Emmys: 'Sherlock: The Abominable Bride' Wins Best Television Movie

Kyle Chandler of 'Bloodline' presented the award.

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride won the Emmy for best television movie on Sunday night.

Director Douglas Mackinnon said he had many people to thank but wouldn't waste people's time since "they're all British." 

Speaking with the press backstage, showrunner Steven Moffat said the best adaptations of Sherlock Holmes are the ones that "strike out on their own."

"You have to say, 'This is your version.' We've turned him into a modern-day detective. It's not being definitive; it's doing your own thing with it — of love for the original." 

"We're always communicating our own love and enthusiasm for it — that has always come to us like a security tag to a jacket, which you have recently purchased," Moffat said while displaying the security tag that is still attached to his Emmys suit.

The film beat out Netflix's A Very Murray Christmas, HBO's All the Way, HBO's Confirmation and BBC One's Luther.

Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, airing live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

A complete list of winners can be found here. The winners for the Creative Arts Emmys, which were handed out last weekend over two nights, can be found here.

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