Television shows Succession, Watchmen and Schitt’s Creek look set for multiple wins at Sunday’s Emmy awards, but the biggest buzz may be around the virtual ceremony and its potential for pyjamas, alpacas, and designer Hazmat suits.
Host Jimmy Kimmel opened the Emmys on Sunday from an empty Los Angeles theatre filled with cardboard cutouts of the nominees, marking the start of Hollywood’s first major Covid-era award show.
“Hello and welcome to the pand-Emmys,” said Kimmel, as producers cut to archive footage of a star-studded audience, before revealing the venue’s empty seats.
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series – Eugene Levy
Eugene Levy wins the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series, for Schitt’s Creek. This is the show’s second award of the ceremony. Catherine O’Hara had previously won for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series.
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series – Catherine O’Hara
Catherine O’Hara wins the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series, for her performance in Schitt’s Creek. The show has 15 nominations at the Emmys this year.
Ahead of Emmys 2020, a complete list of nominations
The annual Emmy Awards, celebrating the best in television, will be handed out on Sunday in a virtual ceremony hosted by Jimmy Kimmel from Los Angeles. Here is a list of nominees in key categories for the 72nd Emmy Awards.
Priyanka Chopra shares stunning throwback video, wishes good luck to all nominees
Actor Priyanka Chopra may not be attending this year’s Emmy Awards ceremony, but she is still thinking about the good time she had at the 2016 ceremony. Priyanka took to Instagram on Sunday to share her good wishes for all the nominees competing for the trophy on Monday.