This year’s Emmy ceremony was filled with dozens of amazing moments, but absolute domination of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel was the one that took everyone by surprise.
Amazon’s series about a 1950s housewife who turns to stand-up comedy took home five shinny statues, including the Emmy for best comedy series. Game of Thrones scored big win in the best drama category, for the third time in the past four years.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel came out victorious in almost all of the categories it was nominated in last night. Rachel Brosnahan and Alex Borstein picked up awards for best lead and supporting actress in a comedy series. Showrunner Amy Sherman-Palladino received Emmys for both directing and writing the pilot of this hilarious period piece.
The masterminds behind The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story also had a reason to celebrate. This limited series collected three awards, including best limited series, best lead actor (Darren Criss) and best directing for a limited series (Ryan Murphy).
This year’s ceremony was hosted by Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che and Colin Jost, but critics weren’t in love with their monologue and We Solved It opening number. The Emmys still gave us a lot to talk about, including Betty White’s surprise appearance and Glenn Weiss’s proposal to his girlfriend during his acceptance speech.
Full list of winners at 2018 Emmy Awards:
Drama Series: Game of Thrones
Comedy Series: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Actor, Drama Series: Matthew Rhys (The Americans)
Actress, Drama Series: Claire Foy (The Crown)
Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)
Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Thandie Newton (Westworld)
Writing, Drama Series: Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg (The Americans)
Directing, Drama Series: Stephen Daldry (The Crown)
Actor, Comedy Series: Bill Hader (Barry)
Actress, Comedy Series: Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Henry Winkler (Barry)
Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Writing, Comedy Series: Amy Sherman-Palladino (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Directing Comedy Series: Amy Sherman-Palladino (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Limited Series: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
Actress, Limited Series or Movie: Regina King (Seven Seconds)
Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Jeff Daniels (Godless)
Supporting Actress, Limited Series or Movie: Merritt Wever (Godless)
Writing, Limited Series: William Bridges and Charlie Brooker (Black Mirror: USS Callister)
Directing, Limited Series: Ryan Murphy (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
Writing, Variety Special: John Mulaney (John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City)
Directing, Variety Special: Glenn Weiss (The Oscars)
Variety Sketch Series: Saturday Night Live
Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Reality-Competition Program: RuPaul’s Drag Race