Entertainment Succession takes Outstanding Drama Series Emmy

12:45  21 september  2020
12:45  21 september  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Succession continued HBO's Outstanding Drama Series Emmy reign Sunday night, winning the coveted top category for the premium cable network. The series was heavily favored by oddsmakers to win. Still, Succession beat out seven other dramas for the award: Netflix's Ozark (which was

Succession capped its four-win Sunday night by winning the marquee Best Drama Series at the 72nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Succession , in fact about a family that owns a media empire, also saw wins tonight for Jeremy Strong as Actor in a Drama , beating out his fellow castmate Brian Cox

Julia Garner posing for the camera: Supporting actress winner Julia Garner © Bang Showbiz Supporting actress winner Julia Garner

'Succession' creator Jesse Armstrong offered a series of "unthank yous" as the show picked up the Outstanding Drama Series Emmy Award on Sunday (20.09.20).

The HBO family saga scooped the final award of the evening, and the showrunner lamented the fact he couldn't celebrate in person with the cast and crew.

Accepting the honour from Sterling K. Brown - whose own show 'This Is Us' was shortlisted for the prize - Jesse said as the cast celebrated on separate Zoom feeds: "Thank you very much indeed. This is such a very nice moment and it's very sad not to be with the cast and some of the crew to share it.

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72nd Emmy Nominations: Outstanding Drama Series . The nominees for Outstanding Drama Series are Better Call Saul, The Crown, The Handmaid's Tale, Killing Eve, The Mandalorian, Ozark, Stranger Things, and Succession .

This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series , since its institution in 1951. The award is often cited as one of the "main awards" at the Emmys

"I think maybe I'd like to do a few unthank yous: Unthank you to the virus for keeping us apart, unthank you to President Trump for his crummy response.

Host Jimmy Kimmel quipped: "I don't think we've ever had unthank yous before!"

As well as 'This Is Us', 'Succession' also beat off competition from 'Better Call Saul', 'The Crown', 'The Handmaid's Tale', 'Killing Eve', 'The Mandelorian', 'Ozark' and 'Stranger Things' to take the award.

Meanwhile, 'Ozark' star Julia Garner was "shocked" to win the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series accolade for the second year in a row.

However, the 26-year-old star did manage to thank the cast and crew of the show, with a particular tribute for Jason Bateman and Laura Linney for "bringing me under your wing, and teaching me how to be not only a better actor, but a better person."

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The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series is presented to the best directing of a television drama series , usually for a particular episode.

72nd Emmy Awards Nominees and Winners. Outstanding Drama Series - 2020. Better Call Saul. Succession .

Julia - who took the award ahead of 'The Crown' actress Helena Bonham Carter, 'Big Little Lies' stars Laura Dern and Meryl Streep, 'Westworld's Thandie Newton, 'Killing Eve's Fiona Shaw and 'Succession's Sarah Snook -ended her speech with a plea for a "better" world.

She said: "Let's try to make this world better. There will be a light at the end of this tunnel."

In the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category, there was a surprise win for 'The Morning Show' actor Billy Crudup, who praised the "esteemed" stars he was shortlisted with, 'Succession's Nicholas Braun, Matthew MacFadyen and Kieran Culkin, 'Better Call Saul' actor Giancarlo Esposito, 'The Handmaid's Tale's Bradley Whitford, 'Westworld's Jeffrey Wright, and his own co-star Mark Duplass.

He said: "Thanks a lot to the Academy and obviously the fellow actors in the category.

"Some of the most esteemed actors that I'm familiar with and have been for a long time."

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"I knew it the second I got this part that it was something I was fortunate about, so I've tried to thank everyone involved in this project and in my life supporting and loving me. If I haven't, please call me and yell at me because I've been meaning to."

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Partial list of Primetime Emmy Award winners .
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Partial list of winners at the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards. For the complete list, visit Emmys.com: Drama Series: “Succession” Comedy Series: “Schitt's Creek” Actor, Drama Series: Jeremy Strong, "Succession'' Actress, Drama Series: Zendaya, "Euphoria'' Directing, Drama Series: Andrij Parekh, “Succession” Writing, Comedy Series: Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek” Actress, Comedy Series: Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek” Actor,Drama Series: “Succession”

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