Emmy Award winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II stars as Doctor Manhattan in HBO’s Watchmen.

Emmy Award winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II stars as Physician Manhattan in HBO’s Watchmen.
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The awards present might need appeared totally different this 12 months, however an Emmy is an Emmy—and HBO’s Watchmen took residence fairly just a few.

David Lindelof’s sequel to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen graphic novel nabbed three main awards on the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards: Finest Restricted Collection, Finest Actress for Regina King (who now has 4 Emmy awards beneath her belt) and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II for Finest Supporting Position. Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross additionally received a Creative Arts Emmy over the weekend for his or her wonderful Watchmen rating. The wins make it the primary comedian ebook adaptation—technically talking, a continuation—to ever safe one of many prime Emmy wins.

Not a number of different geeky reveals made a splash final night time, The Mandalorian and Watchmen had already swept by way of the prior Creative Emmy awards ceremony. At primetime, potential style nominees like The Good Place and Stranger Issues made approach for Schitt’s Creek and Succession. There was one other success story, albeit one which didn’t air on Sunday night time: Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance received for Excellent Kids’s Program. Now if solely they’d lastly give us season two.

Right here’s the total record of winners from final night time’s 2020 Emmy Awards.


Excellent Restricted Collection

Little Fires In every single place (Hulu)
Mrs. America (Hulu)
Unbelievable (Netflix)
Unorthodox (Netflix)
Watchmen (HBO)

Excellent Comedy Collection

Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
Lifeless to Me (Netflix)
The Good Place (NBC)
Insecure (HBO)
The Kominsky Technique (Netflix)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime Video)
Schitt’s Creek (Pop TV)
What We Do within the Shadows (FX)

Excellent Drama Collection

Higher Name Saul (AMC)
The Crown (Netflix)
The Handmaid’s Story (Hulu)
Killing Eve (BBC America/AMC)
The Mandalorian (Disney+)
Ozark (Netflix)
Stranger Issues (Netflix)
Succession (HBO)

Excellent Lead Actor in a Drama Collection

Jason Bateman, Ozark
Sterling Okay. Brown, This Is Us
Steve Carell, The Morning Present
Brian Cox, Succession
Billy Porter, Pose
Jeremy Robust, Succession

Excellent Lead Actress in a Drama Collection

Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Present
Olivia Colman, The Crown
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Laura Linney, Ozark
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Zendaya, Euphoria

Directing for a Drama Collection

The Crown, “Aberfan”—Benjamin Caron
The Crown, “Cri de Coeur”—Jessica Hobbs
Homeland, “Prisoners of Warfare”—Lesli Linka Glatter
The Morning Present, “The Interview”—Mimi Leder
Ozark, “Hearth Pink”—Alik Sakharov
Ozark, “Su Casa Es Mi Casa”—Ben Semanoff
Succession, “Looking”—Andrij Parekh
Succession, “This Is Not for Tears”—Mark Mylod

Writing for a Drama Collection

Higher Name Saul, “Unhealthy Alternative Street”—Thomas Schnauz
Higher Name Saul, “Bagman”—Gordon Smith
The Crown, “Aberfan”—Peter Morgan
Ozark, “All In”—Chris Mundy
Ozark, “Boss Battle”—John Shiban
Ozark, “Hearth Pink”—Miki Johnson
Succession, “This Is Not for Tears”—Jesse Armstrong

Excellent Lead Actor in a Restricted Collection or a Film

Jeremy Irons, Watchmen
Hugh Jackman, Unhealthy Schooling
Paul Mescal, Regular Folks
Jeremy Pope, Hollywood
Mark Ruffalo, I Know This A lot Is True

Excellent Lead Actress in a Restricted Collection or a Film

Cate Blanchett, Mrs. America
Shira Haas, Unorthodox
Regina King, Watchmen
Octavia Spencer, Self Made
Kerry Washington, Little Fires In every single place

