Monday, 21 September 2020 12:42

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Succession, Watchmen, and Schitt’s Creek may have been the major winners on Sunday at the 72nd Emmy Awards, but the biggest story was the ceremony itself.

This year, the event happened, for the most part, online, with a virtual celebration of the industry amidst the pandemic.

The Emmy Awards was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and was the first of the major industry awards shows to grapple with the complicated logistics of a remotely produced live broadcast.

Kimmel didn’t take home the award for ‘Outstanding Variety Talk Series’, but at least he got some stage and screen time in.

To kick things off, here’s his opening monologue at the ‘Pandemmys’:

2020 EMMY WINNERS IN KEY CATEGORIES:

  • Best Drama Series: Succession
  • Best Comedy Series: Schitt's Creek
  • Best Limited Series: Watchmen
  • Best Actor, Comedy Series: Eugene Levy, Schitt's Creek
  • Best Actress, Comedy Series: Catherine O'Hara, Schitt's Creek
  • Best Actor, Drama Series: Jeremy Strong, Succession
  • Best Actress, Drama Series: Zendaya, Euphoria
  • Best Actress, Limited Series or Movie: Regina King, Watchmen
  • Best Actor, Limited Series or Movie: Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much is True.
  • Best Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Julia Garner, Ozark
  • Best Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Billy Crudup, The Morning Show
  • Best Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Annie Murphy, Schitt's Creek
  • Best Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Daniel Levy, Schitt's Creek.