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The Crown's John Lithgow wins first Emmy Award of the night

18 September 2017

The CBS late-night host had promised a political show, and his opening number did include jabs at negative news headlines.

The Handmaid's Tale was Hulu's first big original success-sorry, The Path-and could symbolize a crucial shift in the streaming race.

The Handmaid's Tale's win for best drama series means Hulu has become the first streaming service to win that award, beating the likes of big hitters Netflix and Amazon.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, in winning her sixth consecutive trophy for HBO's "Veep"-the Best Comedy Series victor for the third year running-tied the record for most Emmy acting wins ever, with eight; including her work as a producer, she now has 11 statues to her name".

"Reese, I share this with you", Kidman said, adding: "Without you, I would not be standing up here". "I don't have the words, so I thank you". "And, as I've often said, nothing went into the book that people hadn't done".

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HBO won 10 Emmys Sept. 17, while NBC and Hulu got 5 and Netflix 4.

Among actors, the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama series was bagged by Sterling K. Brown, for "This Is Us", John Lithgow ("The Crown") got the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Emmy went to Ann Dowd for "The Handmaid's Tale".

Adding, "In these insane times, in his life even as an old man reminds us what courage and leadership in government really looks like". The Handmaid's Tale won the coveted Outstanding Drama series awards and four others including an Outstanding Actress win for Elisabeth Moss.

Riz Ahmed was honoured as best limited series actor for "The Night Of". This left Netflix's buzzy, '80s sci-fi hit heading home from the big night with no trophies at all.

She told reporters backstage that the role had been "the greatest honour of my life" and talked of the "special kind of electricity" on set every week.

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Veep, which was created by Armando Iannucci, also won one the prize for best comedy series. Referencing Trump's expressed disappointment past year at not having ever won an Emmy for "The Apprentice", Colbert said, "Because unlike the presidency, Emmys go to the victor of the popular vote". SNL has also won award for best show of sketch. Donald Glover of the FX series "Atlanta" won the award. "Finally, Mr. president, this is your Emmy ", he said as he received his statuette, referring to fact that host of White House, named several times to " Apprentice" of which he was star, has never won one of se prestigious awards of television.

"I want to thank Trump for making black people No. 1 on the most oppressed list".

There was intense speculation leading into this year's Emmys about which drama would fill Game of Thrones' gap, and there was no shortage of eligible players.

Westworld and Stranger Things, the latter of which had 18 nominations going in, were both shut out tonight. You have YouTube, Hulu, voodoo, Netflix, Vitamix.

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The Crown's John Lithgow wins first Emmy Award of the night