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Emmys Recap: Schitt’s Creek Sweeps Comedy, Zendaya Makes History, A ‘Friends’ Reunion

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 17: Eugene Levy, Daniel levy, Annie Murphy and Catherine O'Hara attend the "Schitt's Creek" Screening & Conversation at 92nd Street Y on January 17, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Schitt’s Creek and Zendaya stole the show for the 2020 Emmy’s with historic wins. Schitt’s Creek swept all 4 major comedy categories for the first time ever and Zendaya officially become the youngest actress to win best actress in a drama.

As for the winners, Watchmen took home more Emmys than any other show of 2020, with HBO scoring the most wins of any network or streaming service. Watchmen picked up 11 Emmys in total, including wins for best limited series and best actress in a limited series for Regina King. Zendaya also became the youngest-ever best actress in a drama series (at 24) for Euphoria.

HBO’s Succession also won in many of the drama series categories, including the best drama series award and best actor in a drama for Jeremy Strong.

The final season of Schitt’s Creek won all 7 possible Emmys it was up for total, including a historic sweep of all the major comedy categories.

 

Last Week Tonight picked up its fifth win in a row for best variety talk series. RuPaul’s Drag Race picked up the award for best competition series. Once again, virtually no broadcast shows won more than one Emmy this year. The only exception is Saturday Night Live, which won six.

And Jennifer Aniston put out a fire.

And there was a mini “Friends” reunion!

 



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