Netflix swept the Screen Actor Awards in the major drama categories with wins for Stranger Things and The Crown.
The streaming service's freshman fantasy drama series Stranger Things won for the Outstanding Performance by an Ensamble in a Drama Series. Another freshman series, The Crown, took home awards for Outstanding Perfrormance By A Male Actor In A Drama Series (John Lithgow) and Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Drama Series (Claire Foy).
Netflix's Orange Is The New Black also took home top honors in the Outstanding Performance by an Esemble In A Comedy Series.
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