If you guessed Game of Thrones would be the Emmy showstopper, then you guessed right. The star-studded cast showed glamour and elegance as the Game of Thrones series broke the record of 9 awards won by The West Wing in 2000 with jaw-dropping 12 awards in a year.
While HBO took over the show with nominations and awards, Bill Murray who won an award for HBO’s Olive Kitteridge was away in Rittenhouse Sq Area attending the wedding of his son. Rocking the wedding with ‘BEST BIG EVER’ on stage, Bill Murray seemed genuinely excited with smiles and cool gestures while his fans swarmed around him.
‘Another reason I [love] Bill Murray […]’, Kelly Lynch poured sweetness on Murrays decision on Twitter.
After a staggering 16 nominations, Jon Hamm finally had his day. Continuing with surprises, the awards might have kept you waiting for Tina Fey’s award. Who else released a sigh of relief at the end of the show when Tina Fey was finally rewarded?
Viola Devis, another surprise at the show made history as the first black woman to win the award forbest actress in a drama series. Replying to the outstanding ovation she received, she was graceful and straightforward, ‘You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.’
Check out the list of winners here and find if your predictions were on spot or not? If not, don’t be surprised. These were indeed the Emmy Surprise Awards. Here we go!
Veep, HBO’s comedy series won the award for Best Comedy Series in competition with Silicon Valley, Modern Family, Parks and Recreation, Louie, Transparent and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Jon Hamm for Mad Men won the best actor for drama.
Transparent continued its achievements with Jeffrey Tambor’s award for best comedy actor.
Julia Luois-Dreyfus rocked the stage with her Best Comedy Actress award for Veep.
Peter Dinklage, the love of all, dropped off the grace and wore the gown of true expression when posing for his award for Best Supporting actor Drama, Game of Thrones.
Not to anyone’s surprise, Uzo Aduba took home Best Supporting Actress Drama Series for Orange is the New Black.
Tony Hale for Veep and Allison Janey took home Best Supporting Actor and Actress Award for Comedy Series.
Reg E Cathey for House of Cards and Margo Martindale for The Americans won Guest Actor and Guest Actress Award for Drama Series.
David Nutter, as expected, graced with Best Director Award for Game of Thrones.
Another predicted outcome wasBest Writer Comedy Series; Simon Blackwell for Veep.
Another surprise was Jill Soloway; the winner of Best Director for Transparent.
The Voice won the Reality show competition award and Jayne Lynch won Best Reality Host for Hollywood Game Night.
Best Structured Reality Program was awarded to Shark Tank and Best Unstructured Reality Program was Deadliest Catch.
Surprises are not very common at theEmmys but Sunday’s Emmy Awards were simply jaw-dropping. From drop-dead-gorgeous gowns to award winners, the show was full of surprises and who doesn’t like surprises?