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In Pictures: 'Game of Thrones', 'Fleabag' win big at Emmy Awards; Billy Porter makes history

Updated : 2019-09-23 11:35:05

Medieval drama 'Game of Thrones' and British comedy 'Fleabag' took the top honours at the Emmy Awards held on Sunday. 'Pose' star Billy Porter was named best dramatic actor. He is the first openly gay black man to win a best dramatic actor Emmy.

British newcomer Jodie Comer won the award for her lead actress role as a psychotic assassin in quirky drama 'Killing Eve'. Here's a glimpse:

'Game of Thrones' won the prestigious 'Outstanding Drama Series' honour at the Emmy Awards. The HBO drama's eighth and final season triumphed over 'Pose', 'Bodyguard', 'Killing Eve', 'Succession', 'Better Call Saul', 'Ozark' and 'This Is Us' to take the final prize of the night. (HBO via AP)
'Game of Thrones' won the prestigious 'Outstanding Drama Series' honour at the Emmy Awards. The HBO drama's eighth and final season triumphed over 'Pose', 'Bodyguard', 'Killing Eve', 'Succession', 'Better Call Saul', 'Ozark' and 'This Is Us' to take the final prize of the night. (HBO via AP)
Billy Porter receives the award for 'Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series' for 'Pose' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)
Billy Porter receives the award for 'Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series' for 'Pose' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)
Jodie Comer, winner of the award for 'Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series' for 'Killing Eve', poses in the press room at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Jodie Comer, winner of the award for 'Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series' for 'Killing Eve', poses in the press room at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Peter Dinklage poses backstage with his 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series' for 'Game of Thrones'. (REUTERS/Monica Almeida)
Peter Dinklage poses backstage with his 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series' for 'Game of Thrones'. (REUTERS/Monica Almeida)
Julia Garner, the winner of the award for 'Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series' for 'Ozark', poses in the press room at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Julia Garner, the winner of the award for 'Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series' for 'Ozark', poses in the press room at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Jason Bateman, the winner of the award for 'Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series' for 'Ozark', poses in the press room at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Jason Bateman, the winner of the award for 'Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series' for 'Ozark', poses in the press room at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Sian Clifford, left, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge react before going on stage to accept the award for 'Outstanding Comedy Series' for
Sian Clifford, left, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge react before going on stage to accept the award for 'Outstanding Comedy Series' for "Fleabag" at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Bill Hader poses in the press room with the award for 'Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series' for 'Barry' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Bill Hader poses in the press room with the award for 'Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series' for 'Barry' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Phoebe Waller-Bridge poses backstage with her 'Outstanding Leading Actress in a Comedy Series' and 'Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series' awards for “Fleabag”. REUTERS/Monica Almeida
Phoebe Waller-Bridge poses backstage with her 'Outstanding Leading Actress in a Comedy Series' and 'Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series' awards for “Fleabag”. REUTERS/Monica Almeida
Johan Renck accepts the award for 'Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, movie or Special' for 'Chernobyl' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Johan Renck accepts the award for 'Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, movie or Special' for 'Chernobyl' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Jharrel Jerome, winner of the award for 'Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie' for 'When They See Us', poses in the press room at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Jharrel Jerome, winner of the award for 'Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie' for 'When They See Us', poses in the press room at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Michelle Williams accepts the award for 'Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie' for 'Fosse/Verdon' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Michelle Williams accepts the award for 'Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie' for 'Fosse/Verdon' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Ben Whishaw accepts the award for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie' for 'A Very English Scandal' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Ben Whishaw accepts the award for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie' for 'A Very English Scandal' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Patricia Arquette is seen in the audience before accepting the award for 'Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie' for 'The Act' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Patricia Arquette is seen in the audience before accepting the award for 'Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie' for 'The Act' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
RuPaul, centre, and the cast and crew of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' accept the award for 'Outstanding Competition Program' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
RuPaul, centre, and the cast and crew of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' accept the award for 'Outstanding Competition Program' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Charlie Brooker, left, and crew of 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' accept the award for 'Outstanding Television Movie' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Charlie Brooker, left, and crew of 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' accept the award for 'Outstanding Television Movie' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Craig Mazin and the cast and crew of
Craig Mazin and the cast and crew of "Chernobyl" accept the award for 'Outstanding Limited Series or Movie' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
John Oliver accepts the award for 'Outstanding Variety Talk Series' for 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
John Oliver accepts the award for 'Outstanding Variety Talk Series' for 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Lorne Michaels and the cast and crew from 'Saturday Night Live' accept the award for 'Outstanding Variety Sketch Series' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Lorne Michaels and the cast and crew from 'Saturday Night Live' accept the award for 'Outstanding Variety Sketch Series' at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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