Everything You Need To Know About The 2017 Emmys

BY Victoria Sines / Sep 18 2017 / 15:06 PM

All those history-making moments to remember

Everything You Need To Know About The 2017 Emmys
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The 2017 Emmy Awards were set to be one of the best award shows of the year after an unusually great year for TV and a stacked list of nominees. From Stephen Colbert's exciting opening monologue, to the big wins and that incredible 9 to 5 reunion, these are the most memorable moments from tonight's show.

1) Sean Spicer makes an appearance during Stephen Colbert's opening monologue.

This year's ceremony opened with several digs at Trump made by host Stephen Colbert before Sean Spicer rolled out on his podium to make a statement about the size of the crowd, and throw a few more disses at his former boss.

2) Alec Baldwin's wins Best Supporting Actor for playing Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live.

The actor took home the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for playing his role as Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live and, of course, couldn't neglect to mention the president in his acceptance speech.

3.) Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin had an epic 9 to 5 reunion.

The fabulous trio came together for a long overdue reunion to present the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series.

4) Lena Waithe becomes the first black woman to win an Emmy for writing in a comedy series.

Writer and actress Lena Waithe became the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for Writing in a Comedy Series tonight for her work on Master of None. She shared the win with the show's creator and lead star, Aziz Ansari, and delivered an empowering sentimental speech thanking her loved ones and fellow crew members.

5) Sterling K. Brown took home his second Emmy in two years.

The famed This Is Us actor took home his second Emmy award for the second year in a row, this time for Outstanding Lead Actor in a role. The actor delivered a funny and moving speech where he both called out the actors who had won the award before him and thanked his on-screen family.

6) Donald Glover is the first African-American to win for Outstanding Director in a Comedy Series.

The singer and actor took home two Emmy awards tonight, including Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. He also became the first African-American to win for Outstanding Director in a Comedy Series.

7) Riz Ahmed made history by becoming the 1st male actor of Asian descent to win an Emmy award for acting.

The 34-year old actor beat Benedict Cumberbatch and Ewan McGregor, taking home the award for Outstanding Acting in a Limited Series for his role as Nasir Khan in The Night Of


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