Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel finished off a strong Emmy showing by winning the best comedy series award.
The series topped FX’s Atlanta, HBO’s Barry, Silicon Valley and Curb Your Enthusiasm, ABC’s black-ish, Netflix’s GLOW and Netflix The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Along with the best comedy award, the series won awards for best actress, best supporting actress, best directing and best writing.
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