'Backstage' at Emmys

The 72nd annual Emmy Awards happened Sunday night in an almost all-virtual event, as 'Schitt's Creek' swept all comedy awards and actors gave their acceptance speeches from home.
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Enjoy your day. Now to more on TV's biggest virtual night. Even if we didn't see the winners step on stage, there was still plenty of excitement when it came to priceless reactions at home. Will reeve is back. Amy, there was no red carpet, no audience and a couple speeches were done from the couch. Despite all the changes, some of the biggest names in TV still went home or stayed home winners. For nearly the entire first hour the fun-loving rose family was all America saw. Oh my goodness. This tent is on fire. Reporter: Sweeping the comedy category with seven consecutive emmys. For now it feeling really Good. I don't think I can say that on "Good morning America." I just did. It's true. You can't say that. We also can't say the name of your show on "Good morning America." Let's start to change that. After seven emmys can we say let's allow morning television to say the word. Reporter: It truly was a family affair. As a dad getting to work with both my kids -- Eugene you last won an Emmy the year your son was born. What does that feel like? My son came up and said do you want to work on a show? Here we are. We used to refer to it as the little engine that could. What is your favorite season? Awards. It's strange this sad virus has forced people to stay home and discover some shows they never watched and that we seem to be a marker for how a family might survive being holed up in a couple rooms together. I'm honestly grateful. Annie, you were about to quit the business. What does it feel like now? I'm sure glad I didn't quit the business. Zendaya. Reporter: Another star making their win a family affair zendaya, the youngest ever to take home lead actress in a drama series. What's going through your mind? I was nervous. Having my family here and the love surrounding me brought me a lot of comfort. Reporter: Cozy at home or on stage, the stars still showed up looking fierce. One of the sweetest moments of the night came from Uzo Aduba after her supporting actress win. Mama, I won. Reporter: Mom was there during the interview. My mom is calling me. Mom comes first. That's something that does not happen. What does mom need? I don't know, but she's calling me. Just a second. I'm doing an interview. Does she want to come join? No, she does not. Hello to your mother. Congratulations to you and to your mother. Good night. I'll be back y'all. Coming mom. Reporter: Lots of family at the enemies. Jeremy strong won for succession. Eugene, Daniel and Sarah levy ran up the score. They did such a good job. Will, thank you. Coming up next we have

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