Emmys 2015: Many Firsts for Actors, and a Victory Lap for HBO

September 21, 2015 4:34 AM

62 20

Emmys 2015: Many Firsts for Actors, and a Victory Lap for HBO

LOS ANGELES — It was a night of firsts, and a night for establishment cable at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday.

Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for best lead actress on a drama series, for her role as a defense lawyer on ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder”; Jon Hamm won his first Emmy after seven previous nominations for his role as the tortured Don Draper on “Mad Men”; and ...

Also read: 2016: The year in entertainment

Read more

To category page

Loading...