Emmy Awards 2020: The list of winners
The 72nd Emmy Awards ceremony was hosted virtually by Jimmy Kimmel onstage at downtown L.A.’s Staples Center with 130 nominees in 10 countries.
The 72nd Emmy Awards ceremony was hosted virtually by Jimmy Kimmel onstage at downtown L.A.’s Staples Center with 130 nominees socially distanced at home across 10 countries and 20 cities.
HBO’s limited series Watchmen was the leading nominee heading into the show, and its star Regina King won her fourth Emmy for lead actress. Schitt’s Creek took every comedy trophy, including lead actress, lead actor, best supporting actor and actress, best writing and best direction, and best overall comedy.
Watchmen won best limited series, and series star Yahya Abdul-Mateen won best supporting actor for his work on the show.
Best actor in a drama went to Succession star Jeremy Strong, while Euphoria star Zendaya became the youngest winner in the drama actress category at age 24 (topping Jodie Comer, who was 26 when she won last year for Killing Eve). The biggest award of the night, best drama, went to HBO’s Succession.
The winners in all the major categories can be seen in the list below.
Better Call Saul
The Handmaid’s Tale
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Dead to Me
The Good Place
The Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
What We Do in the Shadows
WINNER: Schitt’s Creek
WINNER: Bad Education
Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings: These Old Bones
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend
Lead Actress, Drama
WINNER: Zendaya, Euphoria
Lead Actor, Drama
WINNER: Jeremy Strong, Succession
Supporting Actor, Drama
WINNER: Billy Crudup, The Morning Show
Supporting Actress, Drama
WINNER: Julia Garner, Ozark
Lead Actress, Comedy
WINNER: Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
Lead Actor, Comedy
WINNER: Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek
Supporting Actor, Comedy
WINNER: Daniel Levy, Schitt’s Creek
Supporting Actress, Comedy
WINNER: Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek
WINNER: Bad Education
Lead Actress, TV Movie or Limited Series
WINNER: Regina King, Watchmen
Lead Actor, TV Movie or Limited Series
WINNER: Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True
Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Limited Series
WINNER: Uzo Aduba, Mrs. America
Supporting Actor, TV Movie or Limited Series
WINNER: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Watchmen