The middle chunk of the Emmys had the fateful bore of Boston's Great Molasses Flood in 1919 - a slow but inevitable drag towards the finish, leaving exasperated viewers to wonder if anyone really cares who directs "Jimmy Kimmel Live" or which TV movie had the best writing before finally succumbing to protracted death. On Sunday, history broke all over the place, like the hearts across the nation during This is Us. Here are Variety's five takeaways from a long and lively Emmy campaign season.
Moss' co-star Ann Dowd also won best supporting actress in a drama series, and the show was recognised in the writing and directing categories. Hulu, formed by old-school media companies in response to Netflix, takes that title. The truckload of wins added to SNL's already record-breaking lifespan Emmy total, which reached 64. And Sterling Brown of This Is Us captured the win for Best Actor in a Drama Series-the first time in 18 years that a black actor took the statue home in the category. As Sunday's ceremony showed, the entertainment business remains horrified by President Trump's casual jingoism and misogyny.
The 2017 Emmy season was nothing if not a glossy showcase of the wealth of female-led material that's thriving on television. And Hulu'sThe Handmaiden's Tale went laughing all the way to a historic six wins.
At the end of the evening, Big Little Lies winners Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman used the stage to press other Hollywood heavyweights to create more roles for women during their acceptance speech. The two joined forces to option Liane Moriarty's novel and worked with their reps at CAA to assemble it into a white-hot package that sparked a bidding skirmish in 2015. She also thanked Emmy victor Bruce Miller for writing "the most disturbing stuff".
"Religious freedom and tolerance and understanding the truth and equal rights for every race, religion and creed are extremely important to me".
Ah, Sean Spicer. A source of much controversy and difference of opinion, Sean Spicer's guest appearance to make fun of the crowd size was proof that the TV industry can't separate itself from the modern political landscape. Click through our photo gallery above of every victor for Best Drama Series in Emmyhistory, including this year's inaugural champ "The Handmaid's Tale".
Britain's Riz Ahmed beat presumed front-runner Robert De Niro to take his firstEmmy for his role as a man who falls foul of the USA judicial system in HBO's crime limited series The Night Of. This award marked Morano's firstEmmy's nomination and win as well as beating ou fellow series' director Kate Dennis for Emmy gold, the Duffer Brothers, Jonathan Nolan, Vince Gilligan, Stephen Daldry, and Lesli Linka Glatter.
Waithe gave a shout-out to her "LGBTQIA family" when accepting her award. "As a woman, now, you have to speak up", she told The Guardian in an interview in June.
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He thinks that two or three could reach the pilot stage with the possibility of one emerging sometime in 2019 or 2020 . He joins Brian Helgeland, Carly Wray, Jane Goldman and Max Borenstein for the top secret projects.
I've obviously been doing this for a long time and it just has to make sense. "And I just never wanted to feel like that again". Unified light heavyweight world champion Andre Ward said via a statement on his website that he is "leaving" boxing .
It looks like Gal Gadot has already found her second project, after having shaken the entire world by the Wonder Woman storm. Her remarkable performance helped transform " Wonder Woman " into a $400 million hit at the domestic box office.
As part of the sentencing, Mondesi can not hold any public office in the Dominican Republic for a period of 10 years. In the 1994 season when he won the NL rookies of the year honors the season was cut short due to a player strike.
CVS will also limit patients with chronic pain to a maximum daily dose of 90 morphine milligram equivalents. According to a release on the CVS Health website, opioid overdose deaths quadrupled from 1999 to 2015.
The country repeatedly has said it is acting against Taliban insurgents and members of the Haqqani militant group. Ghani for his part called on "all ranks of the Taliban" to engage in dialogue with the Afghan government.
Haley said that wasn't an empty threat from the president but, when asked, she declined to describe the president's intentions. The strongly worded barbs between the two countries continue as North Korea continues to build up its nuclear program.
Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst , citing his failure to improve "on-field performance" by the Cornhuskers. Chairman of the NU Board of Regents Bob Whitehouse said Chancellor Ronnie Green made a tough call and supports the decision.
Klopp urges Liverpool attack to be more clinical
Matip is also a doubt for the Foxes repeat this weekend, forcing Klopp to draft in Ragnar Klavan and Joe Gomez into his defence. It sounds like we have nil points and are the worst team in the league.