Over the past year and a half, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has seen in increase of viewership as people were unable to get out of the house. With network television, cable channels, On Demand, and streaming services; TV fans had plenty of programs to choose from.

On September 19, The Academy presents the annual Emmy Awards in a live television event with an audience. Attendees were required to be vaccinated in order to be in the venue.


Cedric the Entertainer is hosting this year’s event and promises to bring the fun.

The night opens with a rap performance to television and the shows through the years.

Seth Rogan presents the first award of the night for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series to Hannah Waddingham for her role in “Ted Lasso”.

The award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series went to Brett Goldstein for his role in “Ted Lasso”.

The Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or Movie went to Julianne Nicholson for her role in “Mare of Easttown”.


The award for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or Movie went to Evan Peters for his role in “Mare of Easttown”.

The award for Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series went to Peter Morgan for “The Crown”.

The award for Best Direction in a Drama Series went to Jessica Hobbs for “The Crown”.

Late show host Stephen Colbert presents the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series to Gillian Anderson for her role in “The Crown”.

Kerry Washington presented the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series to Tobias Menzies.

The award for Best Writing in a Variety Series went to the writers of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”.

The award for Best Variety Talk Series went to “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”.

The award for Best Variety Sketch Series went to “Saturday Night Live”.

Members from the cast of “Schitt’s Creek” presented the award for Best Writing in a Comedy Series to the writers from “Hacks” after a snafu with the teleprompter.

The award for Best Direction in a Comedy Series went to Lucia Aniello for “Hacks”.

The award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series went to Jean Smart for her role in “Hacks”.

The award for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series went to Jason Sudeikis for his role in “Ted Lasso”.

The award for Outstanding Compeiton Program went to “RuPaul’s Drag Race”.

Award winning dancer, choreographer, and actor Debbie Allen is the winner of the Television Academy Governor’s Award. After a standing ovation, Allen said that she is trembling with pride.

The award for Outstanding Direction in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Movie went to Scott Frank for “Queen’s Gambit”. Frank said that he accepts the award on behalf of all those involved in the series.

Sir Patrick Stewart presented the award for Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Movie went to Michaela Coel for “I May Destroy You”. She dedicated the award to every survivor of sexual assault.

The award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Movie went to Kate Winslet for her role in “Mare of Easttown”.

Tarji P. Henson presented the award for Outstanding Actor Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Movie Ewan McGregor for his role in “Halston”.

The award for Lead Actress in a Drama Series went to Olivia Colman for her role in “The Crown”.

The award for Lead Actor in a Drama Series went to Josh O’Connor for his role in “The Crown”.

The award for Best Variety Special Live went to “Stephen Colbert Election Night 2020”.

The award for Best Variety Special Pre-recorded went to “Hamilton”.

The In Memoriam segment paid tribute to the many artists that have passed on over the past year.

The award for Best Comedy Series went to “Ted Lasso”.

The award for Best Drama Series went to “The Crown”.

Angela Bassett presented the final award of the night for Outstanding Limited Series or Anthology Series to “The Queen’s Gambit”.