The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, which was going to be held initially at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, but due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, it has been shifted to a virtual platform which will be held on September 20, 2020.
The 2020 Emmy awards will honor the best in the U.S. flourishing television programming starting from June 1, 2019, until May 31, 2020, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Awards will be broadcasted in the U.S. by ABC. It will be preceded by the 72nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 12th and 13th.
What are the Emmy Awards?
Emmy Awards was established by the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) as a part of building public relations opportunities in the year 1949. Three different bodies now present these awards: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS), the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), and the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS).
The awards usually refer to the two most coveted awards, the Primetime Emmy Awards, and the Daytime Emmy Awards.
The Emmy Awards are now held every year in the U.S., which covers the televised releases from June of the previous year until May of the same year.
Who is going to host the Emmy awards 2020?
Jimmy Kimmel will be the host for the ceremonies of 2020 Emmy awards. He has been a host twice before and will return as a master of host this year as well.
When are Emmy Awards 2020 going to take place?
This time’s Emmys will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2020, from 8 pm EST/5 pm PST. In India, the Emmys will broadcast at 5:30 am on Monday, September 21, 2020.
Where will the Emmy Awards 2020 be hosted?
In the light of a Worldwide Pandemic, the 2020 Emmys will be reimagined as a “Virtual” event.
When were the Emmy Awards 2020 nominees announced?
The Emmy Awards 2020 was announced by Leslie Jones, Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, and Tatiana Maslany through a virtual platform on July 28, 2020.
The nominations have been listed, and it looks like all the eyes will be on HBO’s Watchmen. The super superhero drama scored a whopping 26 nominations. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel has also put in its best foot forward as usual with 20 nominations, and Ozark has an impressive 18.
Netflix has also caught about 160 nominations this time.
Nominations of some main categories:
|Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)Don Cheadle (Black Monday)Ted Danson (The Good Place)Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)Eugene Levy (Schitt’s Creek)Ramy Youssef (Ramy)||Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series: Christina Applegate (Dead To Me)Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel)Linda Cardellini (Dead To Me)Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek)Issa Rae (Insecure)Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish)||Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series: Jason Bateman (Ozark)Sterling K Brown (This Is Us)Steve Carell (The Morning Show)Brian Cox (Succession)Billy Porter (Pose)Jeremy Strong (Succession)|
|Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series: Jennifer Aniston (The Morning Show)Olivia Colman (The Crown)Jodi Comer (Killing Eve)Laura Linney (Ozark)Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)Zendaya (Euphoria)||Outstanding Lead Actor: Limited Series/Movie Jeremy Irons (Watchman)Hugh Jackman (Bad Education)Paul Mescal (Normal People)Jeremy Pope (Hollywood)Mark Ruffalo (I Know This Much Is True)||Outstanding Lead Actress: Limited Series/Movie Cate Blanchett (Mrs. America)Shira Haas (Unorthodox)Regina King (Watchmen)Octavia Spencer (Self Made)Kerry Washington (Little Fires Everywhere)|
|Outstanding Limited Series Little Fires EverywhereMrs. AmericaUnbelievableUnorthodoxWatchmen||Outstanding Comedy Series Curb Your EnthusiasmDead To MeThe Good PlaceInsecureThe Kominsky MethodThe Marvellous Mrs. MaiselSchitt’s CreekWhat We Do In The Shadows||Outstanding Drama Series Better Call SaulThe CrownThe Handmaid’s TaleThe MandalorianKilling EveOzarkStranger ThingsSuccession|
Now where can we watch the ceremony unfold with or without cable
- If you have an extended antenna hooked up to your television set now, you can get your local ABC station, and you’re ready to watch the awards for free.
- One can watch on YouTube TV.
- Hulu with Live TV
- AT&T TV Now
So, tune in for this enormous award show broadcasting on Sunday, September 21, 2020, starting from 8 pm EST/5 pm PST. And the Indian viewers can broadcast the event early morning on Monday, September 21, 2020, with Jimmy Kimmel.