This year’s Primetime Emmy Awards, which honor the best in television, were presented on Sunday.
Like the rest of the world, this year’s ceremony was also impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and for the first time in history made The 72nd Emmy Awards go virtual.
The event was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel from the Staples Center arena in Los Angeles, California.
HBO turned out to be the star of the night as it ended Emmy season with 30 wins, while Netflix grabbed 21 awards.
HBO’s drama “Watchmen” won best limited series at the Emmys 2020, marking the first time a comic-book adaptation to bag a top prize at the annual celebration of television’s best work. The show won 11 Emmys in total. It went into the ceremony with 26 nominations.
“Schitt’s Creek” made history for tiny Pop TV, swept the comedy acting categories, and also bagged awards for directing and writing.
HBO’s fan-favorite drama “Succession,” took home awards for best drama, drama actor (Jeremy Strong), writing for a drama and directing for a drama.0
Check out the complete list of winners below: