Published: Tue, September 18, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Dora Pope

Ratings for Emmys on NBC - Awards Slip to New Lows

Ratings for Emmys on NBC - Awards Slip to New Lows

The top prizes for best drama and best comedy were yet to be handed out, but the three-hour gala already featured plenty of Twitter-worthy moments. A record-setting 36 non-white actors were nominated for Emmys this year, and you know what that means. we solved racism and sexism!

Looking to boost audience ratings, organizers said they were hoping to shake up the format - and indeed they did, intentionally and unintentionally.

With reigning three-time Comedy Series victor "Veep" ineligible this year as it did not air any new episodes, this fight looks to be between the second season of "Atlanta" and the first of "The Amazing Mrs. Maisel". Peter Dinklage won supporting actor honors for his role as Tyrion Lannister.

Amazon´s "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel" won both for lead actress (Rachel Brosnahan) and supporting actress (Alex Borstein).

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With perennial victor Julia Louis-Dreyfus out of the running after a hiatus for her show "Veep", Brosnahan took the award for best lead actress in a comedy series, for her role as a suddenly single Upper West Side housewife pursuing a career in stand-up comedy in 1958.

After snagging a statuette for Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series for the FX show The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Criss delivered one of the more unique acceptance speeches of the evening. Also returning to the mix are four sophomore series - "The Crown", "Stranger Things", "This Is Us" and "Westworld" - as well as the departing show "The Americans".

Click through the gallery to see the attendees in their Emmy best. Tonight's win followed its impressive six wins at the Creative Arts Emmys last weekend.

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