The first award of the night went to British actress Hannah Waddingham, for her breakout performance as Rebecca Welton in the Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso.
The actress screamed in delight upon collecting her award, exclaiming, “Jesus Christ, oh my god, I’m not responsible for anything that falls out of my face.”
She then shouted out her Lasso co-star Jason Sudeikis, “You saved my life with this, and more importantly my baby girl’s…I’m honestly so privileged to work with you. I really am. Oh my god.”
Waddingham squared off against her Lasso co-star Juno Temple in her respective category.
This is her first Emmy nomination and award.
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