15 Things you probably totally missed at the 2019 Emmy Awards

15 Things you probably totally missed at the 2019 Emmy Awards

Yesterday, was the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, which celebrates the very best in television. It is, of course, a lengthy ceremony with plenty of highlights, including moments you may have missed. Here are 15 of them...

1. Homer Simpson turned up to host the Emmys before suddenly being crushed by a falling piano

2. Phoebe Waller-Bridge won the award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and was evidently overjoyed

71st Primetime Emmy Awards - Press Room - Los Angeles Credit: PA

3. Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel bemoaned the lack of a host at this year's Emmys 

Emmys Credit: FOX

4. Michelle Williams won the award for Best Lead Actress in a Limited Series and used her acceptance speech to emphasise the importance of equal pay 

Sep 22, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Michelle Williams accepts the award for lead actress in a limited series or movie for her role in ‘Fosse/Verdon’ during the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/Sipa USA Credit: PA

5. The beloved cast of Game of Thrones reunited on stage

emmys Credit: FOX

6. Game of Thrones won the award for Best Drama

Sep 22, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Kit Harington (2nd from left), Emila Clarke (3rd from left) and Sophie Turner (C) join the cast and crew of 'Game of Thrones' on stage to accept the award for outstanding drama series during the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/Sipa USA Credit: PA

7. Alex Borstein won the award for Best Supporting Actress and encouraged all women to "step out of line" like her brave grandmother, a Holocaust survivor

Alex Borstein poses in the press room at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards held at Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA) Credit: PA

8. Ben Whishaw used his acceptance speech to announce that he was hungover

Sep 22, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Ben Whishaw accepts the award for supporting actor in a limited series or movie for his role in ‘A Very English Scandal’ during the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/Sipa USA Credit: PA

This next one technically doesn't count as part of the actual show, but it definitely deserves a mention.

9. The trailer for the Breaking Bad movie was shown during the commercial break:

10. RuPaul encouraged everyone to register to vote

Sep 22, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; RuPaul (L) and Zendaya present the award for directing for a limited series, movie during the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/Sipa USA Credit: PA

11. It appeared that the audience couldn't help but laugh when Kendall Jenner suggested Keeping Up With The Kardashians was "unfiltered and unscripted"...

Sep 22, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Kim Kardashian (L) and Kendall Jenner present the award for best competition program during the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/Sipa USA Credit: PA

12. Killing Eve actresses Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer hugged when it was announced that Jodie won Best Actress in a Drama

Sep 22, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Sandra Oh (R) congratulates Jodie Comer as Comer heads to the stage to accept the award for lead actress in a drama series for her role in ‘Killing Eve’ during the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/Sipa USA Credit: PA

13. Patricia Arquette paid tribute to her sister and spoke about trans rights in her speech for Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series.

Sep 22, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Patricia Arquette accepts the award for supporting actress in a limited series or movie for her role in ‘The Act’ during the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/Sipa USA Credit: PA

14. Jharrel Jerome gave the original "Central Park Five" aka "The Exonerated Five" a shout out - who were sitting in the audience - during his acceptance speech for Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series 

Sep 22, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Jharrel Jerome speaks on stage during the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/Sipa USA Credit: PA

15. Talented comediennes Amy Poehler and Catherine O'Hara presented an award together

Sep 22, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Amy Poehler and Catherine O'Hara presents the award for supporting actress in a comedy series during the 71st Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/Sipa USA Credit: PA

A list of all of last night's winner's can be found here.