Emmy Awards 2017: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ gives Hulu its first-ever best drama win
‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, Hulu’s series based on Margaret Atwood’s novel about a dystopian near-future, wins five Emmy awards, including best actress for Elisabeth Moss; HBO’s Big Little Lies also won big
- ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ cast and crew pose with their Emmys. Hulu’s series, based on Margaret Atwood’s novel, won five Emmy awards, including best actress for Elisabeth Moss.
- Elisabeth Moss poses with her Emmy trophies for best actress in a drama series and best drama series for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’.
- Sterling K. Brown raises his Emmy trophy in the air. Brown won the best actor in a drama series for ‘This Is Us’.
- HBO’s ‘Veep’ won the best comedy for the third year in a row. Julia Louis-Dreyfus won her eighth Emmy award for best actress in comedy.
- Donald Glover became the first black person to win an Emmy for directing a comedy for ‘Atlanta’.
- ‘Big Little Lies’ nearly swept the awards in the limited series category, winning three of the four acting prizes, including the best actress award in a limited series for Nicole Kidman.
- Aziz Ansari (left) and Lena Waithe won for writing the script of ‘Master of None’. Waithe made history as the first black woman to win for writing for a comedy series.
- Priyanka Chopra poses on arrival at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, Los Angeles. Photos: Reuters