Emmy Awards 2018: 'Game Of Thrones' wins Best Drama, Claire Foy bids 'Crown' farewell with award

It was a night of surprises and upsets and 'Game Of Thrones' unexpectedly won the Best Drama Series at the Emmy Awards. The other big winner of the night 'The Marvelous Mrs Maisel' took home multiple awards including Best Actress trophy for Rachel Brosnahan.

Emmy Awards 2018

The cast of 'Game Of Thrones'poses backstage with the Outstanding Drama Series award. The series will air its final season in 2019.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Peter Dinklage won an award in Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama series category for his role in 'Game Of Thrones'.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Actress Alex Borstein reacts after the winning the Best Supporting Actress award in Comedy for 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'. The show also won the Best Comedy series award.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Rachel Brosnahan won the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series award for 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.'The actress plays a 1950s housewife who turns to standup comedy after her husband leaves her.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Betty White, Kate McKinnon, and Alec Baldwin speak onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Regina King accepts the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie award for 'Seven Seconds' onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Claire Foy won for her quiet but formidable portrayal of Queen Elizabeth in Netflix drama 'The Crown'. "This wasn't supposed to happen," said a surprised Foy as she accepted the award and dedicated it to the new cast of the series.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Actor Thandie Newton won the Outstanding Supporting Actress award in a Drama Series for 'Westworld',

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Ryan Murphy and other cast members of 'The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story'pose backstage with the Outstanding Limited series award.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Matthew Rhys won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama series for his role in 'The Americans'.

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Emmy Awards 2018

'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' brought an acting trophy as well for Darren Criss, who played the gay serial killer who murdered the Italian designer in Miami in 1997.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Amy Sherman-Palladino for 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' won the Emmy for Outstanding Directing For A Comedy series.She created history as she became the first woman to win awards for comedy writing and directing on the same night.

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Presenters Claire Foy and Matt Smith for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy series.

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Writer George RR Martin poses backstage with the Outstanding Drama Series award for 'Game of Thrones.'

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Emmy Awards 2018

Henry Winkler is famous for his 1970s role on television as the unflappably cool 'Fonzie,' but on Monday the 72-year-old actor allowed a show of excitement when he won his first Emmy. The actor won the outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for his role as an acting teacher in the HBO show 'Barry'.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Bill Hader for Barry wins the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy series.

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Emmy Awards 2018

Cast of ' The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' on stage as the series wins the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series.

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