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India’s biggest English general entertainment network celebrates with 67th Emmy Awards
MUMBAI: Television’s most celebrated awards in English entertainment, the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards was showcased LIVE in India across the 4 Star channels, Star World, Star World HD, Star World Premiere HD and FX today morning from 5.30AM. If you’ve missed any of the action the encore is slotted for 8PM tonight.
Touted as television’s biggest night, the glamorous gala held annually witnessed the best names from the television fraternity walking the red carpet. From first time nominees to returning favorites each year, the best on prime television were rewarded. Viewers waited in anticipation, rooting for their favorite shows and actors to win the iconic Emmy award.
Host, Andy Samberg started the evening with a hilarious act of interesting adaptations from all the shows which had everyone in splits and continued to keep the audience entertained through the show.
The live telecast featured awards in 26 categories, presented by an array of top talent and entertainers including Lady Gaga, Rob Lowe, Tina Fey, James Cordon, Jimmy Kimmel, Viola Davis, Gina Rodriguez and LL Cool J. For his performance in the hugely successful TV show ‘Mad Men’, Jon Hamm walked away with the award of the best Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Amidst an emotional speech, Viola Davis won the award of the best Lead Actress in a Drama Series for ‘How to Get Away with Murder’. In addition the other Star network shows that won Emmys this year include American Horror Story: Freakshow, Downton Abbey, Modern Family, The Simpsons, The Americans and Louie.
The complete list of live telecast awardees is attached in the annexure below.
An official spokesperson Star India Pvt Ltd says, “When we partnered with Emmy’s last year our vision was to make this International TV’s biggest night home to the network that showcases the best of English entertainment. We are ecstatic that our shows have won the prestigious awards to include the best Lead Actor and Actress categories. This just goes to prove that we are and continue to be home to the best of English entertainment”
Keeping in mind the celebratory spirit, Star has also planned a treat for all its viewers. Star World will be showcasing Season 1 of How To Get Away With Murder on Star World Weekend Binge this weekend 12 pm onwards while Star World Premiere HD will air the new season of the show close to its international airing from 29th September, Tuesdays 10 PM. FX will showcase the critically acclaimed show Mad Men Season 7, entire season, all at one go on FX Top rated on 26th and 27th September, 12 noon onwards.
The repeat telecast of the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards will be showcased tonight at 8 pm on Star World, Star World HD, Star World Premiere HD and FX.
THE COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS IS AS FOLLOWS:
Supporting Actress – Comedy Series – Allison Janney for “Mom”
Writing – Comedy Series – Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche for “Veep election Night”
Supporting Actor – Comedy Series – Tony Hale for “Veep”
Lead Actor – Comedy Series – Jeffrey Tambor for “Transparent”
Lead Actress – Comedy Series – Julia Louis-Dreyfus for “Veep”
Directing – Comedy Series – Jill Soloway for “Transparent – Best New Girl”
Reality Competition Program – “The Voice”
Writing – Limited Series, Movie, Dramatic Special – Jane Anderson for “Olive Kitteridge”
Supporting Actress – Limited Series, Movie – Regina King for “American Crime”
Directing – Limited Series, Movie, Dramatic Special – Lisa Cholodenko for “Olive Kitteridge”
Supporting Actor – Limited Series/Movie- Bill Murray for Olive Kitteridge
Lead Actress – Limited Series, Movie – Frances MacDormand for Olive Kitteridge
Lead Actor – Limited Series, Movie – Richard Jenkins for Olive Kitteridge
Limited Series – Olive Kitteridge
Writing – Variety Series – Elliott Kalan, Adam Lowitt, Steve Bodow, John Sterwart, Dan Amira, Travon Free, Hallie Haglund, Matt Koff, Dan McCoy, Jo Miller, Zhubin Parang, Daniel Radosh, Lauren Sarver, Owen Parsons, Delaney Yeager for “The Daily Show with John Stewart”
Variety Sketch Series – Inside Amy Schumer
Directing – Variety Series – Chuck O’Neil for “The Daily Show with John Stewart”- “Show 20103”
Variety Talk Show – The Daily Show with John Stewart
Writing – Drama Series – David Benioff, D.B. Weiss for “Game of Thrones” – “Mother’s Mercy”
Supporting Actress – Drama Series – Uzo Aduba for “Orange is the New Black”
Directing – Drama Series – David Nutter for “Game of Thrones – Mother’s Mercy”
Supporting Actor – Drama Series – Peter Dinklage for “Game of Thrones”
Lead Actor – Drama Series – Jon Hamm for “Mad Men”
Lead Actress – Drama Series – Viola Davis for “How to Get Away with Murder”
Comedy Series – Veep
Drama Series – Game of Thrones