HBO’s ‘Succession’ Dominates Emmy Nominations in Uncertain Year

Netflix’s lavish chronicle of the British royal family and winner of the 2021 Emmy Award for Best Drama, “The Crown,” was also nominated in this category this year, though some critics were skeptical of the show’s popularity. I had a hard time getting used to five seasons. new cast.

HBO’s triumphant moment comes at a time of transition for the network, which has been run by debt-ridden parent company Warner Bros. Discovery since last year. The network is now part of a streaming service that has dropped call letters (by HBO Max, hello Max). And for the first time, HBO is bringing its revered old series, Insecure, and soon Six Feet Under, Band of Brothers, and True Blood, to its biggest rival, Netflix. We are in the process of licensing it. Collect cash by Warner Bros. Discovery.

HBO received the top three nominations for ‘Succession’ (27), ‘The Last of Us’ (24) and ‘The White Lotus’ (23). The Best Actor in a Drama race looks like a race for the “inheritance” of the Roy family, with one-time winner Jeremy Strong, two-time nominee Kieran Culkin and four-time nominee Kieran Culkin. (and one-time winner, for the 2000 miniseries) Brian Cox. And HBO completely monopolized Best Supporting Actor in a drama category. Eight of the eight were made up of performers from “Succession” and “White Lotus.”

Of course, 31 years ago, the last time a single network won four nominations in the drama category, it came home with nothing. It was in 1992 that he earned NBC nominations for ‘Isle Flyaway’, ‘LA Law’, ‘Law and Order’ and ‘Quantum Leap’. All four series were lost to that year’s winner, CBS’ Northern Exposure.

This year’s Best Actor in a Comedy Award goes to Jason Sudeikis, who won for the title role in Ted Lasso for the second year in a row, and Jeremy Allen, who plays the ambitious and anxious chef in The Bear.・White will fight. Other nominees in this category are Bill Hader for Barry, Jason Segel for Shrinking and Martin Short for Only Murders in the Building.

Award predictors believe Quinta Branson may be on track to win with “Abbott Elementary.” Branson won an Emmy last year for her lighthearted work on ABC’s workplace comedy, making it the first black woman to win Best Actress in a Comedy since Isabel Sanford won for The Jeffersons in 1981. It will be the first time to do so. She will face Dead to Me’s Christina Applegate, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Rachel Brosnahan, Poker Face’s Natasha Lyonne and Wednesday’s Jenna Ortega.

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