Henry Winkler takes home first-ever Emmy award for ‘Barry’

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New Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): The 70th Emmy awards 2018 have been kicked-off, where actor Henry Winkler took home the award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series. ‘Game of Thrones’ leads this time’s event with 22 nominations while ‘SNL’ and ‘Westworld’ happened to be the second-most nominated shows with 21 each, reported Entertainment Weekly. The awards ceremony is being hosted by SNL stars Colin Jost and Michael Che at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’, the two shows which received several Emmys during last year’s event, are also nominated for their newest seasons this year. Comedy series ‘Barry’ won awards for supporting actor in a comedy series and lead actor in a comedy series. Meanwhile, ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ won awards for Supporting Actress in a comedy series, writing for a comedy series, directing for a comedy series and lead actress in a comedy series. The award show recognizes and celebrates excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film).

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