Elisabeth Moss Had A Secret Feminist Message Hidden In Her Emmys Outfit

The Handmaid's Tale star Ann Dowd might have been the most shocked Emmy winner ever

But what has people talking at the Emmy's this time is the diversity in its winners' list and the underlying political commentary.

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards had all of the celebrities, social commentary and trophies that make for a solid awards show.

Sean Spicer showed up for some reason.

. And I remember thinking ... there would never be another season as insane, as unpredictable, as frightening, as exhausting, or as exhilarating. The audience loved it.

John Lithgow, 71, took home the prize for best supporting actor in a drama series for his role as Winston Churchill in Netflix's "The Crown". We really try to follow Offred in Gilead going through the challenges she's going through, but we're a very plugged-in group of writers - actors as well, producers as well.

"SNL" has won more than 50 Emmys during its run. In such an elegant setting with stars waiting for acknowledgment of their talents, perhaps its time for politics to take a back seat. And on the whole, the show itself rarely veered from that course, with presenters lining up to deliver canned speeches and the occasional glancing potshot. He ended up getting some face time with Moss at Hulu's afterparty at Otium in downtown Los Angeles, which had an electric vibe as guests and execs were toasting the first drama series win for a streaming service.

Let's run down some of the highlights. She plays one of the few fertile women left in a totalitarian world. "It should be a surprise otherwise you're an a**hole, so there I go".

Reed Morano was named best director for her work on the show, also her first, while series creator Bruce Miller won the Emmy for drama series writing.

"The Handmaid's Tale" cleaned up big at the Emmy Awards last night. And those are just the winners. Over the years, many viewers have criticized the Academy for their lack of inclusion and predictability. That was the best version you could have possibly gotten of that.

Not only are the pair credited for writing and creating the show, they also co-star in the Netflix original comedy series. This is, after all, an industry that hinges on replicating proven hits. No, I was just trying to remember everybody. Thought it's only the show's first season, Wood has already won the Critics Choice Award and Satellite Award for the role earlier this year, and she was nominated for the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award as well.

The story is based on the real-life work of the Jane Collective - known simply as "Jane" - that helped provide women get safe abortions in Chicago in the years before Roe vs. Wade made them legal in 1973. For once, this year's Emmys actually looked like the future of TV-and the future is looking especially bright.

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