This Sunday the most anticipated ceremony of American television takes place. The 72nd edition of the Emmy Awards It will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where, for the first time, the brightest stars in the industry will not be present. And is that the gala presented by Jimmy Kimmel be the most unusual history due to the pandemic of coronavirus.
As usual, the show will start at 02:00 hours (peninsular time), but in this edition the protagonists of the night will not parade down the red carpet to comply with health protocols. In this case, the nominees will follow the ceremony via streaming from their homes and they can do it dressed as they want. “If you want to be jogging on your couch it will be fine,” executive producers of the event, Ian Stewart and Reginald Hudlin, assured Variety magazine.
To start warming up and enjoying what will be an unusual event on television, we have prepared a list of our winners of the Emmy 2020. Time will reveal if we have hit any of the proper names.
Damon Lindelof’s series, ‘Watchmen’, is running as a favorite for the Emmy Awards with 26 nominations. This is followed by the comedy ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ which received 20 mentions, and the dramas Ozark and Succession, with 18 nominations each.
Emmy for Best Drama
In the absence of ‘Game of Thrones’, in the dramatic category ‘Succession’ win integers after having resulted winner of the last Golden Globes. It could also be the year of ‘The Crown’, a fiction that has deserved the statuette for years. ‘Stranger things’ can give the surprise of the night and with fewer options they start ‘Ozark’, ‘Killing Eve’, ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘Better Call Saul’.
Emmy for Best Comedy
‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, ‘Dead to Me’, ‘The Good Place’, ‘Insecure’, ‘The Kominsky Method’, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ and ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ will compete for the award for best comedy, although the fiction that has more ballots to win the Emmy is ‘The wonderful Mrs. Maisel’ thanks to his 20 nominations.
Emmy for Best Miniseries
Although he starts with an advantage due to his numerous nominations, ‘Watchmen’ could lose the statuette to ‘Unorthodox’, the miniseries that chronicles the life of a Jewish woman who flees an arranged marriage in Brooklyn to start a new life abroad. ‘Little Fires Everywhere’, ‘Mrs. America ‘and’ Believe me ‘have fewer chances of taking the award.
Emmy for Best Dramatic Actor
In this category we have a name that stands out above the rest. Is about Brian Cox, the protagonist of ‘Succession’. The actor took the Best Actor Award at the Golden Globes in January and this positions him as one of the favorites to conquer the Emmy.
Emmy for Best Dramatic Actress
It is possible that this award is the most competitive Emmy 2020. The dispute for this award is between two big names with important possibilities. Jennifer Aniston part as the great favorite, although we do not forget that Olivia Colman won the award for best actress in a television series at the Golden Globes in january. However, Zendaya he could kick off with his amazing performance in ‘Euphoria’.