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This is a notable increase from last year, when 11.11% of acting winners were Black (16.67% BIPOC winners overall). 'On The Come Up': Wanuri Kahiu Set To Direct Feature Based On…, Mike 'Doc' Emrick, Sports Emmy-Winning NHL Broadcaster, Retires…, 'Underground Railroad' Teaser: A Stirring First Look at Barry…, What to Watch on TV This Week: David Letterman's Return and 'The…, Bought a Spin Bike? If you like TVLine, you'll LOVE our weekly newsletter. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Regina King attends the 2019 American Music Awards at ... [+] Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. "Watchmen's" Regina King and "Euphoria's" Zendaya are among the winners who made 2020 a record year for Black actors at the Emmys. It was a great night for Sister Night: Watchmen star Regina King won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role in the HBO comic book adaptation at Sunday’s virtual ceremony. King also shouted out Ruth Bader Ginsburg and urged viewers to vote during her acceptance speech. The actor on Sunday won her fourth Emmy award in six years, picking up the trophy in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie category for her performance in HBO’s one-season-wonder “Watchmen.” Nobody is doing it like Regina King. All in all, the Television Academy has come a long way in the last few years: in 2013 there were zero BIPOC winners in the acting categories. Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. ), “Black-ish” star Anthony Anderson appeared during the Emmys broadcast to talk about the record year and explain that this weekend was supposed to be like an NBC All-Star Weekend for Black entertainment industry professionals. But I do think that what we have to recognize is that we can’t mistake presence for power,” Color of Change president Rashad Robinson previously told Variety. Heading To Class? Watchmen star Regina King has won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her performance in the HBO comic book adaptation at Sunday’s virtual ceremony. I began writing my senior year of college for Cliche Magazine as an Entertainment Writer. Regina King took home the fourth Emmy win of her career on Sunday night when she nabbed the prize for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or … Emmy 2020: Schitt's Creek Grabs the Night's First Seven (!) Watchmen has hauled in a total of eight Emmys so far out of 26 nominations, including awards for best cinematography, editing and costumes. “These Emmys would have been so Black, it would have been like hot sauce in your purse Black, Howard University homecoming Black, ‘you fit the description’ Black. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. After an unprecedented number of Black performers received Emmy nominations this year, a record number of Black performers also picked up actual Emmy trophies. Walker) and Shira Haas (Unorthodox). This marks the fourth Emmy win overall for King, who won in this category in 2018 for her lead role in Netflix’s Seven Seconds and took home a pair of trophies for her work on ABC’s American Crime. These categories are often won by multiple people sharing a nomination, so when it came to individual people, the breakdown was 2.13% Black, 3.2% BIPOC overall and 3.2% women in writing overall, and 2.1% Black, 4.2% BIPOC and 4.2% women in directing overall. Wins, Emmys 2020: Grade Jimmy Kimmel's Opening Monologue. Regina King won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Drama Series or Movie for 'Watchmen.'
(Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic), EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change. King accepted the Emmy from her home, wearing a pink blazer over a T-shirt bearing the face of Breonna Taylor with the words “Say Her Name.” She thanked Watchmen executive producer Damon Lindelof and his “brilliant mind” along with the entire writing team, and added: “Gotta vote. I worked as Assistant. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. Wins

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