WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
The Emmy Awards ceremony takes place in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 19 (Monday, September 20, Manila time), hosted by Cedric the Entertainer.
The 2021 awards is the second in the pandemic era and will see a return to an in-person, albeit scaled-back show. It will be held at an outdoor tent and will have vaccination, testing, and masking requirements for attendees, made up mostly of nominees and select guests.
Some of this year’s nominees – including most of the cast of The Crown – are expected to dial in from London.
Refresh this page for updates from the awards show, which starts airing around 8 am in Manila on Monday.
Key winners: 2021 Emmy Awards
Here is a list of winners in key categories at television’s Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and broadcast live on CBS television:
BEST DRAMA SERIES: The Crown
BEST COMEDY SERIES: Ted Lasso
BEST LIMITED SERIES: The Queen’s Gambit
BEST COMEDY ACTOR: Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso
BEST COMEDY ACTRESS: Jean Smart, Hacks
BEST DRAMA ACTRESS: Olivia Colman, The Crown
BEST DRAMA ACTOR: Josh O’Connor, The Crown
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA: Gillian Anderson, The Crown
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA: Tobias Menzies, The Crown
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY: Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY: Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso
BEST ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Kate Winslet, Mare Of Easttown
BEST ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Ewan McGregor, Halston
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Julianne Nicholson, Mare of Easttown
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE: Evan Peters, Mare of Easttown
Outstanding Limited Or Anthology Series: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’
The Netflix coming-of-age series that followed fictional chess prodigy Beth Harmon wins Outstanding Limited Or Anthology Series.
Outstanding Drama Series: ‘The Crown’
It’s a huge night for the Netflix drama about the UK’s real-life royals. The Crown wins the top drama series award at the Emmys. Its stars had also swept acting awards for both lead actor/actress and supporting actor/actress in a drama series categories.
The Crown also won Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series and Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series.
Outstanding Comedy Series: ‘Ted Lasso’
The sports comedy-drama about a college football coach who’s tapped to head an English Premier League team wins top comedy series honors at the Emmys. Jason Sudeikis, who plays Ted Lasso, earlier won Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series.
Stephen Colbert, Hamilton wins
Stephen Colbert’s Election Night 2020: Democracy’s Last Stand Building Back America Great Again Better 2020 (yes, that’s the whole title) wins Outstanding Variety Special (Live).
The Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-recorded) winner, meanwhile, is Hamilton.
‘The Crown’ stars win lead actor and actress in a drama series awards
Olivia Colman wins Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series for playing Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown. Co-star Josh O’Connor, who played the Queen’s son Prince Charles, wins Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series.
Ewan McGregor wins for ‘Halston’
McGregor wins Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie for playing Halston in the Netflix series.
Kate Winslet wins Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie
Winslet wins for playing Mare Sheehan in the crime drama Mare of Easttown. According to the Emmys, this is the actress’ second career Emmy win.
Michaela Coel wins her first Emmys for writing
Michaela Coel wins Outstanding Writing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie for her work in the gripping drama I May Destroy You.
“Write the tale that scares you, that makes you feel uncertain, that makes you feel uncomfortable. I dare you,” Coel said in her acceptance speech.
Scott Frank wins for ‘The Queen’s Gambit’
Frank won Outstanding Directing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie for the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit.