Primetime Emmy Winners!

Primetime Emmy Winners!

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” was the big winner at last night’s 70th Annual Primetime Emmys.  The Amazon show took home five awards, including best comedy series.  HBO’s “Game of Thrones” won for best drama series.  Henry Winkler won his first Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for “Barry.”

Long Island native Glenn Weiss won an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series, and during his acceptance speech he went down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend, Jan Svedsen.

Outstanding Drama Series:  “Game of Thrones”
Outstanding Comedy Series:  “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series:  Claire Foy, “The Crown”
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series:  Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:  Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:  Bill Hader, “Barry”

Get the full list of winners HERE!

Roseanne Barr revealed in a YouTube interview that her character will be killed off “The Conners.”  There was already word going around that the creators would likely kill off Roseanne after she left the show, but she confirmed that her character will die of an opiod overdose.

“Saturday Night Live” announced that “Star Wars” star Adam Driver will host the season premiere September 29th.  Kanye West will be the musical guest.

 

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Julie Chen is expected to permanently leave “The Talk” since her husband, Leslie Moonves, was fired as the head of CBS following sexual harassment allegations.  She’s been on the series since it started in 2009, but she’s been a no-show since their tenth season premiered September 10th.

 

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