Emmys 2020: Anne Frances, Dan J Levy, Schitt’s Creek pick big at Emmys

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For the first time Emmys, American television’s big night went live online. In its virtual ceremony, Schitt’s Creek got off to a great start winning the #Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series. It is the first major entertainment industry ceremony to air since the coronavirus pandemic began. All the Emmys 2020 nominees were sent camera units and broadcast live from their living rooms with active social media updates.

  • Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series, Schitt’s Creek went to Anne Frances

  • Dan Levy adds Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series to his trophy cabinet! He gets his first acting #Emmy, winning Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series for @SchittsCreek. He was up for a total of four nominations this year.
  • The #Emmy for Directing For A Comedy Series goes to @AndrewCividino and @danjlevy for @SchittsCreek. The 80 episode Canadian series is based on a married couple who suddenly go bankrupt and the only remaining asset they have is an ugly small town named Schitt’s Creek.

  • Last Week Tonight picks up the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Talk Series.

At Emmys 2020, Regina King, Watchmen, Mark Ruffalo win big in the Limited Series categories.

All Winners Below:

Drama Series

Better Call Saul
The Crown
The Handmaid’s Tale
Killing Eve
The Mandalorian
Stranger Things
**WINNER: Succession

Comedy Series

Curb Your Enthusiasm
Dead to Me
The Good Place
The Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
** WINNER: Schitt’s Creek
What We Do in the Shadows

Lead Actress, Drama

Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show
Olivia Colman, The Crown
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Laura Linney, Ozark
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
** WINNER: Zendaya, Euphoria

Lead Actor, Drama

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

Supporting Actor, Drama

Nicholas Braun, Succession
** WINNER: Billy Crudup, The Morning Show
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

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

Lead Actress, Comedy

Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Linda Cardellini, Dead to Me
** WINNER: Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
Issa Rae, Insecure
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Lead Actor, Comedy

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Don Cheadle, Black Monday
Ted Danson, The Good Place
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
** WINNER: Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek
Ramy Youssef, Ramy

Supporting Actor, Comedy

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
** WINNER: Daniel Levy, Schitt’s Creek
Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live

Supporting Actress, Comedy

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
** WINNER: Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek
Yvonne Orji, Insecure
Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live

Limited Series

Little Fires Everywhere
Mrs. America
** WINNER: Watchmen

While Schitt’s Creek dominated the comedy category, it was HBO’s hit series Succession that led in the drama category. Aside from winning in the Lead Actor category, Andrij Parekh won an Emmy for Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series, while Jesse Armstrong, won Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series for the same.