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When it comes to the entertainment industry, you can witness the best of the best tv series, movies, actors, actresses, and hosts that are no less prominent worldwide. 72nd Emmy Nominations 2020 has proved that the world is not scarce of talent, beauty, and whatnot! So, have you missed the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards show aired on U.S. Primetime on 21st September 2020? Well! No worries because we are presenting a swift glimpse of all the awards and commentary of your favorite stars that you missed out on! 

Hence, let’s get started on the list of series, movies, and leads that have received the honor for their fantastic performance without any further ado. 

Emmy 2020Nominations: For Outstanding Comedy Series


  • Dead to Me on Netflix
  • Insecure on HBO
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm on HBO
  • Furthermore, Schitt’s Creek on Pop T.V.
  • The Good Place on NBC
  • Also, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon Prime Video
  • The Kominsky Methoer also on Netflix
  • At last, What We Do In the Shadows on F.X. Networks

Winner: Schitt’s Creek 

Source: Los Angeles Times

Info: Schitt’s Creek is running for a while on Pop T.V., and audiences are still loving it. This show follows the storyline of Jonny Rose and his family, including spoiled children. Indeed, Jonny Rose was quite loaded. However, at the beginning of the show, he was bankrupt, and consequently, he had to leave his mansion and live in a rural area that he bought for his daughter as a joke. The series is full of drama and comic themes. 

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 2020: Emmy Awards


  • Don Cheadle appearing as Mo Monroe in Black Monday
  • Anthony Anderson appearing as “Andre Johnson” in Black-Ish
  • Ted Denson appearing as Micheal in The Good Place
  • Ramy Youssef appearing as Ramy in Ramy
  • Micheal Douglas appearing as Sandy Kominsky in the Kominsky Method
  • Eugene Levy appearing as Jonny Rose in Schitt’s Creek

Winner: Eugene Levy for Schitt’s Creek’s “The Pitch” Episode. 

Source: Los Angeles Times

Emmy Nominations 2020: For Outstanding Drama Series


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

Winner: Succession on HBO Network

Source: The Indian Express

Info: No drama is better than family drama. Emmy Awards winner, Succession drama series follows the Roy family’s plot with a world-class media empire belonging to Logan Roy. Logan has been living the lifestyle of a King, but he wants to retire now. The series presents the phase where Logan Roy struggles to divide his empire among his children and hand over all the responsibilities in a dramatic way. 

Emmy Awards 2020: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series


  • Tracee Ellis Ross appearing as Rainbow Johnson in Black-Ish
  • Christina Applegate appearing as Jen Harding in Dead To Me
  • Linda Cardellini appearing as Judy Hale in Dead To Me
  • Issa Rae appearing as Issa in Insecure
  • Catherine O’Hara appearing as Moira Rose in Schitt’s Creek
  • Rachel Brosnahan appearing as Miriam Maisel in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Winner: Catherine O’Hara 

Source: The New York Times

Info: She is an actress, Canadian comedian, and screenwriter you may have also seen in the Home Alone 2, The Addams Family, and Away We Go. 

Emmy Awards 2020: Outstanding Supporting Actor In a Comedy Series


  • Andre Braugher appearing as Captain Raymond in Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Mahershala Ali appearing as Sheikh Malik in Ramy
  • Kenan Thompson in Saturday Night Live
  • Daniel Levy appears as David Rose in Schitt’s Creek.
  • William Jackson Harper appearing as Chidi Anagonye in the Good Place
  • Alan Arkin appearing as Norman Newlander in the Kominsky Method
  • Sterling K. Brown appearing as Reggie in the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Tony Shalhoub appearing as Abe Weisseman in also the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Winner: Daniel Levy  

Source: CBC.ca

Info: Daniel Joseph Levy is also a canadian actor whom you can watch before on MTV live, Modern Family, and Behind These Hazel Eyes music videos. 

Emmy Awards Nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series


  • Fred Willard appearing as Frank Dunphy in Modern Family
  • Dev Patel appearing as Joshua in Modern Love
  • Eddie Murphy (Host) on Saturday Night Live
  • Brad Pitt appearing as Dr. Anthony Fauci also on Saturday Night Live
  • Adam Driver (Host) also on Saturday Night Live
  • Luke Kirby appearing as Lenny Bruce in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Winner: Eddie Murphy

Source: Voice of America

Info: Eddie Regan Murphy is an American Actor, Singer, and Comedian. He had launched “Red Light” music album in 2013. 

