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#EmmyAwards2020: The Winners List

The list of winners for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards.




In case you’re wondering…yes the show must go on! The 72nd Primetime Emmy awards were held this year albeit with social distancing measures. Read on to find out who managed to bag an award.



• The awards were hosted by Jimmy Kimmel in Staples Center which was empty, with nominees tuning in from their respective homes.

• Schitt’s Creek bagged the most number of wins at nine wins with seven being Primetime awards. Succession came in second clocking in five wins.

• Zendaya made history for being the youngest ever winner for Best Lead Actress in a Drama for her role as Rue Bennett in Euphoria.

The List of Winners

Best Comedy: “Schitt’s Creek” 


Best Drama: “Succession” 


Best Limited Series: “Watchmen” 


Best Actress, Comedy: Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek”


Best Actor, Comedy: Eugene Levy, “Schitt’s Creek”


Best Actress, Drama: Zendaya, “Euphoria”


Best Actor, Drama: Jeremy Strong, “Succession”


Best Actress, Limited Series or TV Movie: Regina King, “Watchmen”


Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie: Mark Ruffalo, “I Know This Much Is True”



Supporting Actress, Comedy: Annie Murphy, “Schitt’s Creek”


Supporting Actor, Comedy: Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek”


Supporting Actress, Drama: Julia Garner, “Ozark”


Supporting Actor, Drama: Billy Crudup, “The Morning Show”


Supporting Actress, Limited Series or a Movie: Uzo Aduba, “Mrs. America”


Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, “Watchmen”


*Television Movie: “Bad Education” 


*Variety Sketch Series: “Saturday Night Live” 


Variety Talk Series: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” 


Reality Competition Program: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” 

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*Reality Host: RuPaul, “Drag Race”


*Structured Reality Program: “Queer Eye” 



*Unstructured Reality Program: “Cheer” 


*Guest Actress, Comedy: Maya Rudolph, “Saturday Night Live”


*Guest Actor, Comedy: Eddie Murphy, “Saturday Night Live”


*Guest Actress, Drama: Cherry Jones, “Succession”


*Guest Actor, Drama: Ron Cephas Jones, “This Is Us”


*Documentary or Nonfiction Series: “The Last Dance” 


*Documentary or Nonfiction Special: “The Apollo” 


*Animated Program: “Rick and Morty” (Adult Swim)



Writing for a Comedy Series: Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek” (“Happy Ending”)


Writing for a Drama Series: Jesse Armstrong, “Succession” (“This Is Not for Tears”)


Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama Special: Damon Lindelof and Cord Jefferson, “Watchmen” (“This Extraordinary Being”)


Directing for a Comedy Series: Andrew Cividino and Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek” (“Happy Ending”)


Directing for a Drama Series: Andrij Parekh, “Succession” (“Hunting”)


Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama Special: Maria Schrader, “Unorthodox”


*Directing for a Variety Series: Don Roy King, “Saturday Night Live” (“Host: Eddie Murphy”)


*These awards were presented during the Creative Arts Emmy ceremonies which took place from September 14 to September 18 2020.

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