As he accepted the prize, he said he wanted to share it with writer Jesse Armstrong and his co-star Brian Cox.
The Independent gave the latest series of Succession a glowing five-star review, with critic Ed Cumming writing that it made “The Sopranos look like The Teletubbies”.
This year’s proceedings took place virtually for the first time in the award show’s 72-year history.
Jimmy Kimmel was back on hosting duties for the third time. Click here for a full list of all the 2020 Emmy nominations.