Photos: Best moments from the Emmys

A smiling Quinta Brunson gives an Emmy acceptance speech while host Jimmy Kimmel plays dead on the stage.
Quinta Brunson accepts her Emmy for comedy writing, for “Abbott Elementary,” while trying to “awaken” comedian Jimmy Kimmel, who’s playing dead on the stage. His “playing dead” gag set Twittersphere abuzz.
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Lizzo and Kenan Thompson on stage.
Lizzo accepts her Emmy for competition series, for “Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls.” At right is host Kenan Thompson.
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John Olivers accept award from Martin Short
John Oliver kneels while accepting the Emmy for variety talk series, for “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver,” from presenter Martin Short.
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-ennifer Coolidge dances
Jennifer Coolidge dances after accepting her Emmy for limited/movie supporting actress, in “The White Lotus.”
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 Zendaya and Kelly Clarkson
Zendaya accepts the Emmy for lead actress in a drama for her work in “Euphoria,” from presenter Kelly Clarkson.
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 Sheryl Lee Ralph sings her acceptance speech.
Sheryl Lee Ralph belts out a tune as she accepts the Emmy for supporting actress in a comedy series, for “Abbott Elementary.”
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Host Kenan Thompson performs onstage.
In a platinum-blond wig from the Daenerys playbook, host Kenan Thompson struts through a medley of theme songs, including that of “Game of Thrones.”
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