‘Dolemite Is My Name’ and ‘Us’ also picked up awards Sunday night.
The winners will be announced during a live broadcast on Saturday, February 22.
The nominations were announced Monday morning in Beverly Hills.
‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Fleabag’ were also big winners at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Writer-director Ava DuVernay said she “cried” after receiving the viewing data.
He was asked about the case by a White House reporter.
Four-part series was co-written, produced and directed by Ava DuVernay.
Linda Fairstein claims Ava DuVernay’s series offers a “false narrative.”
Winfrey served as an executive producer on ‘When They See Us.’