'Ted Lasso' 'Queen's Gambit' and 'The Crown' score top awards at the Emmys: See the winners list

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TV’s biggest night lit up the silver screen as the Emmys returned Sunday.

"The Crown" led the winners' pack, racking up seven awards, including Olivia Colman and Josh O’Connor for lead actress and lead actor in a drama series. The Netflix drama also took home the honor of best drama series.

Ted Lasso” accumulated four wins, including one for best comedy series. Hannah Waddingham and Brett Goldstein won for best supporting actress and actor in a comedy, respectively. Jason Sudeikis scored big for lead actor in a comedy for his role in the Apple TV+ series.

The HBO Max dramedy “Hacks” swept up a trio of awards, including writing, directing and lead actress in a comedy series, with the latter clinched by Jean Smart. "Mare of Easttown" similarly nabbed an Emmys trilogy, including wins for Julianne Nicholson and Evan Peters for their supporting roles in the HBO limited series.

"The Queen's Gambit" scored twice, including best limited series. "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" won best variety talk series, marking its sixth consecutive win in the category. Ewan McGregor was recognized as best lead actor in a limited series for his role in Netflix’s “Halston.”

With 10 awards among the 27 competitive Emmys awarded Sunday, Netflix narrowly edged out HBO/HBO Max (with nine) for the most wins.

The list of major 2021 Emmy nominees with the winners in bold:

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Drama series

"The Boys" (Amazon)

"Bridgerton" (Netflix)

Winner: "The Crown" (Netflix)

"The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)

"Lovecraft Country" (HBO)

"The Mandalorian" (Disney+)

"Pose" (FX)

"This Is Us" (NBC)

Comedy series

"Black-ish" (ABC)

"Cobra Kai" (Netflix)

"Emily in Paris" (Netflix)

"Hacks" (HBO Max)

"The Flight Attendant" (HBO Max)

"The Kominsky Method" (Netflix)

"PEN15" (Hulu)

Winner: "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)

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Limited series

"I May Destroy You" (HBO)

"Mare of Easttown" (HBO)

Winner: "The Queen's Gambit" (Netflix)

"The Underground Railroad" (Amazon)

"WandaVision" (Disney+)

TV movie

Winner: "Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square" (Netflix)

"Oslo" (HBO)

"Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia" (Lifetime)

"Sylvie's Love" (Amazon)

"Uncle Frank" (Amazon)

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Lead actress, drama series

Uzo Aduba, "In Treatment" (HBO)

Winner: Olivia Colman, "The Crown" (Netflix)

Emma Corrin, "The Crown" (Netflix)

Elisabeth Moss, "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)

Mj Rodriguez, "Pose" (FX)

Jurnee Smollett, "Lovecraft Country" (HBO)

Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in Season 4 of "The Crown."
Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in Season 4 of "The Crown."

Lead actor, drama series

Sterling K. Brown, "This Is Us" (NBC)

Jonathan Majors, "Lovecraft Country" (HBO)

Winner: Josh O'Connor, "The Crown" (Netflix)

Regé-Jean Page, "Bridgerton (Netflix)

Billy Porter, "Pose" (FX)

Matthew Rhys, "Perry Mason" (HBO)

Supporting actress, drama series

Winner: Gillian Anderson, "The Crown" (Netflix)

Helena Bonham Carter, "The Crown" (Netflix)

Madeline Brewer, "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)

Ann Dowd, "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)

Aunjanue Ellis, "Lovecraft Country" (HBO)

Emerald Fennell, "The Crown" (Netflix)

Yvonne Strahovski, "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)

Samira Wiley, "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)

Supporting actor, drama series

Giancarlo Esposito, "The Mandalorian" (Disney+)

O-T Fagbenle, "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)

John Lithgow, "Perry Mason" (HBO)

Winner: Tobias Menzies, "The Crown" (Netflix)

Max Minghella, "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)

Chris Sullivan, "This Is Us" (NBC)

Bradley Whitford, "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)

