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MAIN Arrow to HollywoodPop Culture Emmy Awards 2017

emmy awards logoThe annual Primetime Emmy Award season kicked off with a complete list of nominations, announced on July 13.

Winners (see below) were announced at the 69th edition of the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 8PM ET on CBS live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

"Westworld" and "Saturday Night Live" led the the 2017 Emmy nominations with 22 nods each.

Other notable nominees include "The Handmaid's Tale", Hulu's drama series based on Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel, which recieved 13 nominations.


Hosting the night's festivities was late night talk show host, Stephen Colbert.

Presenters at the 2017 Emmy Awards included live appearances by Alec Baldwin, Opra Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Jason Bateman, Jim Parsons, Jessica Biel, Edie Falco, Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Rashida Jones, Nicole Kidman, Debra Messing, Lea Michele, Shemar Moore, Kumail Nanjiani, Tracee Ellis Ross, Riz Ahmed and Adam Scott.

Just up ahead, check out Emmy fun facts, related resources, and a list of major 2017 Emmy nominees and winners.


DID YOU KNOW? Emmy Awards Fun Facts

• Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards were the only actors to win an Emmy for "Seinfeld". Although often nominated, Jerry Seinfeld never won.

• Kelsey Grammer is the only actor to be nominated for an Emmy for the same character on three different shows. He played Dr. Frasier Crane on "Wings", "Cheers", and "Frasier". His three wins were all for his starring role in "Frasier".

• In 2015, Viola Davis in "How to Get Away with Murder" became the first African-American women to win an Emmy Award for best actress in a drama.

• The oldest-ever Emmy nominee is beloved comedy actress Betty White who was nominated in 2012 at 90-years-old. She also took home the Emmy in 2010 at age 88, which also makes her the oldest winner.

• The award for most Emmy-nominated show in television history goes to "Saturday Night Live" with more than 200 nominations.


The Emmys Around the Web

On the Web, check out more information on the the annual Primetime Emmy Awards - including news, video clips, pictures, a bit of television history, and lots more interesting fun facts & trivia about television's most coveted prize ...

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - This is the Emmy's home on the Web, with the official list of winners, news & photos, plus profiles of of television Hall of Fame honorees, Daytime Emmy Awards winners and nominees, Academy membership details and online subscription to the monthly Emmy Magazine.

IMBd : Emmy Awards - For the serious trivia buff with lists of winners and nominees dating back to 1949.

Emmy Award - Wikipedia - Check out the complete list of Emmy categories for Primetime and Daytime, interesting factoids, and related resources.

2017 Emmy Awards Nominees & * Winners

Drama Series
* “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)
“Better Call Saul” (AMC)
“The Crown” (Netflix)
“House of Cards” (Netflix)
“Stranger Things” (Netflix)
“This Is Us” (NBC)
“Westworld” (HBO)

Comedy Series
* “Veep” (HBO)
“Atlanta” (FX)
“Black-ish” (ABC)
“Master of None” (Netflix)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“Silicon Valley” (HBO)
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)

Drama Actress
* Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
Viola Davis (“How to Get Away with Murder”)
Claire Foy (“The Crown”)
Keri Russell (“The Americans”)
Evan Rachel Wood (“Westworld”)
Robin Wright (“House of Cards”)

Drama Actor
* Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”)
Anthony Hopkins (“Westworld”)
Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”)
Matthew Rhys (“The Americans”)
Liev Schreiber (“Ray Donovan”)
Kevin Spacey (“House of Cards”)
Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”)

Comedy Actor
* Donald Glover (“Atlanta”)
Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”)
Aziz Ansari (“Master of None”)
Zach Galifianakis (“Baskets”)
William H. Macy (“Shameless”)
Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent”)

Comedy Actress
* Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”)
Pamela Adlon (“Better Things”)
Tracee Ellis-Ross (“black-ish”)
Jane Fonda (“Grace and Frankie”)
Lily Tomlin (“Grace and Frankie”)
Allison Janney (“Mom”)
Ellie Kemper (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”)

Limited Series
* “Big Little Lies” (HBO)
“Fargo” (FX)
“Feud: Bette and Joan” (FX)
“The Night Of” (HBO)
“Genius” (National Geographic)

Limited Series Actor
* Riz Ahmed (“The Night Of”)
Benedict Cumberbatch (“Sherlock: The Lying Detective”)
Robert De Niro (“The Wizard of Lies”)
Ewan McGregor (“Fargo”)
Geoffrey Rush (“Genius”)
John Turturro (“The Night Of”)

Limited Series Actress
* Nicole Kidman (“Big Little Lies”)
Carrie Coon (“Fargo”)
Felicity Huffman (“American Crime”)
Jessica Lange (“Feud”)
Susan Sarandon (“Feud”)
Reese Witherspoon (“Big Little Lies”)

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
* John Lithgow (“The Crown”)
Jonathan Banks (“Better Call Saul”)
Mandy Patinkin (“Homeland”)
Michael Kelly (“House of Cards”)
David Harbour (“Stranger Things”)
Ron Cephas Jones (“This Is Us”)
Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
* Ann Dowd (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
Samira Wiley (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
Uzo Aduba (“Orange Is the New Black”)
Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”)
Chrissy Metz (“This Is Us”)
Thandie Newton (“Westworld”)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
* Alec Baldwin (“Saturday Night Live”)
Louie Anderson (“Baskets”)
Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”)
Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”)
Tony Hale (“Veep”)
Matt Walsh (“Veep”)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
* Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live”)
Vanessa Bayer (“Saturday Night Live”)
Leslie Jones (“Saturday Night Live”)
Anna Chlumsky (“Veep”)
Judith Light (“Transparent”)
Kathryn Hahn (“Transparent”)

Variety Talk Series
* “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)
“Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” (TBS)
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (ABC)
“Late Late Show With James Corden” (CBS)
“Real Time With Bill Maher” (HBO)
“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (CBS)

Reality Competition
* “The Voice” (NBC)
“The Amazing Race” (CBS)
“American Ninja Warrior” (NBC)
“Project Runway” (Lifetime)
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” (vh1)
“Top Chef” (Bravo)

Television Movie
* “Black Mirror: San Junipero”
“Dolly Parton’s Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love”
“The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks”
“Sherlock: The Lying Detective (Masterpiece)”
“The Wizard Of Lies”

Variety Sketch Series
* “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
“Billy On The Street” (truTV)
“Documentary Now!” (IFC)
“Drunk History” (Comedy Central)
“Portlandia” (IFC)
“Tracey Ullman’s Show” (HBO)

Structured Reality Program
* “Shark Tank” (ABC)
“Antiques Roadshow” (PBS)
“Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” (Food Network)
“Fixer Upper” (HGTV)
“Lip Sync Battle” (Spike TV)
“Who Do You Think You Are” (TLC)

Unstructured Reality Program
* “United Shades Of America: With W. Kamau Bell” (CNN)
“Born This Way” (A&E)
“Deadliest Catch” (Discovery Channel)
“Gaycation With Ellen Page” (Viceland)
“Intervention” (A&E)
“RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked” (YouTube)

Host for a Reality/Reality-Competition Program
* RuPaul Charles (“RuPaul’s Drag Race)
Alec Baldwin (“Match Game”)
W. Kamau Bell (“United Shades Of America With W. Kamau Bell)
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn (“Project Runway)
Gordon Ramsay (“MasterChef Junior)
Martha Stewart & Snoop Dogg (“Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party”)


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