Hulu had a breakout night at the Emmys with 'The Handmaid's Tale' -- but HBO, Netflix, and NBC had more wins

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HBO beat out all other networks in the final awards tally at the 2017 Emmy Awards, though streaming services Netflix and Hulu both came through with strong showings.

HBO’s “Big Little Lies” and Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” tied for the second most awards with eight wins each — one win behind perennial Emmy giant “Saturday Night Live.”

“The Handmaid’s Tale” became the first streaming-service original show to win for best drama series, and it also won for lead actress (Elisabeth Moss), supporting actress (Ann Dowd), director (Reed Morano), and four others.

Here’s how the wins broke down by networks with two or more wins (via Variety):

HBO 29

Netflix 20

NBC 15

Hulu 10


FX Networks 6

Fox 5

Adult Swim 4


A&E 3

VH1 3

Amazon 2

BBC America 2


National Geographic 2

And here’s the final win tally by programs with two or more wins:

“Saturday Night Live” 9

“Big Little Lies” 8

“The Handmaid’s Tale” 8

“Stranger Things” 5

“The Night Of” 5

“Veep” 5

“Westworld” 5

“13th” 4

“Last Week Tonight” 4

“Samurai Jack” 4

“Hairspray Live” 3

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” 3

“The Crown ” 4

“Atlanta” 2

“Black Mirror: San Junipero” 2

“Born This Way” 2

“Dancing With the Stars” 2

“Feud: Bette and Joan” 2

“Master of None” 2

“O.J.: Made in America” 2

“Planet Earth II” 2

“The Beatles: Eight Days a Week” 2

“This Is Us” 2

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