Be in the loop by getting to know the remarkable winners of the most recent 71st Primetime Emmy Awards!

So we know all too well Sunday is a tough day to try get any work done, right? Even more, a tougher day to try and hold an awards event! But it didn’t stop the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards from being held yesterday at the Microsoft Theater in California!

Aside from the purpose of recognizing excellence within television, we also get to witness our favorite shows and not to mention its star-studded casts in one spotlight—a night truly worth waiting for!

Oh, and did we mention the 2019 Emmy Awards went hostless? But it was easily compensated by the moving speeches and glitzy musical numbers.

And in case you missed this glorious moment, we’ve come prepared–here is the full list of the shows and celebrities who’ve won the coveted Emmy!

Outstanding drama series

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Winner: Game of Thrones

Better Call Saul
Killing Eve
This Is Us

From being last year’s Emmy award-winners of the outstanding drama series category, the medieval fantasy epic, ‘Game of Thrones‘, proves us again that it is a force to be reckoned with by winning again this year. But alas, the show’s run has come to an end with its final season which ended in May. So who do you think will replace this award-sweeping show next year?

Outstanding comedy series

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Winner: Fleabag

The Good Place
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Russian Doll
Schitt’s Creek

‘Fleabag’ is British comedy-drama television focusing on a dry-witted woman a.k.a fleabag who embarks on a life and love journey in London while trying to cope up with a tragedy in her past.

Lead actress in a drama series

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Winner: Jodie Comer (Killing Eve)

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)
Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder)
Laura Linney (Ozark)
Mandy Moore (This Is Us)
Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)
Robin Wright (House of Cards)

Jodie Comer wins the award for lead actress in a drama series after portraying psychopathic assassin, Villanelle, in the spy thriller, ‘Killing Eve’. This was a real surprise for the star since she was up against Emilia Clarke from ‘Game of Thrones’ and co-star Sandra Oh! Can you believe it? In addition, this is Jodie’s first-ever Emmy award.

Directing for a drama series

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Winner: Jason Bateman (Ozark, Reparations)

David Benioff, DB Weiss (Game of Thrones, The Iron Throne)
David Nutter (Game of Thrones, The Last of the Starks)
Miguel Sapochnik (Game of Thrones, The Long Night)
Daina Reid (The Handmaid’s Tale, Holly)
Lisa Bruhlmann (Killing Eve, Desperate Times)

While Jason Bateman has accumulated countless awards for his acting in the past years, this is the first time he’s recognized in his directing career. Still stunned by this award, the only thing that came out of Jason’s mouth was a simple, “Wow… That is something.”

Lead actor in a drama series

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Winner: Billy Porter (Pose)

Jason Bateman (Ozark)
Sterling K Brown (This Is Us)
Kit Harington (Game of Thrones)
Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)
Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)

In case you didn’t know, ‘Pose’ is a  dance musical that explores the life and society in New York. Billy Porter gives life to his character Pray Tell, who believes he can really relate to after facing the harsh realities of being a “black” guy in society.

Supporting actress in a drama series

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Winner: Julia Garner (Ozark)

Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones)
Lena Headey (Game of Thrones)
Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones)
Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones)
Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve)

Julia Garner is best known for her role in the Netflix crime drama series, ‘Ozark’, as Ruth Langmore. Ruth is depicted as a sassy and smart girl, who’s willing to do anything just to get ahead. Julia’s outstanding portrayal of Ruth won her the award for supporting actress in a drama series.

Writing for a drama series

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Winner: Jesse Armstrong (Succession, Nobody Is Ever Missing)

Peter Gould, Thomas Schnauz (Better Call Saul, Winner)
Jed Mercurio (Bodyguard, Episode 1)
David Benioff, DB Weiss (Game of Thrones, The Iron Throne)
Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve, Nice And Neat)
Bruce Miller, Kira Snyder (The Handmaid’s Tale, Holly)

Jesse Armstrong is responsible for the American comedy-drama series, ‘Succession’, which won him an Emmy for the “Nobody Is Ever Missing” episode. This particular episode focuses on Kendall (Jeremy Strong) as his post-crash terror and anxiety disappear after he dances with his family to Whitney Houston. It’s a beautiful moment for Kendall but at the same time, a sad scene to watch.

Supporting actor in a drama series

Winner: Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)

Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul)
Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul)
Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones)
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones)
Michael Kelly (House of Cards)
Chris Sullivan (This Is Us)

It’s no wonder why Peter Dinklage won the award for the supporting actor in a drama series. After his appearance in ‘Game of Thrones’ for almost 8 years, he’s made his fair share of iconic acting. And in case you didn’t know, Peter took home his 4th win for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series!

Other winners:

Outstanding variety talk series

Winner: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

The Daily Show
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Late Late Show With James Corden
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Outstanding variety sketch series

Winner: Saturday Night Live

At Home With Amy Sedaris
Documentary Now!
Drunk History
I Love You, America With Sarah Silverman
Who Is America?

