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Emmys 2020: Jimmy Kimmel hosts an audience-free awards, as ‘Watchmen’ and ‘Schitt’s Creek’ rule – CNN

(CNN)The Emmy Awards went on Sunday, with Jimmy Kimmel noting at the outset that while an awards show might “seem frivolous and unnecessary” in the middle of a pandemic, “Right now, we need fun.”

The winners, however, offered what came across as a collective message — preaching unity, while urging viewers to go vote in the upcoming election, a point echoed by Regina King (a winner for “Watchmen’), Mark Ruffalo (“I Know This Much is True”) and others.
Kimmel opened the show with scenes of a packed, appreciative audience, before he revealed that he was actually performing in a near-empty auditorium.
“Of course we don’t have an audience. This isn’t a MAGA rally. It’s the Emmys,” the ABC latenight host said — the first of several jokes at President Trump’s expense — later referring to the show as “The No People’s Choice Awards.”
The awards themselves were a story of sweeps and near-sweeps. HBO’s “Watchmen” dominated the limited-series voting — amassing 11 awards overall, including seven claimed during earlier ceremonies in technical areas — and the final season of “Schitt’s Creek” swept the comedy categories.
That included Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy both winning, the first Emmys for the two comedy veterans since receiving awards for writing “SCTV” in the early 1980s. They were joined by Annie Murphy and Levy’s son, Daniel Levy, who was recognized for writing, directing and co-starring in the Pop TV show. Including earlier technical awards, the show garnered nine Emmys overall.
HBO’s “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” also won its fifth consecutive Emmy for variety talk series, with Oliver noting how lucky those programs were to be able to stay in production during the pandemic, which has shut down so many scripted programs. “I will be reporting him to ICE tomorrow,” Kimmel, a fellow nominee, quipped afterward.
The 72nd annual Emmys mark the most significant award show to go on since the coronavirus pandemic ruled out the traditional everyone-together/black-tie events. Most of the other upcoming major awards, following the lead of the Oscars, have postponed their dates further into 2021.
The producers of this year’s Emmy telecast came into the ceremony with a plan to go “live, live, live,” recognizing that there would be potential logistical problems, and hoping for the best. That includes dispatching 130 cameras to catch the reactions of nominees and winners scattered across the globe.
The ceremony also sought to recognize frontline workers — with several invited to introduce categories — and announced that a donation would be made to the charity Nokidhungry.org for every Emmy victory.
Through the Creative Arts Ceremony, devoted to technical areas and programs in dozens of categories not included in the main primetime telecast, HBO and Netflix were tied with 19 awards each.
Netflix broke a record this year in terms of total nominations, with 160, thanks in part to the volume of programming that the streaming service pumps out.
Neither of 2019’s big series winners, “Game of Thrones” and “Fleabag,” were in contention for this year’s honors, opening the door for some new blood.
It will be interesting to see if the unusual format engenders enough curiosity to prompt more people to tune in, especially with “Thrones,” a huge popular hit, no longer in the mix. Presented by the Television Academy, the Emmys experienced a sharp ratings decline last year to record-low numbers airing on Fox.

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Daytime Emmys 2020: And the winners are… – Entertainment Weekly

It’s 2020 and there’s an ongoing global health crisis, but that didn’t stop the 47th Daytime Emmy Awards from plowing ahead Friday night. It’s Hollywood after all, and the show must go on!

The annual awards shindig, which celebrates outstanding achievement in daytime television programming, looked a little different this year, however. Instead of running online on social media or cable, as it had done since 2012, the ceremony aired live on CBS from 8 to 10 p.m. ET. In lieu of an in-person audience, the hosts — The Talk‘s Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba, and Marie Osmond — as well as winners and other guests appeared from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Check out the list of winners from the evening below.

Outstanding Drama Series

The Bold and the Beautiful

Days of Our Lives

General Hospital

WINNER: The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Daytime Digital Series

After Forever

WINNER: The Bay The Series

DARK/WEB

Eastsiders

Studio City

Outstanding Game Show

Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?

Double Dare

Family Feud

WINNER: Jeopardy

The Price Is Right

Outstanding Entertainment News Show

Access Hollywood

E! News 

WINNER: Entertainment Tonight

Extra

Inside Edition

Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program

Hot Bench

Judge Judy

Judge Mathis

Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court

WINNER: The People’s Court

Outstanding Morning Show

CBS Sunday Morning

CBS This Morning

Good Morning America

Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist

WINNER: Today Show

Outstanding Informative Talk Show

The 3rd Hour of TODAY

Rachael Ray

Red Table Talk

Today Show with Hoda & Jenna

WINNER: The View

Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show

WINNER: The Ellen DeGeneres Show

GMA3 Strahan, Sara & Keke

The Kelly Clarkson Show

Live with Kelly and Ryan

The Talk

Outstanding Culinary Series

Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro 

WINNER: Giada Entertains 

Milk Street

30 Minute Meals 

Valerie’s Home Cooking

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Finola Hughes as Anna Devane, General Hospital

Katherine Kelly Lang as Brooke Logan, The Bold and the Beautiful

WINNER: Heather Tom as Katie Logan, The Bold and the Beautiful

Maura West as Ava Jerome, General Hospital

Arianne Zucker as Nicole Walker, Days of Our Lives

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Steve Burton as Jason Morgan, General Hospital

Thorsten Kaye as Ridge Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful

Jon Lindstrom as Kevin Collins/Ryan Chamberlain, General Hospital

Thaao Penghlis as Tony DiMera, Days of Our Lives

WINNER: Jason Thompson as Billy Abbott, The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

WINNER: Tamara Braun as Dr Kim Nero, General Hospital

Rebecca Budig as Hayden Barnes, General Hospital

Susan Seaforth Hayes as Julie Williams, Days of Our Lives

Christel Khalil as Lily Winters, The Young and the Restless

Annika Noelle as Hope Logan, The Bold and the Beautiful

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Mark Grossman as Adam Newman, The Young and the Restless

WINNER: Bryton James as Devon Hamilton, The Young and the Restless

Wally Kurth as Justin Kiriakis, Days of Our Lives

Chandler Massey as Will Horton, Days of Our Lives

James Patrick Stuart as Valentin Cassadine, General Hospital

Paul Telfer as Xander Kiriakis, Days of Our Lives

Outstanding Young Performer in a Drama Series

Sasha Calle as Lola Rosales, The Young and the Restless

WINNER: Olivia Rose Keegan as Claire Brady, Days of Our Lives

Katelyn MacMullen as Willow Tait, General Hospital

Eden McCoy as Josslyn Jacks, General Hospital

Thia Megia as Haley Chen, Days of Our Lives

Outstanding Game Show Host

Wayne Brady, Let’s Make a Deal

Steve Harvey, Family Feud

Alfonso Ribeiro, Catch 21

Pat Sajak, Wheel of Fortune

WINNER: Alex Trebek, Jeopardy

Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host

Michael Strahan, Sara Haines & Keke Palmer, GMA3 Strahan, Sara & Keke

WINNER: Kelly Clarkson, The Kelly Clarkson Show

Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest, Live with Kelly and Ryan

Maury Povich, Maury

Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba & Marie Osmond, The Talk

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