2016 Emmy Awards: Biggest Winners, Moments of the Night

"People v O.J. Simpson" and "Game of Thrones" were big winners at the 68th annual awards show.
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Now with the biggest nights for television the Emmy Awards. Our own Lara Spencer with the airport calls yet all accepted to join us who live from LA good morning. Good morning might kill and rob Mann in George won a nice and act it's still going on it and Jimmy Kimmel waiver of years. As the host for the 68 annual Emmy Awards here in downtown LA the favorites of course came the throne speech at in the people vs died. All of them delivered bringing home their fair share of trophies but there were also some big surprises particularly. Host Jimmy Kimmel set the tone for the night straight out of the games. If you're show doesn't have a dragon oral white bronco and they'd go home now. The people vs au jus. This Simpson ducky Joba led the way with five Emmys including best actor and a limited series or movie. For Courtney B. Vance playing at Johnnie Cochran. What was it like to hear your name call. I've given you this in reverse and look. That's Saunders doing a news government news meters to. And in the same category practices it was Sarah Paulson who brought a very special date her real life Alter ego. Sarah Paulson who played Marcia Clark and actually brought to Marcia Clark Windsor tonight. Because having one and only knows if you want to win sit next to Marcia Clark and. I love the moment the big hot that you gave that Marcia Clark I heard your name. Tell me about that moment it was very meaningful to have covered here game of drones led the way in with 23 nominations but lost out in the major acting awards. John Snow frozen out she and some other surprises included SNL's Kate MacKinnon. First time Emmy winner as best supporting actress in a comedy thank you Hillary Clinton. I'm the candidate she frequently impersonate sending out this tweet congratulating Kate's. And beat brought home the best comedy series as its star Julia Louis-Dreyfus made history. Winning her fifth consecutive ME. But this same role I think that Pete. Has torn down the wall between comedy and politics. Our shows started out as a political satire but it now feels more like a sobering documentary. So I certainly do promise. To rebuild that. Wall and make Mexico paid for it. What does speech and then Juliet Joseph Louis-Dreyfus also. It an emotional tribute to her father who died just three days ago saying she was so glad he liked the job she was doing on veep wanna point out with this when. Julia Louis-Dreyfus now tied with Candice Bergen. For them most Emmys for playing the same role of course Bergen for Murphy. He frowned and guys fun fact Gloria there's also a guy who has that honor. Don Knotts also high time for his role as Barney Fife on the Andy Griffith Show yeah yeah. Yeah. I'll get failure as French Fries last night at a site posting that after that red carpet yet I'm treat yourself. You know Meade Robin I would like sprinting to have a how. I'm not a bronze went ahead that the US is looking good then looking good now. And we're gonna have much more of a merit pay me a lot more coming up yeah you're all over the place a lot more on the Emmys where sharing the best moments backstage person.

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