- The 2018 Emmy Awards were held on Monday night in Los Angeles
- This year’s nominees were the most diverse group in the Emmys’ history
- While they were there for the awards, celebs slayed the red carpet with their fashion sense
The casts and crews of TV’s best shows gathered at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles for the 2018 Emmy Awards on Monday night.
From the fashion to the night’s big winners to the surprise proposal, the star-studded event did not disappoint.
The night was hosted by Michael Che and Colin Jost who have regular roles on ‘Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update and they immediately won the audience over with their quick wit.
The awards show has been clouded with issues of not including nominees from all races and nationalities, but this year was reported to have the most diverse nominees in the show's history.
Channel24 reports that one of the most unexpected moments of the night came when director Glenn Weiss popped the question to his girlfriend, Jan Svendson during his acceptance and luckily, she said yes!
Briefly.co.za learned that the actors and actresses brought their fashion A-game for the biggest night in the TV industry.
Thandie Newton looked glamorous in a one-shoulder pink gown as she graciously accepted her award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
'Saturday Night Live' alum Bill Hader scooped an award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series and he looked dashing in a traditional black suit and bow tie, a refreshing change from some of the wacky outfits he has had to wear for some of his acting roles.
Rachel Brosnahan slayed the red carpet in a scarlet off the shoulder gown. The actress really knows how to make elegance look effortless.
Former 'Glee' star Darren Criss won Best Actor in A Limited Series or Movie and the Filipino actor took a fashion risk by wearing a embellished suit to the awards ceremony, a different take to the man's traditional tuxedo.
While her dress was simple in design, Regina King wowed everyone with the bright yellow colour of her gown. The actress was celebrated for her part in 'Seven Seconds', which follows the story of a white policemen who gets into an accident with an African-American teenager.
The big winners of the night are:
Drama Series: "Game of Thrones"
Comedy Series: "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Actor, Drama Series: Matthew Rhys, "The Americans"
Actress, Drama Series: Claire Foy, "The Crown"
Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"
Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Thandie Newton, "Westworld"
Writing, Drama Series: Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, "The Americans"
Directing, Drama Series: Stephen Daldry, "The Crown"
Actor, Comedy Series: Bill Hader, "Barry"
Actress, Comedy Series: Rachel Brosnahan, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Henry Winkler, "Barry."
Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Alex Borstein, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Writing, Comedy Series: Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Directing Comedy Series: Amy Sherman-Palladino, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Limited Series: "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"
Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Darren Criss, "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"
Actress, Limited Series or Movie: Regina King, "Seven Seconds"
Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Jeff Daniels, "Godless"
Supporting Actress, Limited Series or Movie: Merritt Wever, "Godless"
Writing, Limited Series: William Bridges and Charlie Brooker, "USS Callister (Black Mirror)"
Directing, Limited Series: Ryan Murphy, "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"
Writing, Variety Special: John Mulaney, "John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City"
Directing, Variety Special: Glenn Weiss, "The Oscars"
Variety Sketch Series: "Saturday Night Live"
Variety Talk Series: "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver"
Reality-Competition Program: "RuPaul's Drag Race"
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