Outstanding limited series

Winner: Chernobyl

Escape at Dannemora
Sharp Objects
When They See Us

Lead actress in a limited series or movie

Winner: Michelle Williams (Fosse/Verdon)

Amy Adams (Sharp Objects)
Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora)
Aunjanue Ellis (When They See Us)
Joey King (The Act)
Niecy Nash (When They See Us)

Outstanding television movie

Winner: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

King Lear
My Dinner with Hervé

Lead actor in a limited series or movie

Winner: Jharrel Jerome (When They See Us)

Mahershala Ali (True Detective)
Benicio Del Toro (Escape at Dannemora)
Hugh Grant (A Very English Scandal)
Jared Harris (Chernobyl)
Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon)

Writing for a limited series or movie

Winner: Craig Mazin (Chernobyl)

Russell T Davies (A Very English Scandal)
Brett Johnson, Michael Tolkin (Escape at Dannemora, Episode 6)
Steven Levenson, Joel Fields (Fosse/Verdon, Providence)
Ava DuVernay, Michael Starrbury (When They See Us, Part Four)

Supporting actor in a limited series or movie

Winner: Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal)
Stellan Skarsgård (Chernobyl)
Paul Dano (Escape at Dannemora)
John Leguizamo (When They See Us)
Michael K Williams (When They See Us)
Asante Blackk (When They See Us)

Directing for a limited series or movie

Winner: Johan Renck (Chernobyl) 

Stephen Frears (A Very English Scandal)
Ben Stiller (Escape at Dannemora)
Jessica Yu (Fosse/Verdon, Glory)
Thomas Kail (Fosse/Version, Who’s Got the Pain)
Ava DuVernay (When They See Us)

Supporting actress in a limited series or movie

Winner: Patricia Arquette (The Act)

Emily Watson (Chernobyl)
Margaret Qualley (Fosse/Verdon)
Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects)
Marsha Stephanie Blake (When They See Us)
Vera Farmiga (When They See Us)

Outstanding reality competition series

Winner: RuPaul’s Drag Race

Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Nailed It
Top Chef
The Voice

Lead actress in a comedy series

Winner: Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) 

Christina Applegate (Dead To Me)
Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll)
Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek)

Lead actor in a comedy series

Winner: Bill Hader (Barry)

Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)
Don Cheadle (Black Monday)
Ted Danson (The Good Place)
Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)
Eugene Levy (Schitt’s Creek)

Directing for a comedy series

Winner: Harry Bradbeer (Fleabag, Episode 1)

Alec Berg (Barry, The Audition)
Alec Berg (Barry, ronny/lily)
Mark Cendrowski (The Big Bang Theory, Stockholm Syndrome)
Dan Palladino (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, We’re Going to the Catskills!)
Amy Sherman-Palladino (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, All Alone)

Writing for a comedy series

Winner: Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Episode 1)

Alec Berg, Bill Hader (Barry, ronny/lily)
Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle (Pen15, Anna Ishii-Peters)
Leslye Headland, Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler (Russian Doll, Nothing In This World Is Easy)
Allison Silverman (Russian Doll, A Warm Body)
Josh Siegal, Dylan Morgan (The Good Place, Janet(s))
David Mandel (Veep, Veep)

Supporting actress in a comedy series

Sarah Goldberg (Barry)
Sian Clifford (Fleabag)
Olivia Colman (Fleabag)
Betty Gilpin (Glow)
Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)
Marin Hinkle (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Anna Chlumsky (Veep)

Supporting actor in a comedy series

Winner: Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)

Stephen Root (Barry)
Henry Winkler (Barry)
Anthony Carrigan (Barry)
Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method)
Tony Hale (Veep)

Guest actor in a drama series

Winner: Bradley Whitford (The Handmaid’s Tale)

Michael McKean (Better Call Saul)
Glynn Turman (How To Get Away With Murder)
Ron Cephas (This Is Us)
Michael Angarano (This Is Us)
Kumail Nanjiani (The Twilight Zone)

Guest actress in a drama series

Winner: Cherry Jones (The Handmaid’s Tale)

Jessica Lange (American Horror Story: Apocalypse),
Carice van Houten (Game of Thrones),
Cicely Tyson (How To Get Away With Murder),
Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black),
Phylicia Rashad (This Is Us)

Guest actor in a comedy series

Winner: Luke Kirby (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)

Rufus Sewell (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Adam Sandler (Saturday Night Live)
John Mulaney (Saturday Night Live)
Matt Damon (Saturday Night Live)
Robert De Niro (Saturday Night Live)
Peter MacNicol (Veep)

Guest actress in a comedy series

Winner: Jane Lynch (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)

Fiona Shaw (Fleabag)
Kristin Scott Thomas (Fleabag)
Maya Rudolph (The Good Place)
Emma Thompson (Saturday Night Live)
Sandra Oh (Saturday Night Live)

Outstanding documentary or nonfiction special

Winner: Leaving Neverland

Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
Jane Fonda in Five Acts
Love, Gilda
Minding the Gap

All in all, the 2019 Emmy Awards proves television isn’t just “looks”. In order to survive in the industry, talent and hard work are needed, which were definitely proved by our winners. We can only expect more from these shows and celebrities who’ve won the award as they progress in their careers. If you liked this story, then stay tuned for more Emmy updates by us!

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