Primetime Emmy Awards Nomination and winners list 2020

Emmy Awards Winners

An Emmy Award is the US award for outstanding work in the Television industry. Moreover, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presents this award to the winners. The aim of the award is to encourage people to make great hardworking content. Emmy Award is the award for different categories. These include Primetime, daytime, sports Emmy, International, Regional, etc. Here, we are mostly going to focus on Primetime Emmy. So let’s get started with the article about Emmy Awards winners and nominations.

Emmy got its name from Emmy, which was used in early television cameras. This year it is going to be the 72nd primetime Emmy Awards. And, these primetime awards are scheduled on 20 September 2020. However, Emmy Awards Winners are not announced yet. Right now, we only know the shows and artists who’ve been nominated. The US has four major awards for entertainment. And, Emmy is one of them. Grammy is for music, Oscar for films, Tony is for theater. And, just like these Emmy is for Television shows.  

72nd Primetime Emmy Awards Winners

Emmy award 2020 is going to be the 72nd Primetime Emmy award. The ceremony for this award is scheduled for 20 September 2020. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the presenter of these awards. And, Jimmy Kimmel is going to be the host for these awards. Moreover, Leslie Jones, Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, and Tatiana Maslany announced the nominations for this year. And, nominations were announced on 28 July 2020. Watchmen got eleven nominations, Succession got ten and Ozark got nine.

Go through the complete nomination and Emmy Awards Winners name below.

Emmy Nominations 2020

Emmy Nomination 2020 has already been announced on 28 July. “Watchmen” is the show with the highest nomination this year. The show is going to air on the ABC network. The nominations are based on the TV shows of different categories. These include programs, Directing, Acting, and Writing.

Here is the list of Emmy nominations and Emmy Awards Winners for this year:

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO).
  • Dead to Me (Netflix).
  • The Good Place (NBC).
  • Insecure (HBO).
  • The Kominsky Method (Netflix).
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime Video).
  • Schitt’s Creek (Pop TV).
  • What We Do in the Shadows (FX).

 Winner is: Schitt’s Creek (Pop TV).

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Better Call Saul (AMC).
  • The Crown (Netflix).
  • The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu).
  • Killing Eve (BBC America).
  • The Mandalorian (Disney+).
  • Ozark (Netflix).
  • Stranger Things (Netflix).
  • Succession (HBO).

Winner is Succession (HBO)

Outstanding Limited Series           

  • Little Fires Everywhere (Hulu).
  • America (FX).
  • Unbelievable (Netflix).
  • Unorthodox (Netflix).
  • Watchmen (HBO).

Winner is Watchmen (HBO)

Outstanding Television Movie

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

Winner is Bad Education (HBO)

 

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Outstanding Variety Talk Series    

  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central).
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS).
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC).
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO).
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS).

Winner is Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO).

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

  • A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO).
  • Drunk History (Comedy Central).
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC).

 Winner is Saturday Night Live.

Outstanding Competition Program          

  • The Masked Singer (Fox).
  • Nailed It! (Netflix).
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1).
  • Top Chef (Bravo).
  • The Voice (NBC).

Winner is RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1).

 

Emmy Awards Winners

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series        

  • The Great (Episode: “The Great (Pilot)”), Director: Matt Shakman (Hulu).
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Episode: “It’s Comedy or Cabbage”), Director: Amy Sherman-Palladino (Prime Video).
  • Modern Family (Episode: “Finale Part 2”), Director: Gail Mancuso (ABC).
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Episode: “Marvelous Radio”), Director: Daniel Palladino (Prime Video).
  • Ramy (Episode: “Miakhalifa.mov”), Director: Ramy Youssef (Hulu).
  • Schitt’s Creek (Episode: “Happy Ending”), Director: Andrew Cividino and Dan Levy (Pop TV).
  • Will & Grace (Episode: “We Love Lucy”), Director: James Burrows (NBC).

The winner is Schitt’s Creek (Episode: “Happy Ending”), Director: Andrew Cividino and Dan Levy (Pop TV).

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Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

  • The Crown (Episode: “Aberfan”), Directed by Benjamin Caron (Netflix).
  • The Crown (Episode: “Cri de Coeur”), Directed by Jessica Hobbs (Netflix).
  • Homeland (Episode: “Prisoners of War”), Directed by Lesli Linka Glatter (Showtime).
  • The Morning Show (Episode: “The Interview”), Director: Mimi Leder (Apple TV).
  • Ozark (Episode: “Fire Pink”), Director: Alik Sakharov (Netflix).
  • Ozark (Episode: “Su Casa Es Mi Casa”), Director: Ben Semanoff (Netflix).
  • Succession (Episode: “Hunting”), Director: Andrij Parekh (HBO).
  • Succession (Episode: “This Is Not for Tears”), Director: Mark Mylod (HBO).

The Winner is Succession (Episode: “Hunting”), Director: Andrij Parekh (HBO).

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special        

  • Little Fires Everywhere (Episode: “Find a Way”), Director: Lynn Shelton (Hulu).
  • Normal People (Episode: “Episode 5”), Director: Lenny Abrahamson (Hulu).
  • Watchmen (Episode: “This Extraordinary Being”), Director: Stephen Williams (HBO).
  • Unorthodox, Director: Maria Schrader (Netflix).
  • Watchmen (Episode: “It’s Summer and We’re Running out of Ice”), Director: Nicole Kassell (HBO).
  • Watchmen (Episode: “Little Fear of Lightning”), Director: Steph Green (HBO).

The Winner is Unorthodox, Director: Maria Schrader (Netflix).

