These guys are the Schitt.
Schitt’s Creek dominated the Emmys on Sunday night, sweeping the comedy category and setting a new record for the most wins in a single season for a comedy series.
The show took home nine total wins for its sixth and final season, breaking last year’s record of eight set by Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
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The Canadian show took home the following Emmys prizes:
- Best comedy series
- Best actor in a comedy series (Eugene Levy)
- Best actress in a comedy series (Catherine O’Hara)
- Best supporting actor in a comedy series (Daniel Levy)
- Best supporting actress in a comedy series (Annie Murphy)
- Best directing for a comedy series (Andrew Cividino and Daniel Levy)
- Best writing for a comedy series (Daniel Levy)
- Best casting for a comedy series (Jon Comerford and Lisa Parasyn)
- Best contemporary costumes (Darci Cheyne and Debra Hanson)
What’s even more impressive is Schitt’s Creek had never won a single Emmy in any of its prior seasons.
just wanted one last look pic.twitter.com/nqgRrKDA3h
— Schitt’s Creek (@SchittsCreek) September 21, 2020
After Schitt’s Creek’s big haul, plenty of celebrities took to Twitter to congratulate the show on its domination:
Congrats @danjlevy!!! 🤩🤩🤩 You’ll always be my David Rose 😘 xoxo
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) September 21, 2020
Congratulations to the cast and crew of @SchittsCreek for their historic Emmy’s sweep tonight – and for bringing such joy and humour to all our lives these past six years. And to all Canadians who were nominated this year, we’re so proud of your great work too.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) September 21, 2020
Woo hoo!!! Congratulations @SchittsCreek !! Catherine Eugene & Dan! 3 Canadian 🇨🇦 sweep!!!
— Sandra Oh (@IamSandraOh) September 21, 2020
— Lauren Holly (@LaurenHolly) September 21, 2020
FABULOUS!! #SCHITTSCREEK DESERVES IT ALL AND MORE! CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FUNNIEST ENSEMBLE ON TV…!!
— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) September 21, 2020
Congratulations to everyone who made Schitt’s Creek! We’re all so proud. Also feeling optimistic about my new nun sitcom Mother Fokker.
— Colin Mochrie (@colinmochrie) September 21, 2020
— Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul) September 21, 2020
— Liz Trinnear (@liztrinnear) September 21, 2020
— Dustin Milligan (@DustinWMilligan) September 21, 2020
The 72d Emmy Awards was of the virtual variety, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. All of the shows 100-plus nominees were looped in remotely from all over North America.
The full list of winners and nominees can be found on the Emmys website.