‘Succession’: How Many Emmys Did the HBO Show Win on the 2020 Emmy Awards?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jeremy Strong at the 2020 Emmys

Succession had an enormous evening on the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards. How many Emmys in whole did the HBO sequence Succession win on the 72nd annual awards ceremony?

‘Succession’ solid member Jeremy Strong received an Emmy for his season 2 efficiency

Jeremy Strong at the 2020 Emmys
Jeremy Strong together with his Emmy on the 72nd Emmy® Awards | ABC through Getty Images

According to the Emmys web site, the Television Academy nominated Succession 17 occasions in 2020. eight of these nominations have been in performing classes (together with lead, supporting, and visitor roles). Sarah Snook (Shiv Roy), James Cromwell (Ewan Roy), Cherry Jones (Nan Pierce), Harriet Walter (Lady Caroline Collingwood), Brian Cox (Logan Roy), Jeremy Strong (Kendall Roy), Nicholas Braun (Greg Hirsch), Kieran Culkin (Roman Roy), and Matthew Mcfadyen (Tom Wambsgans) all obtained Emmy nominations.

The different classes Succession was nominated for included: Directing, Writing, Casting, Editing, Production Design, and Outstanding Drama Series.

Succession took dwelling 2 of essentially the most prestigious awards at this 12 months’s Emmys. First, Strong received Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series for his position as Kendall. It was particularly thrilling for Strong, on condition that the 2020 ceremony marked his first Emmy nomination and win. He beat out heavyweight performers resembling Steve Carrell and Jason Bateman — but in addition his personal Succession co-star, Cox.

To prime the evening off, Succession was additionally awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series — which holds additional weight as it’s at all times the ultimate award introduced of the evening. The present was nominated within the Drama class in 2019, however Succession misplaced to HBO juggernaut Game of Thrones.

The sequence creator Jesse Armstrong accepted the sequence award — just about, after all.

However, Succession picked up fairly a couple of extra Emmys out of the 17 nominations.

‘Succession’ received 7 Emmys out of 17 nominations

In whole, the HBO drama snagged 7 Emmys at this 12 months’s awards ceremonies.

In addition to the present’s win and Strong’s trophy, Cherry Jones grabbed the award for Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series for her position because the Pierce household matriarch. Succession‘s different 2020 Emmy awards included Outstanding Writing, Outstanding Casting, Outstanding Directing, and Outstanding Single-Picture Editing.

Between 2019 and 2020, Succession has racked up a complete of 9 Emmys. (In 2019, the present received one other Outstanding Writing award, in addition to a well-deserved Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music).

Succession creator Jesse Armstrong at the Emmys Succession creator Jesse Armstrong at the Emmys
Succession creator Jesse Armstrong on the 72nd Emmy Awards | ABC through Getty Images

Jeremy Strong credit Armstrong’s writing for giving a lot that means to every episode

With so many nominations and awards throughout the inventive board, it’s clear Succession has an extremely devoted and gifted solid and crew.

“One of the great things about the show is the actors’ process takes primacy,” Strong instructed The Wrap in a latest interview.

While totally different actors on Succession have totally different processes, Strong is sort of explicit in how he approaches scenes — particularly ones with Brian Cox.

“We certainly won’t talk about the scene,” Strong defined. “We’ll just do it on camera — and we do it on film, which adds rigor and feels dangerous.”

While the Succession star little doubt deserves his Emmy award for his meticulous efficiency in season 2, Strong provides plenty of credit score to Armstrong for writing scenes that make his job simpler.

Jeremy Strong and Brian Cox on SuccessionJeremy Strong and Brian Cox on Succession
Jeremy Strong and Brian Cox on Succession | Graeme Hunter/HBO

“There’s something about his writing that reaches into the base of my spine,” he defined of Armstrong’s work. “It kind of activates everything it needs to without my having to do very much.”

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