Showstoppers at the Emmy Awards 2015 – Records Broken

Emmy Awards 2015

Whoa! What a night it was at the Emmy Awards this year! So many records broken, so many memories created and the most important part – so many hearts touched!

Here is a quick review of the showstoppers at the Emmy Awards 2015 –

Viola Davis – Best Actress in a Drama Series

Viola Davis gave a heart wrenching speech stating the struggles of being a black and applauding all those who have created their niche in spite of their skin tone. A powerful speech redefining beauty, sexiness and being Afro-American. The audience were in tears when she was talking on the stage and by all means she was the showstopper of this year’s Emmy awards. She created history to be the first Afro-American woman to win the best actress in a drama series award for the famous series ‘How to Get Away With Murder’.

John Hamm – Best Actor in a Drama Series

John Hamm won the best actor in a drama series for the stupendous series called ‘Mad Men’. The series has reached peak of popularity and ended just this year. John Hamm gave a very humbling speech thanking everyone and also mentioning how it has been a mistake that they awarded him instead of the other great nominations in this category. Let us hear it for John Hamm!

These were some special moments at the Emmy Awards 2015. Here is a list of all the winners:

  • Outstanding Comedy SeriesVeep
  • Outstanding Drama Series: Game Of Thrones
  • Outstanding Variety Talk Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
  • Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: Inside Amy Schumer
  • Outstanding Limited Series: Olive Kitteridge
  • Outstanding Reality Competition Program: The Voice
  • Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)
  • Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
  • Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series: Jon Hamm (Mad Men)
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in A Drama Series: Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder)
  • Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series or Movie: Richard Jenkins (Olive Kitteridge)
  • Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie: Frances McDormand (Olive Kitteridge)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series: Tony Hale (Veep)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series: Allison Janney (Mom)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series: Peter Dinklage (Game Of Thrones)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series: Uzo Aduba (Orange Is The New Black)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie: Bill Murray (Olive Kitteridge)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie: Regina King (American Crime)
  • Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series: Jill Soloway (Transparent)
  • Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series: David Nutter (Game Of Thrones)
  • Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series: Chuck O’Neil (The Daily Show With Jon Stewart)
  • Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: Lisa Cholodenko (Olive Kitteridge)
  • Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (Game Of Thrones)
  • Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche (Veep)
  • Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
  • Outstanding Writing For A Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: Jane Anderson (Olive Kitteridge)

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