The Emmys are done and dusted for another year so now is the perfect time to catch up with all the winners you may have missed.
As expected, the 2018 Emmy winners has sparked many debates over which shows and stars deserved it and which were straight-up robbed. While the results are bound to stir up controversy, there’s no denying that each and every winner and nominee is a must-watch for their own reasons. The massive presence of streaming originals and fast-tracked TV series also means Australians aren’t the last ones to know when it comes to the premium television in the spotlight.
Here’s where you can stream every Emmy winning show in Australia.
|Barry||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Bill Hader||Foxtel Now|
|Barry||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Henry Winkler||Foxtel Now|
|Game of Thrones||Outstanding Guest Actress - Drama Series 2018: Diana Rigg||Foxtel Now|
|Game of Thrones||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Peter Dinklage||Foxtel Now|
|Game of Thrones||Outstanding Drama Series||Foxtel Now|
|Godless||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Jeff Daniels as Frank Griffin||Netflix|
|Godless||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Merritt Wever as Mary Agnes McNue||Netflix|
|RuPaul’s Drag Race||Reality-Competition Program: RuPaul's Drag Race||Stan|
|The Americans||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Matthew Rhys||Foxtel Now|
|The Americans||Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series||Foxtel Now|
|The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story||Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Darren Criss||Netflix and Foxtel Now (1 season)|
|The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story||Directing for a Limited Series: Ryan Murphy||Netflix and Foxtel Now (1 season)|
|The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story||Outstanding Limited Series||Netflix and Foxtel Now (1 season)|
|The Crown||Lead Actress in a Drama Series 2018: Claire Foy||Netflix|
|The Crown||Directing for a Drama Series: Stephen Daldry||Netflix|
|The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel||Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Alex Borstein||Prime Video|
|The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel||Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: Amy Sherman-Palladino||Prime Video|
|The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel||Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series: Amy Sherman-Palladino||Prime Video|
|The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Rachel Brosnahan||Prime Video|
|The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel||Outstanding Comedy Series||Prime Video|
|USS Callister (Black Mirror)||Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special 2018: Charlie Brooker, Will Bridges||Netflix|
|Westworld||Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Thandie Newton||Foxtel Now|
|Seven Seconds||Lead Actress in a Limited Series: Regina King||Netflix|
|Kid Courageous||Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: John Mulaney||Netflix|
|The Oscars||Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special: Glen Weiss||YouTube|
|Saturday Night Live||Outstanding Variety Sketch Series||Foxtel Now|
|Last Week Tonight with John Oliver||Outstanding Variety Talk Series||Foxtel Now|
HBO’s freshman comedy Barry secured an impressive 13 Emmy nominations this year, proving yet again that the bizarre, yet refreshing Bill Hader comedy has plenty to offer.
Two of the show’s leads took home the win this year with Henry Winkler winning Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and Bill Hader taking best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. It was also nominated for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Barry follows a low-level hitman who finds himself drawn into the world of acting and struggles to balance his newfound passion with his regular "job". Thanks to a bold premise, some effective dark humour and a bunch of brilliant performances, the series quickly went from promising to must-see TV even before it reached its Season 1 finale. If you haven’t watched it yet, tune in on Foxtel Now.
Despite favourable reviews from critics, feminist western Godless never became a bona fide hit for Netflix.
Hopefully, things will change following the show’s 12 Emmy nominations and two wins for Jeff Bridges (Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie) and Merrit Weaver (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie).
The show centres on a group of women from an isolated town who band together to confront a notorious criminal and his gang of outlaws. Godless has all the traditional components of a solid western but also benefits from a female-driven ensemble which easily makes it stand out from the crowd. Binge it on Netflix.
3. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won big at the Golden Globes and managed to repeat this success at this year's Emmys, taking home 5 Emmy wins, more than any other TV show.
The Amazon series, coming from the creators of beloved show Gilmore Girls, scored 14 nominations overall. Besides Outstanding Comedy Series, Rachel Brosnahan was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, with cast-mates Alex Borstein, Tony Shalhoub, and Jane Lynch scoring nods as well.
Brosnahan plays Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a housewife whose life takes a dramatic turn after her husband leaves her and she discovers an unexpected talent for stand-up comedy. Did we mention that the series takes place in the 50s? Stream it on Amazon Prime.
