Emmys: 'The Voice' Wins Best Reality-Competition Program

Backstage, Burnett was in good spirits despite host Jimmy Kimmel taking the prolific producer to task for his role in propelling Donald Trump to where he is now because of 'Celebrity Apprentice.'

NBC's The Voice won the Emmy for best reality-competition program on Sunday night.

The show beat out CBS' The Amazing Race, NBC's American Ninja Warrior, ABC's Dancing With the Stars, Lifetime's Project Runway and Bravo's Top Chef.

Mark Burnett accepted the award on behalf of the series, thanking the staff who gathered onstage with him: "I’m holding the trophy, these are the guys that actually made the show."

Backstage, Burnett was in good spirits despite host Jimmy Kimmel taking the prolific producer to task for his role in propelling Donald Trump to where he is now because of Celebrity Apprentice.

"He's hilarious. I love him," Burnett said. "It's easy to be a good sport. It's comedy."

When asked how he thought Trump reacted to Kimmel's comments during his monologue, Burnett was equally upbeat.

"I'm sure Donald was thrilled with Jimmy. I bet he's emailing Jimmy right now, 'Thanks for the free publicity,'" Burnett said with a laugh. "I mean, how much free media could any one person get?"

Kimmel hosted the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, which aired 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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