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Emmy Awards 2020 – Full List of Award Winners

Emmy Awards 2020

The 72nd Emmy Awards 2020 to be honored for the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2019, to May 31, 2020. It was chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The ceremony was original to be held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was instead held at the Staples Center, while winners gave their speeches from their homes.

The ceremony was held on September 20, 2020, and broadcast in the U.S. by ABC. It was preceded by the 72nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 14, 15, 16, 17, and 19. The ceremony was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Emmy Award 2020
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The nominated names were announced on July 28, 2020, by Leslie Jones, Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, and Tatiana Maslany. For the first time in history, the Emmy Awards 2020 went live and virtual.

Winners and Nominees of Emmy Awards 2020

Drama Series

Winner – Succession

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  • Better Call Saul
  • The Crown
  • The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Killing Eve
  • The Mandalorian
  • Ozark
  • Stranger Things

Comedy Series

Winner – Schitt’s Creek

Schitt's Creek
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  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Dead to Me
  • The Good Place
  • Insecure
  • The Kominsky Method
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • What We Do in the Shadows

Lead Actress – Drama

Winner – ZendayaEuphoria

Image – Wikipedia


  • Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show
  • Olivia Colman, The Crown
  • Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
  • Laura Linney, Ozark
  • Sandra Oh, Killing Eve

Lead Actor – Drama

Winner – Jeremy Strong, Succession

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

Supporting Actor – Drama

Winner – Billy CrudupThe Morning Show

Billy Crudup
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  • Nicholas Braun, Succession
  • 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

Supporting Actress – Drama

Winner –Julia Garner, Ozark

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

Lead Actress – Comedy

Winner – Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek

catherine o'Hara
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  • Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
  • Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Linda Cardellini, Dead to Me
  • Issa Rae, Insecure
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Lead Actor – Comedy

Winner – Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek

Eugene Levy
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  • Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
  • Don Cheadle, Black Monday
  • Ted Danson, The Good Place
  • Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
  • Ramy Youssef, Ramy

Supporting Actor – Comedy

Winner – Daniel Levy , Schitt’s Creek

Daniel Levy
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  • 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
  • Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live

Supporting Actress – Comedy

Winner – Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek

Annie Murphy
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  • 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
  • Yvonne Orji, Insecure
  • Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live

Limited Series

Winner – Watchmen

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  • Little Fires Everywhere
  • Mrs. America
  • Unbelievable
  • Unorthodox

TV Movie

Winner – Bad Education

Bad Education
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  • American Son
  • Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings: These Old Bones
  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend

Lead Actor – TV Movie or Limited Series

Winner – Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True

Mark Ruffalo
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  • Jeremy Irons, Watchmen
  • Hugh Jackman, Bad Education
  • Paul Mescal, Normal People
  • Jeremy Pope, Hollywood

Lead Actress – TV Movie or Limited Series

Winner – Regina King , Watchmen

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

Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Limited Series

Winner – Uzo Aduba, Mrs. America

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

Supporting Actor, TV Movie or Limited Series

Winner – Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Watchmen

Yahya Abdul
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  • Jovan Adepo, Watchmen
  • Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend
  • Louis Gossett Jr., Watchmen
  • Dylan McDermott, Hollywood
  • Jim Parsons, Hollywood

Competition Program

Winner – RuPaul’s Drag Race

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

Variety Talk Series

Winner – Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
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  • The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
  • Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  • The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Host for a Reality or Competition Program

Winner – RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race

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  • Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Jonathan Van Ness, Queer Eye
  • Nicole Byer, Nailed It
  • Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec, and Kevin O’Leary, Shark Tank
  • Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio, Top Chef
  • Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, Making It

History of Emmy Awards

An Emmy Award, known as Emmy, is an American award that provided for excellence outstanding achievement in television in the United States. It is an event that presented at numerous annual events held throughout the year, each one honoring one of the various sectors of the television industry. The two ceremonies are the Primetime Emmy Awards and the Daytime Emmy Awards, for American primetime and daytime entertainment programming. Emmy Awards 2020 is the 72nd Award Ceremony.

The name Emmy obtained from Immy, a nickname for a camera tube used in television.

Only members of the academy can vote for the awards and members vote only within their own rules, actors voting for actors, writers for writers, and so on. Categories in which awards include dramatic series, comedy series, special drama, limited series, and variety, music, or comedy.

In each of these categories, the best program is chosen as the best actor and actress, supporting actor and actress, director, and writer are chosen.

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