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Here’s The Complete Emmys 2020 Winners List!

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The 2020 Emmys are finally done! Even though it was unlike any other award ceremony we had ever seen before, it’s still better than not having one in the first place. Moreover, the Television Academy made sure that the Emmys were delivered safely to each and every one of the winners. So, who are the 2020 Emmys winners? We compiled a list for your ease.

Before we dive into the list, let’s look at the biggest winners of the 2020 Emmys. Schitt’s Creek, Watchmen, and Succession stood out as the most outstanding TV shows of the night. In fact, Schitt’s Creek broke the record of winning the most Emmys in a single season for a comedy show – nine.

Succession Emmys 2020 Winners

The other big winner of the night was HBO’s Succession. The show bagged many important Emmys, including best drama series, best actor for Jeremy Strong, best writing, and best directing during the Emmys 2020. However, Succession’s British creator Jesse Armstrong said how sad he was for not being with his fellow cast and crew members, saying:

“This is such a very nice moment, but it’s sad not to be with the cast and crew to share it.”

HBO also had more winners in the 2020 Emmys with it’s hit limited series Watchmen. It won awards for the best limited-series, as well as Emmys for its stars Regina King and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. So, without any further wait, here’s the complete list of nominees and winners of the 2020 Emmys.

Nominees and Winners of the 2020 Emmys

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul
The Crown
The Handmaid’s Tale
Killing Eve
The Mandalorian
Stranger Things
Succession — winner

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown
Laura Dern, Big Little Lies
Julia Garner, Ozark: winner
Thandie Newton, Westworld
Fiona Shaw, Killing Eve
Sarah Snook, Succession
Meryl Streep, Big Little Lies
Samira Wiley, The Handmaid’s Tale

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Nicholas Braun, Succession
Billy Crudup, The Morning Show: winner
Kieran Culkin, Succession
Mark Duplass, The Morning Show
Giancarlo Esposito, Better Call Saul
Matthew Macfadyen, Succession
Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid’s Tale
Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Andrij Parekh, Succession: winner

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Jesse Armstrong, Succession: winner

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show
Olivia Colman, The Crown
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Laura Linney, Ozark
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Zendaya, Euphoria: winner

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Jason Bateman, Ozark
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
Steve Carell, The Morning Show
Brian Cox, Succession
Billy Porter, Pose
Jeremy Strong, Succession: winner

Outstanding Competition Program

The Masked Singer
Nailed It!
RuPaul’s Drag Race: winner
Top Chef
The Voice

Outstanding Limited Series

Little Fires Everywhere
Mrs. America
Watchmen: winner

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Uzo Aduba, Mrs. America: winner
Toni Collette, Unbelievable
Margo Martindale, Mrs. America
Jean Smart, Watchmen
Holland Taylor, Hollywood
Tracey Ullman, Mrs. America

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Watchmen: winner
Jovan Adepo, Watchmen
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend
Louis Gossett Jr., Watchmen
Dylan McDermott, Hollywood
Jim Parsons, Hollywood

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series or Movie

Maria Schrader, Unorthodox: winner

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series or Movie

Damon Lindelof, Cord Jefferson, Watchmen: winner

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Jeremy Irons, Watchmen
Hugh Jackman, Bad Education
Paul Mescal, Normal People
Jeremy Pope, Hollywood
Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True: winner

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Cate Blanchett, Mrs. America
Shira Haas, Unorthodox
Regina King, Watchmen: winner
Octavia Spencer, Self Made
Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: winner
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Outstanding Comedy Series

Curb Your Enthusiasm
Dead to Me
The Good Place
The Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Schitt’s Creek: winner
What We Do In the Shadows

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
D’Arcy Carden, The Good Place
Betty Gilpin, GLOW
Marin Hinkle, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek: winner
Yvonne Orji, Insecure
Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Mahershala Ali, Ramy
Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Sterling K. Brown, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
William Jackson Harper, The Good Place
Daniel Levy, Schitt’s Creek: winner
Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Daniel Levy and Andrew Cividino, Schitt’s Creek: winner

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Daniel Levy, Schitt’s Creek: winner

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Don Cheadle, Black Monday
Ted Danson, The Good Place
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek: winner
Ramy Youssef, Ramy

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Linda Cardellini, Dead to Me
Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek: winner
Issa Rae, Insecure
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

A special night for Schitt’s Creek

Schitt's Creek Emmys 2020 Winners

It was an especially emotional win for the cast and crew. This is because the Canadian series broadcasted its 6th and final season this year, ending the series on a high with it’s highly rated finale and by bagging nine Emmys in 2020. As the show’s creator Dan Levy said after winning the Emmy for the best comedy series:

“Our show, at its core, is about the transformational effects of love and acceptance, and that is something we need more of now than we’ve ever needed before.”

Eugene Levy also added praises for his son, saying:

“I want to thank this young man who took our fish-out-of-water story and transformed it into a story of inclusivity, a castigation of homophobia, and a declaration of the power of love, so thank you Daniel.”

Other than Schitt’s Creek, Zendaya also sent out waves by becoming the youngest ever winner of an Emmy for her performance in Euphoria.

The 2020 Emmys were different and lowkey

Other than these special wins, the 2020 Emmys were especially different than all the ones previously held. This is because this was the first award ceremony held virtually without an audience. Most of the stars joked “This is freakin’ weird!” as they received their Emmys in the comfort of their own homes. Moreover, Jimmy Kimmel hosted the award in front of an empty stadium. And Kimmel acknowledged the awkwardness of it, by first using audience and crowd reaction from yesteryear’s Emmys. Here’s his opening monologue:

When it came to distributing the award itself, the winners were given the Emmys in their very own homes. But, to make sure the name of the winners never got leaked, there was a Television Academy representative at each nominee’s home wearing a hazmat suit. If the nominee failed to win, they would just leave without giving them the trophy (which seems kind of rude).

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