Michael K. Williams, "Lovecraft Country" (HBO)

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Lead actress, comedy series

Aidy Bryant, "Shrill" (Hulu)

Kaley Cuoco, "The Flight Attendant" (HBO Max)

Allison Janney, "Mom" (CBS)

Tracee Ellis Ross, "Black-ish" (ABC)

Winner: Jean Smart, "Hacks" (HBO Max)

Lead actor, comedy series

Anthony Anderson, "Black-ish" (ABC)

Michael Douglas, "The Kominsky Method" (Netflix)

William H. Macy, "Shameless" (Showtime)

Winner: Jason Sudeikis, "Ted Lasso" (AppleTV+)

Kenan Thompson, "Kenan" (NBC)

Jason Sudeikis is an Emmy Award nominee for outstanding leading actor in a comedy series for the Apple TV show "Ted Lasso."
Jason Sudeikis is an Emmy Award nominee for outstanding leading actor in a comedy series for the Apple TV show "Ted Lasso."

Supporting actress, comedy series

Aidy Bryant, "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)

Hannah Einbinder, "Hacks" (HBO Max)

Kate McKinnon, "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)

Rosie Perez, "The Flight Attendant" (HBO Max)

Cecily Strong, "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)

Juno Temple, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)

Winner: Hannah Waddingham, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)

Supporting actor, comedy series

Carl Clemons-Hopkins, "Hacks" (HBO Max)

Winner: Brett Goldstein, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)

Brendan Hunt, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)

Nick Mohammed, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)

Paul Reiser, "The Kominsky Method" (Netflix)

Jeremy Swift, "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV+)

Kenan Thompson, "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)

Bowen Yang, "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)

Lead actress, limited series or TV movie

Michaela Coel, "I May Destroy You" (HBO)

Cynthia Erivo, "Genius: Aretha" (National Geographic)

Elizabeth Olsen, "WandaVision" (Disney+)

Anya Taylor-Joy, "The Queen's Gambit" (Netflix)

Winner: Kate Winslet, "Mare of Easttown" (HBO)

Lead actor, limited series or TV movie

Paul Bettany, "WandaVision" (Disney+)

Hugh Grant, "The Undoing" (HBO)

Leslie Odom Jr., "Hamilton" (Disney+)

Winner: Ewan McGregor, "Halston" (Netflix)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Hamilton" (Disney+)

Supporting actress, limited series or TV movie

Renee Elise Goldsberry, "Hamilton" (Disney+)

Kathryn Hahn, "WandaVision" (Disney+)

Moses Ingram, "The Queen's Gambit" (Netflix)

Winner: Julianne Nicholson, "Mare of Easttown" (HBO)

Jean Smart, "Mare of Easttown" (HBO)

Phillipa Soo, "Hamilton" (Disney+)

Supporting actor, limited series or TV movie

Thomas Brodie-Sangster, "The Queen's Gambit" (Netflix)

Daveed Diggs, "Hamilton" (Disney+)

Paapa Essiedu, "I May Destroy You" (HBO)

Jonathan Groff, "Hamilton" (Disney+)

Winner: Evan Peters, "Mare of Easttown" (HBO)

Anthony Ramos, "Hamilton" (Disney+)

Variety talk series

"Conan" (TBS)

"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" (Comedy Central)

"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (ABC)

Winner: "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" (HBO)

"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" (CBS)

Variety sketch series

"A Black Lady Sketch Show" (HBO)

Winner: "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)

Competition program

"The Amazing Race" (CBS)

"Nailed It!" (Netflix)

Winner: "RuPaul's Drag Race" (VH1)

"Top Chef" (Bravo)

"The Voice" (NBC)

Host, reality or competition program

Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Jonathan Van Ness, "Queer Eye" (Netflix)

Nicole Byer, "Nailed It!" (Netflix)

Winner: RuPaul Charles, "RuPaul's Drag Race" (VH1)

Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec, Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" (ABC)

Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, "Top Chef" (Bravo)

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