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series

  • A Black Lady Sketch Show (Episode: “Born at Night, But Not Last Night”), Director: Dime Davis (HBO).
  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Episode: Dr. Fauci Answers Trevor’s Questions About Coronavirus), Director: David Paul Meyer (Comedy Central).
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Episode: “Episode 629”), Director: Paul Pennolino and Christopher Werner (HBO).
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Episode: “Live Show; Chris Christie; Nathaniel Rateliff), Director: Jim Hoskinson (CBS).
  • Saturday Night Live (Episode: “Host: Eddie Murphy”), Director: Don Roy King (NBC).
  • Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready (Episode: “Flame Monroe”), Director: Linda Mendoza (Netflix).

The Winner is Saturday Night Live (Episode: “Host: Eddie Murphy”), Director: Don Roy King (NBC).

Lead actor in a comedy series

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

The Winner is Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek.

Lead actress in a comedy series

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

The Winner is Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek.

Lead actor in a drama series

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

The winner is Jeremy strong, Succession.

Lead actress in a drama series

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

The Winner is Zendaya, Euphoria.

Lead actor in a limited series or movie

  • Jeremy Irons, Watchmen
  • Hugh Jackman, Bad Education
  • Paul Mescal, Normal People
  • Jeremy Pope, Hollywood
  • Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True

The winner is Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True.

Lead actress in a limited series or movie

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

The winner is Regina King, Watchmen.

Supporting actor in a comedy series

  • Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • William Jackson Harper, The Good Place
  • Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method
  • Sterling K. Brown, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Mahershala Ali, Ramy
  • Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live
  • Dan Levy, Schitt’s Creek

The Winner is Dan Levy, Schitt’s Creek.

Supporting actress in a comedy series

  • Betty Gilpin, GLOW
  • D’Arcy Carden, The Good Place
  • Yvonne Orji, Insecure
  • Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Marin Hinkle, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
  • Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live
  • Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek

The Winner is Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek.

Supporting actor in a drama series

  • Giancarlo Esposito, Better Call Saul
  • Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Billy Crudup, The Morning Show
  • Mark Duplass, The Morning Show
  • Nicholas Braun, Succession
  • Kieran Culkin, Succession
  • Matthew Macfadyen, Succession
  • Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

The winner is Billy Crudup, The Morning Show.

Supporting actress in a drama series

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

The Winner is Julia Garner, Ozark.

Supporting actor in a limited series or movie

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

The Winner is Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Watchmen.

Supporting actress in a limited series or movie

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

The Winner is Uzo Aduba, Mrs. America.

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series           

  • The Good Place (Episode: “Whenever you’re Ready”), Writer: Michael Schur (NBC).
  • The Great (Episode: “The Great”), Writer: Tony McNamara (Hulu).
  • Schitt’s Creek (Episode: “Happy Ending”), Writer: Daniel Levy (Pop TV).
  • What We Do in the Shadows (Episode: “On the Run”), Writer: Stefani Robinson (FX).
  • Schitt’s Creek (Episode: “The Presidential Suite”), Writer: David West Read (Pop TV).
  • What We Do in the Shadows (Episode: “Collaboration”), Writer: Sam Johnson & Chris Marcil (FX).
  • What We Do in the Shadows (Episode: “Ghosts”), Writer: Paul Simms (FX).

The winner is Schitt’s Creek (Episode: “Happy Ending”), Writer: Daniel Levy (Pop TV).

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

  • Better Call Saul (Episode: “Bad Choice Road”), Writer: Thomas Schnauz (AMC).
  • Better Call Saul (Episode: “Bagman”), Writer: Gordon Smith (AMC).
  • The Crown (Episode: “Aberfan”), Writer: Peter Morgan (Netflix).
  • Ozark (Episode: “All In”), Writer: Chris Mundy (Netflix).
  • Ozark (Episode: “Fire Pink”), Writer: Miki Johnson (Netflix).
  • Succession (Episode: “This Is Not for Tears”), Writer: Jesse Armstrong (HBO).
  • Ozark (Episode: “Boss Fight”), Writer: John Shiban (Netflix).

The winner is Succession (Episode: “This Is Not for Tears”), Writer: Jesse Armstrong (HBO).

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special           

  • America (Episode: “Shirley”), Writer: Tanya Barfield (FX).
  • Normal People (Episode: “Episode 3”), Writer: Sally Rooney and Alice Birch (Hulu).
  • Unbelievable (Episode: “Episode 1”), Writer: Susannah Grant, Michael Chabon, and Ayelet Waldman (Netflix).
  • Unorthodox (Episode: “Part 1”), Writer: Anna Winger (Netflix).
  • Watchmen (Episode: “This Extraordinary Being”), Writer: Damon Lindelof and Cord Jefferson (HBO).

The winner is Watchmen (Episode: “This Extraordinary Being”), Writer: Damon Lindelof and Cord Jefferson (HBO).

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC)
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

 

In conclusion, the Primetime Emmy awards 2020 is going to premiere on 20 September on ABC network. The nomination for the awards has already been announced. And, Check Emmy awards winners now.

 

Frequently Asked questions

Some of the frequently asked questions are:

When is the prime Emmy award ceremony? 

It is going to be held on 20 September 2020.

Which series/show got the highest nomination?

Watchmen got the highest, 11 nominations.

Who is the host of the show?

Jimmy Kimmel is the host of the award.

On which categories awards are nominated and awarded?

These categories are Acting, writing, programs, and directing. These categories have their subcategories.  

Who is the presenter of these Emmy awards?

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the presenter of these awards.
 

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