The prestige, glamour, and honour return to the carpet, as the Emmy awards come back. The star-studded event took place on Saturday in Los Angeles. Among all, it is the OTT shows that bag the most awards.
Ted Lasso - what a goal!
Apple’s Ted Lasso broke all records with a whopping 13 nominations, it won 4 trophies including Outstanding Comedy Series. Jason Sudeikis, co-creator and lead star of Ted Lasso made history for winning first lead actor in a freshman comedy series for both a lead performance and best series.
Hannah Waddingham and Brett Goldstein bagged their first Emmys under Outstanding Supporting Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actor for their role in Ted Lasso. The show also won 3 Emmys under the creative arts section.
With this massive success, Apple becomes the first streaming service to secure an Emmy Award in a program category in only its second year of eligibility. Ted Lasso that premiered in 2020 was about an American football coach who moves to London to coach a professional soccer team in the Premiere League. Its feel-good nature, genuine warmth, and perseverance have certainly paid off!
The crown shines once again
Coming to drama, Netflix’s The Crown shone at Emmy awards with 11 nominations, winning 7 of them. The fierce British monarchy was dubbed as the Best Drama series. Olivia Colman and Josh O'Connor won Lead Actress and Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Gillian Anderson and Tobias Menzies triumphed in the supporting categories, and the show also nabbed Emmys for outstanding writing and direction. Including wins at the Creative Arts Emmys, The Crown tallied 11 wins.
Mare of Easttown unravels Emmy
Kate Winslet starrer thriller series Mare of Easttown, streaming on Hotstar also performed extremely well. Julianne Nicholson as Lori Ross, and Evan Peters as Det. Colin Zabel in Mare of Easttown won an Outstanding Performance in a limited series. Kate herself bagged an Emmy for Outstanding performance in a Limited or anthology series.
Knowing the right hacks!
Hacks, steaming on HBO Max. Jean Smart bought bagged the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy series for her role as Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comedian who forms an unlikely mentorship with Ava, a young comedy writer. The ingenious show also won awards for outstanding writing and direction in a Comedy series.
Besides, the best show in a limited or anthology series went to Queen’s Gamble. Moreover, Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie went to Michaela Coel for I May Destroy You
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