The "Breaking Bad" star explained why he wrongly thought “the government’s got this" and "we're fine."
"I urge you to keep wearing the damn mask, keep washing your hands and stay socially distant," the actor said.
Amid a host-free awards ceremony, the show featured some screwball comedy and the "Breaking Bad" actor giving a speech about the power of TV.
Fans are wondering whether Bryan Cranston, who played Walter White in the hugely popular TV series, will appear in the upcoming film.
"Demagoguery is the enemy of the people," the "Network" star said in accepting his Best Actor award.
The host sang and danced his way alongside the night's nominees, pausing only to share a comedic moment with Bryan Cranston.
James Corden will return as host for the 73rd annual ceremony in June.
"Last Week Tonight" host recruits Michael Keaton, Bryan Cranston, Michael K. Williams and Richard Kind to take on the Sackler family.
“The Good Place” star didn’t think it was appropriate to portray a deaf woman when opportunities for disabled actors are limited.
The actor has come under fire for his role as a disabled man in "The Upside," co-starring Kevin Hart.