The best drama series prize, to be announced later on Monday, pits medieval fantasy Game of Thrones against Hulu's bleak The Handmaid's Tale, with The Americans seen as the biggest potential spoiler.
Game of Thrones didn't clean up quite as thoroughly at this Emmys as it did at the last couple where it was eligible.
After a conventional series of thank you's in her acceptance speech, she noted that she's playing a woman who "finds her voice anew" and urged viewers to use their own voices in the voting booth - and to bring a friend.
HBO dark comedy Barry notched two acting wins - for Winkler and series star Bill Hader.
The Emmys kicked off with a song, "We Solved It", a celebration to the diversity of nominees sung by stars including Kate McKinnon and Kenan Thompson.
Oh played along from her seat: "Thank you, but it's an honor just to be Asian", said the Korean-Canadian actress.
Looking to boost audience ratings, Emmys organisers said they were hoping to shake up the broadcast - and indeed they did, intentionally and unintentionally.
FEMA 'Presidential Alert' test postponed
The wireless alert version of the test will take place at 2:18PM EDT on October 3, followed two minutes later by the EAS test. You'll soon be getting a message on your phone from the President of the United States - whether you are a supporter or not.
Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says
These artists will be asked to "see the moon up close and the Earth in full view, and create works that reflect their experience". Musk estimated the total BFR system would cost around $5bn to develop, perhaps as much as $10bn and more than $2bn.
New banking giant: Govt to merge BoB, Dena & Vijaya
The banking industry was saddled with bad loans - called non-performing assets in banking parlance - of Rs 8.50 lakh crore. The Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank now have more regional focus whereas Bank of Baroda has a widespread network across India.
As Weiss accepted his award for directing the Oscars, he asked Jan Svendsen, who was sitting in the audience, to marry him.
Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels accepts the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Sketch series.
'I love you and I share this with you because you're an wonderful handsome brother.
She was followed by Darren Criss, who won the lead acting award for the miniseries "The Assassination of Gianni Versace" and who is of Filipino descent. "It's because I want to call you my wife", Weiss said. Creator Ryan Murphy dedicated the Emmy to the LGBT community.
SNUB: "The Tale" -The HBO television movie from Jennifer Fox lost the TV movie category at the Creative Arts awards last weekend, and during the primetime awards its star Laura Dern also lost out on the lead actress trophy.
"I don't even believe in God, but I am going to thank her tonight", Newton said.
HBO and Netflix went head to head for the most Emmy wins on Sunday night, with the premium cabler and the streaming giant tying for first place.