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Emmy Awards 2021 Live Updates: The Crown sweeps the show, Josh O’Connor and Kate Winslet win acting trophies

Emmy awards 2021: While Kate Winslet won an Emmy for her stellar performance in Mare of Easttown, The Crown took home seven awards in major categories.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: September 21, 2021 9:17:28 am
tobias menziesTobias Menzies has won an Emmy for The Crown. (Photo: Netflix)

The Primetime Emmy Awards 2021, the 73rd edition of premier television awards was held today. The Emmys recognise the best television medium has to offer. They serve the same function as Academy Awards for movies, and like Oscars, they are the most prestigious awards for the field.

Going into the ceremony, Ted Lasso was the biggest contender with most number of nominations: 13. However, The Crown won the event by sweeping seven big awards. Jason Sudeikis won for his performance in Ted Lasso, while the show won Outstanding Comedy Series award.

Unlike the mostly virtual ceremony of last year necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic, this year saw a full-fledged in-person ceremony at Event Deck at L.A. Live, in Los Angeles. Actor and comedian Cedric Antonio Kyles, better known by his stage name Cedric the Entertainer, hosted the live ceremony.

From Kate Winslet’s Mare of Easttown win to all the acting wins that Netflix’s The Crown bagged, here is the complete list of winners for this year’s Emmys.

Live Blog

Follow all the latest updates about Emmys 2021 here.

13:57 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Exciting cameos!
13:26 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Did you know that this is Jason Sudeikis' first Emmy?
12:56 (IST)20 Sep 2021
The Crown stole the limelight at Emmys 2021, did your favourite make the cut?
12:30 (IST)20 Sep 2021
What did you think of Kate Winslet's performance in Mare of Easttown?
12:12 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Did you catch that Adam Driver mention at this year's Emmys by the Last Week Tonight with John Oliver team?
11:46 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Ewan McGregor at his stylish best at Emmys 2021
11:31 (IST)20 Sep 2021
A sassy Angela Bassett on Emmy's conclusion
11:06 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Josh O'Connor's 'golden night'

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10:37 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Hacks actor Jean Smart's touching acceptance speech

Jeans Smart took home an award for her performance in comedy series Hacks. In her moving acceptance speech, she thanked her late husband and said, "Before I say anything else, I have to acknowledge my late husband, Richard Gilliland, who passed away six months yesterday, and I would not be here without him, without him putting his career on the back burner so that I could take advantage of all the wonderful opportunities that I've had."

09:58 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Kate Winslet looked stunning as she posed with her Emmy trophy
08:42 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series or Movie was won by The Queen's Gambit
08:39 (IST)20 Sep 2021
The Crown takes home The Outstanding Drama Series
08:34 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Ted Lasso wins Outstanding Comedy Series
08:23 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) went to Hamilton
08:20 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Stephen Colbert's Election Night 2020 wins Outstanding Variety Special (Live)
08:12 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Josh O'Connor wins Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for The Crown
08:11 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Olivia Colman takes home Best Actress in a Drama Series for The Crown
08:02 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Ewan McGregor has won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for Halston
07:58 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Kate Winslet has won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for Mare of Easttown!
07:47 (IST)20 Sep 2021
Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie went to Michaela Coel for I May Destroy You

While the cinema and theatrical business was affected in an extremely negative way by the pandemic, which has been wreaking havoc on the world for one and a half year, TV got its time to shine and became the only source of entertainment for millions around the world.

In India, one can watch the Emmys live on US network Starz’s OTT streaming service called Lionsgate Play. The schedule is 5:30 am. In case you miss the live telecast, you can always go back and login to Lionsgate Play and watch the ceremony at your convenience whenever you wish.

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