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Emmy Winners: Watchmen, Succession, Schitt’s Creek All Win Big

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The winners of the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Sunday during a virtual ceremony, with Watchmen leading with the most wins of the night (11). Its network, HBO, took home the most wins of the awards ceremony with 30. (That tally includes 19 wins during last week's Creative Arts Emmys.)HBO's Watchmen -- which IGN…
Emmy Winners: Watchmen, Succession, Schitt’s Creek All Win Big

The winners of the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Sunday during a virtual ceremony, with Watchmen leading with the most wins of the night (11). Its network, HBO, took home the most wins of the awards ceremony with 30. (That tally includes 19 wins during last week’s Creative Arts Emmys.)HBO’s Watchmen — which IGN named the Best TV Series of 2019 — won limited series, while cast members Regina King and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II won the limited series category’s lead actress and best supporting actor awards, respectively. This is the fourth Emmy win for Regina King.Watchmen also won Best Writing for a Limited Series Movie or Dramatic Special for Damon Lindelof and Cord Jefferson. Lindelof dedicated his win to the victims and survivors of the 1921 Tulsa massacre, which is depicted in the series.Watchmen lost, however, in the category of Best Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special where Unorthodox’s Maria Schrader beat three different Watchmen helmers.Meanwhile, Schitt’s Creek enjoyed a historic sweep of all the categories in the comedy field, winning seven awards in all.Mark Ruffalo won for lead actor in a limited series for I Know This Much Is True, where he plays twin brothers. Zendaya won best actress in a drama series for Euphoria, the youngest ever recipient in that category. Succession’s Jeremy Strong won best actor in a drama series.Last Week Tonight with John Oliver won for Variety Talk Series, while RuPaul’s Drag Race won for Best Competition Program. Succession’s Jesse Armstrong won for best writing in a drama series.HBO also won best TV movie for Bad Education, starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney.Billy Crudup won Apple TV+ their first-ever Emmy with a Best Supporting Actor victory for The Morning Show.Last week’s Creative Emmys saw The Mandalorian win Disney+ its first Emmy, while HBO’s Watchmen won for cinematography and costuming.Key winners are listed below, with a full list available on the Emmys website.Drama Series

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

Comedy Series

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

Limited Series

  • Little Fires Everywhere
  • Mrs. America
  • Unbelievable
  • Unorthodox
  • Watchmen – WINNER

TV Movie

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

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 – WINNER

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 – WINNER

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 – WINNER
  • Issa Rae, Insecure
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

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 – WINNER
  • Ramy Youssef, Ramy

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Cate Blanchett, Mrs. America
  • Shira Haas, Unorthodox
  • Regina King, Watchmen – WINNER
  • Octavia Spencer, Self Made: Inspired By The Life Of Madam C.J. Walker
  • Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere

Watchmen: All the Comic Book References in the HBO SeriesLead 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 – WINNER

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

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

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

  • Nicholas Braun, Succession
  • Billy Crudup, The Morning Show – WINNER
  • 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 in a Comedy Series

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

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

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

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