Directing for a Restricted Collection, Film or Dramatic Particular

Little Fires In every single place, “Discover a Method”—Lynn Shelton
Regular Folks, “Episode 5”—Lenny Abrahamson
Unorthodox—Maria Schrader
Watchmen, “It’s Summer time and We’re Working Out of Ice”—Nicole Kassell
Watchmen, “Little Worry of Lightning”—Steph Inexperienced
Watchmen, “This Extraordinary Being”—Stephen Williams

Writing for a Restricted Collection, Film or Dramatic Particular

Mrs. America, “Shirley”—Tanya Barfield
Regular Folks, “Episode 3”—Sally Rooney and Alice Birch
Unbelievable, “Episode 1”—Susannah Grant, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman
Unorthodox, “Half 1”—Anna Winger
Watchmen, “This Extraordinary Being”—Damon Lindelof and Twine Jefferson

Excellent Lead Actor in a Comedy Collection

Anthony Anderson, black-ish
Don Cheadle, Black Monday
Ted Danson, The Good Place
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Technique
Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek
Ramy Youssef, Ramy

Excellent Lead Actress in a Comedy Collection

Christina Applegate, Lifeless to Me
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Linda Cardellini, Lifeless to Me
Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
Issa Rae, Insecure
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish

Directing for a Comedy Collection

The Nice, “The Nice” [Pilot]—Matt Shakman
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “It’s Comedy or Cabbage”—Amy Sherman Palladino
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “Marvelous Radio”—Daniel Palladino
Fashionable Household, “Finale Half 2”—Gail Mancuso
Ramy, “Miakhalifa.mov”—Ramy Youssef
Schitt’s Creek, “Joyful Ending”—Andrew Cividino and Daniel Levy
Will & Grace, “We Love Lucy”—James Burrows

Writing for a Comedy Collection

The Good Place, “Each time You’re Prepared”—Michael Schur
The Nice, “The Nice”—Tony McNamara
Schitt’s Creek, “Joyful Ending”—Daniel Levy
Schitt’s Creek, “The Presidential Suite”—David West Learn
What We Do within the Shadows, “Collaboration”—Sam Johnson and Chris Marcil
What We Do within the Shadows, “Ghosts”—Paul Simms
What We Do within the Shadows, “On the Run”—Stefani Robinson

Excellent Actuality Competitors

The Masked Singer
Nailed It!
RuPaul’s Drag Race 
High Chef
The Voice

Excellent Selection/Speak Collection

The Day by day Present with Trevor Noah
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Reside!
Final Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Late Present with Stephen Colbert

Excellent Supporting Actor in a Comedy Collection

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn 9-9
Mahershala Ali, Ramy
Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night time Reside
Daniel Levy, Schitt’s Creek
William Jackson Harper, The Good Place
Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Technique
Sterling Okay. Brown, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Excellent Supporting Actress in a Comedy Collection

Betty Gilpin, GLOW
Yvonne Orji, Insecure
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night time Reside
Cecily Robust, Saturday Night time Reside
Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek
D’Arcy Carden, The Good Place
Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Marin Hinkle, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Excellent Supporting Actor in a Drama Collection

Giancarlo Esposito, Higher Name Saul
Nicholas Braun, Succession
Kieran Culkin, Succession
Matthew Macfadyen, Succession
Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid’s Story
Billy Crudup, The Morning Present
Mark Duplass, The Morning Present
Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

Excellent Supporting Actress in a Drama Collection

Laura Dern, Huge Little Lies
Meryl Streep, Huge Little Lies
Fiona Shaw, Killing Eve
Julia Garner, Ozark
Sarah Snook, Succession
Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown
Samira Wiley, The Handmaid’s Story
Thandie Newton, Westworld

Excellent Supporting Actor in a Restricted Collection or a Film

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

Excellent Supporting Actress in a Restricted Collection or a Film

Holland Taylor, Hollywood
Uzo Aduba, Mrs. America
Margo Martindale, Mrs. America
Tracey Ullman, Mrs. America
Toni Collette, Unbelievable
Jean Sensible, Watchmen

Excellent Selection/Sketch Collection

A Black Girl Sketch Present
Drunk Historical past
Saturday Night time Reside


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