Los Angeles, Sep 20 (MNN) ‘The Crown’ won multiple awards, including Outstanding Drama Series, at the 73rd Emmys Awards that were held at the Event Deck at LA Live, an indoor-outdoor venue.
A scaled-down ceremony was held in a tent at an outdoor venue with a limited live audience on Sunday (local time) due to ongoing Covid-19 concerns – a year after the show was forced to go virtual.
The series also won prizes for best drama’, best actors (drama) and best actors in supporting roles.
The awards were given in 27 Emmy categories, plus the Governors Award, presented by top talent from some of television’s most acclaimed programmes.
GRAMMY-winning artiste Leon Bridges and Academy Award-winning artiste Jon Batiste performed a special “In Memoriam” song.
Emmys were awarded in 92 other categories at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards during three ceremonies on September 11 and 12, followed by an edited broadcast of the Creative Arts ceremonies on September 18 on FXX.
List of winners at the Emmys 2021:
Outstanding Drama Series: The Crown
Outstanding Comedy Series: Ted Lasso
Outstanding Variety Talk Show: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Outstanding Limited Series: The Queen’s Gambit
Outstanding Actor – Comedy: Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso
Outstanding Actor – Drama: Josh O’Connor
Outstanding Actor – Limited Series or Movie: Ewan McGregor -Halston
Outstanding Actress – Comedy: Jean Smart – Hacks
Outstanding Actress – Drama: Olivia Colman – The Crown
Outstanding Actress – Limited Series or Movie: Kate Winslet – Mare of Easttown
Outstanding Supporting Actor – Comedy: Brett Goldstein – Ted Lasso
Outstanding Supporting Actor – Drama: Tobias Menzies – The Crown
Outstanding Supporting Actor – Limited Series or Movie: Evan Peters – Mare of Easttown
Outstanding Supporting Actress – Comedy: Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso)
Outstanding Supporting Actress – Drama: Gillian Anderson – The Crown
Outstanding Supporting Actress – Limited Series or Movie: Julianne Nicholson – Mare of Easttown
Outstanding Director – Comedy: Lucia Aniello – Hacks
Outstanding Director – Drama: Jessica Hobbs – The Crown
Outstanding Director – Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: Scott Frank – The Queen’s Gambit
Outstanding Writing – Comedy: Lucia Aniello, Paul W Downs and Jen Statsky – Hacks
Outstanding Writing – Drama: Peter Morgan – The Crown
Outstanding Writing – Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special: Michaela Coel – I May Destroy You
The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles has been the go-to venue for the annual television awards since 2008. However, the venue has been changed for the first time in years. Unlike last year, the Emmys were handed out in-person. Cedric the Entertainer was the host for television’s big night.