Theis underway, with jokes, speeches and musical numbers already coming thick and fast. Host Cedric the Entertainer understood the brief!
are led by some of the smash-hit shows of the past year, such as , , , and . On the acting side of things, Kate Winslet, Elizabeth Olsen, Michaela Coel, Paapa Essiedu, Jason Sudeikis and more magnificent performers are up for awards. Wow, competition is tough this year.
The awards ceremony starts at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. Be sure to follow along here for all the winners as they’re announced.
Best Comedy Series Directing
Hacks has two!
- James Burrows, “B Positive” (Episode: “Pilot”)
- Susanna Fogel, “The Flight Attendant” (Episode: “In Case of Emergency”)
- Lucia Aniello, “Hacks” (Episode: “There Is No Line”) — WINNER
- James Widdoes, “Mom” (Episode: “Scooby-Doo Checks and Salisbury Steak”)
- Zach Braff, “Ted Lasso” (Episode: “Biscuits”)
- MJ Delaney, “Ted Lasso” (Episode: “The Hope that Kills You”)
- Declan Lowney, “Ted Lasso” (Episode: “Make Rebecca Great Again”)
Best Comedy Series Writing
What a steal!
- Steve Yockey, “The Flight Attendant” (Episode: “In Case of Emergency”)
- Meredith Scardino, “Girls5eva” (Episode: “Pilot”)
- Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, and Jen Statsky, “Hacks” (Episode: “There Is No Line”) — WINNER
- Maya Erskine, “PEN15” (Episode: “Play”)
- Joe Kelly, Brendan Hunt, and Jason Sudeikis, “Ted Lasso” (Episode: “Make Rebecca Great Again”)
- Jason Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence, Brendan Hunt, and Joe Kelly, “Ted Lasso” (Episode: “Pilot”)
Best Variety Sketch Series
The show has been running for 46 seasons. Astounding.
Best Variety Talk Series
John Oliver again!
- Conan (TBS)
- The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
- Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)
- Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) — WINNER
- The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)
Best Variety Series Writing
Well done to John Oliver’s team!
- “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” — WINNER
- “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert”
- “A Black Lady Sketch Show”
- “Saturday Night Live”
- “The Amber Ruffin Show”
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Wow, The Crown has four now!
- Giancarlo Esposito, The Mandalorian
- O-T Fagbenle, The Handmaid’s Tale
- John Lithgow, Perry Mason
- Tobias Menzies, The Crown — WINNER
- Max Minghella, The Handmaid’s Tale
- Chris Sullivan, This is Us
- Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid’s Tale
- Michael Kenneth Williams, Lovecraft Country
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
From a sex therapist to an iron lady, Gillian Anderson can do it all. This is her second win!
- Gillian Anderson, The Crown — WINNER
- Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown
- Madeline Brewer, The Handmaid’s Tale
- Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale
- Aunjanue Ellis, Lovecraft Country
- Emerald Fennell, The Crown
- Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Tale
- Samira Wiley, The Handmaid’s Tale
Best Drama Series Directing
The Crown takes another one! That’s two for the royals.
- Julie Anne Robinson, “Bridgerton” (Episode: “Diamond of the First Water”)
- Benjamin Caron, “The Crown” (Episode: “Fairytale”)
- Jessica Hobbs, (The Crown (Episode: “War”) — WINNER
- Liz Garbus, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Episode: “The Wilderness”)
- Jon Favreau, “The Mandalorian” (Episode: “Chapter 9: The Marshal”)
- Steven Canals, “Pose” (Episode: “Series Finale”)
Best Drama Series Writing
And the gold statue goes to…
- Rebecca Sonnenshine, “The Boys” (Episode: “What I Know”)
- Peter Morgan, “The Crown” (Episode: “War”) — WINNER
- Yahlin Chang, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Episode: “Home”)
- Misha Green, “Lovecraft Country” (Episode: “Sundown”)
- Dave Filoni, “The Mandalorian” (Episode: “Chapter 13: The Jedi”)
- Jon Favreau, “The Mandalorian” (Episode: “Chapter 16: The Rescue”)
- Steven Canals, Brad Falchuk, Our Lady J, Janet Mock, and Ryan Murphy, “Pose” (Episode: “Series Finale”)
Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Evan Peters just won his first ever Emmy!
- Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
- Jonathan Groff, Hamilton
- Anthony Ramos, Hamilton
- Thomas Brodie-Sangster, The Queen’s Gambit
- Evan Peters, Mare of Easttown — WINNER
- Paapa Essiedu, I May Destroy You
Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Mare of Easttown gets its first win. Represent Julianne Nicholson!
- Jean Smart, Mare of Easttown
- Julianne Nicholson, Mare of Easttown — WINNER
- Kathryn Hahn, WandaVision
- Phillipa Soo, Hamilton
- Renee Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton
- Moses Ingram, The Queen’s Gambit
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Not another one — Ted Lasso has taken its second win of the night for Brett Goldstein! Get in!
- Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Hacks
- Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso — WINNER
- Brendan Hunt, Ted Lasso
- Nick Mohammed, Ted Lasso
- Paul Reiser, The Kominsky Method
- Jeremy Swift, Ted Lasso
- Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live
- Bowen Yang, Saturday Night Live
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Seth Rogen kicks off the awards with the first of the night. And best comedy supporting actress goes to… only Hannah Waddingham from Ted Lesso! Goooaaaalll!
- Rosie Perez, The Flight Attendant
- Hannah Einbinder, Hacks
- Aidy Bryant, Saturday Night Live
- Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
- Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live
- Juno Temple, Ted Lasso
- Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso — WINNER
The red carpet
The red carpet has just about wrapped up and the limited attendees are heading inside Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for the start of the show. This year’s host is Cedric the Entertainer. Entertain us Cedric!
And they’re here. Kate Winslet. Kate Winslet and Elizabeth Olsen. They’re both vying for that super competitive best actress in a limited series award. Who’s your pick?
Kaley Cuoco can’t be missed, lighting up the red carpet in dazzling yellow. She’s nominated for best comedy actress!
She’s here. Katheryn Hahn. The moment. Agatha Harkness herself. Will she win best supporting actress in a limited series for WandaVision?
O-T Fagbenle, Cecily Strong, Amber Ruffin and Ken Jeong have entered the house.
Here are some of the early arrivals, including best actor in a drama nominee Josh O’Connor, repping The Crown.
You can follow the red carpet with the Television Academy here, or stick to these highlights.
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