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10 Memorable Quotes From The Primetime Emmy Awards

“Everybody knows, if you want to win, sit next to Marcia Clark.”

— Host Jimmy Kimmel to nominee Sarah Paulson, during his opening monologue.


“Asian parents out there, if you could just do me a favor: If just a couple of you can get your kids cameras instead of violins, we’ll be all good.”

— “Master of None’s” Alan Yang, Writing for a Comedy Series winner, during his acceptance speech


“I would not be unhappy if I were the last cisgender male to play a female transgender on television.”

— “Transparent’s” Jeffrey Tambor, Lead Actor in a Comedy Series winner, during his acceptance speech


“I would like to dedicate this to my father William Louis-Dreyfus, who passed away on Friday. And I’m so glad that he liked ‘Veep,’ because his opinion was the one that really mattered.”

— “Veep’s” Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lead Actress in a Comedy Series winner, during her acceptance speech


I got the hottest chick in the game rocking my chain.”

— “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story’s” Sterling K. Brown, Supporting Actor in a Limited Series winner, to his wife Ryan Michelle Bathe during his acceptance speech


“To the woman who rocks MY chain, Angela Evelyn Bassett, this one’s for you, girl.”

— “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story’s” Courtney B. Vance, Lead Actor in a Limited Series winner, to wife Angela Basset during his acceptance speech


“I’m sorry, this is so humiliating. You lost and you now you have to stand out here in front of everybody.”

— Matt Damon to host Jimmy Kimmel, after his loss for Variety Talk Series


“Please tell me you’re seeing this too.”

— “Mr. Robot’s” Rami Malek, Lead Actor in a Drama Series winner, during his acceptance speech


“I feel so lucky to be on a show that puts women in the center.”

— “Orphan Black’s” Tatiana Maslany, Lead Actress in a Drama Series winner, during her acceptance speech


“This is for chubby Jews from the Upper West Side or wherever you are.”

— “Veep’s” David Mandel, Outstanding Comedy winner, during his acceptance speech

For a complete list of winners from the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, click here.

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