September 18, 2017 / 3:13 AM / a year ago

Hulu series 'The Handmaid's Tale' wins best drama at Emmys

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “The Handmaid’s Tale” won the television Emmy award on Sunday night for best drama series.

69th Primetime Emmy Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 17/09/2017 - Reed Morano accepts the award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for "The Handmaid's Tale." REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The show on the Hulu streaming service tells the story of a dystopian world in which women are forced into sexual servitude. The series was adapted from a 1985 book by Margaret Atwood.

Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Editing by Mary Milliken

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