Emmys 2018: Outstanding Drama win only solace for 'Game of Thrones' after numerous snubs

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                            Emmys 2018: Outstanding Drama win only solace for 'Game of Thrones' after numerous snubs

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. 

Liz Stanton (L) and John Oliver accept the Outstanding Variety Talk Series award for 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Liz Stanton (L) and John Oliver accept the Outstanding Variety Talk Series award for 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)



 

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. 





 



 

 

Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg win Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for their work on 'The Americans'



Glenn Weiss proposed to longtime girlfriend Jan Svendsen while accepting the Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special award for 'The Oscars' (Getty Images)
Glenn Weiss proposed to longtime girlfriend Jan Svendsen while accepting the Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special award for 'The Oscars' (Getty Images)

  



 



 






 



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 (L) accepts the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series award for 'Barry' from Michael Douglas onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Bill Hader (L) accepts the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series award for 'Barry' from Michael Douglas onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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.

Henry Winkler accepts the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award for 'Barry' onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Henry Winkler accepts the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award for 'Barry' onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

 



4:35 PST

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)
'Westworld' (HBO)

Outstanding Limited Series

'The Alienist' (TNT)
'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story' (FX)
'Genius: Picasso' (National Geographic)
'Godless' (Netflix)
'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

'Atlanta' (FX)
'Barry' (HBO)
'Black-ish' (ABC)
'Curb Your Enthusiasm' (HBO)
'GLOW' (Netflix)
'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')