The 2019 hit HBO Sci-fi series Watchmen crashes the internet by winning 10 Emmys at the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards. The list of awards they won includes the Outstanding limited series and Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie.
This HBO series is set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws and they must embrace the nostalgia. Detective Angela Abar investigates the reemergence of a white supremacist terrorist group inspired by the long-deceased moral absolutist Rorschach.
AWARDS WON BY WATCHMEN AT THE PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS 2020
1. Outstanding Limited Series
2. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie – Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
3. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie – Regina King
4. Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes – Sharen Davis, Valerie Zielonka
5. Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie – Gregory Middleton
6. Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series or Movie or Special – Victoria Thomas, Meagan Lewis
7. Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series or Movie or Dramatic special – Damon Lindelof, Cord Jefferson
8. Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie – Henk Van Eeghen
9. Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series or Movie or Special – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
10. Outstanding Sound Mixing for Limited Series or Movie – Douglas Axtell, Joe DeAngelis, Chris Carpenter
Watchmen had a total of 26 nominations in this year’s Emmy. Jeremy Irons was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor for a Limited Series or Movie, which was won by Mark Ruffalo for ‘I Know This Much is True’. This year’s Emmy will always be remembered for it’s unique award presentation. Jimmy Kimmel made the night much more enjoyable with his witty humour as a host.