These Emmy Awards Moments and Celebrities Captivated Facebook, Twitter Users

The Television Academy’s and CBS’ Backstage Live! show on Facebook Live topped the 2 million view mark

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Host Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue sparked the most conversation on Facebook during the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, while the most-tweeted-about moment was Elizabeth Moss winning the award for Best Lead Actress, Drama.

The top five buzzworthy moments on Facebook from Sunday night’s event were:

  1. Colbert’s opening monologue
  2. The Handmaid’s Tale winning Best Drama Series
  3. Big Little Lies winning Best Limited Series
  4. Nicole Kidman winning Best Lead Actress in a Limited Series for her role in Big Little Lies
  5. Sterling K.
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