Emmy Awards

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.

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 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.

Drama Series

Better Call Saul

The Crown

The Handmaid’s Tale

Killing Eve

The Mandalorian

Ozark

Stranger Things

WINNER: Succession

Comedy Series

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Dead to Me

The Good Place

Insecure

The Kominsky Method

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

What We Do in the Shadows

WINNER: Schitt’s Creek

TV Movie

American Son

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

Limited Series

WINNER: Watchmen

TV Movie

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