The Television Academy awarded the 69th Emmy® Awards, recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2016 – 2017 television season.

The 69th Emmy Awards were broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on CBS. Hosted by Emmy Award Winner Stephen Colbert and produced by White Cherry Entertainment with executive producers Glenn Weiss, Ricky Kirshner and Chris Licht, the telecast featured 27 awards, presented by celebrated performers from television’s most acclaimed shows including Anthony Anderson, Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, James Corden, Viola Davis, Edie Falco, Anna Faris, Jane Fonda, Allison Janney, Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, Seth Meyers, Jim Parsons, Lily Tomlin and Reese Witherspoon.