The most relatable moments of the Emmy Awards
(CNN) Holding an award show in the middle of a global pandemic is a tall order.
As the nation struggles with being in a constant state of abnormal, the entire concept of celebrating entertainment could strike some as odd -- even tone deaf. Still, the show managed to capture a few moments that seemed honest and wholly human.
Cindy Marcelin, essential worker and U.S. history teacher, presents the award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series during the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast. (The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)
Doctors, teachers and hosts of real-life heroes were spotlighted on Emmy night, with many acting as presenters. During a year in which so much is being put on their shoulders, their inclusion in the ceremony felt fitting and appropriate.
So over 2020? You're not alone.
In one segment, host Jimmy Kimmel beamed into a New Year's Eve party with Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington and more of the team from "Little Fires Everywhere."
The party, they said, was to ring in the New Year a little early because 2020 has been the pits.
In one silly segment, the Emmys took us behind the scenes to see what stars have been up to during the pandemic.
Margo Martindale, who was nominated for best supporting actress in a limited series or movie for her role in "Miss America," briefly took Emmy viewers into her garden, where she sipped a bottle of what appeared to be Cupcake wine.
If sipping on a CVS-sourced bottle of wine ...
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