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    Emmys Feature Big Wins for ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ HBO

    It was a night of firsts. While perennial winner HBO snagged 10 total awards, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale claimed Best Drama, something no streaming network had managed before. Lena Waithe became the first Black woman to win for comedy writing for Master of None, and Donald Glover the first Emmy-winning Black comedy director for Atlanta. Meanwhile, after an opening monologue roasting President Trump, host Stephen Colbert introduced a surprise guest: former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who insisted it was “the largest audience to witness an Emmys, period.”

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