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Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Big Night & the Rest of Your 2019 Emmy Winners

The 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards delivered some surprises, so catharsis, and bestowed much-deserved awards on some of the industry’s brightest new stars, and the night did not go entirely as expected. The night was supposed to be dominated by Game of Thrones, which garnered a record-setting 32 Emmy-nominations. It did take home the coveted Best Drama Series but won in only one other major category; Best Supporting Actor to Peter Dinklage (it won 12 Emmys in total for the night). It lost to Netflix’s Ozark for direction (a real surprise), and HBO’s Succession for writing (less of a surprise, but still surprising). 

One of the night’s big winners was for writer/director/producer/star and all-around gift Phoebe Waller-Bridge. She won Best Actress, Writing, Director, and Best Comedy Series for her truly perfect second season of FleabagBill Hader took home another Emmy for Best Actor for his excellent work in his HBO hitman series Barry, which was also up for its second season for a slew of awards. Surprisingly, HBO’s venerable comedy powerhouse, Veep, was shut out in all major categories despite this being the show’s final season.

HBO’s sensational Chernobyl won Best Limited Series, Writing, and Directing, topping Ava DuVernay’s excellent When They See Us, although one of the series’ stars, Jharrel Jerome, won for Best Actor.

Meanwhile, Pose star Billy Porter became the first openly gay black man to win to Best Actor for a drama series, besting Game of Thrones‘ Kit Harrington. Best Actress was nabbed by Killing Eve star Jodie Comer, who bested Daenerys herself, Emilia Clarke.

Here’s the full list for all the 2019 Emmy Winners:

Comedy Series

Barry (HBO)
Fleabag (Amazon) – WINNER
The Good Place (NBC)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
Russian Doll (Netflix)
Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
Veep (HBO)

Drama Series  

Better Call Saul (AMC)
Bodyguard (Netflix)
Game of Thrones (HBO) – WINNER
Killing Eve (BBC America)
Ozark (Netflix)
Pose (FX)
Succession (HBO)
This Is Us (NBC)

Limited Series

Chernobyl (HBO) – WINNER
Escape at Dannemora (Showtime)
Fosse/Verdon (FX)
Sharp Objects (HBO)
When They See Us (Netflix)

Television Movie

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (Netflix) – WINNER
Brexit: The Uncivil War (HBO)
Deadwood: The Movie (HBO)
My Dinner With Herve (HBO)
King Lear (Amazon)

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV 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) – WINNER
Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon)

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Amy Adams (Sharp Objects)
Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora)
Joey King (The Act)
Niecy Nash (When They See Us)
Michelle Williams (Fosse/Verdon) – WINNER
Aunjanue Ellis (When They See Us)

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) – WINNER
Eugene Levy (Schitt’s Creek)

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) – WINNER

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) – WINNER
Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)
Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) – WINNER
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)

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) – WINNER
Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul)
Michael Kelly (House of Cards)
Chris Sullivan (This Is Us)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 

Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones)
Julia Garner (Ozark) – WINNER
Lena Headey (Game of Thrones)
Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve)
Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones)
Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones)

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) – WINNER
Henry Winkler (Barry)

Supporting Actress in Comedy Series 

Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) – WINNER
Anna Chlumsky (Veep)
Olivia Colman (Fleabag)
Sian Clifford (Fleabag)
Betty Gilpin (GLOW)
Sarah Goldberg (Barry)
Marin Hinkle (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)

Writing for a Comedy Series

Barry – “ronny/lily” – Bill Hader and Alec Berg
Fleabag – “Episode 1” – Phoebe Waller-Bridge – WINNER
Pen15 – “Anna Ishii-Peters” – Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle
Russian Doll – “Nothing in This World Is Easy” – Teleplay by and Story by Leslye Headland, Story by Natasha Lyonne and Amy Poehler
Russian Doll – “A Warm Body” – Allison Silverman
The Good Place – “Janet(s)” – Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan
Veep – “Veep” – David Mandel

Directing for a Comedy Series

Barry – “The Audition” – Alec Berg
Barry – “ronny/lily” – Bill Hader
Fleabag – “Episode 1” – Harry Bradbeer – WINNER
The Big Bang Theory – “Stockholm Syndrome” – Mark Cendrowski
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “All Alone” – Amy Sherman-Palladino
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – “We’re Going to the Catskills!” – Daniel Palladino

Writing for a Drama Series

Better Call Saul – “Winner” – Peter Gould and Thomas Schnauz
Bodyguard – “Episode 1” – Jed Mercurio
Game of Thrones – “The Iron Throne” – David Benioff and D.B. Weiss
Killing Eve – “Nice and Neat” – Emerald Fennell
Succession – “Nobody Is Ever Missing” – Jesse Armstrong – WINNER
The Handmaid’s Tale – “Holly” – Bruce Miller and Kira Snyder

Directing for a Drama Series

Game of Thrones – “The Last of the Starks” – David Nutter
Game of Thrones – “The Long Night” – Miguel Sapochnik
Game of Thrones – “The Iron Throne” – David Benioff and D.B. Weiss
Killing Eve – “Desperate Times” – Lisa Bruhlmann
Ozark – “Reparations” – Jason Bateman – WINNER
Succession – “Celebration” – Adam McKay
The Handmaid’s Tale – “Holly” – Daina Reid

Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

A Very English Scandal – Stephen Frears
Chernobyl – Johan Renck – WINNER
Escape at Dannemora – Ben Stiller
Fosse/Verdon – Jessica Yu
Fosse/Verdon – Thomas Kail
When They See Us – Ava DuVernay

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

Competition Series

The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
RuPaul’s Drag Race – WINNER
Top Chef
The Voice 

Variety Talk Series

Last Week Tonight (HBO) – WINNER
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (CBS)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)
The Late Late Show With James Corden (CBS)
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee (TBS)

Variety Sketch Series

At Home with Amy Sedaris (truTV)
Documentary Now! (IFC)
Drunk History (Comedy Central)
I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman (Hulu)
Saturday Night Live (NBC) – WINNER
Who Is America? (Showtime)

Animated Program

Big Mouth (Netflix)
Bob’s Burgers (FOX)
Bojack Horseman (Netflix)
Come Along with Me (Adventure Time) (Cartoon Network)
The Simpsons (FOX) – WINNER

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 22: Phoebe Waller-Bridge poses with awards for Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series in the press room during the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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