Schitt’s Creek Is Totally Dominating the Emmys 2020

The Emmys 2020 ceremony looks a little different this year than past shows. It’s all virtual and socially distant, with celebrities tuning in from their homes as opposed to sitting as an audience. But one group who managed to get together, safely, was the Schitt’s Creek cast. The cast and crew for the popular comedy show all gathered for their own dinner party in Toronto, wearing masks and full glam. 

And it was a big night for wins, too. Schitt’s Creek was nominated for several awards this year and took home a handful, including Outstanding Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series for Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara, respectively. 

“I will forever be grateful to Eugene and Daniel Levy for bestowing the opportunity to play a woman of a certain age, my age, who can fully be her ridiculous self,” O’Hara said during her speech. In his acceptance speech, Eugene Levy thanked his son, Daniel, for guiding the show from start to finish. 

Daniel Levy also won Emmys for writing, directing, and Outstanding Supporting Actor. “I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for you,” he said to his father, Eugene, during his writing acceptance speech. He was also sure to give a shout-out to Issa Rae and the Insecure team for writing what he called some of the year’s most outstanding television. And we 100 percent agree. 

He thanked Eugene again in his acting acceptance speech, as well as O’Hara and Annie Murphy, who plays his sister, Alexis. “They led without ego,” he said. “To play David Rose, this has been the greatest experience of my life.” 

Dan Levy in his mask at the Schitt’s Creek Emmys party. 

Murphy won for Outstanding Supporting Actress, too. “The six years I’ve spent working on this show have been the best six years of my entire life,” she said during her speech.

And, unsurprisingly, they took home Outstanding Comedy Series. Eugene called the show a “castigation of homophobia,” which…tea! 

“That’s a wrap, friends,” Dan wrote when Schitt’s Creek wrapped filming. “Don’t think my heart has ever felt more gratitude than it did last night. Thank you to everyone who made this little show happen.” 

He continued, “To my family, thank you for being patient with me while I fussed over every detail, big and small, for six life changing years. To our magnificent cast and crew, I am still trying to find the words to properly describe the breadth and strength of your talents and how much you’ve inspired me… To our fans, you’ve got a season made with a whole lot of love coming your way next year. And lastly, to Prince David, long may you f*cking reign.” 

For more info on the Emmys 2020, click here. 

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