As you know, Big Little Lies was one of the biggest winners of the Emmy Awards this year and we’re so proud of it. Reese was wearing a blue custom Stella McCartney dress and Christian Louboutin shoes.

Also, make sure to watch the videos below containing the cast giving a press room interview after their Emmy win for Outstanding Limited Series.

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Reese Witherspoon and Nicole have both earned Lead Actress nomination for Big Little Lies and the show itself earned 16 nominations. The nominees for major categories including Best Drama Series, Best Comedy Series and Best Limited Series were announced live by Anna Chlumsky and Shemar Moore.

Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or A Movie

Carrie Coon, “Fargo”
Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”
Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies”
Jessica Lange, “Feud”
Reese Witherspoon, “Big Little Lies”
Susan Sarandon, “Feud”

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie

David Thewlis, “Fargo”
Alexander Skarsgård, “Big Little Lies”
Alfred Molina, “Feud”
Stanley Tucci, “Feud”
Bill Camp, “The Night Of”
Michael Kenneth, “The Night Of”

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie

Judy Davis, “Feud”
Jackie Hoffman, “Feud”
Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies”
Shailene Woodley, “Big Little Lies”

Michelle Pfeiffer, “The Wizard Of Lies”

Limited Series

“Big Little Lies”
“Feud: Bette and Joan”
“The Night Of”

Outstanding Casting For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special

“Big Little Lies”
“Freud: Bette and Joan”
“The Night Of”
“The Wizard Of Lies”

Outstanding Cinematography For A Limited Series Or Movie

“Black Mirror: Nosedive”
“Big Little Lies: You Get What You Need”
“Fargo: The Law Of Vacant Places”
“The Night Of: Ordinary Death”
“The Young Pope: Episode 1”

Outstanding Contemporary Costumes For A Series, Limited Series Or Movie

“This Is Us: Moonshadow”
“Big Little Lies: You Get What You Need”
“Empire: Light In Darkness”
“Grace And Frankie: The Art Show”
“Transparent: To Sardines And Back”

Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special

“Fargo” directed by Noah Hawley
“Big Little Lies” directed by Jean-Marc Vallée
“Freud: Bette and Joan” directed by Ryan Murphy
“Genius” directed by Ron Howard
“The Night Of” directed by Steven Zaillian

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Limited Series Or Movie

“The Night Of: The Beach”
“Big Little Lies: You Get What You Need”
“Fargo: The Law Of Vacant Places”
“Fargo: The Narrow Escape Problem”
“Fargo: Aporia”

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Limited Series Or Movie

“American Horror Story”
“Big Little Lies”
“Freud: Bette and Joan”

Outstanding Makeup For A Limited Series Or Movie

“American Horror Story”
“Big Little Lies”
“Freud: Bette and Joan”

Outstanding Music Supervision

“Better Call Saul: Sunk Costs”
“Big Little Lies: You Get What You Need”
“Girls: Goodbye Tour”
“Master Of None: Amarsi Un Po”
“Stranger Things: Chapter Two: The Weirdo On Maple Street”

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Series Or Movie

“Big Little Lies”
“The Night Of”
Sherlock: The Lying Detective

Outstanding Writing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special

“Black Mirror”
“Big Little Lies”
“Feud: Bette and Joan – And The Winner Is… (The Oscars Of 1963)”
“Feud: Bette and Joan – Pilot”
“The Night Of”

Check the complete list here. The winners will be announced on Sunday, September 17, with Stephen Colbert hosting, on CBS.

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New promotional stills from Big Little Lies’ Episode 5: “Once Bitten” have been added in our gallery as well as screen captures from the previous episodes.

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The women of Big Little Lies present lives of fulfilling motherhood, and they work overtime to make themselves believe it. They reside in sun-kissed Monterey, California, an oasis of serenity and progressiveness, with majestic homes overlooking a churning ocean that speaks to a yearning and tumult they can’t bear to fathom.

