'Mrs. Maisel,' 'Game of Thrones' win top Emmy honors
18 September, 2018, 09:54 | Author: Regina Boyd
The long-running NBC sketch show, already the top Emmy victor ever with 71, won again for best variety sketch series.
LOS ANGELES: The 70th Emmy Awards offered television fans plenty of surprises on Monday, from an on-air proposal to a flurry of edgy political jokes and a clutch of unexpected winners.
In addition to "Atlanta", it defeated a formidable field of six other comedies to win this award: "Barry", "Black-ish", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "GLOW", "Silicon Valley" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt".
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. Maybe it was the Jon Hamm effect, but Rhys pulled out the win, even against last year's victor in the category, "This Is Us" star Sterling K. Brown.
"This year's Emmy Awards has the most diverse group of nominees in Emmy history", Thompson said. No surprise there, as the veteran actor - best known for playing Fonzie in Happy Days - was a firm favourite.
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.
More than 40 years on from his first nomination, this was his first win. Bledel won the guest drama actress award in 2017, while Dowd won supporting then. "If you stay at the table long enough the chips come to you".
SURPRISE:Merritt Wever won the supporting actress in a limited series or TV movie category, and although she was a prior victor - in 2013 for "Nurse Jackie" - this one was unexpected for her.
"I'll be thanking you for the rest of my life for trusting me with your Midge", she said, referencing her character.
The Queensland Police Service said it was investigating the contamination relating to sewing needles inserted in strawberries. Meanwhile, a NSW mother revealed her ten-year-old child discovered sabotaged fruit in a case yet unconfirmed by police.
Trump's former fixer and lawyer, Michael Cohen, admitted financial crimes and is helping federal prosecutors in NY . Trump has not said whether he would pardon Manafort, but the president has not publicly ruled it out.
For buyers outside China, this device is available by the name of Galaxy A8 star in either black or white color. Samsung's latest version of Galaxy A9 star is a doppelganger of Huawei's P20 Pro in terms of looks.
No. 1 Simona Halep retained the top spot even though she became the first No. 1 seed to lose in the first round of the U.S. Last year is the only time in the last eight years he failed to pick-up at least one major trophy in a season.
An estimated 2,975 people died in the Category 4 storm's aftermath when medical resources were strained beyond the breaking point. Roy Cooper and Wilmington, North Carolina, Mayor Bill Saffo to "just (let) them know, we know how it feels".
Officials said some 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate, but it was unclear how many did. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has set up a "rumor control" website to quash false information in Florence's wake.
A state of emergency was declared in five coastal states - North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland and Virginia. The Miami-based center says Florence is bringing "catastrophic" fresh water flooding over a wide area of the Carolinas.
First Look of Joaquin Phoenix As the Joker
In a recent interview with Collider , Phoenix promised that the new film defies the convention of a typical comic book movie. Phoenix, 43, has unkempt, collar-length hair and is wearing a rumpled, button-down shirt and jacket in the picture.
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge sets world record at Berlin marathon
He started with a sizzling pace and quickly shook off his biggest opponent, Wilson Kipsang , to make it a one-man race. He ran solo for the last 17 kilometres of the race after his pacemakers dropped out much earlier than expected.
SpaceX Has Signed Its First Passenger to Fly Around the Moon
The rocket in combination with a spaceship capsule is being built by SpaceX with the colonization of the planet Mars in mind. Asked whether he'd be the first passenger, Musk - who's also the CEO of Tesla - posted an emoji of a Japanese flag.
Who makes your team from 55-man shortlist?
De Gea and Navas are on the list for the fourth time in a row while Buffon was named the No.1 goalkeeper previous year . However, only three midfielders make the all-star side, along with a goalkeeper , four defenders and three attackers .