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Emmy Awards 2021 highlights: Schitt’s Creek reunion; Conan O’Brian crashes Stephen Colbert’s win-Entertainment News , Firstpost

It was a Rose household affair throughout the 73rd Emmy Awards because the solid of Schitt’s Creek reunited on stage to announce the award for finest writing in a comedy sequence; listed here are all of the highlights from the ceremony

Netflix’s The Crown and The Queen’s Gambit mixed with Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso to win prime sequence honours on the Sunday’s Emmy Awards, a primary for streaming companies that cemented their rise to prominence within the tv business.

Here are all of the highlights from the ceremony itself:

A Schitt’s Creek reunion

It was an official Rose household reunion on the 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

After final 12 months’s historic Emmy wins, Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, Annie Murphy and Catherine O’Hara fabulously reunited to current the award for finest writing in a comedy. The 4 did a bit the place the teleprompter was “broken” and Eugene claimed, that he merely requested the writers to “lift” their jokes a bit earlier than the present.

Women sweep awards in directing classes

Female administrators hit one other milestone tonight when The Crown‘s Jessica Hobbs gained Outstanding Directing For a Drama Series and Hacks‘ Lucia Aniello Won Outstanding Directing For a Comedy Series, respectively. This marks the primary time ladies have swept each directing classes in the identical 12 months, experiences Deadline.

Hobbs, daughter of director Aileen O’Sullivan, devoted the award to her mom and mentioned “Not a lot of women have won this award so I feel I’m standing on the shoulders of some really extraordinary people,” in her acceptance speech.

Hobbs being acknowledged for guiding the Season four finale of Netflix’s The Crown, marks solely the fourth time in 67 years that the Emmy Award within the Outstanding Directing For a Drama Series class has been gained by a girl.

RuPaul creates historical past

TV persona RuPaul has grow to be essentially the most awarded individual of color within the historical past of the Primetime Emmy Awards after his present Drag Race gained a trophy for excellent competitors program on the 73rd version of premier tv awards.

This is the fourth consecutive win for the present, which RuPaul additionally created, hosts and government produces, within the class.

RuPaul was tied with business veteran Donald A Morgan’s file, who had 10 Emmy trophies from 19 nods throughout classes throughout final Sunday’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards. He now has 11 Emmy wins to his credit score.

For RuPaul’s Drag Race, he additionally gained the Emmy within the excellent host for a actuality or competitors program.

In his acceptance speech, the host-creator devoted the award to the viewers of the present.

“Really thanks to all of our lovely children on our show from around the world. You know, they are so gracious to tell their stories of courage and how to navigate this difficult life (that was more difficult this year). This is for you and for you kids out there watching. Come to Mama Ru,” he mentioned.

Conan O’Brien crashes Stephen Colbert’s award acceptance speech

Conan O’Brien offered ample laughs throughout the Emmy ceremony.

During the present, Conan stood up when Television Academy President Frank Scherma arrived on stage to present a speech, encouraging the group to present him a standing ovation in a heckling bit whereas providing a salute.

Conan additionally crashed Stephen Colbert’s acceptance speech for an award for his dwell election-themed particular. “Most of the people behind me really deserve this Emmy, right now,” Colbert mentioned, to which the viewers chuckled.

O’Brien didn’t win an award, although he was nominated for selection speak sequence for his late-night present, which got here to an finish in June after a 28-year run, experiences CNBC.

Jean Smart pays tribute to late husband in speech

Jean Smart held again tears whereas accepting the most effective actress in a comedy sequence Emmy for her function in Hacks, which she devoted to her late husband.

“Before I say anything else, I have to acknowledge my late husband who passed away six months ago yesterday,” Smart mentioned Sunday evening. “I would not be here without him, and without his kind of putting his career on the back burner so I could take advantage of all the wonderful opportunities that I have had.”

Smart gained for her portrayal of comic Deborah Vance within the HBO sequence. Smart’s husband of 30 years, actor Richard Gilliland, died whereas the present was in manufacturing.

The 70-year-old actor additionally thanked her two youngsters, who she mentioned, “put up with Mommy commuting from Philadelphia and back,” in addition to her “Mare of Easttown” co-stars. Smart was additionally up for a supporting award for the HBO restricted sequence.

The viewers on the ceremony was fast to present her a standing ovation, and her emotional speech had her co-star Hannah Einbinder in tears. Much to the dismay of many on social media, the present nonetheless performed Smart off the stage for operating over her allotted time.

“They’re playing the music, so I have to stop,” Smart mentioned. “I love you all and I thank you all very much.”

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