“Schitt’s Creek,” a once-obscure sitcom that mushroomed in recognition and accrued acclaim over six seasons, dominated the comedy classes on the 72nd Emmy Awards. The present, a couple of wealthy household compelled to start out over with nothing within the backwater city of the title, received for excellent comedy collection.
It additionally earned Emmys for its lead actors, the veteran sketch comedy performers Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy. Mr. Levy co-created the Pop TV collection together with his son and co-star, Daniel Levy, who received for supporting actor, in addition to for writing and directing the present. Supporting actress Annie Murphy accomplished the “Schitt’s Creek” sweep.
The winners delivered their acceptance speeches from a well-appointed set-up in a distant location, highlighting the present’s unprecedented format.
The pandemic compelled the Emmys to reinvent the rituals that make all main award exhibits tick.