Eddie Murphy and Maya Rudolph are among Saturday’s winners of the Emmy for Creative Arts, both taking trophies for their guest work Saturday Night Live.
Murphy, ex SNL a member of the cast, won for his hosting of season 45 in the comedy series, where he revived classic characters such as Gumbi, Mr. Robinson and Buckwheat. Rudolph, another former veteran of the sketch series, won for his role as Senator Kamala Harris.
As for the guest actor in the drama series, Ron Kefas Jones took the trophy for his performance as William Hill in This is uswhile Cherry Jones won as a guest actress in a drama about her work at Inheritance.
Elsewhere on Saturday, Rick and Morty won for best animation program, Guards won for casting and editing sound for a limited series, Drag RaceRuPaul won for best reality show host, Cheers won for unstructured reality show and HBO Poor education won for best TV movie. Jim Hanson̵
The 2020 Emmy Awards for Creativity were presented in practice for five nights. Emmy-nominated actress, comedian, author, host and podcaster Nicole Bayer (Hang it!) hosted all five evenings of the creative arts ceremonies, including streams Monday through Thursday (on Emmys.com) and the two-hour FXX broadcast on Saturday.
The main award ceremony for the 72nd Emmy Awards will be broadcast on Sunday, September 20 at 8:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM MT / 5:00 PM PT on ABC, and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Tonight’s hosts will include Anthony Anderson (black), America Ferrera (Supermarket), Isa Rae (Insecure), Gabriel Union (LA finest), JJ Watt (End marker), Lena Waite (creator of Chi) and Oprah Winfrey, while the Grammy Award winner HER will make his Emmy debut for the special show “In Memoriam”.
Before the big show on Sunday, you can see which TVLine readers in a series of polls think they will win in 15 main categories.