Peter Dinklage wins Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama!

The Emmys are back, with Game of Thrones, Westworld and The Handmaid's Tale leading the nominations ahead of the ceremony in Los Angeles today.

Of course, Brosnahan is talking about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, her hit Amazon Prime comedy that is up for 14 awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Jill Soloway was the most recent woman to win the comedy directing Emmy (for "Transparent") in 2016. This year the HBO political series sat out the race, which guaranteed a new comedy queen would be crowned. To his grown children, he said: "You can go to bed now, daddy won!"

After a conventional series of thank you's in her acceptance speech, she noted that she's playing a woman who "finds her voice anew" and urged viewers to use their own voices in the voting booth - and to bring a friend.

"I went without the bra!" she declared.

To this day, Peter Dinklage is the only actor on Game of Thrones to win an Emmy Award for his work on the show.

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"I'll be thanking you for the rest of my life for trusting me with your Midge", she said, referencing her character.

"This year, the audience is allowed to drink in their seats".

She was followed by Darren Criss, who won the lead acting award for the miniseries The Assassination of Gianni Versace and who is of Filipino descent. "It's because I want to call you my wife", Weiss said. "Tonight, I got to clear the table", an ebullient Winkler said, with an equally delighted auditorium audience rising to give him a standing ovation.

The two kicked off the 2018 Emmy Awards with a dance-and-song number in which they congratulated the industry for all its progress: "We solved it!" they proclaimed alongside famous faces included Kristen Bell, Titus Burgess, RuPaul.

Below are the winners from the night, so check and see if your favorite show won an Emmy!

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