Nicole Kidman is Celeste, the envy of everyone, a former attorney who gave up work to raise her twins, married to a suave family man (Alexander Skarsgård) with terrible demons. Reese Witherspoon is Madeline, a helicopter mom and queen-bee busybody hooked on high drama. Shailene Woodley is Jane, a single parent devoted to a boy born of sexual violence; she seeks a new beginning, but she isn’t ready for it. Each is a ticking time bomb, and their mounting stress affects everyone in their cloistered village. When the deadly explosion comes, there’s no shortage of suspects.

Big Little Lies is Desperate Housewives: Prestige Cable Edition, a soap-noir about postfeminist identity and post-community idealism — satire over slapstick, serious themes over fun-time escapism. Adapted from Liane Moriarty’s 2014 novel by David E. Kelley (Ally McBeal, Boston Legal) and directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Wild), the seven-episode miniseries continues the gold rush of starry event TV (see: The Night Manager, The Night Of), though its heaviness may discourage obsessiveness. Celeste’s arc, a tough story of cyclical abuse, grows dark over time.

Both she and haunted Jane burn slowly, maybe too slowly, toward breaking points. Still, Vallée’s fluid storytelling — a lovely, dazed naturalism spliced with flashes of troubling memory — casts a spell. His juxtaposition of trapped, frozen souls and the iconography of California dreaming — the warmth, the beach, the expanse of ocean — is full of meaning. Kelley’s writing grabs you with whodunit? intrigues (a mysterious death, victim unknown, frames the season) and balances the heavy with salty levity. Police interviews with judgy, jealous townspeople function as both unreliable narrator and catty Greek chorus. A subplot involving Avenue Q amuses, because, you know, puppets.

Kidman and Woodley deliver moving portraits of still-life women, paralyzed by trauma and avoidance. Witherspoon is marvelous in a rare role that allows for comedy and drama. Her character recalls two career triumphs: the spark of Legally Blonde‘s Elle Woods trapped inside a retrograde version of Election‘s Tracy Flick. She flails for significance through her kids and grudges against a hard-charging working mom (a sparky Laura Dern) and her ex-husband’s new wife, a neo-hippie yoga instructor (Zoë Kravitz).

Just when you worry the show is a pageant of ugly clichés about female rivalry, it gives you a poignant, nuanced scene to deepen the whole. Can the whodunits offer anything more interesting than just shocker payoffs? TBD after four eps. Big Little Lies invests you in mysteries and the renewal and re-liberation of its women. Hopefully it can transcend to big little truths, too. B+

Big Little Lies debuts Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.


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It’s tempting to take one look at the multimillion-dollar homes and luxury cars the characters have in Big Little Lies, and ask: “How can these people have any problems?” But as one character says, “You can’t make a perfect world. No matter what, s—t happens.”

S—t most certainly does happen in the star-studded HBO miniseries (debuting Sunday, Feb. 19 at 9/8c), including a grisly homicide that sends shockwaves through the seaside community of Monterey, California. But the great thing about Big Little Lies is: The murder is almost beside the point. The vicious battle for power and status waged between the Monterey moms is gripping enough, and serves as a showcase for some fantastic female performances.

Monterey is a town of big fake smiles and passive-aggressive politeness, and its filthy-rich moms take the term “helicopter parent” to a whole new level. (As one neighbor puts it, they’re more like “f—king kamikazes.”) That includes Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), a hard-charging “super mom” whose parenting isn’t all that super, and Celeste (Nicole Kidman), whose picture-perfect marriage is developing some cracks around the edges. The sense of place here is excellent, immersing us in a pristine yuppie utopia where these alpha moms rule with an iron fist.

The arrival of Jane (Shailene Woodley), an unpolished single mother with a checkered past, sparks a savage rift between the moms — with their kids getting caught in the crossfire. And we know someone ends up dead, with flash-forwards to a crime scene and nosy neighbors eagerly telling cops all the local gossip they’ve overheard. But the four episodes screened for critics not only don’t reveal the killer; they don’t even reveal who died. And it’s actually a brilliant storytelling choice, because you start to look at everyone as a potential suspect and victim.

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