More diversity jokes than wins for people of color at the Emmys

The cast of ‘Game of Thrones’ pose backstage with the Outstanding Drama Series award at 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles California

Emmys Opening Number Mockingly Pats Hollywood on the Back for Progress on Diversity: ‘We Solved it!’

"Maisel" edged out "Atlanta" in the nail-biter Emmy battle for Best Comedy Series, which was a neck-and-neck two-way race according to the thousands of users who made their forecasts at Gold Derby.

In another win for Barry, Henry Winkler, 72, took hold of his first Emmy, for his role as a well-intentioned but cheesy acting coach.

"Skip Brittenham said to me a long time ago, 'If you stay at the table long enough, the chips come to you, ' and tonight I got to clear the table". It's one of those situations that makes me wish they all could win somehow. This year, the Emmy nominations gave Netflix the upper hand with 112 nominations.

Hannah Gadsby speaks onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles. Acknowledging Betty White provided a similar tingle, more so because they were so few and far between. "Kind of like being the sexiest person on life support", Jost joked.

Mulaney, a beloved writer and stand-up comedian, struggled to succeed on broadcast TV but found a home at Netflix.

"Thank you for letting us take care of your people", "Game of Thrones" producer D.B. Weiss said to George R.R. Martin, whose novels and their characters fuel the drama.

There was plenty of talk about diversity in Hollywood on Monday night at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, but the talk did not translate into wins for performers of color.

Rachel Brosnahan poses with her Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series award for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles California

Hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost couldn't drum up much enthusiasm for the proceedings. The long-running NBC sketch show, already the top Emmy victor ever with 71, could snare up to three more.

Web TV services have upended Hollywood over the past few years by spending billions of dollars on programming and pilfering numerous most talented writers and producers from other studios. Scarlett Johansson walked alongside him as they made their Emmys debut on the gold carpet for Monday's show.

HBO's "Game of Thrones" took the top spot of Best Drama Series from "Stranger Things" as well as Supporting Actor in Drama Series going to Peter Dinklage over David Harbour. NBC's "This Is Us" is the only network nominee in the category.

"I went without the bra", "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" star announced, after removing her wraparound jacket and shimmying to the stage Monday night.

The telecast could see a number of record nominations for people of colour converted into awards, some historic.

Alex Borstein also won the Emmy for her role in "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel".

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