Emmys 2015: 10 things you missed from the show, including Viola Davis, Jon Hamm and Tracy Morgan

September 21, 2015 4:14 AM

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Emmys 2015: 10 things you missed from the show, including Viola Davis, Jon Hamm and Tracy Morgan

The “How to Get Away With Murder” star became the first African-American woman to win the Emmy for lead actress in a drama, and gave an emotional speech that had Taraji P. Henson on her feet and Kerry Washington in tears. “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity,” Davis said to much applause. “You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.”

In the closing moments of the night, Tracy Morgan came out on stage to present the award for best drama. It was his first time in front of an audience since he suffered a traumatic brain injury in a serious car accident. Morgan got a long standing ovation while his “30 Rock” co-stars Tina Fey and Ja...

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