Netflix beat out HBO for the most Emmy wins during last night’s primetime Emmy Awards telecast, but both networks finished in a tie for the most Emmys wins overall, according to the TV Academy.
Netflix, which shocked the television industry by garnering more Emmy nominations than HBO, won seven Emmy awards during NBC’s live Emmys telecast, topping HBO by one statuette, according to the Academy. Amazon and FX tied for third with five wins, while ABC, NBC and VH1 won one Emmy a piece.
Both Netflix and HBO garnered 23 Emmy Awards across the Primetime Emmy and Creative Emmy ceremonies. "Tonight's recognition is a tribute to the creativity and talent of thousands of artists and we are thrilled to see their work awarded by the Academy," said Netflix vice president of original series Cindy Holland in a statement. "We are honored to share this night with our friends at HBO, who have paved the way for years by setting the highest possible standard."
Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel was the biggest winner among all shows during last night’s ceremony, winning five statuettes, including best comedy. Maisel’s win officially ended the three-year run of HBO’s Veep atop the best comedy category. Veep was not eligible for 2018 Emmy consideration.
FX’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace finished second with three Emmy wins including Outstanding limited series, followed by the network’s The Americans, which drew two Emmy wins.
HBO’s Game Of Thrones – which won the best drama Emmy after not being eligible for the honor last year – also drew two wins along with HBO’s Barry, and Netflix’s Godless and The Crown.
HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver won its third straight Emmy for outstanding variety talk series.
A partial list of the 70th annual Primetime Emmys winners are as follows:
Best Drama Series: “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Best Actor, Drama: Matthew Rhys, “The Americans” (FX)
Best Actress, Drama: Claire Foy, “The Crown” (Netflix)
Best Supporting Actor, Drama: Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Best Supporting Actress, Drama: Thandie Newton, “Westworld” (HBO)
Best Comedy Series: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon)
Best Actor, Comedy: Bill Hader, “Barry” (HBO)
Best Actress, Comedy: Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon)
Best Supporting Actor, Comedy: Henry Winkler, “Barry” (HBO)
Best Supporting Actress, Comedy: Alex Borstein, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon)
Best Limited Series: “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (FX)
Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie: Darren Criss, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (FX)
Best Actress, Limited Series or TV Movie: Regina King, “Seven Seconds” (Netflix)
Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Jeff Daniels, “Godless” (Netflix)
Supporting Actress, Limited Series or a Movie: Merritt Wever, “Godless” (Netflix)
Variety Sketch Series: “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
Variety Talk Series: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)
Reality Competition Program: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (VH1)
Writing for a Comedy Series: Amy Sherman-Palladino, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (“Pilot”)
Writing for a Drama Series: Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, “The Americans” (“Start”)
Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama: William Bridges and Charlie Brooker, “Black Mirror: USS Callister”
Writing for a Variety Special: John Mulaney, “John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous At Radio City” (Netflix)
Directing for a Comedy Series: Amy Sherman-Palladino, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (“Pilot”)
Directing for a Drama Series: Stephen Daldry, “The Crown” (“Paterfamilias”)
Directing for a Limited Series: Ryan Murphy, “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (“The Man Who Would Be Vogue”)
Directing for a Variety Special: Glenn Weiss, “The Oscars” (ABC)