"Game of Thrones" earned its repeated win for Outstanding Drama Series and closed out a nearly perfect evening for geeks. Plenty of other important wins were dished out tonight for shows such as "Sherlock", "Mr. Robot", and "Orphan Black." Tonight was indeed a time to celebrate Emmy Awards going out to some well deserved people.

Not only did "Game of Thrones" take home Drama Series, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss went home with their shiny golden statues for Writing for a Drama Series for that incredible sixth season episode "Battle of the Bastards".

Miguel Sapochnik earned his award for Director in a Drama Series for the same episode.

Rami Malek won for "Mr. Robot"

Although actor Rami Malek seemed shocked that he won Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, fans of the Netflix original series "Mr. Robot" were not the least bit surprised. Two seasons in now, Malek has stunned viewers with his incredible performance as Elliot Alderson. His speech no doubt touched hearts when he mentioned how so many people in the world can identify with his character.

"There's a little bit of Elliot in all of us".

"Sherlock Holmes" geeks cheered

"Sherlock The Abominable Bride" scored big with its Emmy Award for Television Movie, which happened to be the first win of the series in that category. Huge favorite, genius Steven Moffat accepted the award. He thanked his wife, who also produces the show, and said that since most everyone was asleep back home in England, he would just phone them later.

Long overdue win for Tatiana Maslany

No doubt there was a lot of celebrating going on with Tatiana Maslany's long overdue win for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for BBC America's huge favorite "Orphan Black". This talented actress convincingly plays the role of multiple characters.

Even "Serenity's own Sarah Paulson nabbed a statue for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for "The People vs O.J.

Simpson: American Crime Story". In her speech she mentioned in regards to playing Marcia Clark, "the responsibility of playing a real person is an enormous one. You want to get it right, not for you but for them." Just a side note; her stunning green dress looked like it weighed about 30 pounds.

The Emmys entertained with cheers and tears

Nicely entertained by host Jimmy Kimmel actors repeatedly bashing Donald Trump and sarcastically thanking television for giving America one of their choices for president. Hands down the funniest moment was when Matt Damon strolled on stage, casually munching on an apple and teasing Jimmy Kimmel after his own Emmy loss.

There were a few very touching moments not only during the annual in memoriam tribute, but also while watching Julia Louis-Dreyfus fighting back such fresh tears as she dedicated her Emmy award to her father who had just passed away a couple days ago.

Geeks know good television

There is just something special about television shows that produce almost a feature film quality as they put out limited episodes. Clearly times are changing with networks such as HBO, Netflix, FX, and more leading the way. It's clear that audiences do not have a problem with paying for quality programming.

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