“Watchmen,” “Schitt’s Creek” take home most awards at 72nd Emmys

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LOS ANGELES – The Television Academy tonight celebrated the 72nd Emmy® Awards, recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2019-2020 television season.

The 72nd Emmy® Awards were broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on ABC, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and produced by Done+Dusted, Reginald Hudlin and KIMMELOT. The telecast featured awards in 23 Emmy categories, plus the Governors Award, presented by top talent from some of television’s most acclaimed programs. Presenters and surprise guests included Anthony Anderson, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Ty Burrell, LaVerne Cox, America Ferrera, Morgan Freeman, Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson, Ken Jeong, Mindy Kaling, Tatiana Maslany, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bob Newhart, D-Nice, Randall Park, Issa Rae, RuPaul, Jason Sudeikis, Gabrielle Union, Lena Waithe, J.J. Watt and Oprah Winfrey.

Singer-songwriter and GRAMMY® -winning artist H.E.R. made her Emmy® debut with a special “In Memoriam” performance.

Additionally, Emmys were awarded in 100 other categories at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards over four consecutive nights, Monday, Sept. 14, through Thursday, Sept. 17, with a fifth broadcast ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 19, on FXX.

For more information, visit Emmys.com.


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Complete Winners List: 72nd EMMY Awards

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

CATHERINE O’HARA as Moira Rose POP TV Schitt’s Creek

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

EUGENE LEVY as Johnny Rose POP TV Schitt’s Creek

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

DANIEL LEVY, Written by POP TV Schitt’s Creek Happy Ending

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

ANDREW CIVIDINO, Directed by DANIEL LEVY, Directed by POP TV Schitt’s Creek Happy Ending

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

DANIEL LEVY as David Rose POP TV Schitt’s Creek

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

ANNIE MURPHY as Alexis Rose POP TV Schitt’s Creek

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

SCHITT’S CREEK POP TV

Eugene Levy, Executive Producer Daniel Levy, Executive Producer Andrew Barnsley, Executive Producer Fred Levy, Executive Producer David West Read, Executive Producer Ben Feigin, Executive Producer Michael Short, Co-Executive Producer Kurt Smeaton, Co-Executive Producer Kosta Orfanidis, Producer

OUTSTANDING VARIETY TALK SERIES

LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER HBO

John Oliver, Executive Producer Tim Carvell, Executive Producer Liz Stanton, Executive Producer Jeremy Tchaban, Supervising Producer Christopher Werner, Supervising Producer Laura L. Griffin, Producer Kate Mullaney, Producer Matt Passet, Producer Marian Wang, Producer Charles Wilson, Producer

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

REGINA KING as Angela Abar / Sister Night HBO Watchmen

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

MARK RUFFALO as Dominick Birdsey/Thomas Birdsey HBO I Know This Much Is True

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

DAMON LINDELOF, Written by CORD JEFFERSON, Written by HBO Watchmen This Extraordinary Being

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR DRAMATIC SPECIAL

MARIA SCHRADER, Directed by NETFLIX Unorthodox

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

YAHYA ABDUL-MATEEN II as Cal Abar / Dr. Manhattan HBO Watchmen

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

UZO ADUBA as Shirley Chisholm FX NETWORKS Mrs. America

OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES

WATCHMEN HBO

Damon Lindelof, Executive Producer Tom Spezialy, Executive Producer Nicole Kassell, Executive Producer Stephen Williams, Executive Producer Joseph E. Iberti, Executive Producer Ron Schmidt, Co-Executive Producer Carly Wray, Co-Executive Producer Lila Byock, Supervising Producer Nick Cuse, Supervising Producer Christal Henry, Supervising Producer Karen Wacker, Producer John Blair, Producer

OUTSTANDING COMPETITION PROGRAM

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE VH1

Tim Palazzola, Executive Producer Randy Barbato, Executive Producer Fenton Bailey, Executive Producer Tom Campbell, Executive Producer RuPaul Charles, Executive Producer Steven Corfe, Executive Producer Mandy Salangsang, Executive Producer Michele Mills, Co-Executive Producer Jacqueline Wilson, Co-Executive Producer Lisa Steele, Supervising Producer Adam Bronstein, Supervising Producer Thairin Smothers, Senior Producer John Polly, Producer Michelle Visage, Producer Jen Passovoy, Producer Alicia Gargaro-Magana, Producer

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

JEREMY STRONG as Kendall Roy HBO Succession

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

ZENDAYA as Rue HBO Euphoria

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

JESSE ARMSTRONG, Written by HBO Succession This Is Not For Tears

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

ANDRIJ PAREKH, Directed by HBO Succession Hunting

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

BILLY CRUDUP as Cory Ellison APPLE TV+ The Morning Show

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

JULIA GARNER as Ruth Langmore NETFLIX Ozark

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

SUCCESSION HBO

Jesse Armstrong, Executive Producer Adam McKay, Executive Producer Will Ferrell, Executive Producer Frank Rich, Executive Producer Kevin Messick, Executive Producer Mark Mylod, Executive Producer Jane Tranter, Executive Producer Tony Roche, Executive Producer Scott Ferguson, Executive Producer Jon Brown, Co-Executive Producer Georgia Pritchett, Co-Executive Producer Jonathan Glatzer, Supervising Producer Will Tracy, Producer Dara Schnapper, Producer Gabrielle Mahon, Producer Lucy Prebble, Consulting Producer


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