Julia Louis-Dreyfus, winner of the Best Actress in a Comedy Series Award, as well as Outstanding Comedy Series Award for "Veep," poses with the cast in the press room during the 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 18, 2016.
Louis-Dreyfus won her fifth straight Emmy for her role in the satirical White House comedy in which she plays a graspingly ambitious and inept president battling to stay in power and apologized for what she called "the current political climate," seven weeks before the presidential election.
Kate McKinnon accepts the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in "Saturday Night Live" for playing Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Susanne Bier accepts the award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special for "The Night Manager" from Tom Hiddleston and Priyanka Chopra.
Executive Producers David Benioff, center left, and D.B. Weiss accept the award for Oustanding Drama Series for "Game of Thrones" with the cast and crew.
Fan favorite "Game of Thrones," went into Sunday's show with a leading 23 nominations and won a total of 12 Emmys, including for best drama series, directing and writing.
Show host Jimmy Kimmel hands out sandwiches to the audience.
Kimmel opened Sunday's show with a string of jokes about Republican presidential contender and former "Celebrity Apprentice" star Donald Trump.
Rami Malek accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for "Mr. Robot" beating veterans Kevin Spacey and Liev Schreiber to scoop his first Emmy for playing a socially inept computer hacker.
Tatiana Maslany accepts the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for "Orphan Black" beating out presumed front runner Robin Wright for playing a woman with multiple cloned personalities.
The cast and crew of "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" accept the award for Outstanding Limited Series.
FX's 10-hour dramatization of the former football player's 1995 double murder trial and sensational acquittal won nine Emmys, including for best limited series and for actors Sarah Paulson, Courtney B. Vance and Sterling K. Brown.
Courtney B. Vance accepts the his first Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story".
Sarah Paulson celebrates as D.V. DeVincentis wins the award for Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special for "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story".
Paulson, who played losing Los Angeles trial prosecutor Marcia Clark in the show, brought Clark along with her to the Emmys.