“The Handmaid’s Tale gave Hulu its first ever best drama win at the Emmys on a night where new shows had the edge over old favorites, and political barbs – mostly aimed at Donald Trump – punctuated proceedings.
“Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s classic dystopian novel fought off competition from other front-runners including The Crown, Stranger Things and This Is Us to make history by becoming the first show produced by a streaming site to take the evening’s most-coveted award.
“Politics were at the forefront at an evening, which featured a surprise appearance from former White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
“Host Stephen Colbert set the tone with an opening monologue, that repeatedly made fun of the president’s long-running annoyance over not winning an Emmy during his time hosting The Apprentice.”
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