The 2015 Emmy Awards were more diverse than ever this year. While the annual show, that highlights TV’s finest is typically dry, sprinkles of inspiring moments like, Viola Davis’ emotional acceptance speech and Anthony Anderson’s red carpet moment with his son, kept us entertained and moved.
Missed TV’s big night? Here are the moments everyone will remember tomorrow:
Viola Davis Wins Outstanding Actress Lead Actress In A Drama Series
“The only thing that separates women of color from anything else is opportunity,” Viola Davis said, making history as the first Black women to win for lead actress in a drama. Before touching the stage, the How To Get Away With Murder actress shared a heart-warming moment with Taraji P. Henson, who was also nominated in the category. Davis thanked Taraji, Gabrielle Union, Meagan Good and Kerry Washington for “taking us over that line.”
The Internet Lost Its Mind Over This Taraji, Mary J Blige, Kerry Washington Commercial
Apple Music debuted their three-part campaign “Chapters” featuring Mary J. Blige, Kerry Washington, and Emmy-nominated Taraji P. Henson. The campaign was directed by Ava DuVernay.
We Cried With Uzo Aduba
The Orange Is the New Black star was a ball of emotions as she accepted her golden statuette for Best Supporting Actress In A Drama.
Regina King Gave This Moving Acceptance Speech
Regina King looked gorgeous as she accepted the Emmy for her supporting role in American Crime. “I should have brought one of this papers all the comedy people had! I was not expecting this,” she gushed while accepting the award. Taking her moment to thank her son, she said,
“My son, Ian, the fact that I get to share this night with you – the best date in the house. “I love you.”
Tracy Morgan Returned To The Stage
Tracy Morgan received a standing ovation when he walked on the Emmys stage.
Terrence Howard Planted A Juicy One On Taraji…She Hated It
Empire stars Taraji and Terence Howard’s characters may be intimate (on the small and big screens) several times during their careers, but it doesn’t look like Cookie was here for this kiss.
Anthony Anderson & His Son Share This Awesome Red Carpet Moment