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Watch Jimmy Kimmel’s 2016 Emmy Awards Opening Monologue

Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 2016 Emmy Awards last night, and he kicked things off by poking fun of everything from Game of Thrones to (of course) Donald Trump—for, of course, turning our current political landscape into a reality TV show. Go ahead and give it a watch in celebration of television, both the thing that got us where we are now and the thing that allows us to escape from it.

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If you missed the show, you can also take a look at the full winners—including Maggie Smith, despite Kimmel’s rules—right here.

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