The Crown, RuPaul's Drag Race, Ted Lasso, Hamilton, and more win at the 2021 Emmys

The Crown, RuPaul's Drag Race, Ted Lasso, Hamilton, and more win at the 2021 Emmys

The winners of the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards have been revealed!

Taking place in Los Angeles on 20 September, the live ceremony was hosted by American comedian Cedric The Entertainer. The prestigious event was first established in 1949 to honour the television industry.

Big winners at this year's awards include Netflix series The Crown, which was also the most nominated with a total of 24 nods.

The show based on the British royal family walked away with a total of 11 awards, while shows Ted Lasso and The Queen's Gambit each won 2 awards. Other notable winners include Saturday Night Live and RuPaul's Drag Racewhere personality RuPaul made history as a person of colour with the most number of Emmy wins. 

Without further ado, here is the complete list of winners at the 2021 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards.


Limited Series – The Queen's Gambit

Drama Series – The Crown

Comedy Series – Ted Lasso

Variety Special (Pre-recorded) – Hamilton

Variety Special (Live) – Stephen Colbert’s Election Night 2020: Democracy’s Last Stand Building Back America Great Again Better 2020

Lead Actor, Drama – Josh O'Connor, The Crown

Lead Actress, Drama – Olivia Colman, The Crown

Lead Actor, Limited Series/TV Movie – Ewan McGregor, Halston

Lead Actress, Limited Series/TV Movie – Kate Winslet, Mare of Easttown

Writing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Drama Special – Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You

Directing For A Limited Series – Scott Frank, The Queen's Gambit

Competition Series – RuPaul's Drag Race

Lead Actor, Comedy – Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso

Lead Actress, Comedy – Jean Smart, Hacks

Directing For A Comedy Series – Lucia Aniello, Hacks

Writing For A Comedy Series – Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs and Jen Statsky, Hacks (There Is No Line (Pilot))

Variety Sketch Series – Saturday Night Live

Variety Talk Series – Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Writing For A Variety Series – Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Supporting Actor, Drama – Tobias Menzies, The Crown 

Supporting Actress, Drama – Gillian Anderson, The Crown

Directing For A Drama Series – Jessica Hobbs, The Crown (War)

Writing For A Drama Series – Peter Morgan, The Crown (War)

Supporting Actor, Limited Series/TV Movie – Evan Peters, Mare of Easttown

Supporting Actress, Limited Series/TV Movie – Julianne Nicholson, Mare of Easttown

Supporting Actor, Comedy – Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso

Supporting Actress, Comedy – Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso

Guest Actress, Drama – Claire Foy, The Crown

Guest Actor, Drama – Courtney B. Vance, Lovecraft Country

Guest Actress, Comedy – Maya Rudolph, Saturday Night Live

Guest Actor, Comedy – Dave Chappelle, Saturday Night Live

TV Movie – Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square