But here are a few things you didn’t see on TV:
Nominees caught at least a glimpse at the trophy they could have won.
While there was no real red carpet, Jennifer Aniston and other celebs who appeared on the broadcast went all out.
To prepare, Aniston worked with her mask-clad glam squad, including longtime hairstylist Chris McMillan.
Jennifer Aniston preps for her big moment. (Photo: Instagram)
Those watching from home took it easier — especially Cousin Greg.
Regina King made history.
And Zendaya did it, too!
The songstress sent a shoutout to one of the show’s creators, writers and stars, Daniel Levy, who’s made it known that he’s a big fan and included Carey’s track “Always Be My Baby” on the show. Levy and his show had a huge night, sweeping all of the comedy acting awards and best comedy overall.
Vivica A. Fox and Giuliana Rancic miss Emmys pre-show.
You might have noticed the absence of the women if you tuned into E!’s pre-show coverage. Both had been scheduled to host, but tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the festivities. They bowed out with short statements, and were replaced by Brad Goreski and Nina Parker.