Emmys: Who Won the Night on Social Media?

Wins by 'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep', Jon Hamm, Viola Davis and Uzo Aduba lit up Facebook and Twitter throughout the awards show.

When Viola Davis took home the Emmy for lead actress in a drama series for her performance in How to Get Away With Murder at Sunday night's ceremony, she also officially won the night's social media metrics.

The actress' big moment was the most-discussed of the entire awards ceremony on both Facebook (on which 6.9 million people had 14 million Emmy-related interactions) and Twitter, since she became the first black actress to ever win the award, and delivered a moving speech that began with a quote from Harriet Tubman and ended with thanks to other black actresses, including Kerry Washington, Taraji P. Henson, Halle Berry, Meagan Good and Gabrielle Union.

"The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity," Davis said during her moving speech. "You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there."

See below for the rest of the top moments on social media.

Facebook:
1) How to Get Away With Murder's Viola Davis wins lead actress in a drama
2) Game of Thrones wins outstanding drama series
3) American Crime Story's Regina King wins supporting actress in a limited series or TV movie
4) Mad Men's Jon Hamm wins lead actor in a drama
5) Tracy Morgan makes a surprise return and presents final award

Twitter:
1) How to Get Away With Murder's Viola Davis wins lead actress in a drama
2) Game of Thrones wins outstanding drama series, presented by Tracy Morgan
3) Veep wins outstanding comedy series
4) Mad Men's Jon Hamm wins lead actor in a drama
5) Orange Is the New Black's Uzo Aduba wins supporting actress in a drama

On Twitter, the most-mentioned shows were Game of Thrones, Veep, Orange Is the New Black, American Horror Story and Mad Men. The most-talk-about celebrities of the night were Lady Gaga, Davis, Hamm, Amy Poehler and Tatiana Maslany.

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