Biggest Emmys Upsets: Ricky Gervais, Julia Garner and More

Everyone loves an underdog! Award shows have notoriously delivered surprising wins, losses and snubs over the years

there was possibly never a more surprising night of upsets than the 2007 Emmy Awards.

Nothing left audiences more surprised than walking away with a win for Outstanding Drama Series, despite garnering 15 nominations for The Sopranos.

As the crime drama was airing its final season, James Gandolfini was the favorite to take home the trophy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama

Which critics referred to as one of the best performances in the history of television. However, the victory went to James Spader for Boston Legal.

In 2008, Gervais attended the Emmys as a presenter, referencing the previous year’s hijinks in his speech.

Comedy groups faced their fair share of upsets in the same year as well.

Viewers were stunned when Ricky Gervais was declared the winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in Extras