Lights. Camera. Action.
It’s that time again, time for the biggest night in television where the biggest TV stars come together to celebrate the Emmy awards. After months of wondering, we will finally find out which shows, actors, and actresses will be walking away with the coveted awards.
Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the 2016 Emmy awards on ABC, and here at mxdwn we will be keeping a live, running commentary on the winners.
We are also live tweeting the ceremony. Follow us at @mxdwn. Will you be watching?
Can we talk about how hot the red carpet looks? It’s over 90 degrees out there.
Let’s be honest, the Emmy nominees are a lot of names to keep track of. If you need a refresher, mxdwn has you covered here.
Minnie Driver’s response to forgetting the title of The People vs. O.J. Simpson: “this is why you do what you do and I should stay home.”
The Emmy’s are about to start! Looks like everyone is heading in to the air conditioning, I mean their seats.
Jimmy Kimmel and James Corden doing carpool karaoke? Yes please!
The first award of the night goes to… Louie Anderson of Baskets! Congratulations on winning Best Supporting Actor for your portrayal of a female character.
Congratulations to Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang for winning Best Writing for a Comedy Series! It is a well deserved award. Thanks for bringing laughter into our lives.
The award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series goes to… funny lady Kate McKinnon from Saturday Night Live! Her emotions while accepting her award is all of us.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is this year’s Outstanding Comedy Actress! Can she run for president too? Did you know Louis-Dreyfus just broke the record for consecutive wins with now five Emmys?
Congrats to Jeffrey Tambor of Transparent for winning this year’s award for Outstanding Comedy Actor. This is his second consecutive win.
Congratulations to The Voice for being this year’s Best Reality Program.
Best Writing for a Limited Series or TV Movie goes to… D.V. Devincentis for his work on The People vs. O.J. Simpson.
Congratulations to Regina King for winning Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series! A well deserved win I think we can all agree.
Suzanne Bier is this year’s Best Director for a Limited Series of TV Movie. Congratulations on a well deserved win! Can we also acknowledge how many women are dominating the directing categories?
This year’s Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series of TV Movie is Sterling K. Brown. He looks stunned but we aren’t. He’s an amazing actor who absolutely earned that standing ovation.
Sarah Paulson is this year’s Best Actress in a Limited Series of Movie! She was flawless in The People vs. O.J. Simpson. Also shoutout to Paulson for bringing the real life Marcia Clark as her plus-one to the Emmy’s!
Best Actor in a Limited Series of TV Movie goes to Courtney B. Vance! Congrats to The People vs. O.J. Simpson for cleaning up at the Emmy’s
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride is this year’s Best TV Movie, proving we are all Sherlocked.
We’re not surprised, are you? The People vs. O.J. Simpson is the 2016 Best Limited Series. Congrats to Ryan Murphy and his crew for an amazing production and performance that kept us on the edges of our seats.
Yes, Patton Oswalt, you did just win Best Variety Writing. Somebody get that man a juice box!
This year’s Best Variety Talk Series goes to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the new queen of daytime television
This Year’s Best Variety Sketch Series foes to the much deserved Key and Peele! Thank you for making us laugh and not being afraid to cross lines. You guys are the best.
Game of Thrones just won its first Emmy of the night for Best Drama Writing for its episode “Battle of the Bastards.”
The Best Supporting Actress in a Drama this year is the lovely Dame Maggie Smith who apparently never comes to the Emmys. Can we start a campaign to #GetDameSmithtotheEmmys?
The Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama this year goes to… Ben Mendelsohn for his work on the recently cancelled Bloodline.
Congratulations to Rami Malek for winning this year’s Best Lead Actor in a Drama for his work on Mr. Robot. Yes, we are seeing it too.
Tatiana Maslany just won Best Lead Actress in a Drama for Orphan Black. #EmmyForMaslany worked you guys! Did you know that Tatiana Maslany is considered an underdog winner?
The award for Outstanding Comedy Series foes to Veep! Congratulations to the amazing cast and crew!
Last but not least, this year’s Outstanding Drama Series is… Game of Thrones! This is the third win of the night! CONgratulations to the wonderful cast and crew that brought us one of the best seasons yet.
And congratulations to all the winners and nominees this year.