Monday, July 22, 2024

The 2019 Primetime Emmy Winners

By Matt Neglia 

​The winners for the 71st Emmy Awards have been announced.

Click below to see the winners and be on the lookout for our upcoming podcast discussing the winners and the show in more detail.

​Drama Series
“Better Call Saul”
“Game of Thrones”
“Killing Eve”
“This Is Us”

Comedy Series
“The Good Place”
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
“Russian Doll”
“Schitt’s Creek”

Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”)
Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve”)
Viola Davis (“How to Get Away With Murder”)
Laura Linney (“Ozark”)
Mandy Moore (“This Is Us”)
Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”)
Robin Wright (“House of Cards”)

Directing for a Drama Series
Game of Thrones (Episode: “The Iron Throne”), Directed by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss
Game of Thrones (Episode: “The Last of the Starks”), Directed by David Nutter
Game of Thrones (Episode: “The Long Night”), Directed by Miguel Sapochnik
The Handmaid’s Tale (Episode: “Holly”), Directed by Daina Reid
Killing Eve (Episode: “Desperate Times”), Directed by Lisa Brühlmann
Ozark (Episode: “Reparations”), Directed by Jason Bateman
Succession (Episode: “Celebration”), Directed by Adam McKay

Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman (“Ozark”)
Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”)
Kit Harington (“Game of Thrones”)
Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”)
Billy Porter (“Pose”)
Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Gwendoline Christie (“Game of Thrones”)
Julia Garner (“Ozark”)
Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”)
Fiona Shaw (“Killing Eve”)
Sophie Turner (“Game of Thrones”)
Maisie Williams (“Game of Thrones”)

Writing for a Drama Series
​Better Call Saul (Episode: “Winner”), Written by Peter Gould and Thomas Schnauz
Bodyguard (Episode: “Episode 1”), Written by Jed Mercurio
Game of Thrones (Episode: “The Iron Throne”), Written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss
The Handmaid’s Tale (Episode: “Holly”), Written by Bruce Miller and Kira Snyder
Killing Eve (Episode: “Nice and Neat”), Written by Emerald Fennell
Succession (Episode: “Nobody Is Ever Missing”), Written by Jesse Armstrong

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Alfie Allen (“Game of Thrones”)
Jonathan Banks (“Better Call Saul”)
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”)
Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”)
Giancarlo Esposito (“Better Call Saul”)
Michael Kelly (“House of Cards”)
Chris Sullivan (“This Is Us”)

Variety Talk Show
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Late Show with James Corden
Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Variety Sketch Series
At Home with Amy Sedaris
Documentary Now!
Drunk History
I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman
Saturday Night Live
Who Is America?

Directing for a Variety Series
Documentary Now! (Episode: “Waiting for the Artist”), Directed by Alex Buono and Rhys Thomas
Drunk History (Episode: “Are You Afraid of the Drunk?”), Directed by Derek Waters
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Episode: “Psychics”), Directed by Paul Pennolino
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Episode: “Live Midterm Election Show”), Directed by Jim Hoskinson
Saturday Night Live (Episode: “Host: Adam Sandler”), Directed by Don Roy King
Who Is America? (Episode: “Episode 102”), Directed by Sacha Baron Cohen, Nathan Fielder, Daniel Gray Longino and Dan Mazer

Writing for a Variety Series
Documentary Now!
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

Limited Series
“Escape at Dannemora”
“Sharp Objects”
“When They See Us”

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Amy Adams (“Sharp Objects”)
Patricia Arquette (“Escape at Dannemora”)
Aunjanue Ellis (“When They See Us”)
Joey King (“The Act”)
Niecy Nash (“When They See Us”)
Michelle Williams (“Fosse/Verdon”)

Television Movie
“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch”
“Deadwood: The Movie”
“King Lear”
“My Dinner with Herve”

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Mahershala Ali (“True Detective”)
Benicio Del Toro (“Escape at Dannemora”)
Hugh Grant (“A Very English Scandal”)
Jared Harris (“Chernobyl”)
Jharrel Jerome (“When They See Us”)
Sam Rockwell (“Fosse/Verdon”)

