Emmy Roundup: Black Mirror, Handmaid's Tale, Westworld and more score top awards

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Mar 25, 2021, 7:00 PM EDT (Updated)

The Emmys got a big dose of genre this year and swept the top categories like outstanding drama series, directing, writing and acting thanks to Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale along with awards for technical achievement in stunts, visual effects editing, make-up, and many more.

The tally came to 21 Emmys overall for geek genre projects Black Mirror: San Junipero, The Handmaid's Tale, Luke Cage, Stranger Things, and Westworld.

Star Wars stars had a great night, as well, with Emmys for Riz Ahmed, Laura Dern, and Donald Glover. We look forward to Star Wars: The Last Jedi touting their three 2017 Emmy winners.

Speaking of winners, here’s our comprehensive list of which geek shows won and what awards they carried away.

Black Mirror: San Junipero

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama: Charlie Brooker.

Outstanding Television Movie

The Handmaid’s Tale

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Elizabeth Moss

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Best: Alexis Bledel

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: Bruce Miller

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Ann Dowd

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series: Reed Morano

Outstanding Cinematography

Outstanding Production Design

Luke Cage

Outstanding Stunt Coordination

Stranger Things

Outstanding Main Title Theme

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture

Outstanding Editing

Outstanding Casting

Outstanding Main Title Design

Outstanding Sound Editing


Outstanding Sound Mixing

Outstanding Interactive Media

Outstanding Visual Effects

Outstanding Hairstyling



21 Emmys. That's a pretty good haul. Think we can beat it next year?