2015 Emmy Awards: The Show. The Winners. The Fashion.

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All the action from the 2015 Emmy Awards: the winners, nominees, shocks, jokes and more.

LOS ANGELES • “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm finally won the best drama actor Emmy Award that eluded him seven times before, an overdue honor that was eclipsed Sunday by “How to Get Away with Murder” star Viola Davis’ lead actress trophy that ended a whites-only reign. “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity,” an emotional Davis said. “You cannot win Emmys with roles that are simply not there.” Jon Stewart is gone from “The Daily Show” but not forgotten by Emmy voters, who gave the late-night show the best variety talk series award Sunday over another host who’s moved on, Stephen Colbert.AMAZON’S dark comedy about a transgender woman and an HBO drama about a troubled marriage won big at the Emmys on Sunday, but all eyes were on Jon Hamm of Mad Men with the final awards yet to come.It’s anyone’s game too — unlike in previous years, where you could pretty much pick who’d take out the big categories, there are few sure things this year. “Game of Thrones,” this year’s top nominee overall, could make a notable showing with a best drama victory: It would become the second fantasy or sci-fi show to get the award, following “Lost” in 2005.Noting that HBO executives have previously claimed not to care of paid subscribers share their passwords to the premium cable channel’s content (surrrre, they don’t), Samberg said: “So here’s my HBO Now login.

The online retail giant has won five Emmys so far for – a breakthrough in its first year with nominations for its scripted content, as it vies to catch up with streaming pioneer Netflix. Jill Soloway, who based the series on the life of her own “moppa,” as she calls her parent, used her directing trophy acceptance speech to ask for equal rights for transgender individuals. “It is legal in the majority of U.S. states to refuse to rent to trans people,” she said, saying the country has a civil rights problem that must be addressed. He bypassed the steps to the Emmy stage, scrambling onto it on his stomach. “There has been a terrible mistake, clearly,” said Hamm, who played troubled ad man Don Draper in the series that ended its run without adding another best-drama trophy to its haul of four previous wins. HBO doesn’t care, they said so on the record.” But HBO likely doesn’t have to worry that its library will be pilfered — some viewers began changing the email and password associated with account which will stymy a potentially overwhelming number of viewers tuning in.

Uzo Aduba won the supporting actress in a drama trophy for “Orange is the New Black,” which was switched under academy rules this year from comedy competition. Thank you for your inspiration.” HBO’s mini-series Olive Kitteridge, about the troubled marriage of a couple in Maine, won six Emmys overall, including for best limited series, and acting prizes for Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins as her long-suffering husband. The influential series – which launched a 1960s fashion revival and made stars of its lead actors – ended earlier this year after seven seasons and eight years on the air. Martin, whose novels are the basis for “Game of Thrones.” A smiling Martin was in the theater audience to accept the congratulations, and was onstage for the big win.

Host Andy Samberg kicked off the ceremony with a musical video skit about the wealth of quality television now on offer, featuring several stars like Hamm and Kerry Washington, the star of Scandal. Yeah, racism is over.” Other early winners were Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tony Hale for their acting on HBO political satire Veep, about a female vice president (Louis-Dreyfus) who surprisingly becomes head of state. Louis-Dreyfus cracked a joke about Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump in her acceptance speech, saying, “It’s getting trickier and trickier to satirise this stuff.”

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