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69th Primetime Emmy Awards 2017

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On 17th September 2017, the 69th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards ceremony took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Emmy Awards 2017:
i.The Annual Prime Emmy Awards honours the best US television programmes broadcasted from June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017.
ii.The award winners were chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.The ceremony was hosted by Stephen Colbert.
iii.The 69th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards were held on 9th September 10th September 2017.

The Handmaid’s Tale becomes first online series to win Outstanding Drama Series Award:
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i.The Handmaid’s tale produced by Hulu (online video streaming network) won the Outstanding Drama Series Award.
ii.This is the first time in Emmy Awards’ history a series from an online streaming network wins the Outstanding Drama Series Award among television series.
iii.The Handmaid’s tale is based on Margaret Atwood’s novel.

Television programs were awarded under the following categories:
Outstanding Comedy Series – Veep (HBO)
Outstanding Drama Series – The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Outstanding Variety Talk Series – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
Outstanding Variety Sketch Series – Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Outstanding Limited Series – Big Little Lies (HBO)
Outstanding Television Movie – Black Mirror: “San Junipero” (Netflix)
Outstanding Reality-Competition Program – The Voice

Leading actors were awarded under the following categories:
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Donald Glover
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Sterling K. Brown
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Elisabeth Moss
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie – Riz Ahmed
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie – Nicole Kidman

Supporting actors were awarded under the following categories:
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Alec Baldwin
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Kate McKinnon
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – John Lithgow
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Ann Dowd
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie – Alexander Skarsgard
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie – Laura Dern

Directors and writers were also awarded under the following categories:
Outstanding Directing/Writing for a Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing/Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Directing/Writing for a Variety Series, Outstanding Directing/Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special.

Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards honour technical and other similar achievements in US television programming, including guest acting roles.

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