Biggest moments and winners of unique 72nd Emmy Awards

The virtual show hosted by Jimmy Kimmel had appearances from celebrity presenters as “Succession” and “Watchmen” won big, along with a sweep for “Schitt’s Creek.”
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We continue with Hollywood's award show. The emmys took place with Jimmy Kimmel and some celebrities at l.a.'s staple center. Everyone else, more than 100 different locations. For the first hour they only had to go back to one location again and again. One comedy kept winning. Will reeve joins us with more on this. Good morning, will. Reporter: All things considered it exceeded expectations. Despite all it was up against, the show went on and produced some moments. Are the opening Monday low Monday log to the credits Jimmy running the show from an empty staples center in L.A. Awards delivered to winners by people in hazmat suits. That's a little extreme, Reporter: As always with live TV viewers could expect the unexpected. Sanitize for your protection. This is exciting. Shoot! Reporter: Including the on air covid test. Nothing could change the emotional reactions. On a night of ground-breaking victories, succession and "Watchmen" had strong showings. The biggest showing was the sweep in comedy, whose show we can't say on TV winning the most ever for a comedy series. Oh my goodness. This tent is on fire. Reporter: Creek creators and co-stars making history as the first father/son duo to take home trophies on the same night. It comes from this young man here who I think has infused his DNA into the show in terms of what the show actually stands for and what it actually says. We've been very lucky. We've been lucky to have a cast that's has strong as it is. We've been lucky to have a team of writers who are as strong as they are. This show is a collab if effort. Reporter: Also 24-year-old zendaya, the youngest winner ever. How does the reality of your success match up to what you dreamed it would be when you were younger? To me success is being able to do what I love to do and continue to be happy. Thankfully I get to live my dream every day. Reporter: Amid the global pandemic and in the final stretch to the U.S. Presidential election winners used their moments of glory to address critical issues addressing the Thank you to president trump for his crummy and uncoordinated response. Reporter: Some skipping formal wear to wear shirts honoring breonna Taylor. Find out who to vote for in your municipal elections. It's very important. Be a good human. Rest in power rbg. Go out and vote. That's the only way we're going to have love and acceptance out there. I would be remiss if we didn't recognize all the men and women who died in the Tulsa massacre. I stand here to say thank you to all the people celebrating and know the value of every patch and every story and every color that makes up this quilt that is our business. I want to say to my peers doing the work in the streets, I see you. I admire you. I thank you. Reporter: There were some classic award show gags. Jennifer aniston barely making it home to hear her category with the help of some friends. Of course I'm here. We live together. You do? Yeah, we've been roommates since 1994. Is this live TV. Reporter: For the cast of little fires everywhere trying to end 2020 three months early. Tyler Perry was recognized for all his body of work. The biggest winners, a lot were from shows on traditional television. Will, thank you. We'll speak live with H.R. Mcmasters coming up.

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