2020 Emmys: No luck of the Irish for Normal People

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There was no luck for the Irish at the 2020 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles last night.

Normal People missed out on the four awards it was nominated for - including Paul Mescal who lost to Mark Ruffalo in the best actor category.

Irish actors Fiona Shaw and Andrew Scott also missed out in their acting categories.

The ceremony was anchored from downtown Los Angeles by host Jimmy Kimmel, with winners appearing via video feed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Succession, Watchmen and Schitt’s Creek were the biggest winners, as Canadian comedy series Schitt's Creek scooped seven awards and Succession got the outstanding drama series prize.

Here are all the winners from the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards:

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series – Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek)

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series – Eugene Levy (Schitt’s Creek)

Outstanding writing for a comedy series – Daniel Levy (Schitt’s Creek)

Outstanding directing for a comedy series – Daniel Levy and Andrew Cividino (Schitt’s Creek)

Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series – Daniel Levy (Schitt’s Creek)

Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series – Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek)

Outstanding comedy series – Schitt’s Creek

Outstanding variety talk series – Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie – Regina King (Watchmen)

Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie – Mark Ruffalo (I Know This Much Is True)

Outstanding writing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special – Watchmen

Outstanding directing for a limited series, movie or dramatic special – Maria Schrader (Unorthodox)

Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie – Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen)

Outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or movie – Uzo Aduba (Mrs America)

Outstanding limited series – Watchmen

Outstanding competition programme – RuPaul’s Drag Race

Governors Award – Tyler Perry

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series – Jeremy Strong

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Outstanding lead actress in a drama series – Zendaya

Outstanding writing for a drama series – Jesse Armstrong (Succession)

Outstanding directing for a drama series – Andrij Parekh (Succession)

Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series – Billy Crudup (The Morning Show)

Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series – Julia Garner (Ozark)

Outstanding drama series – Succession

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