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How the 2017 #Emmys lit up Twitter

By ‎@bien‎
Sunday, 17 September 2017

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome), brought together the best of the best to celebrate an epic year in television. As the A-listers were acknowledged for a year of award-winning performances, fans Tweeted alongside them to celebrate the big night.

From countless wins for Big Little Lies, Handmaid's Tale and SNL, to Lena Waithe’s impactful speech, the night was one to remember and proved that everything is always better on TV. As television’s finest took the stage, here are the moments that drove the most Tweets throughout the evening:

  1. Elisabeth Moss wins Best Lead Actress, Drama
  2. Handmaid's Tale wins Best Drama Series
  3. Sterling K. Brown wins Best Lead Actor, Drama
  4. Black Mirror: San Junipero wins Outstanding Television Movie
  5. Ann Dowd wins Best Supporting Actress, Drama 

Here are the most discussed stars that wowed on the red carpet:

  1. Millie Bobby Brown
  2. Nicole Kidman
  3. Viola Davis
  4. Issa Rae
  5. Shailene Woodley

Here are the TV shows that were most Tweeted about during the evening:

  1. Black Mirror: San Junipero
  2. Big Little Lies
  3. Stranger Things
  4. Handmaid's Tale
  5. Saturday Night Live

The most Tweeted about nominees at the #Emmys:

  1. Donald Glover
  2. Nicole Kidman
  3. Stephen Colbert
  4. Lena Waithe
  5. Sterling K. Brown
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Stars Tweeted about getting ready and heading out for the evening:

 

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And Tweeted photos on their way to the #Emmys:

 

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Celebrities Tweeted their thoughts on the host, Stephen Colbert, and his opening monologue:

 

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Stars sent their congratulations to their peers:

 

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Celebrities live-Tweeted the show throughout the night. See some of the many Tweets:

 

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