Television Academy Announces Awards Categories for 72nd Emmys and 2020 Creative Arts Emmys

Creative Arts Emmys to Be Streamed Over Four Nights on, Culminating in FXX Fifth Night Broadcast on Sept. 19

NoHo Arts District, CA — The Television Academy today announced the awards categories to be presented during the 72nd Emmy® Awards and the virtual 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies.

The 72nd Emmy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel—who also joins Guy Carrington, Reginald Hudlin, David Jammy and Ian Stewart as an executive producer of the program. The show will be broadcast Sunday, Sept. 20 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EDT/5:00-8:00 p.m. PDT), on ABC.

Awards presented at the 72nd Emmy telecast include outstanding comedy, drama, limited series and variety talk series, along with outstanding acting, directing and writing awards in comedy, drama and limited series/movie categories.

The virtual 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, recognizing remarkable creative and technical achievements in television, will stream on beginning Monday, Sept. 14, through Thursday, Sept. 17, at 5:00 p.m. PDT with a fifth live broadcast ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00 p.m. PDT on FXX. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be produced by Bob Bain Productions.

Awards categories presented at the Creative Arts ceremonies will include:
Monday, September 14:
Reality and Nonfiction
Tuesday, September 15: Variety
Wednesday, September 16: Scripted Night One
Thursday, September 17: Scripted Night Two
Saturday, September 19 (FXX): An eclectic mix of awards across all genres

A complete list of awards to be presented at the five 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies and the 72nd Emmy Awards is available below:

Click here for the 2020 Emmy Categories by Show

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