‘Mrs. Maisel’, ‘Game of Thrones’ win top Emmy honours

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Then Regina King broke the string, with a best actress trophy in a limited series or movie for Seven Seconds, which tracks the fallout from a white police officer's traffic accident involving a black teenager.

As expected, Darren Criss won the star-studded race for best actor in a limited series or movie for his searing work on FX´s "The Assassination of Gianni Versace" as the designer´s killer Andrew Cunanan.

"And one of the things I love the most about this show ... is that it's about a woman who is finding her voice anew, and it's something that's happening all over the country right now", Brosnahan said.

Two stars of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", both natives of Chicago's North Shore, were among the winners of Emmy Awards on Monday for the show's first season.

A surprise marriage proposal from Emmy-winning director Glenn Weiss won over the audience - and the internet.

"You wonder why I don't want to call you my girlfriend?"

"Saturday Night Live" nominees Kate McKinnon and Kenan Thompson led a group of actors including pop stars John Legend and Ricky Martin - and even RuPaul - in the amusing song-and-dance number touching on the hot-button issues. The tattoo was first spotted on the set of The Avengers a year ago but reports stated it was fake - Johansson's latest appearance proves otherwise.

"We solved it!" the duo sang, yielding the stage to Kristen Bell, Tituss Burgess, and Sterling K. Brown.

Streaming service Netflix and premium cable channel HBO battled to a tie at the Emmy awards on Monday (Sept 17), with each taking home 23 of the television industry's top honours.

Behind HBO and Netflix, NBC finished with 16 Emmys for shows including Saturday Night Live and Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert, followed by FX with 12.