The 71st Primetime Emmys awards were on last night, and they have big winners including Games of Thrones won for outstanding drama series for HBO. Peter Dinklage got his fourth Emmy as Tyrion Lannister for the final season.
Going without a host is a good thing, but the show did end around 11 pm, but the presenters were more entertaining and interesting to watch. So here’s what happened.
Billy Porter, who plays a flamboyant ballroom emcee Pray Tell on FX’s “Pose” is the first openly gay black man to win the lead actor in the drama category. He performed at the Tony Awards in 2019. He can sing and perform. He deserved it.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, “Fleabag” took home for best actress, directing and writing categories. If you haven’t seen it, it’s on Amazon Prime. The show is outstanding.
Bill Hader, won for best actor for the second time in a row. He also in IT: Chapter 2. You can also catch him on Netflix “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance if you haven’t seen in it. You will like it.
“Saturday Night Live” won for variety sketch series for the third straight year. Can’t wait to see it this weekend and who they are going to poke fun in a good way. And Don Roy King won for directing the series of sketch series.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” wins variety talk series for a fourth straight year.
Jason Bateman is a very talented man, and this year he was recognized for directing an episode for Ozark on Netflix. Next project would be The Outsider (2020). You might remember him from Silver Spoons (1982-1984).
Michelle William wins lead actress in a limited series for Fosse/Verdon. Her upcoming projects Janis, the Janis Joplin story. The Challenger, This is Jane, and All the Old Knives coming soon.
Here are the winners here.