At the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, Pop TV’s Schitt’s Creek swept the comedy series categories, with 7 wins, including best series. Catherine O’Hara won for actress in a comedy series, Eugene Levy claimed the actor win in the same category, Annie Murphy won for supporting actress, while Daniel Levy took home honors for supporting actor in a comedy series as well as honors for writing and directing in a comedy series, with Andrew Cividino.
Meanwhile, HBO’s Succession picked up four wins, including best drama series. Jeremy Strong won in the actor category, Jesse Armstrong won for writing and Andrij Parekh won for directing the drama. HBO’s Watchmen also picked up four honors, including best limited series. Regina King won for actress in a limited series, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II won supporting actor, while Damon Lindelof and Cord Jefferson won for writing for a limited series.
Jimmy Kimmel emceed the Emmys from the Staples Center, which were produced remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. During the 2020 Emmy Awards, Tyler Perry and the Perry Foundation received the 2020 Governors Award “in recognition of their unparalleled contributions to shaping the television medium.”
The Creative Arts Emmys were handed out over five nights last week. Click here for a full list of those winners. The full list of winners at the Primetime Emmy Awards is below. Keep up with all the latest Emmys news here.