Big Little Lies - a TV series adaptation of the best-selling book by Liane Moriarty - won four awards for best limited TV series or TV movie, best actress in a TV series, best TV supporting actor and best supporting actress.
But Kidman may have made up for her awkward kiss when she arrived on stage and shared some touching words about her husband in her acceptance speech, professing her love for the country singer. "This is ours to share", Kidman said during her speech. "Wow, the power of women".
Kidman also acknowledged the importance of her Big Little Lies character with the female empowerment existing within the industry today. "I hope we can elicit change through the stories we tell and the way we tell them. Let's keep the convo alive", she added.
There were also big wins for other shows with women at the centre - with The Handmaid's Tale taking the best drama TV series gong and its star Elisabeth Moss scoring the best actress in a TV drama prize.
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He kept with his stand up comedy career throughout school before joining the United States Air Force Tops In Blue in the 1950s. Jerry's wife, Shirley Ann Jones, told the New York Times that his health had deteriorated since a traffic accident in 2015.
Up first was the category of Best TV Movie/Limited Series Actress, presented by a pair of worldwide superstars: Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson. "There are many girls watching as I become the First black woman to be given [this] award", she said.
She dedicated it to the author of the book on which it is based, Margaret Atwood, saying: "This is for you and all the women who came before you and after you". We're starting to talk about seeing more dynamic women on film.
The crowd gave Winfrey a standing ovation as she accepted the award from actress Reece Witherspoon. Antonia Kidman, my sister, and I say thank you Janelle Kidman for what you fought for so hard. "It allows us to speak and be heard".