Writing for a Limited Series or Movie
Chernobyl, Written by Craig Mazin
Escape at Dannemora (Episode: “Part 6”), Written by Brett Johnson, Michael Tolkin and Jerry Stahl
Escape at Dannemora (Episode: “Part 7”), Written by Brett Johnson and Michael Tolkin
Fosse/Verdon (Episode: “Providence”), Written by Joel Fields and Steven Levenson
A Very English Scandal, Written by Russell T Davies
When They See Us (Episode: “Part Four”), Written by Ava DuVernay and Michael Starrbury

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Asante Blackk (“When They See Us”)
Paul Dano (“Escape at Dannemora”)
John Leguizamo (“When They See Us”)
Stellan Skarsgård (“Chernobyl”)
Ben Whishaw (“A Very English Scandal”)
Michael K. Williams (“When They See Us”)

Directing for a Limited Series or Movie
Chernobyl, Directed by Johan Renck
Escape at Dannemora, Directed by Ben Stiller
Fosse/Verdon (Episode: “Glory”), Directed by Jessica Yu
Fosse/Verdon (Episode: “Who’s Got the Pain”), Directed by Thomas Kail
A Very English Scandal, Directed by Stephen Frears
When They See Us, Directed by Ava DuVernay

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Patricia Arquette (“The Act”)
Marsha Stephanie (“When They See Us”)
Patricia Clarkson (“Sharp Objects”)
Vera Farmiga (“When They See Us”)
Margaret Qualley (“Fosse/Verdon”)
Emily Watson (“Chernobyl”)

Reality Competition
“The Amazing Race” (CBS)
“American Ninja Warrior” (NBC)
“Nailed It” (Netflix)
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” (VH1)
“Top Chef” (Bravo)
“The Voice” (NBC)

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Christina Applegate (“Dead to Me”)
Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”)
Natasha Lyonne (“Russian Doll”)
Catherine O’Hara (“Schitt’s Creek”)
Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”) 

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”)
Don Cheadle (“Black Monday”)
Ted Danson (“The Good Place”)
Michael Douglas (“The Kominsky Method”)
Bill Hader (“Barry”)
Eugene Levy (“Schitt’s Creek”)

Directing for a Comedy Series
Barry (Episode: “The Audition”), Directed by Alec Berg
Barry (Episode: “ronny/lily”), Directed by Bill Hader
The Big Bang Theory (Episode: “The Stockholm Syndrome”), Directed by Mark Cendrowski
Fleabag (Episode: “Episode 1”), Directed by Harry Bradbeer
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Episode: “All Alone”), Directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Episode: “We’re Going to the Catskills!”), Directed by Daniel Palladino

Writing for a Comedy Series
Barry (Episode: “ronny/lily”), Written by Alec Berg and Bill Hader
Fleabag (Episode: “Episode 1”), Written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge
The Good Place (Episode: “Janet(s)”), Written by Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan
PEN15 (Episode: “Anna Ishii-Peters”), Written by Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, and Stacy Osei-Kuffour
Russian Doll (Episode: “Nothing in This World Is Easy”), Written by Natasha Lyonne, Leslye Headland and Amy Poehler
Russian Doll (Episode: “A Warm Body”), Written by Allison Silverman
Veep (Episode: “Veep”), Written by David Mandel

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Alex Borstein (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
Anna Chlumsky (“Veep”)
Sian Clifford (“Fleabag”)
Olivia Colman (“Fleabag”)
Betty Gilpin (“GLOW”)
Sarah Goldberg (“Barry”)
Marin Hinkle (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live”)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Alan Arkin (“The Kominsky Method”)
Anthony Carrigan (“Barry”)
Tony Hale (“Veep”)
Stephen Root (“Barry”)
Tony Shalhoub (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
Henry Winkler (“Barry”)

What do you think of the winners? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below or on our Twitter account.

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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