OK, there was a minor onstage tussle with presenter Tiffany Haddish who tried to wrest away Brosnahan's Emmy statuette, but it was clearly all in fun.
Game of Thrones won for Outstanding Drama series.
London-born Thandie Newton won the supporting actress in a drama series for her part in HBO's sci-fi western Westworld, fending off competition in a category packed with British stars, including Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown, Game Of Thrones' Lena Headey and The Crown's Vanessa Kirby.
Streaming service Netflix and premium cable channel HBO battled to a tie at the Emmy awards on Monday (Sept 17), with each taking home 23 of the television industry's top honours. I'm going to go ahead and say it: "We solved it".
Best comedy went to The Marvellous Mrs Maisel on Amazon Prime Video.
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Here's where to find out which shows took home the awards for the likes of Best Drama and Best Comedy, to Best Lead Actor in a Drama and many more. But this year "Atlanta" was also shut out of the other big categories for which it was nominated, including comedy actor, comedy writing, comedy directing and supporting comedy actress.
"Skip Brittenham said to me a long time ago, 'If you stay at the table long enough, the chips come to you, ' and tonight I got to clear the table".
'I love you and I share this with you because you're an awesome handsome brother.
"I'll be thanking you for the rest of my life for trusting me with your Midge", she said, referencing her character.
His hitman-turned-wannabe-actor titular role on HBO's "Barry" won over Academy voters - enough so that he beat last year's victor "Atlanta's" Donald Glover, as well as Emmy darling Ted Danson, who was nominated in the category for the first time since his run on "Cheers".