Emmy Awards 2016: The Most Buzzed-About Topics on Facebook
The 2016 Emmys took place Sunday night and, naturally, the Internet was abuzz with praise and commentary for the TV-centric ceremony. In fact, Facebook alone received over 14 million interactions from more than 9 million different users discussing the awards show on Sunday. According to the social media platform, these topics attracted the most social media chatter—and for good reason!
Facebook's Buzziest Emmy Moments
1. Tatiana Maslany’s Big Win
The Orphan Black star walked away from the ceremony with an award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series—the first Emmy win and second nomination for the 30-year-old.
2. Game of Thrones’s Epic Victory
Yet again, the HBO cult drama swept the Emmys, winning the award for Outstanding Drama Series for the second year in a row, which positions the long-running series as a 38-time Emmy winner (aka the most Emmy wins ever!). See the cast's Emmys looks in the video below.
3. Sterling K. Brown’s Emmys Success
The People vs. O.J. Simpson actor snagged a gold statuette for his supporting role as tireless lawyer Christopher Darden.
The Most-Discussed Red Carpet Arrivals
1. Kerry Washington
Facebook exclusively reveals to InStyle that the baby bump-baring Scandal star spurred the most convo on the social media platform when she hit the Emmys red carpet wearing a sleek, strapless Brandon Maxwell gown and a full head of curls.
2. Sarah Paulson
3. Kristen Bell
The mother of two radiated red carpet glam (and garnered online chatter) in a beige Zuhair Murad gown with floral embroidery, paired with a casual shoulder-length 'do.