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“Whats up, and welcome to the PandEmmys!,” stated Jimmy Kimmel, opening the present.
“It appears frivolous and pointless to do that throughout a world pandemic,” the comic and late-night discuss present host added.
“What’s taking place tonight isn’t essential. It’s not going to cease COVID. It’s not going to place out the fires, nevertheless it’s enjoyable. And proper now we’d like enjoyable. … This has been a depressing yr. It’s been a yr of division, injustice (and) illness,” he added.
Not everybody was showing remotely. Actresses Jennifer Aniston and Tracee Ellis Ross have been amongst presenters who made it to the Emmys studio set in Los Angeles, maintaining a secure distance.
The “Schitt’s Creek” winners bought their trophies delivered by an individual wearing a customized black-and-white hazmat go well with, designed to appear to be a tuxedo.
HBO’s various actuality present “Watchmen,” infused with racial themes, is the favorite to take the most effective restricted sequence afterward Sunday, together with actress Regina King.
“I believe it’s ‘Watchmen’ all the best way on Sunday,” stated Gerrad Corridor, senior TV editor at Leisure Weekly. “It was a monumental sequence from the writing, performing, directing and technical elements.”
In drama, Netflix, which dominated nominations with a report 160 complete nods, is hoping thriller “Ozark” will deliver the streaming platform its first finest drama sequence Emmy.
HBO’s “Succession,” the wickedly juicy saga of a fractious media household, could thwart “Ozark,” regardless of not having been on the air since late 2019.
One of many night time’s largest cliffhangers seems to be between “Ozark” star Laura Linney and Jennifer Aniston (“The Morning Present”) for finest drama actress, awards pundits say.