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4. USS Callister (Black Mirror)
USS Callister is the first episode of the fourth season of anthology series Black Mirror, which you should watch in its entirety to realise just how doomed the human race truly is. However, if you’re only planning to watch one episode, USS Callister is a great pick as it’s definitely the breakout instalment of Season 4. It follows a programmer who simulates a Star Trek-like space adventure within a game and uses it to order around his co-workers.
The episode received seven Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Television Movie, ultimately taking home the latter.
Black Mirror is available on Netflix.
5. The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
The second instalment in the American Crime Story anthology focuses on the 1997 murder of designer Gianni Versace by spree killer Andrew Cunanan. The series scored 18 Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series. Darren Criss was also nominated for his career-making performance as Cunanan. On the same note, Penélope Cruz, Judith Light, Ricky Martin, Edgar Ramirez and Finn Wittrock received recognition for their supporting roles.
On the big night, the true crime took home three wins for Lead Actor in a Limited Series (Darren Criss), Directing for a Limited Series (Ryan Murphy) and Outstanding Limited Series.
Sadly, season 2 of the anthology is only available to purchase from digital retailers at the moment. However, you can watch Season 1, which revolves around the murder trial of O.J. Simpson, on both Foxtel Now and Netflix.
6. The Crown
Netflix’s ambitious period piece is once again in the running for Outstanding Drama Series at the 2018 Emmys, and for good reason. The lavish show managed to somehow surpass the high bar it set for itself with Season 1, delivering a top-notch sophomore instalment with plenty of addictive storytelling and superb cinematography. Overall, The Crown scored 13 nominations, including acting nods for Claire Foy, Vanessa Kirby, Matt Smith and Matthew Goode.
Of those 13 nominations, The Crown took home two awards for Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Claire Foy) and Directing for a Drama Series (Stephen Daldry).
The Crown follows the life of Queen Elizabeth II, from the 1940s to modern times. Following Season 2, the show was recast to emphasise the passage of time. That means that Claire Foy already handed over the reins to Olivia Colman, who is set to portray the Queen for the next two seasons. To get your royal fix, binge the period drama on Netflix.
7. Game of Thrones
The seventh season of Game of Thrones was a doozy and the Emmy voters seem to agree. The HBO hit led the nominations with 22, including Outstanding Drama Series as well as acting nods for Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage in the supporting categories.
The fiery fantasy took the throne for three awards this year: Outstanding Guest Actress (Dianna Rigg), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage)and Outstanding Drama Series.
If you’re unfamiliar with the series, it follows several families in a fantasy setting during the battle for the coveted Iron Throne. There are also ice zombies and dragons to look out for. All glorious seven seasons are available to stream on Foxtel Now.
Westworld came close to equalising Game of Thrones this year in Emmy nominations with 21. The show was nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, with Evan Rachel Wood, Ed Harris, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright and Jimmi Simpson all securing nominations in acting categories.
The most deserving of these nominations was, of course, Thandie Newton, who took the win for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Based on the 1973 film of the same name, the series is set in a futuristic park where visitors can live out their fantasies through artificial consciousness with the help of robotic hosts. If the premise alone isn’t enough to pique your interest, we don’t know what will. Two seasons are available to stream on Foxtel Now.
9. The Americans
The Americans wrapped up its final season this year and managed a hail mary with four Emmy nominations and two wins: Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg nabbed Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for the episode "Start" and Matthew Rhys took the win for Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
The FX series, The Americans, is streaming on Foxtel Now.
- Seven Seconds available on Netflix
- John Mulaney: Kid Courageous available on Netflix
- The Oscars available on YouTube
- Ru Paul's Drag Race available on Stan
- Saturday Night Live available on Foxtel Now
- Last Week Tonight with John Oliver available on Foxtel
Now for the nominees...
