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: Sterling K. Brown's Stirring (If Shortened) Speech
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Best: Sterling K. Brown's Stirring (If Shortened) Speech

The Emmys finished in crisp and timely fashion this year thanks to a strict enforcement of short acceptance speeches ... but there's always someone who soldiers on over the play-off music. This year it was Sterling K. Brown, who won Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his morally complex turn in This Is Us and delivered the night's most memorably charming address. "Like, Walter White held this joint? Dick Whitman held this joint?" the actor said, brandishing his Emmy in joyous disbelief; he also paid tribute to Andre Braugher, the last African-American man to win in the category in 1998. That blasted music cut Brown off just as he was getting going, but that didn't stop him: He finished his speech backstage in a flurry of thank-yous. JS

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