Betty White made a surprise appearance at the 2018 Emmys, soaking in a standing ovation and telling the crowd: "Somebody said something the other day about the first lady of television and I took it as a big compliment. And then I heard her talking to her daughter a little later, 'Yeah, she's that old. She was the first one way, way back!'"
Sandra Oh is known for her dramatic roles, but she slayed while presenting alongside Andy Samberg, joking about her ex-boyfriend and about the whole La La Land disaster at the Oscars.
The Hosts with the Most... Racist Jokes?
Colin Jost and Michael Che were mediocre at best, but Che made negative headlines for joking that white people do not thank Jesus in their speeches. "Admit it! This is not funny! Only racist haters like Emmys host Michael Che would say the only white people who thank Jesus at award shows are Republicans and 'ex-crackheads,'" wrote one social media user in response.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Won Outstanding Comedy Series
Glenn Weiss did something on stage never before done in awards show history.m He proposed and she said YES! And we have the picture to prove it!
Henry Winkler won! This was somehow the legend's first-ever Emmys win, and he ended his speech by telling his kids they can go to bed because "Daddy won!" (His kids are 35 and 38 years old, LOL.)
Thandie Newton Thanks God for a her win
The Westworld star won Best Supporting Actress and delivered the most heartfelt speech of the night. “I don’t even believe in God, but I’m going to thank her tonight," she sad -- and then the sensors bleeped our her next sentence as she swore in disbelief at her victory.
Most Unexpectedly Hilarious Presenter Goes To...
Michael Douglas! Upon presenting his award, the multiple-time Oscars loser offered this advice to his fellow losers: "Carry that rage. Let it fuel everything you do from this night forward. Know that you were cheated. You were robbed. That's a fact. Let that fire burn in your belly until your cold, dead body is in a pine box six feet deep clutching all its Emmys to its chest."
The Americans Wins!
Finally!!!! Showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields at last won an Emmy for writing, while co-lead Matthew Rhys won for Lead Actor in a Drama. Better late than never at all.