The 2017 Emmys were handed out last night, and in case you missed it, comedy made history in two categories. Lena Waithe became the first black woman to win the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series award for her work on Aziz Ansari’s Master of None (watch her fantastic acceptance speech here), while Donald Glover became the first black person to win Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for his FX series Atlanta. Elsewhere, Veep won Outstanding Comedy Series, Last Week Tonight took home the Outstanding Variety Talk Series, and Saturday Night Live’s election year shows won for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series just as Billy Eichner reluctantly predicted last month.
If you missed Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue from the ceremony (including that ill-advised cameo from Sean Spicer, who helped create Jimmy Fallon Trump Hair-Tousle 2.0 with James Corden), you can watch the full performance below:
Here’s a list of this year’s comedy-related winners, including Creative Arts Emmy winners for Animated Program (Bob’s Burgers) as well as guest Actor/Actress in a Comedy Series, which went to SNL hosts Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy:
Outstanding Comedy Series Atlanta Black-ish Master of None Modern Family Silicon Valley Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Veep Outstanding Variety Talk Series Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Jimmy Kimmel Live Last Week Tonight with John Oliver The Late Late Show with James Corden The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Real Time with Bill Maher Outstanding Variety Sketch Series Billy on the Street Documentary Now! Drunk History Portlandia Saturday Night Live Tracey Ullman’s Show Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Anthony Anderson, Black-ish Aziz Ansari, Master of None Zach Galifianakis, Baskets Donald Glover, Atlanta William H. Macy, Shameless Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Pamela Adlon, Better Things Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie Allison Janney, Mom Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Julia-Louis Dreyfus, Veep Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Louie Anderson, Baskets Ty Burrell, Modern Family Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Tony Hale, Veep Matt Walsh, Veep Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Vanessa Bayer, Saturday Night Live Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live Kathryn Hahn, Transparent Judith Light, Transparent Anna Chlumsky, Veep Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Riz Ahmed, Girls Matthew Rhys, Girls Dave Chappelle, Saturday Night Live Lin-Manuel Miranda, Saturday Night Live Tom Hanks, Saturday Night Live Hugh Laurie, Veep Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Wanda Sykes, Black-ish Carrie Fisher, Catastrophe Becky Ann Baker, Girls Angela Bassett, Master of None Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Donald Glover, Atlanta Jamie Babbitt, Silicon Valley Mike Judge, Silicon Valley Morgan Sackett, Veep David Mandell, Veep Dale Stern, Veep Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Donald Glover, Atlanta Stephen Glover, Atlanta Lena Waithe, Master of None Alec Berg, Silicon Valley Billy Kimball, Veep David Mandell, Veep Outstanding Animated Program Archer Bob’s Burgers Elena and the Secret of Avalor The Simpsons South Park Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Late Night with Seth Meyers The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Saturday Night Live Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Presents Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Louis C.K. 2017 Sarah Silverman: A Speak of Dust Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going to Clean Up This Sh*t? 70th Annual Tony Awards