Uzo Aduba, Zendaya, and more win big at the 2020 Emmy Awards
DJ D-Nice is helping Jimmy Kimmel pull off the virtual event
The 2020 Emmy Awards are going down now and the historic event has been full of surprises. For the first time in its 72-year history, the annual event is being produced without an audience and so far, the virtual presentation is going pretty well.
Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the mostly virtual event has featured a few of our faves (like Tracee Ellis Ross, Zendaya and Anthony Anderson) as presenters in the flesh, while other famous faces like Issa Rae and Kerry Washington have appeared from remote locations.
Even though HBO’s Watchmen went in as the year’s frontrunner with 26 total nominations, Schitt’s Creek is the show that has been racking up the statues so far. Still, Regina King already nabbed the coveted award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series for her role in the groundbreaking series and her co-star, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series for his role in the one-season hit.
Another huge moment came from Zendaya, 24, when she made history as the youngest person to win the, Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama for her role in HBO’s riveting teen drama, Euphoria.
Check out the full list of winners:
Best Limited Series
Best Actress, Comedy
Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek”
Best Actor, Comedy
Eugene Levy, “Schitt’s Creek”
Best Actress, Drama
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, Limited Series or a Movie
Uzo Aduba, “Mrs. America”
Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, “Watchmen”
“Bad Education” (HBO)
*Variety Sketch Series
“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
Variety Talk Series
“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)
Reality Competition Program
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” (VH1)
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