The second time the series has taken the prize, it was for "Succession."
The show's creator won for the third time in that category. Matthew Macfadyen won the award for best supporting actor in a drama for the first time.
It was the sixth time in eight years that the cable network has won the most prestigious award in television for a recurring series. The streaming service, which is called HBO Max, won more awards than any other service.
The cable network's beloved upstairs-downstairs dramedy that took place at a Hawaiian resort won several awards. The show won more awards than any other show. The show's creator and director, Mike White, won two Emmys for his work. Performers from the show received acting awards.
"Mike White, my God, thank you for giving me one of the best experiences of my life," the actor said from the stage.
The shows of the rich were not the only winners on Monday.
The Apple TV+ sports series "Ted Lasso" won best comedy for a second year in a row. Apple TV+ won the best picture award at the Academy Awards. Sudeikis played the fish-out-of-water soccer coach in "Ted Lasso."
There were a lot of big moments. The creator of ABC's workplace sitcom, "Abbott Elementary," won for best writing in a comedy. It was the second time that a Black woman had won the award, the first one being LenaWaithe for "Master of None".
One of the most electric moments of the night was when she won the award for best supporting actress in a comedy for her role on "Abbott Elementary." The room full of nominees gave her a standing ovation when she began singing "Endangered Species" She was the first black woman to win the award. Jackée Harry won for her role in "227" in 1987.
This season has been the most competitive ever, with submissions for all the categories surging, and the highest number of scripted television series ever recorded.
There was a sense of concern among the executives, producers and agents in attendance at Monday night's Emmy Awards, that the peak of the Peak TV era, which has produced the highest number of scripted television series, nearly every year, for more than a decade, is about to happen in
The company lost subscribers for the first time in a decade and has laid off hundreds of employees. Warner Bros. Discovery is about to lay off a lot of people. NBC may end its prime-time lineup at 10 p.m. and give the hour to local stations.
The night was a good one. The actress won the award for best actress in a drama for her role in the show. Jean Smart reprised her role as the best actress in a comedy for her performance in "Hacks."
Lee Jung-jae won an award for best actor in a drama for his role in "Squid Game." As television becomes more global, and as American audiences become more receptive to series with subtitles, those wins represent a major breakthrough for a foreign language show.
The actor who played a small town doctor in the movie "Dopesick" won the best actor award. She won the best actress in a limited series award for her role in "The Dropout".
Voters often find a winner and stick with it, and this year was no exception. For the seventh year in a row, John Oliver's "Last Week Tonight" won the best talk show category, while "Saturday Night Live" won the best variety sketch series.
The Microsoft Theater has not been used since the Pandemic. Nominees were gathered around tables with bottles of champagne and wine around them, instead of theater style seating, at last year's ceremony.
The host of this year's ceremony was a veteran of "Saturday Night Live" who wore a top hat and led a group of dancers in a weird interpretive dance.
Thompson made a joke about the recent troubles of the streaming service.
The host said that if you don't know whatquid game is, it's the contest you enter when you're desperate for money Is it possible that I will join the cast next season? It's on the streaming service, it's calledNetflix.