING FOR A TV MOVIE/LIMITED SERIES

All the Way
Fargo, “Before the Law”
Winner: The Night Manager
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, “Manna From Heaven”
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, “From The Ashes of Tragedy”
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, “The Race Card”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, TV MOVIE/LIMITED SERIES

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Hotel
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager
Winner: Regina King, American Crime
Melissa Leo, All the Way
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Hotel
Jean Smart, Fargo

WRITING FOR A TV MOVIE/LIMITED SERIES

Fargo, “Loplop”
Fargo, “Palindrome”
The Night Manager
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, “From the Ashes of Tragedy”
Winner: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia”
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, “The Race Card”

REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM

The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Dancing with the Stars
Project Runway
Top Chef
Winner: The Voice

LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
William H. Macy, Shameless
Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley
Winner: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Laurie Metcalf, Getting On
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY

Master of None, “Parents”
Silicon Valley, “Daily Active Users”
Silicon Valley, “Founder Friendly”
Winner: Transparent, “Man on the Land”
Veep, “Kissing Your Sister”
Veep, “Morning After”
Veep, “Mother”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY

Anna Chlumsky, Veep
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Allison Janney, Mom
Judith Light, Transparent
Winner: Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Niecy Nash, Getting On

WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

Catastrophe, “Episode 1”
Winner: Master of None, “Parents”
Silicon Valley, “Founder Friendly”
Silicon Valley, “The Uptick”
Veep, “Morning After”
Veep, “Mother”

SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY

Winner: Louie Anderson, Baskets
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tony Hale, Veep
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Matt Walsh, Veep

 

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