By Safvan Allahverdi
WASHINGTON (AA) – Canadian TV sitcom Schitt's Creek won the 2020 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Comedy Series,” making it an unprecedented seven trophies in a row.
A virtual ceremony of the 72nd Emmy Awards, the Oscars of television, was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Jeremy Strong won for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series” for his performance as Kendall Roy in ‘Succession.’
"Watchmen" won the "Outstanding Limited Series" award.
Some of the winners of 2020 are listed below:
Outstanding Drama Series: "Succession"
Outstanding Comedy Series: "Schitt's Creek"
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Jeremy Strong, "Succession"
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Zendaya, "Euphoria"
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Eugene Levy, "Schitt's Creek"
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Catherine O'Hara, "Schitt's Creek"
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Billy Crudup, "The Morning Show"
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Julia Garner, "Ozark"
Outstanding Limited Series: "Watchmen"
*Writing by Gozde Bayar