Emmys 2017: What got bleeped out from Elisabeth Moss' acceptance speech

Kate McKinnon

Kate McKinnon

The story is based on the real-life work of the Jane Collective - known simply as "Jane" - that helped provide women get safe abortions in Chicago in the years before Roe vs. Wade made them legal in 1973. During her speech, an emotional McKinnon gave thanks to Hillary Clinton for her "grace and grit". But the Academy can only honor the shows that the industry produces, and the fact that this was easily the most diverse Emmy telecast in history is a testament to the hard work of the creators and actors who have broken through. Nicole Kidman won for actress in a limited series or movie, while Laura Dern won best supporting actress and Alexander Skarsgard won for best supporting actor in a limited series or movie.

Canada was well represented among the winner's at this year's Emmy Awards ceremony. Still, let's take a moment to commemorate the other nominees for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series at the 2017 Emmys.

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HBO's "Veep" and star Julia Louis-Dreyfus continue to reign over Hollywood's comedy world Monday, thanks to their big wins on Emmy night, while Hulu's streaming series "The Handmaid's Tale" finds itself tops among dramas.

Moss won best actress in a drama series for The Handmaid's Tale on Sunday.

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Addressing her mom, who was in the audience, she said: "You are courageous and strong and smart".

Considering it's the right shoe, it appears to be the second word in a two letter phrase, i.e. '- off'. Netflix's first best drama series nomination came in 2013 with House of Cards, but it lost to AMC's Breaking Bad. Despite the show's very timely March launch, the dystopian drama had originally been in the works at Showtime several years prior with Empireshowrunner Ilene Chaiken penning the adaptation.

Veep won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series; the Outstanding Variety Talk Series award went to Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, and The Voice bagged the Outstanding Reality-Competition Programme. The three series already have a huge 13 statuettes between them from last weekend's Creative Arts Emmys, which recognise behind-the-scenes talent as well as guest acting appearances. "We shone a light on domestic abuse", she said.

Directing, Limited Movie or Special: Jean-Marc Vallee, "Big Little Lies". Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe were both awarded for "Best Writing for a Comedy Series" for the show "Master of None". It bested CBS' "The Amazing Race", which has been nominated in all 16 years the category has existed and won the first seven years and again in 2011, 2012 and 2014.

The series is a haunting crime story; Rez Ahmed won for actor in a limited series.

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