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The event was held at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles and the stars were out for television's biggest night.
The Saturday Night Live alum's opening monologue was jam-packed with cameos and a memorable tune all about how many shows he managed to watch this year to prep for his big hosting gig.
But with so much on the agenda, the show wasted no time flat to get started in handing out the awards.
First up to take center stage and accept their Emmy Award was none other than Mom's Allison Janney, who won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.