Emmys Honor and Celebrate Diversity, in Contrast of Oscars

September 19, 2016 12:08 PM

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Emmys Honor and Celebrate Diversity, in Contrast of Oscars

The Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday embraced the diversity of the television industry, presenting a stark contrast to the Academy Awards seven months ago, which arrived under a wave of criticism for its second straight year of all-white acting nominees.

"Game of Thrones," "Veep" and "The People Vs. O.J. Simpson" were the night's big winners — but the award ceremony's most diverse slate of nominees ever stole the show, a fact that was not lost on host Jimmy Kimmel.

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