The 2021 Emmy Awards is taking place at the Event Deck at LA Live. The prestigious award show honours the biggest names in television and web. The Creative Emmys took place on September 13, with the crew of projects honoured for their contribution. On Monday’s Daytime Emmys, actors, directors and TV shows were awarded for their excellence. One of the biggest winners of the night was Ted Lasso, the Apple TV+ comedy series. Jason Sudeikis, who plays the title character in th show about a happy-go-lucky American football coach hired to head a British soccer team, won the Emmy Award for best actor in a comedy series on Sunday night. Its the first career acting Emmy for Sudeikis, and the third Emmy of the night for Ted Lasso.
Hannah Waddingham and Brett Goldstein won Emmys in the best supporting actress and actor in a comedy categories, respectively. This makes Ted Lasso the winner of three out of four major acting categories.
Apart from that, in the other major category, actor Josh O’Connor won the Emmy Award for best actor in a drama series for playing Prince Charles on The Crown. Actress Olivia Colman also won the Emmy for best actress in a drama series Sunday for playing Queen Elizabeth II The Crown swept all four dramatic acting categories at Sunday nights ceremony with Gillian Anderson winning best supporting actress and
Tobias Menzies winning best supporting actor.
Other major awardees include Kate Winslet, who won best actress in a limited series or TV movie for Mare of Easttown. Evan McGregor won best actor in a limited series for Halston. I May Destroy You won best limited series.
List of main winners so far at the Emmy Awards:
Actress, Comedy Series: Jean Smart, Hacks
Actor, Comedy Series: Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso
Actress, Limited Series or TV movie: Kate Winslet, Mare of Easttown.
Actor, Limited Series or TV movie: Ewan McGregor, Halston
Reality-competition program: RuPauls Drag Race
Writing, Variety Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Variety Sketch Series: Saturday Night Live
Writing, Comedy Series: Hacks
Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Gillian Anderson, The Crown
Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Tobias Menzies, The Crown
Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso
Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso
Supporting Actress, Limited Series or TV Movie: Julianne Nicholson, Mare of Easttown
Supporting Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie: Evan Peters, Mare of Easttown
Previously announced winners:
Guest Actor, Drama Series: Courtney B. Vance, Lovecraft County
Guest Actress, Drama Series: Claire Foy, The Crown
Television Movie: Dolly Partons Christmas On the Square
Guest Actor, Comedy Series: Dave Chappelle, Saturday Night Live
Guest Actress, Comedy Series: Maya Rudolph, Saturday Night Live
Structured Reality Program: Queer Eye
Unstructured Reality Program: RuPauls Drag Race: Untucked
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