America’s biggest TV show awards took place this week. VEEP, Game of Thrones and The People Vs OJ being the biggest winners on the night.
Game of Thrones is now the most award-winning fictional show of all time. It now has 38 Emmys in total beating Fraiser which previously held the title with 37 awards
The People Vs OJ also were big winners on the night who won 5 awards.
If you missed the show here are the best bits of the night.
Jimmy Kimmel’s running joke about Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith has been nominated for an Emmy 9 times and has won 3 times but yet, she has never attended the Emmys. Jimmy made reference to this in his opening monologue. Of course, Maggie Smith won again on the night for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series for her role in Downton Abbey.
Stranger Things cast hand out Sandwiches
Our favourite cast, the Stranger Things kids came in on their bikes and handed out sandwiches. there have also been videos showing up on youtube of them singing Uptown funk. Can these kids get any cooler?
Julia Louis-Dreyfus acceptance Speech
Julia won the award for best actress in a comedy series for Veep. In her acceptance speech, she makes reference to Donald Trump and also the passing of her father
Jeffrey Tambor’s acceptance speech
Jeffrey Tambor during his acceptance speech for best male lead in a comedy series spoke about giving transgender actors a chance.
Leslie Jones makes jokes about her twitter account
Ghostbuster Leslie Jones made hilarious jokes about her twitter account. There was a lot of controversy with her twitter account during the time of the Ghostbuster release. One of the issues was due to it getting hacked and naked photos being released of her. fair play to her to be able to make light of it.
Tori Kelly’s in memoriam performance
Tori Kelly sang a beautiful rendition of Hallelujah during the tribute to those who passed away this year. Prince, David Bowie and Alan Rickman to name a few, you will be missed.