California Current Affairs - 2020

71st Primetime Emmy Awards – 2019: Key Winners

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was held on 22 September 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, US. The annual award honored the best in U.S. prime time TV programmes from 1 June 2018 until 31 May 2019. The awards are chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

List of winners at 71st Primetime Emmy Awards 2019:


Outstanding Lead Actor: Bill Hader for Barry

Outstanding Lead Actress: Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Fleabag

Outstanding Supporting Actor: Tony Shalhoub for The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

Outstanding Supporting Actress: Alex Borstein for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Outstanding Writing: Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Fleabag

Outstanding Directing: Harry Bradbeer for Fleabag


Outstanding Lead Actor: Jharrel Jerome for When They See Us

Outstanding Lead Actress: Michelle Williams for Fosse/Verdon

Outstanding Supporting Actor: Ben Whishaw for A Very English Scandal

Outstanding Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette for The Act

Outstanding Directing: Johan Renck for Chernobyl

Outstanding Writing: Craig Mazin for Chernobyl

Outstanding Television Movie: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Outstanding Limited Series: Chernobyl

Outstanding Competition Program: RuPaul’s Drag Race


Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series: Don Roy King for Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Outstanding Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver


Outstanding Lead Actor: Billy Porter for Pose

Outstanding Lead Actress: Jodie Comer for Killing Eve

Outstanding Supporting Actor: Peter Dinklage for Game of Thrones

Outstanding Writing: Jesse Armstrong for Succession

Outstanding Supporting Actress: Julia Garner for Ozark

Outstanding Director: Jason Bateman for Ozark

Outstanding Drama Series: Game of Thrones

Outstanding Comedy Series: Fleabag

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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Rocket Launches on First Commercial Flight

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket successfully lifted off marking the towering booster’s second flight and its first commercial launch. For the first time, all three of the rocket’s reusable boosters returned safely to Earth.

The rocket deployed an advanced communications satellite, Arabsat-6A which will provide internet and communications services to residents of the Middle East, Africa and parts of Europe.

Falcon Heavy Rocket weighs more than 3.1 million pounds and is made up of three reusable boosters based on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, which has been ferrying cargo to the International Space Station since 2012.


SpaceX is a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Muskwith the goal of reducing space transportation costs. SpaceX has developed Falcon launch vehicle family and the Dragon spacecraft family to deliver payloads into Earth orbit.

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