2017 Emmy Comedy Awards

Posted On: September 19, 2017
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It was a noteworthy night for comedy at the 69th Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 17, 2017. This years’ sitcoms and talk shows faced off in a category of their own.

Lena Waithe (Master of None) and Donald Glover (Atlanta) made Emmy history. Waithe becomame the first black woman to win the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series award. Donald Glover became the first black man to win Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.

Veep won Outstanding Comedy Series, Last Week Tonight was awarded Outstanding Variety Talk Series, and SNL took home the Outstanding Variety Sketch Series award. Dave Chappelle (SNL) was also awarded Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

Check out the full list of comedy-related Emmy Nominations below:

 

 

Emmy Nominations

 

  • Outstanding Comedy Series

*Veep | Atlanta | Black-ish | Master of None | Modern Family | Silicon Valley | Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid

  • Outstanding Variety Talk Series

*Last Week Tonight with John Oliver | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee | Jimmy Kimmel Live | The Late Show with James Corden | The Late Show with Stephen Colbert | Real Time with Bill Maher

  • Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

*Saturday Night Live | Billy on the Street | Documentary Now! | Drunk History | Portlandio | Tracey Ullman’s Show

  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

*Donald Glover, Atlanta | Anthony Anderson, Black-ish | Aziz Ansari, Master of None | Zach Galifanakis, Baskets | William H. Macy, Shameless | Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

*Julia-Louis Dreyfus, Veep | Pamela Adlon, Better Things | Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie | Allison Janney, Mom | Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt | Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish | Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

  •  Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

*Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live | Louie Anderson, Baskets | Ty Burrell, Modern Family | Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt | Tony Hale, Veep | Matt Walsh, Veep

  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

*Kate McKinnon, SNL | Vanessa Bayer, SNL | Leslie Jones, SNL | Kathryn Hahn, Transparent | Judith Light, Transparent | Anna Chlumsky, Veep

  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

*Dave Chappelle, SNL | Riz Ahmed, Girls | Matthew Rhys, Girls | Lin-Manuel Miranda, SNL | Tom Hanks, SNL | Hugh Laurie, Veep

  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

*Melissa McCarthy, SNL | Wanda Sykes, Black-ish | Carrie Fisher, Catastrophe | Becky Ann Baker, Girls | Angela Bassett, Master of None | Kristen Wiig, SNL

  • Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

*Donald Glover, Atlanta | Jamie Baabbitt, Siicon Valley | Mike Judge, Silicon Valley | Morgan Sackett, Veep | David Mandell, Veep \ Dale Stern, Veep

  • Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

*Lena Waithe, Master of None | Donald Glover, Atlanta | Stephen Glover, Atlanta | Alec Berg, Silicon Valley | Billy Kimball, Veep | David Mandell, Veep

  • Outstanding Animated Program

*Bob’s Burger | Archer | Elena and the Secret of Alvalor | The Simpsons | South Park

  •  Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

*Last Week Tonight with John Oliver | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee | Late Night with Seth Meyers | The Late Show with Stephen Colbert | SNL

  •  Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special

*Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Presents Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner | Louis C.K. 2017 | Sarah Silverman: A Speak of Dust | Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going to Clean Up This Sh*t? | 70th Annual Tony Awards

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