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Game of Thrones and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel may have won big during Monday night’s Primetime Emmy Awards, but Glenn Weiss and his new fiancee won over social media.
The proposal, which took place onstage during Weiss’ acceptance speech for outstanding directing for a variety special, was the most tweeted about topic from the awards show, according to Twitter.
Game of Thrones, however, did manage to be the second and fifth most tweeted about topic of the night. Star Peter Dinklage’s victory in the outstanding supporting actor category for the HBO drama was the second most tweeted about moment of the night, according to Twitter, while the show’s win in the outstanding drama series category was ranked as the fifth most popular moment of the night on the social media network.
Matthew Rhys’ best drama actor win for his role on The Americans was ranked as the No. 3 most tweeted about moment of the night. Regina King’s acceptance speech for outstanding lead actress in a limited series was ranked in the No. 4 spot.
Sandra Oh managed to be the most tweeted about star of the night. Though she didn’t take home an award, the actress made history by being the first woman of Asian descent to be nominated for best lead actress in a drama series. Betty White, Darren Criss, Dinklage and Claire Foy rounded out the list of the most tweeted about stars of the night.
By the end of the night, Game of Thrones became the most tweeted about show from the ceremony. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, This Is Us and The Crown followed as the most popular shows on Twitter.
Before the show kicked off, Jenifer Lewis had Twitter buzzing over her red-carpet appearance. The Black-ish actress wore Nike althesuire on the red carpet in support of the company’s latest campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick. Sandra Oh and Scarlett Johansson followed behind as the No. 2 and No. 3 most talked about people on the red carpet. Johansson debuted a new chin-length blond haircut while supporting boyfriend and co-host Colin Jost.
Over on Facebook, Weiss’ proposal was also the most talked about moment of the night. Game of Thrones also made a mark on the social media platform, ranking in the No. 2 spot of most talked about moments from the night.
Thandie Newton’s win in the best supporting actress in a drama series category for Westworld won her the No. 3 most talked about moment on Facebook. “I don’t even believe in God, but I’m going to thank her tonight,” she said while accepting the award.
Regina King’s win for Netflix’s Seven Seconds was also a popular topic among Facebook users, ranking in the No. 4 spot of the night. Ryan Murphy’s acceptance speech after winning outstanding limited series for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story rounded out the top social moments on Facebook at No. 5.
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