The opening monologue Andy Samberg
Succeeding the duo Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, Adam Samberg had the difficult task to present the Emmy Awards. As usual in this kind of exercise, the audience was treated to jokes more or less questionable from the troublemaker Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Saturday Night Live .
In his opening monologue, the comedian has indulged in numerous references to sexual assault cases Bill Cosby. The “perfect presenter since I’m white” has long emphasized with second degree the lack of diversity in this kind of event before greeting the one of the competition: “Hollywood Congratulations, you’ve successfully Racism, it’s over! “While hastening to add that it was better to not verify this information.
Viola Davis , first black woman honored with the award for Best Actress in a dramatic role
As if to underline that things are moving towards the American series, Viola Davis is the first black woman to receive the award for Best Actress in a drama for her role in How to get away with murder . In his speech, it is pleased to see that last line is crossed, pointing not the jury, but the sets themselves. “The only thing that separates women of color from the other, are the opportunities One can win an Emmy for roles that do not exist. ” Not to mention racism as the facilitator, Viola Davis prefers to believe that “people do not know how to talk about race. It’s like sex.”
Transparent : transgender welcomed!
The writer of the series Transparent , Jill Soloway, and lead actor Jeffrey Tambor, who plays a transgender father, have both made the spokesman for the trans community when they each received their awards. “I want to dedicate my performance and this award to the transgender community. Thank you for your patience. Thank you for your courage. Thank you for your stories. Thank you for your inspiration. Thanks for letting us be part of the change,” said Jeffrey Tambor. “We have not yet reached the critical threshold for trans. We have a problem right trans” he told Jill Soloway, whose father is transgender, calling for making the most protective legislation.
It is also the first time that Amazon is rewarded with a prize, proving that Internet TV has made its place in American homes just like Netflix.
Donald Trump fun
The candidate for the Republican primary, Donald Trump, has been the target of several pikes presenters or awards. “Yes, Donald Trump racist air”, launched the main presenter of the ceremony, Andy Samberg, having welcomed the opening of the Academy of Emmys diversity. Later, the actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, winning for the lead role in the series Veep , read a message meant to imitate his character: “What a great honor it must be for you to m honor tonight Oh, wait, no, no! It’s Donald Trump who said that. (…) It becomes increasingly difficult to make a satire of it. ”
Jon Hamm finally avenged
It took until the end of the series but he finally got it! After being nominated eight times for Best Male Actor in a Drama Series, Jon Hamm, Don Draper Mad Men has finally received the award, proving that the latter was correct. Moved, he said: “It is impossible and incredible to be here before you and have made this series with this incredible team of actors and writers.”
Game of Thrones gets her crown
With 24 nominations, Game of Thrones had to leave at least a few statuettes. 12 awards later, the HBO series has become the big winner of the evening, including winning the coveted Best Drama Series. For the occasion, the showrunners, much of the cast and the origin of the saga writer George RR Martin are mounted together on stage. A first for the most pirated series each year.
Earlier, Peter Dinklage Tyrion Lannister alias, obtained the second time the Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his surprise.
Jon Stewart for his final
The comedian Jon Stewart made his return to television for the first time since leaving the show The Daily Show in early August, to receive the award for best talk show. “I would just say to all the TV people: hang in there as long as you can, as your life,” he joked to try to convince that television was missing. “Thank you. You will not have to see me again,” he concluded with a smile, before disappearing.
Tracy Morgan gets better
The actor Tracy Morgan, passed through the cult show Saturday Night Live and the series 30 Rock , made an appearance surprise Emmy, a little over a year after the car accident that nearly cost him his life. After walking to the microphone in an unsteady gait, he recounted with humor the trials he had traversed, including his week coma. “When I woke up, I was very happy to learn that it was not I who had made a blunder.”
Matt LeBlanc angry against Jimmy Kimmel
If it has not received the award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series, Matt LeBlanc, unforgettable Joyer in Friends and vying for his role in Episodes n ‘ has not lost his sense of humor. Came on stage put the statuette, host Jimmy Kimmel did not fail to make a little joke before announcing the winner: “I do not know, to whom should I give it” but said that the actor has little chance of winning.
Matt LeBlanc has not failed to react and as can be seen in a photo published on Twitter by Kimmel, it does not necessarily appreciate humor this last. An altercation obviously taken literally.
Lady Gaga puts men to honor
Another personality who walked the red carpet and stage of Emmy Awards: Lady Gaga. The singer donned for the occasion because his new cap actress is showing the new season of American Horror Story entitled Hotel . In a black dress, she came to present the award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Richard Jenkins for Olive Kitteridge . The queen of the monsters said she was “honored to be with people so talented and ambitious. And although I love to raise my glass for women, tonight I’m here for men.”