Amy Sherman-Palladino makes history with Emmy wins

Amy Sherman-Palladino makes history with Emmy wins

Amy Sherman-Palladino makes history with Emmy wins

Another recipient with local roots was comedian John Mulaney, victor of the variety special writing award for his Netflix stand-up special "Kid Gorgeous at Radio City".

The 70th Emmy Awards will be telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, September 17 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC.

The field bested by Foy included last year's victor Elisabeth Moss for The Handmaid's Tale and Sandra Oh of Killing Eve, who would have been the first actor of Asian descent to get a top drama award.

This is all to say that there were definitely some snubs and surprises at this year's Emmys, so let's talk about them. 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.

Her performance had already earned her a Golden Globe for Best Actress - Television Series Musical or Comedy for her role as Miriam "Midge" Maisel.

The cast of "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" poses backstage with their Outstanding Limited Series award.

In the comedy categories, Mrs Maisel bested all comers in its first year of eligibility, sweeping the female acting prizes (star Rachel Brosnahan and co-star Alex Borstein) and best series honors.

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Netflix's trophies on Monday included five for The Crown, including best drama actress triumph for Claire Foy; four for Black Mirror; and three for Godless.

It tied "Saturday Night Live" as the second most awarded program of the year in any genre.

In the emerging battle of traditional networks vs new platforms, streaming giant Netflix and HBO ended in a dead heat at the top - at 23 Emmys each.

"I think we can keep TV going for another 5-6 years tops", Jost quipped.

HBO dark comedy Barry notched two acting wins - for Winkler and series star Bill Hader.

"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".

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