Overview of 71st Primetime Emmy Awards for 2019 held at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, US

The 71st Edition of Primetime Emmy Awards for 2019 was held at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, United States (US) on September 22, 2019. This ceremony was preceded by the 71st Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards which was held on September 14 and 15, 2019.71st Primetime Emmy Awards for 2019

Key Points:
i. The awards were presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).
ii. They were given to the best in the US prime time television programming and individual achievement from June 1, 2018 until May 31, 2019.
iii. The ceremony was broadcasted in the US by Fox Broadcasting Company and produced by Don Mischer Productions and Done+Dusted. A total of 27 awards were presented.
iv. Fleabag, a British comedy-drama television show created and written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, won the most awards with 4.
v. The nominations were announced by D’Arcy Carden and Ken Jeong on July 16, 2019 and Game of Thrones (HBO) topped the nominations list with 14.
vii. Actor Billy Porter for his role “Pose” in Episode: “Love Is the Message” became the first openly gay, black man to receive the outstanding Lead Actor in drama.
vii. The International Emmy Awards, which are awarded for Excellence in television programming outside the U.S, will be presented by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (IATAS) on November 25, 2019 in New York City.

List of Winners:

CategoryWinner
Outstanding Comedy SeriesFleabag (Prime Video)
Outstanding Drama SeriesGame of Thrones (HBO-Home Box Office)
Outstanding Limited SeriesChernobyl (HBO)
Outstanding Television MovieBandersnatch (Black Mirror) (Netflix)
Outstanding Variety Talk SeriesLast Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
Outstanding Variety Sketch SeriesSaturday Night Live (NBC-National Broadcasting Company)
Outstanding Competition ProgramRuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1- Video Hits One)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesBill Hader on Barry (Episode: “The Truth Has a Ring to It”) (HBO)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesPhoebe Waller-Bridge on Fleabag (Episode: “Episode 1”) (Prime Video)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesBilly Porter on Pose (Episode: “Love Is the Message”) (FX)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesJodie Comer on Killing Eve (Episode: “I Hope You Like Missionary!”) (BBC-British Broadcasting Corporation America)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or MovieJharrel Jerome on When They See Us (Netflix)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or MovieMichelle Williams on Fosse/Verdon (FX)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesTony Shalhoub on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Episode: “We’re Going to the Catskills!”) (Prime Video)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesAlex Borstein on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Episode: “Vote for Kennedy, Vote for Kennedy”) (Prime Video)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesPeter Dinklage on Game of Thrones (Episode: “The Iron Throne”) (HBO)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesJulia Garner on Ozark (Episode: “The Gold Coast”) (Netflix)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or MovieBen Whishaw on A Very English Scandal (Episode: “Episode 3”) (Prime Video)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or MoviePatricia Arquette on The Act (Episode: “Teeth”) (Hulu)
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy SeriesFleabag (Episode: “Episode 1”), Directed by Harry Bradbeer (Prime Video)
Outstanding Directing for a Drama SeriesOzark (Episode: “Reparations”), Directed by Jason Bateman (Netflix)
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic SpecialChernobyl, Directed by Johan Renck (HBO)
Outstanding Directing for a Variety SeriesSaturday Night Live (Episode: “Host: Adam Sandler”), Directed by Don Roy King (NBC)
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy SeriesFleabag (Episode: “Episode 1”), Written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Prime Video)
Outstanding Writing for a Drama SeriesSuccession (Episode: “Nobody Is Ever Missing”), Written by Jesse Armstrong (HBO)
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic SpecialChernobyl, Written by Craig Mazin (HBO)
Outstanding Writing for a Variety SeriesLast Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

About ATAS:
Founded: 1946
Headquarters: North Hollywood, California, US