After winning the Emmy for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Brosnahan used her acceptance speech to ask Hollywood to vote in the upcoming election.
OK, there was a minor onstage tussle with presenter Tiffany Haddish who tried to wrest away Brosnahan's Emmy statuette, but it was clearly all in fun.
Listen, if all the shows that people thought should win awards for being great actually won, we wouldn't even need awards shows, we'd just hand out trophies to everyone.
The long-running NBC sketch show, already the top Emmy victor ever with 71, won again for best variety sketch series.
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Alex Borstein captured the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, which also won in the Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series category, with Amy Sherman-Palladino picking up the award, and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. I'm very temperamental and I love you very much, ' he said, after noting that he forgot to thank her when he won the Emmy for the same category in 2015.
TV's big night is back once again.
"Skip Brittenham said to me a long time ago, 'If you stay at the table long enough, the chips come to you, ' and tonight I got to clear the table". The Saint Ignatius College Prep grad noted that his wife refused to join him at the Emmys because she didn't want to watch him lose.
The early part of the night was dedicated to the comedy programs: sentimental favorite Henry Winkler, the Fonz in 1950s-set ABC sit-com "Happy Days", won his first Emmy for his supporting work on "Barry", a caustic tale of a hitman-turned-actor.