Recap: Zendaya, 'Schitt's Creek,' 'Succession' & 'Watchmen' Come Out On Top At The 72nd Primetime Emmys
Holy Schitt's Creek! The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards pressed on this evening, giving fans of television something to celebrate. Here's a recap of tonight's show:
Schitt's Creek Wins Big in Comedy
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The Emmys started off with what felt like a Canadian invasion and we couldn't be happier for Daniel Levy and the cast & crew of Schitt's Creek for taking home seven Emmys Sunday night. The imported comedy hit taking home:
Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Eugene Levy), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Catherine O'Hara), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Daniel Levy), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Annie Murphy), Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series & Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.
Watchmen Dominates "Limited" Category
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HBO's Watchmen was another standout. Taking home Outstanding Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic special, as well as writing, Lead Actress (Regina King) & Supporting Actor (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) in the same respective category.
Succession's Success in the Drama Category
There were big expectations for HBO's Succession. The series did not disappoint taking home four Emmys for Outstanding Drama Series, Lead Actor (Jeremy Strong), Directing & Writing.
Zendaya Wins Outstanding Actress In a Drama Series
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Euphoria and Zendaya fans rejoice! The 24-year-old actress pulled out what many consider to be the greatest upset of the night winning Outstanding Actress in a Drama. Zendaya making history as the youngest actress ever to do so!
Despite the pandemic, the Emmys managed to put on a great show, celebrating the power of television.