Television’s biggest night of the yr was a memorable one. The 2018 Emmy Awards introduced out TV’s finest and brightest—and most stylish—as reveals like Game of Thrones, Godless, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Black Mirror, and Saturday Night time Dwell had been honored with main awards.
SNL stars Colin Jost and Michael Che hosted the occasion, and all through the passionate acceptance speeches and award present skits, a variety of large moments stood out. Netflix and HBO went head-to-head, whereas Amazon introduced house a number of awards alongside the way in which, too.
Right here’s a have a look at the largest moments from the 2018 Emmy Awards.
A Proposal For the Ages
After profitable Excellent Directing for a Selection Particular for guiding the Oscars, producer and director Glenn Weiss gave the printed its most memorable second. Weiss proposed to his girlfriend reside on TV, bringing her on stage and happening on one knee to ask her to marry him. The second went viral and was some of the talked-about moments of the awards present.
Right here’s a have a look at that second:
Atlanta’s Teddy Perkins Made An Look
The “Teddy Perkins” episode of Atlanta was among the finest episodes of tv within the final yr—and among the finest ever—so it was solely becoming that the creepy character made an look on the awards present. The episode was nominated for Lead Actor in a Comedy Sequence, in addition to Directing and Writing, however didn’t find yourself profitable any. Though Teddy didn’t get to stroll up on stage, he had enjoyable sitting within the crowd:
Recreation of Thrones Received Huge Earlier than the Remaining Season
Though Recreation of Thrones is the most-watched present on the earth, it was no assure it could take house the award for Excellent Drama Sequence. The present missed eligibility final yr—when The Handmaid’s Story received—and with competitors like the ultimate season of The People, and the second seasons of Stranger Issues, This Is Us, Westworld, The Crown, and Handmaid’s within the combine, it was going to be a tricky class it doesn’t matter what. It didn’t matter for HBO’s blockbuster—Recreation of Thrones took house the award, The present additionally received for Excellent Supporting Actor in a Drama Sequence with Peter Dinklage profitable for his portrayal of Tyrion Lannister.
Barry Takes House A number of Appearing Awards
The darkish comedy Barry, which follows a hitman (Invoice Hader) who joins an performing class taught by Gene Cousineau (Henry Winkler), took house a number of awards for its first season, together with Excellent Lead Actor in a Comedy Sequence and Excellent Supporting Actor in a Comedy Sequence. This was an enormous second for Winkler, as he had not received a Primetime Emmy Award earlier than in his profession—after being nominated 5 different instances, together with three for Pleased Days—whereas Hader beat out large names like Donald Glover, Larry David, and Ted Danson for his award.
Betty White Will get Honored at 96 Years Previous
The legendary actress, who has eight Emmy Awards to her title, was honored on the awards present for her contributions to tv. White had the group laughing the complete time throughout her speech, throughout which she thanked everybody for “nonetheless placing up with me.” White actually had everybody cracking up when she stated: “Any individual stated one thing the opposite day about first woman of tv, and I took it as an enormous praise. Then got here the punchline, ‘After which I heard her speaking to her daughter a little bit later, and she or he stated, ‘first woman, she’s that previous. She was the primary a technique again.’”
Right here’s a have a look at her speech: