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2017 Emmy Winners: How to watch without cable or satellite

Whether you tuned into last night’s 69th Primetime Emmy Awards show on CBS or not, here’s a rundown on which series, actors, and actresses took home a trophy in the major categories. Best of all, here’s how cord cutters can catch up on all these series without needing a traditional cable or satellite subscription.

2017 Emmy Winners

Drama Series

Winner: “The Handmaid’s Tale” – As Hulu’s biggest breakout original series, the only place you can catch this winner is streaming on Hulu (one-month free trial then $8-$12 per month).

Other nominees:

  • “Better Call Saul” (AMC)
  • “The Crown” (Netflix)
  • “House of Cards” (Netflix)
  • “Stranger Things” (Netflix)
  • “This Is Us” (NBC)
  • “Westworld” (HBO)

Comedy Series

Winner: “Veep” (HBO) – Continuing its domination of this category, you can stream this series with an HBO NOW subscription, which comes with a 30-day free trial and costs $15 per month.

Other nominees:

  • “Atlanta” (FX)
  • “Black-ish” (ABC)
  • “Master of None” (Netflix)
  • “Modern Family” (ABC)
  • “Silicon Valley” (HBO)
  • “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)

Limited Series

Winner: “Big Little Lies” (HBO) – Like “Veep,” this hit limited series is available on HBO NOW.

Other nominees:

  • “Fargo” (FX)
  • “Feud: Bette and Joan” (FX)
  • “The Night Of” (HBO)
  • “Genius” (National Geographic)

Television Movie

Winner: “Black Mirror: San Junipero” (Netflix) – Stream on Netflix for $8-$12 per month after one-month free trial.

Other nominees:

  • “Dolly Parton’s Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love” (NBC)
  • “The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks” (HBO)
  • “Sherlock: The Lying Detective (Masterpiece)” (PBS)
  • “The Wizard Of Lies” (HBO)

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Winner: Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”) – Watch the first season on-demand on Hulu, and tune in for the season 2 premiere on NBC Tuesday 9/26 at 9 p.m. ET with an over-the-air TV antenna.

Other nominees:

  • Anthony Hopkins (“Westworld” – HBO)
  • Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul” – AMC)
  • Matthew Rhys (“The Americans” – FX)
  • Liev Schreiber (“Ray Donovan” – Showtime)
  • Kevin Spacey (“House of Cards” – Netflix)
  • Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us” – NBC)

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Winner: Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale” – Hulu)

Other nominees:

  • Viola Davis (“How to Get Away with Murder” – ABC)
  • Claire Foy (“The Crown” – Netflix)
  • Keri Russell (“The Americans” – FX)
  • Evan Rachel Wood (“Westworld” – HBO)
  • Robin Wright (“House of Cards” – Netflix)

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Winner: Donald Glover (“Atlanta” – FX) – Get caught up on season 1 streaming on Hulu (season 2 is set to air on FX sometime in 2018).

Other nominees:

  • Anthony Anderson (“black-ish” – ABC)
  • Aziz Ansari (“Master of None”- Netflix)
  • Zach Galifianakis (“Baskets” – FX)
  • William H. Macy (“Shameless” – Showtime)
  • Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent” – Amazon Video)

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep” – HBO)

Other nominees:

  • Pamela Adlon (“Better Things” – FX)
  • Tracee Ellis-Ross (“black-ish” – ABC)
  • Jane Fonda (“Grace and Frankie” – Netflix)
  • Lily Tomlin (“Grace and Frankie” – Netflix)
  • Allison Janney (“Mom” – CBS)
  • Ellie Kemper (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” – Netflix)

Lead Actor in a Limited Series

Winner: Riz Ahmed (“The Night Of” – HBO)

Other nominees:

  • Benedict Cumberbatch (“Sherlock: The Lying Detective” – PBS)
  • Robert De Niro (“The Wizard of Lies” – HBO)
  • Ewan McGregor (“Fargo” – FX)
  • Geoffrey Rush (“Genius” – National Geographic)
  • John Turturro (“The Night Of” – HBO)

Lead Actress in a Limited Series

Winner: Nicole Kidman (“Big Little Lies” – HBO)

Other nominees:

  • Carrie Coon (“Fargo” – FX)
  • Felicity Huffman (“American Crime” – ABC) – Note: though it’s been canceled, all seasons are available on Netflix.
  • Jessica Lange (“Feud”- FX)
  • Susan Sarandon (“Feud” – FX)
  • Reese Witherspoon (“Big Little Lies” – HBO)

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Winner: John Lithgow (“The Crown” – Netflix)

Other nominees:

  • Jonathan Banks (“Better Call Saul” – AMC)
  • Mandy Patinkin (“Homeland” – Showtime)
  • Michael Kelly (“House of Cards” – Netflix)
  • David Harbour (“Stranger Things” – Netflix)
  • Ron Cephas Jones (“This Is Us” – NBC)
  • Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld” – HBO)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Winner: Ann Dowd (“The Handmaid’s Tale” – Hulu)

Other nominees:

  • Samira Wiley (“The Handmaid’s Tale” – Hulu)
  • Uzo Aduba (“Orange Is the New Black” – Netflix)
  • Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things” – Netflix)
  • Chrissy Metz (“This Is Us” – NBC)
  • Thandie Newton (“Westworld” – HBO)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Winner: Alec Baldwin (“Saturday Night Live” – NBC)

Other nominees:

  • Louie Anderson (“Baskets” – FX)
  • Ty Burrell (“Modern Family” – ABC)
  • Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” – Netflix)
  • Tony Hale (“Veep” – HBO)
  • Matt Walsh (“Veep” – HBO)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Winner: Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live” – NBC)

Other nominees:

  • Vanessa Bayer (“Saturday Night Live” – NBC)
  • Leslie Jones (“Saturday Night Live” – NBC)
  • Anna Chlumsky (“Veep” – HBO)
  • Judith Light (“Transparent” – Amazon Video)
  • Kathryn Hahn (“Transparent” – Amazon Video)

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Winner: Alexander Skarsgård (“Big Little Lies” – HBO)

Other nominees:

  • Bill Camp (“The Night Of” – HBO)
  • Alfred Molina (“Feud: Bette and Joan” – FX)
  • David Thewlis (“Fargo” – FX)
  • Stanley Tucci (“Feud: Bette and Joan” – FX)
  • Michael K. Williams (“The Night Of” – HBO)

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Winner: Laura Dern (“Big Little Lies” – HBO)

Other nominees:

  • Judy Davis (“Feud: Bette and Joan” – FX)
  • Jackie Hoffman (“Feud: Bette and Joan” – FX)
  • Regina King (“American Crime” – ABC)
  • Michelle Pfeiffer (“The Wizard of Lies” – HBO)
  • Shailene Woodley (“Big Little Lies” – HBO)

Variety Talk Series

Winner: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)

Other nominees:

  • “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” (TBS)
  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (ABC)
  • “The Late Late Show With James Corden” (CBS)
  • “Real Time With Bill Maher” (HBO)
  • “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (CBS)

Reality Competition

Winner: “The Voice” (NBC)

Other nominees:

  • “The Amazing Race” (CBS)
  • “American Ninja Warrior” (NBC)
  • “Project Runway” (Lifetime)
  • “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (vh1)
  • “Top Chef” (Bravo)

Variety Sketch Series

Winner: “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Other nominees:

  • “Billy On The Street” (truTV)
  • “Documentary Now!” (IFC)
  • “Drunk History” (Comedy Central)
  • “Portlandia” (IFC)
  • “Tracey Ullman’s Show” (HBO)

Full list of categories, winners, and nominees available on or

Watch Winners and Nominees on Broadcast Networks

Broadcast network NBC racked up quite a few Emmy trophies last night. The rest of the big four were also well-represented among the 2017 Emmy nominees. PBS is always a top contender in numerous categories as well. Keep up with current seasons of winning and nominated shows on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and PBS with an HDTV antenna.

The best part? You can watch them all for free (and in better HD quality than pay TV).

Use Untangle.TV to Find Where to Stream the Rest

Not only did powerhouse streaming services rack up a slew of nominations and big wins, but thanks to the explosion of cord cutting this year, it’s hard to find as how you can’t stream without a traditional cable/satellite subscription.

From Sling TV to DirecTV Now to PlayStation Vue and many more to standalone services like HBO NOW, Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu… options abound for cord cutters.

See a show on the list above that you want to watch? Find out exactly how and where you can watch current seasons live and stream previous seasons on-demand by visiting Untangle.TV for a custom cord cutting recommendation.