Five Takeaways From Emmys Night - RBG, ‘Friends’ And HBO

Carla Harmon
September 22, 2020

There's no denying there is a massive appetite for the legendary and hilarious show Schitt's Creek. And, forgive us for stating the obvious, but we are not in the best of times. The nominations for this year's Emmys were announced on July 28 and it was led by HBO's mini-series "Watchmen" after having 26 nominations to its name.

Host Jimmy Kimmel and several stars paid tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87 after a long battle with cancer.

The annual awards were held virtually and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

Jimmy Kimmel ran the show at an empty Staples Centre in Los Angeles while award winners gave speeches from their homes.

The 72nd Emmy Awards is underway in the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, hosted by comedian James Kimmel, who presented the awards a year ago.

Not the best way to kick off primetime Emmys weekend.

"I would love to work with these handsome people again, this has been the most incredible experience", he said.

For Jimmy's opening monologue, ABC used audience footage from a previous Emmys ceremony to include after each of his jokes. "But I just want to say that there is hope in the young people out there".

Some of the winners at the first ever virtual Emmy Awards received their awards in a peculiar manner, being handed their accolades by presenters wearing hazmat suits created to look like tuxedos. But awkwardly, the fire wouldn't actually extinguish when Aniston tried to put it out with the fire extinguisher. It made history by sweeping all the major comedy categories, including the award for outstanding comedy series.

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