20 Best, Worst and WTF Things We Saw at Emmys 2017

From Stephen Colbert getting political to Sean Spicer getting a podium – the highlights, low points and headscratchers from last night's Emmys

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Best: 'Master of None' Writer Lena Waithe's Speech
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Best: 'Master of None' Writer Lena Waithe's Speech

Alan Yang and Aziz Ansari's thoughtful Netflix comedy showcases a panoply of voices – and nowhere was this more evident than in Season Two's standout "Thanksgiving," a deeply personal episode co-written by Master of None actor Lena Waithe based on her experience of coming out. The Writing for a Comedy Series win made history – Waithe is the first African-American woman to ever win in the category – and earned she and Ansari a standing ovation. The show's co-creator stood to one side as Waithe delivered a moving speech dedicated to her "LGBTQIA family," an acronym we never thought we'd have the privilege of hearing on network TV. "The things that make us different ... those are our superpowers," she said. JS

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