Primetime Emmys 2021: The main winners

Netflix won its first ever outstanding drama series Emmy.
Primetime Emmys 2021: The main winners

By Keiran Southern, PA Los Angeles Correspondent

The streaming services won major awards at the biggest night in US TV, with Netflix’s The Crown and Apple TV+ comedy Ted Lasso recognised.

The Crown marked Netflix’s first outstanding drama series win while the streaming giant also won in the limited series category with The Queen’s Gambit.

The main winners were:

Outstanding drama series – The Crown

Outstanding comedy series – Ted Lasso

Outstanding limited series – The Queen’s Gambit

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series – Olivia Colman (The Crown)

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series – Josh O’Connor (The Crown)

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series – Jean Smart (Hacks)

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series – Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso)

Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series – Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso)

Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series – Brett Goldstein (Ted Lasso)

Outstanding supporting actress in a limited or anthology series or movie – Julianne Nicholson (Mare Of Easttown)

Outstanding supporting actor in a limited or anthology series or movie – Evan Peters (Mare Of Easttown)

Outstanding writing for a drama series –  Peter Morgan (The Crown)

Outstanding directing for a drama series – Jessica Hobbs (The Crown)

Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series – Gillian Anderson (The Crown)

Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series – Tobias Menzies (The Crown)

Outstanding writing for a variety series – Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Outstanding variety talk series – Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Outstanding variety sketch series – Saturday Night Live

Outstanding writing for a comedy series – Hacks

Outstanding directing for a comedy series – Hacks

Outstanding competition programme – RuPaul’s Drag Race

Governors Award – Debbie Allen

Outstanding directing for a limited or anthology series or movie – Scott Frank (The Queen’s Gambit)

Outstanding Writing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie – Michaela Coel (I May Destroy You)

Outstanding lead actor in a limited or anthology series or movie – Ewan McGregor (Halston)

Outstanding variety special (live) – Stephen Colbert’s Election Night 2020: Democracy’s Last Stand: Building Back America Great Again Better 2020

Outstanding variety special (pre-recorded) – Hamilton

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