Emmy Awards Nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series


  • Betty Gilpin appearing as Debbie Eagan in Glow
  • Yvonne Orji appearing as Molly in Insecure
  • Kate McKinnon on Saturday Night Live
  • Cecily Strong on Saturday Night Live
  • Annie Murphy appearing as Alexis Rose in Schitt’s Creek
  • D’Arcy Carden appearing as Janet in The Good Place
  • Alex Brostein appearing as Susie Myerson in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
  • Marin Hinkle appearing as Rose Weissman also in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Winner: Annie Murphy

Info: To begin with, Anne Frances Murphy is a canadian actress, you must have watched her on Saturday Night Live Short Film, Flashpoint, The Business, and Blue Mountain State. 

Emmy Awards 2020: For Outstanding Guest Actress In a Comedy Series


  • Angela Bassett appearing as Mo in A Black Lady Sketch Show
  • Maya Roudolph appearing as Senator Kamala Harris on Saturday Night Live
  • Phoebe-Waller Bridge (Host) also on Saturday Night Live
  • Moreover, Maya Roudolph appearing as the Judge in The Good Place
  • Wanda Sykes appearing as Moms Mabley in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
  • At last, Betty Midler appearing as Hadassah Gold in The Politician 

Winner: Maya Roudolph as Senator Kamala Harris on Saturday Night Live

Source: WUSA9

Info: First, Maya Roudolph is a mind-blowing voice actress. She is also involved in other entertainment industries as a Singer, Actress, and Comedian. Above all, she has also appeared in The Devil’s Child, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and Big Mouth (Netflix).

Emmy Awards 2020: For Outstanding Limited Series


  • Watchmen on HBO television Network
  • Mrs. America on F.X. Networks
  • Moreover, the Little Fires Everywhere on Hulu
  • At last, Unbelievable on Netflix
  • Unorthodox also on Netflix

Winner: Watchmen on HBO television Network (Emmy Nominations 2020)

Info: To begin with, Watchmen is one of the top-trending limited drama series that is based on the Watchmen of D.C. Comics. Moreover, Watchmen follows the storyline set in 1985’s alternate America masked vigilante Rorschach is plotting to kill other superheroes. However, he changes his motive to uncover several secrets that are covered for long. 

Nominations and Winner for Outstanding Variety Talk Series


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

Winner: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO

Info: Last Week Tonight’s primary host is John Oliver. He has also received worldwide appreciation for his writing excellence for the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Currently running, last week tonight with John Oliver on HBO reviews the events that happened in the past seven days in the context of politics, entertainment, and much more. Indeed, the show is quite prominent for its comic theme. 

Nominations and Winner for Outstanding Competition Program


  • The Voice on NBC
  • Also, Nailed It! On Netflix
  • The Masked Singer on Fox
  • Furthermore, Top Chef on Bravo
  • At last, RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH1

Winner: RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH1 (Emmy Nominations 2020)

Info: To begin with, it is one of the longest running American Reality Competition Series. For the most part, the show works around several challenges that all the participants require to face in order to win. Furthermore, the winner of the show each season counts as the Next RuPaul’s Drag Superstar/Queen. Above all, Prominent winners of the show are Yvie Oddly, Bob the Drag Queen, Sasha Velour, Jinkx Monsoon, and Aquaria. 

Emmy Nominees/Winners 2020 for Lead Performances

  • Outstanding Lead Actor in Drama Series: Jeremy Strong for Succession
  • Winner for Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series: Zendaya for Euphoria
  • Moreover, Outstanding Lead Actor in Limited Series: Mark Ruffalo for I know this much is True
  • At last, Outstanding Lead Actress in Limited Series: Regina King for Watchmen
Source: Teen Vogue

Emmy Winners for Supporting Performances

  • Best Supporting Actor for Drama series: Billy Crudup for the morning show
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress for Drama Series: Julia Garner for Ozark
  • Furthermore, Outstanding Supporting Actor for limited Series: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II for Watchmen
  • At last, Actress for Limited Series: Uzo Aduba for Mrs. America


Hence, it seems like the 72nd primetime Emmy Awards 2020 have created a lot of fuss among the audience. On one hand where the viewers are crazy about mind-blowing Netflix original tv shows, on the other hand, Schitt’s Creek received the maximum number of Emmy Nominations 2020. To begin with, the show has ended on a good note, and therefore, it could be one of the reasons for it to receive such a status in the context of comedy series. 

To begin with, a lot has changed this year. You must be surprised to know, Netflix has received over 37 Nominations including shows, actor, actress, supporting performance and also, guest stars. However, SHowtime on the other hand only received two nominations which is quite questionable. Yet, the PrimeTime Emmy Awards went well and gave another big glimpse of stardom to the audience.