Emmys 2018: Outstanding Drama win only solace for 'Game of Thrones' after numerous snubs
Live coverage of the Emmys 2018: The stars, the glitz, the shows, the awards and everything else that matters on TV's biggest night
After a year-long wait, the Emmy's are finally here! The 70th annual Emmy Awards, where the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences honors the best talents on the silver screen, will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, September 17. 'Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost and Michael Che hosted proceedings, marking their first time hosting a major awards ceremony. They've even got their own emoji this year.
Find below the live updates from the Emmys:
8:00 pm (PST)
The 70th Primetime Emmys come to a close after 'Game of Thrones' big win as Best Oustanding Drama.
7:30 pm PST
“If you can’t love yourself then how the hell you gonna love someone else,” RuPaul Charles tells his iconic line to the wild audience after 'RuPaul's Drag Race' won Reality/Competition Series.
7: 14 pm PST
Sandra Oh snubbed for Lead Actress win but gets a shoutout from winner Claire Foy.
Could Hannah Gadsby host the #Emmys next year, please?— Caitlin D. Fryers (@cdemrys) September 18, 2018
Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg win Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for their work on 'The Americans'
Okay it IS funny that the Oscars director shows up to the Emmys, wins one and then somehow directs the best moment of the entire show— LW (@lindseyweber) September 18, 2018
Well. This “reparations Emmy” thing probably would have been a lot funnier were it not so obviously still needed.#Emmysowhite— Jon Grayson (@JonGraysonKTRS) September 18, 2018
5:23 pm PST
Darren Criss claims, “You are witnessing the most extraordinary moment in my life thus far,” while accepting the award for lead actor in a limited series or movie for his role as serial killer Andrew Cunanan in Ryan Murphy's 'American Crime Story: Gianni Versace'
5:18 pm PST
In a surprise win, Regina King took home the award for Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role in 'Seven Seconds'.
6:10 pm PST
Ryan Murphy has won Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series for 'American Crime Story'
6:00 pm PST
5:56 pm PST
Jeff Daniels wins best-supporting actor in a limited series or movie for his role in 'Godless'
5: 54 pm PST
Merritt Wever wins supporting actress in a limited series or a movie for her role as Mary Agnes McNue in 'Godless'
5.47 pm PST
'Forever' couple Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen join Che and Jost on stage.
5. 40 pm PST
Bill Hader wins Best Actor in a Comedy Role for his role as Barry in 'Barry.'
5: 38 pm PST
“One of the most important ways we can find and use our voice is to vote,” said Rachel in her speech, urging everyone to go vote.
'The Marvelous Mrs Maisel’s Amy Sherman-Palladino has become the first woman to win both best writing and directing awards for a comedy series.
5:27 pm PST
5:15 pm PST
Henry Winkler finally gets his first Emmy for his work in HBO's Barry, nearly four decades after losing three times in a row, after being nominated for his role as The Fonz in Happy Days in the 1970s.
A strong message from Tiffany Haddish
Update- 4: 15 PST
The mother of dragons and the Queen of hearts teased her fans with what awaits them at the red carpet.
Update- 3:35 PST
Here are the nominees for what most consider the biggest segments of the night:
Outstanding Drama Series
'The Americans' (FX)
'The Crown' (Netflix)
'Game of Thrones' (HBO)
'The Handmaid's Tale' (Hulu)
'Stranger Things' (Netflix)
'This Is Us' (NBC)
Outstanding Limited Series
'The Alienist' (TNT)
'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story' (FX)
'Genius: Picasso' (National Geographic)
'Patrick Melrose' (Showtime/Sky)
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
Keri Russell ('The Americans')
Claire Foy ('The Crown')
Elisabeth Moss ('The Handmaid's Tale')
Sandra Oh ('Killing Eve')
Tatiana Maslany ('Orphan Black')
Evan Rachel Wood ('Westworld')
Outstanding Comedy Series
'Curb Your Enthusiasm' (HBO)
'The Marvelous Mrs Maisel' (Amazon Prime)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Matthew Rhys ('The Americans')
Jason Bateman ('Ozark')
Sterling K Brown ('This Is Us')
Milo Ventimiglia ('This Is Us')
Ed Harris ('Westworld')
Jeffrey Wright ('Westworld')