MAINPop Culture Emmy Awards 2020 Watch for the 72nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony to be televised at 8PM ET / 5PM PT on Sunday, September 20, 2020 on ABC, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Returning as host is late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel! This will be the host's third time as the emcee of TV's biggest night (he took center stage in 2012 and 2016).
Meanwhile, 2020 Emmy nominees will be announced on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. And keep it here for more updates including a complete list of nominees along with a lineup of performers, presenters, and the announcement of big winners at the 2020 Emmy Awards!
An all-star list of presenteres, however, included Angela Bassett, Stephen Colbert, Viola Davis, Michael Douglas, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Billy Porter, the cast of HBO’s Game Of Thrones, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Peter Krause, Zendaya, and Naomi Watts.
Rounding out the list of presenters was Anthony Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, Cedric The Entertainer, Max Greenfield, Bill Hader, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The cast of Veep, Amy Poehler, Gwyneth Paltrow, Maya Rudolph, RuPaul, Lilly Singh, Ben Stiller, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the cast of Keeping Up With The Kardashians
Just up ahead, check out the big winners at the 2019 Emmy Awards along with fun facts and Emmy trivia ....
Leading 2019 Emmy nominees included Amazon's "Fleabag" (winner, Outstanding Comedy Series)
and HBO's "Game of Thrones" (winner, Outstanding Drama Series).
DID YOU KNOW? Emmy Awards Fun Facts
• The oldest Emmy nominee ever is beloved comedy actress Betty White, who was nominated in 2012 at 90-years-old. She also took home the Emmy in 2010 at age 88, which also makes her the oldest winner.
• The award for most Emmy-nominated show in television history goes to "Saturday Night Live" with more than 200 nominations.
• Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards were the only actors to win an Emmy for "Seinfeld". Although often nominated, Jerry Seinfeld never won.
• Kelsey Grammer is the only actor to be nominated for an Emmy for the same character on three different shows. He played Dr. Frasier Crane on "Wings", "Cheers", and "Frasier". His three wins were all for his starring role in "Frasier".
• In 2015, Viola Davis in "How to Get Away with Murder" became the first African-American women to win an Emmy Award for best actress in a drama.
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2019 Emmy Awards Nominees & * Winners
Outstanding Drama Series Better Call Saul Bodyguard Game of Thrones Killing Eve Ozark Pose Succession This Is Us
Outstanding Comedy Series Barry Fleabag Russian Doll Schitt’s Creek The Good Place The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Veep
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)
Kit Harington (Game of Thrones)
Jason Bateman (Ozark)
Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)
Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us) Billy Porter (Pose)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)
Robin Wright (House of Cards)
Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder)
Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) Jodie Comer (Killing Eve)
Mandy Moore (This Is Us)
Laura Linney (Ozark)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Henry Winkler (Barry)
Anthony Carrigan (Barry)
Stephen Root (Barry)
Tony Hale (Veep) Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Sarah Goldberg (Barry)
Sian Clifford (Fleabag)
Olivia Colman (Fleabag)
Betty Gilpin (GLOW)
Marin Hinkle (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live) Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Anna Chlumsky (Veep)
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Barry “ronny/lily” Fleabag “Episode 1” PEN15 “Anna Ishii-Peters” Russian Doll “Nothing In This World Is Easy” Russian Doll “A Warm Body” The Good Place “Janet(s)” Veep “Veep”
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Barry “The Audition” Barry “ronny/lily” Fleabag “Episode 1” The Big Bang Theory “Stockholm Syndrome” The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel “All Alone” The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel “We’re Going To The Catskills!”
Outstanding Comedy Actor Bill Hader (Barry)
Don Cheadle (Black Monday)
Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)
Eugene Levy (Schitt’s Creek)
Ted Danson (The Good Place)
Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)
Outstanding Comedy Actress
Christina Applegate (Dead to Me) Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag)
Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek)
Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll)
Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
Outstanding Competition Series American Ninja Warrior RuPaul’s Drag Race Nailed It! The Amazing Race The Voice Top Chef
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series
Emily Watson (Chernobyl)
Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects)
Marsha Stephanie Blake (When They See Us)
Vera Farmiga (When They See Us) Patricia Arquette (The Act)
Margaret Qualley (Fosse/Verdon)
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special A Very English Scandal Chernobyl Escape At Dannemora Fosse/Verdon “Glory” Fosse/Verdon “Who’s Got The Pain” When They See Us
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal)
Stellan Skarsgard (Chernobyl)
Paul Dano (Escape at Dannemora)
John Leguizamo (When They See Us)
Michael K. Williams (When They See Us)
Asante Blackk (When They See Us)
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special A Very English Scandal Chernobyl Escape At Dannemora “Episode 6” Escape At Dannemora “Episode 7” Fosse/Verdon “Providence” When They See Us “Part Four”
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series
Mahershala Ali (True Detective)
Hugh Grant (A Very English Scandal)
Benicio del Toro (Escape At Dannemora)
Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon)
Jared Harris (Chernobyl) Jharrel Jerome (When They See Us)
Outstanding Television Movie Bandersnatch (Black Mirror) Deadwood Brexit King Lear My Dinner With Hervé
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series
Amy Adams (Sharp Objects)
Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora) Michelle Williams (Fosse/Verdon)
Joey King (The Act)
Aunjanue Ellis (When They See Us)
Niecy Nash (When They See Us)
Outstanding Limited Series Chernobyl Escape at Dannemora Fosse/Verdon Sharp Objects When They See Us
Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series Documentary Now! Full Frontal With Samantha Bee Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Late Night With Seth Meyers Saturday Night Live The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Outstanding Variety Sketch Series Documentary Now! Drunk History I Love You, America With Sarah Silverman Saturday Night Live Who Is America? At Home With Amy Sedaris
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series Documentary Now! “Waiting For The Artist” Drunk History “Are You Afraid Of The Drunk?” Last Week Tonight With John Oliver “Psychics” Saturday Night Live “Host: Adam Sandler” The Late Show With Stephen Colbert “Live Midterm Election Show” Who Is America? “Episode 102”
Outstanding Variety Talk Series Full Frontal With Samantha Bee Jimmy Kimmel Live! Last Week Tonight With John Oliver The Daily Show With Trevor Noah The Late Late Show With James Corden The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul)
Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul)
Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones)
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones) Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)
Michael Kelly (House of Cards)
Chris Sullivan (This Is Us)
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Better Call Saul “Winner” Bodyguard “Episode 1” Game of Thrones “The Iron Throne” Killing Eve “Nice And Neat” Succession “Nobody Is Ever Missing” The Handmaid’s Tale “Holly”
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Lena Headey (Game of Thrones)
Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones)
Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones)
Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones)
Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve) Julia Garner (Ozark)
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series Game of Thrones “The Last Of The Starks” Game of Thrones “The Long Night” Game of Thrones “The Iron Throne” Killing Eve “Desperate Times” Ozark “Reparations” Succession “Celebration” The Handmaid’s Tale “Holly”