Emmy Awards 2021: Full List of winners

By Stuti Mishra|Updated : September 20th, 2021

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards has been conferred to the best in U.S. prime time television programming. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences confers this awards. Lets take a look at the full list of winners for Emmy Awards 2021.

Primetime Emmy Awards 2021 has been conferred to the best the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021. Emmy Award ceremony was held live on September 19, 2021 at the Event Deck at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California.

Primetime Emmy Awards 2021 has been hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, and broadcast in the U.S. by CBS and Paramount+.

About Emmy Awards


  • Primetime Emmy Award is an American award bestowed by Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) in recognition of excellence in American primetime television (TV) programming.
  • Award categories are divided into 3 classes:
    • Regular Primetime Emmy Awards
    • Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards: It honors technical and other similar behind-the-scenes achievements
    • Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards: It recognizes significant contributions to the engineering and technological aspects of television.
  • It was first conferred in 1949.
  • It was originally referred to as simply ‘Emmy Award’ until International Emmy Award and Daytime Emmy Award were created in the early 1970s to expand the Emmy to other sectors of the television industry.

Full list of winners at Primetime Emmys 2021


Here's the full list of winners at the Primetime Emmys Award 2021:



Outstanding Drama Series

The Crown

Outstanding Comedy Series

Ted Lasso

Outstanding Variety Talk Show

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Outstanding Limited Series

The Queen's Gambit

Outstanding Actor - Comedy

Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso)

Outstanding Actor – Drama

Josh O'Connor

Outstanding Actor - Limited Series or Movie

Ewan McGregor (Halston)

Outstanding Actress – Comedy

Jean Smart (Hacks)

Outstanding Actress – Drama

Olivia Colman (The Crown)

Outstanding Actress - Limited Series or Movie

Kate Winslet (Mare of Easttown)

Outstanding Supporting Actor – Comedy

Brett Goldstein (Ted Lasso)

Outstanding Supporting Actor – Drama

Tobias Menzies (The Crown)

Outstanding Supporting Actor - Limited Series or Movie

Evan Peters (Mare of Easttown)

Outstanding Supporting Actress – Comedy

Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso)

Outstanding Supporting Actress – Drama

Gillian Anderson (The Crown)

Outstanding Supporting Actress - Limited Series or Movie

Julianne Nicholson (Mare of Easttown)

Outstanding Director – Comedy

Lucia Aniello (Hacks)

Outstanding Director – Drama

Jessica Hobbs (The Crown)

Outstanding Director - Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special

Scott Frank (The Queen's Gambit)

Outstanding Writing - Comedy

Lucia Aniello, Paul W Downs and Jen Statsky (Hacks)

Outstanding Writing – Drama

Peter Morgan (The Crown)

Outstanding Writing - Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special

Michaela Coel (I May Destroy You)

Interesting facts about Primetime Emmy Awards 2021

  • Ted Lasso established new record by becoming the most-nominated freshman comedy series in the awards' history with 20 nominations.
  • Apple TV+ sports comedy surpassed record held by Fox musical comedy-drama Glee, which received 19 nominations in 2010.
  • Mj Rodriguez (Pose TV series) became first-ever transgender person to be nominated for a major acting Emmy Award.
  • The Crown won all seven drama categories, becoming the first show to sweep the major drama categories.


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