The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards is the latest award show to take place during the coronavirus pandemic. Many stars weighed in on the night, sharing their gratitude, preparation, as well as support for the major winners.
The legendary award show premiered on Sunday evening on ABC. Schitt's Creek set a historic record with the most wins in a single season for a comedy series, reigning in nine trophies. Many stars spoke out about the main winner of the night.
It’s late at night but I couldn’t sleep without thanking my mom, @tingtime, for being my biggest supporter, my fier… https://t.co/PTB7kdh646— dan levy (@dan levy)1600672860.0
Daniel Levy is a writer and actor for the hit show who took home many Emmys including Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series, Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series, and Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series. He appeared many times throughout the night and was so humbled by his notable wins. He posted a late-night shoutout to his mother for her constant love and support.
What a night for us! And what a night for our fans!! Thank you Emmy voters for that heartfelt love letter!! @SchittsCreek @SchittsCreekPop— Eugene Levy (@Eugene Levy)1600664686.0
Dan's father, Eugene, contributed to the nine wins of the night, taking home Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series. He thanked his fans on early Monday morning for their votes and support.
Schitt's Creek Shoutouts
Woo hoo!!! Congratulations @SchittsCreek !! Catherine Eugene & Dan! 3 Canadian 🇨🇦 sweep!!!— Sandra Oh (@Sandra Oh)1600648866.0
Holy Schitt!!! One more!! Fantastic! 🇨🇦❤️— Sandra Oh (@Sandra Oh)1600648992.0
Dan Levy - a true Canadian, just apologized for winning!! Lol!!— Sandra Oh (@Sandra Oh)1600649318.0
Annie!!! Congratulations!!! @SchittsCreek Omg how much do you want to be in that room ??— Sandra Oh (@Sandra Oh)1600649769.0
Congratulations #SchittsCreek for winning BEST COMEDY SERIES ‼️🥳 I love this show so much and am so happy for all o… https://t.co/vzdnt0FRHT— Paula Abdul (@Paula Abdul)1600650177.0
Congrats @danjlevy!!! 🤩🤩🤩 You'll always be my David Rose 😘 xoxo— Mariah Carey (@Mariah Carey)1600649172.0
Mariah Carey tweeted a special shoutout to Daniel Levy. The singer crashed the show's commencement video for the class of 2020 where she sang "Hero" with the cast.
Congratulations to the cast and crew of @SchittsCreek for their historic Emmy's sweep tonight - and for bringing su… https://t.co/rsHSTeeDnh— Justin Trudeau (@Justin Trudeau)1600657549.0
Canadian actor Justin Trudeau honored the show and the rest of the Canadians who were nominated at the Emmys this year.
https://t.co/jBFiKkYJlD— Regina King (@Regina King)1600662548.0
Actress Regina King scored Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series for her performance in Watchmen. She wore a shirt honoring the late Breonna Taylor which received major support. In her Twitter video, she thanked the crew of the show who worked hard to put the show together.
Zendaya Breaks Major Record
for rue. congratulations @zendaya!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ALL THE LOVE <3 https://t.co/OVVXUKvZ6B— euphoria (@euphoria)1600655914.0
Zendaya was a hot topic last night for her legendary record. She was honored with Outstanding Actress In A Drama Series for her role in Euphoria. This 24-year-old star is the youngest and the second black recipient of this award.
Emmys prep... in my OTHER mask 😷🥂 https://t.co/GNkmiSt4TF— Jennifer Aniston (@Jennifer Aniston)1600642708.0
Jennifer Aniston showed how she got ready for the Emmys, with a facial and some champagne. The iconic actress was up for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series for her role in The Morning Show on Apple TV+.
Shortest #Emmys commute yet! Brought the festivities to my lawn and celebrated the incredible cast and crews of… https://t.co/THxTJi17GJ— Reese Witherspoon (@Reese Witherspoon)1600656072.0
Emmys 2019. Things look a little different this year but the gratitude remains the same. Thank you the… https://t.co/C9xJwgTLYJ— kerry washington (@kerry washington)1600637319.0
Kerry Washington shared a post highlighting last year's Emmys look. She was nominated for Lead Actress In A Limited Series, as well as Outstanding Limited Series for her work in Little Fires Everywhere.
BLESSED!!!! #EMMYS https://t.co/xCClzOeaKI— Yahya Abdul-Mateen 2 (@Yahya Abdul-Mateen 2)1600656294.0
Watchmen's Yahya Abdul-Mateen II scored Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series for his role and shared a post of him in his classy striped suit in the comfort of his own home.
Tracee Ellis Ross
I made my own red carpet for the #Emmys, complete with some camera clicks 😂😂😂 yes it’s a little janky, but hey—it w… https://t.co/Qyg5h4M5wQ— Tracee Ellis Ross (@Tracee Ellis Ross)1600652386.0
Visit the Emmy website to check out the full list of winners.
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