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The 72nd Emmy Awards on ABC: `Schitt's Creek` cleaned house in the comedy categories. Pictured are cast members Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy, Noah Reid, Andrew Cividino, Annie Murphy and Karen Robinson. (ABC photo by Frank Ockenfels)
The 72nd Emmy Awards on ABC: "Schitt's Creek" cleaned house in the comedy categories. Pictured are cast members Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy, Noah Reid, Andrew Cividino, Annie Murphy and Karen Robinson. (ABC photo by Frank Ockenfels)

Television Academy, Emmy nominees pledge to donate $2.8 million to No Kid Hungry; complete list of 72nd Emmy Awards winners

Mon, Sep 21st 2020 10:25 am

The Television Academy on Sunday celebrated the 72nd Emmy Awards, recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2019-20 television season.

HBO’s “Watchmen” led all awarded shows with 11 wins (including the Creative Arts Emmy Awards). CTV and Pop’s “Schitt’s Creek” followed with nine. HBO’s “Succession” and Disney+’s “The Mandalorian” tied with seven wins apiece.

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 (with Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow), 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 Award-winning artist H.E.R. made her Emmy debut with a special “In Memoriam” performance of “Nothing Compares 2 U.”

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.

Kimmel returned as host for the third time and also served as executive producer for television’s biggest night.

For more information, visit Emmys.com.

The 72nd Emmy Awards on ABC: Zendaya took the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. (ABC photo by Frank Ockenfels)

The winners included:

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

 

Information courtesy of the Emmys.

The 72nd Emmy Awards key art, courtesy of ABC.

All Nominated Broadcast & Streaming Partners to Donate $100,000 for Every Emmy Win

One in four children in the U.S. could face hunger this year because of the coronavirus. No Kid Hungry is working tirelessly to ensure no child misses a meal during and beyond this crisis. All nominated broadcast and streaming partners have committed to donating $100,000 per Emmy win throughout Sunday’s program. In support of these unprecedented donations, the Television Academy announced it will make its own pledge of $500,000 in support of No Kid Hungry. These contributions will grant a combined $2.8 million to No Kid Hungry’s work to ensure that kids are fed, both during this crisis and throughout its aftermath.

About No Kid Hungry

No child should go hungry in America. But in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, 1 in 4 kids could face hunger this year. No Kid Hungry is working to end childhood hunger by helping launch and improve programs that give all kids the healthy food they need to thrive. This is a problem we know how to solve. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of Share Our Strength, an organization working to end hunger and poverty. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.

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