While the winners have been called there's still absolutely no reason you shouldn't check out the rest of the nominees. In fact, we'd argue that some of the runner-ups are more worthy of your attention. Atlanta, Twin Peaks and Wild, Wild Country are just a few must-see TV shows that didn't take home a win this year.
|TV show||Award||Where to stream|
|American Horror Story: Cult||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Adina Porter as Beverly Hope||Netflix and Foxtel Now (6 seasons)|
|American Horror Story: Cult||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Sarah Paulson as Ally Mayfair-Richards||Netflix and Foxtel Now (6 seasons)|
|Atlanta||Supporting Actor - Comedy Series 2018: Brian Tyree Henry||SBS On Demand|
|Atlanta||Lead Actor - Comedy Series 2018: Donald Glover||SBS On Demand|
|Atlanta||Outstanding Guest Actor - Comedy Series 2018: Katt Williams||SBS On Demand|
|Atlanta||Supporting Actress - Comedy Series 2018: Zazie Beetz||SBS On Demand|
|Atlanta||Outstanding Comedy Series||SBS On Demand|
|Fahrenheit 451||Outstanding Cinematography in a Limited Series or Movie||Foxtel Now|
|Fahrenheit 451||Outstanding Television Movie||Foxtel Now|
|Genius: Picasso||Lead Actor - Limited Series, Movie2018: Antonio Banderas||Foxtel Now|
|GLOW||Supporting Actress - Comedy Series 2018: Betty Gilpin||Netflix|
|GLOW||Outstanding Comedy Series||Netflix|
|GLOW||Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series||Netflix|
|Insecure||Outstanding Comedy Actress: Issa Rae||Foxtel Now|
|Killing Eve||Outstanding Drama Actress: Sandra Oh||ABC iview|
|Orphan Black||Outstanding Drama Actress: Tatiana Maslany||Netflix and Stan|
|Ozark||Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series: Ozark (Episode: "The Toll"), Ozark (Episode: "Tonight We Improvise")||Netflix|
|Ozark||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Jason Batemen||Netflix|
|Patrick Melrose||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Benedict Cumberbatch as Patrick Melrose||Foxtel Now|
|Patrick Melrose||Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special||Foxtel Now|
|Silicon Valley||Outstanding Comedy Series||Foxtel Now|
|Stranger Things||Supporting Actor - Drama Series 2018: David Harbour||Netflix|
|Stranger Things||Supporting Actress - Drama Series 2018: Millie Bobby Brown||Netflix|
|Stranger Things||Outstanding Drama Series||Netflix|
|Stranger Things||Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series||Netflix|
|Stranger Things||Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series||Netflix|
|The Alienist||Outstanding Limited Series||Netflix|
|The Defiant Ones||Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series||Netflix|
|The Good Place||Outstanding Comedy Actor: Ted Danson||Netflix|
|The Handmaid’s Tale||Supporting Actress - Drama Series 2018: Alexis Bledel||SBS On Demand|
|The Handmaid’s Tale||Supporting Actress - Drama Series 2018: Ann Dowd||SBS On Demand|
|The Handmaid’s Tale||Outstanding Guest Actress - Drama Series 2018: Cherry Jones||SBS On Demand|
|The Handmaid’s Tale||Lead Actress in a Drama Series 2018: Elisabeth Moss||SBS On Demand|
|The Handmaid’s Tale||Supporting Actor - Drama Series 2018: Joseph Fiennes||SBS On Demand|
|The Handmaid’s Tale||Outstanding Guest Actress - Drama Series 2018: Kelly Jenrette||SBS On Demand|
|The Handmaid’s Tale||Outstanding Guest Actress - Drama Series 2018: Samira Wiley||SBS On Demand|
|The Handmaid’s Tale||Supporting Actress - Drama Series 2018: Yvonne Strahovski||SBS On Demand|
|The Handmaid’s Tale||Outstanding Drama Series||SBS On Demand|
|The Looming Tower.||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Jeff Daniels||Prime Video|
|The Looming Tower.||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Michael Stuhlbarg||Prime Video|
|The Looming Tower.||Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special||Prime Video|
|This Is Us||Outstanding Lead Actor - Drama Series 2018: Milo Ventimiglia||Prime Video (1 season)|
|This Is Us||Outstanding Guest Actor - Drama Series 2018: Ron Cephas Jones||Prime Video (1 season)|
|This Is Us||Outstanding Lead Actor - Drama Series 2018: Sterling K. Brown||Prime Video (1 season)|
|This Is Us||Outstanding Drama Series||Prime Video (1 season)|
|This Is Us||Outstanding Guest Actor - Drama Series 2018: Gerald McRaney||Prime Video (1 season)|
|Twin Peaks||Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special:||Stan|
|Twin Peaks||Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special:||Stan|
|Wild Wild Country||Outstanding Directing For A Documentary/Nonfiction Series||Netflix|
|Wild Wild Country||Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series||Netflix|
|Will & Grace||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Megan Mullally as Karen Walker||Stan|
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