"Veep" Again Wins Emmy For Outstanding Comedy Series

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"The 56-year-old star made history and set a new record for having the most Primetime Emmy Awards wins in a singular role as Selina Meyer in the HBO hit series "#veep".

The actress beat out Pamela Adlon, Jane Fonda, Allison Janney, Ellie Kemper, Tracee Ellis Ross and Lily Tomlin for this year's outstanding lead actress in a comedy series award.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus of comedy series Veep, attends HBO's Post Emmy Awards Reception at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Her first Emmy win was when she was 35.

Louis-Dreyfus joked that they had planned a storyline about an impeachment "but we abandoned that because we were anxious someone else might get to it first".

Julia Louis-Dreyfus won the Primetime Emmy for outstanding actress in a comedy series for "Veep".

"I remember thinking as I was standing there, alone, that this was it".

She has been nominated for 24 Emmys over her decades-long career.

Its writer Bruce Miller was first on stage, followed by Ann Dowd, picking up her first Emmy at age 61 for her portrayal of brutal instructor Aunt Lydia.

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Baldwin won the comedy supporting actor Emmy for his withering impersonations of Trump on Comcast Corp's NBC's satirical series "Saturday Night Live".

The former White House press secretary made a surprise Emmys appearance, wheeling in his own podium. "I'm sort of numb!" she said.

Louis-Dreyfus-a fan of Leachman's-admitted she kept hearing quotes from Leachman's Young Frankenstein character in her head. The Best Supporting Actor in a Drama trophy went to John Lithgow for The Crown. "In these insane times, his life, even as an old man, reminds us what courage and leadership in government really looks like", Lithgow said.

Hulu became the first streaming service to win the best drama category for "the Handmaid's Tale".

Riz Ahmed was honoured as best limited series actor for "The Night Of".

"This will be the largest audience to witness the Emmys, period, both in person and around the world", Spicer said.

"The Voice" won the reality competition category.

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