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Emmy winners in key categories

  • Published at 12:07 pm September 18th, 2018
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Claire Foy after winning an Emmy for lead actress in a drama series during the 70th Emmy Awards AFP

Looking to boost audience ratings, Emmys organizers said they were hoping to shake up the broadcast -- and indeed they did, intentionally and unintentionally

Here is a list of the winners in key categories for the 70th Emmy Awards, which were handed out in Los Angeles:

Outstanding drama series: "Game of Thrones"

Outstanding comedy series: "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel"

Best lead actor, drama: Matthew Rhys, "The Americans"

Best lead actress, drama: Claire Foy, "The Crown"

Best lead actor, comedy: Bill Hader, "Barry"

Best lead actress, comedy: Rachel Brosnahan, "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel"

Best supporting actor, drama: Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"

Best supporting actress, drama: Thandie Newton, "Westworld"

Best supporting actor, comedy: Henry Winkler, "Barry"

Best supporting actress, comedy: Alex Borstein, "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel"

Outstanding limited series: "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"

Best lead actor, limited series or movie: Darren Criss, "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"

Best lead actress, limited series or movie: Regina King, "Seven Seconds"

Best variety sketch show: "Saturday Night Live"

Programs with seven or more wins:

"Game of Thrones" - 9

"Saturday Night Live" - 8

"The Marvelous Mrs Maisel" - 8

"The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" - 7

Platforms with most overall wins:

HBO: 23

Netflix: 23

NBC: 16

FX Networks: 12 

CNN: 8

Amazon Prime: 8