Fueled by “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Crown,” Netflix dominated the competitors at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards over the weekend.
Netflix took dwelling 34 Emmys at three separate ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday, whereas Disney+, the streamer’s closest competitor, received 13 awards. HBO and its streaming service, HBO Max, the perennial Emmys heavyweight, received simply 10 awards.
Each 12 months, the Television Academy, which organizes the Emmys, declares the winners for dozens of technical awards in the lead-up to the greatest prizes which might be introduced at the principal occasion, the Primetime Emmy Awards. This 12 months’s prime-time ceremony will happen on Sept. 19 and can be broadcast on CBS.
“The Queen’s Gambit,” the Netflix restricted collection a couple of chess prodigy, received 9 Creative Arts Emmys over the weekend, greater than some other collection. Its closest rivals, with seven awards every, had been the Disney+ Star Wars motion journey present “The Mandalorian” and the NBC stalwart “Saturday Night Live.”
Although the Creative Arts Emmys should not fairly prime-time prepared — they embrace awards like finest stunt efficiency, finest hairstyling and excellent lighting course for a range collection — they rely all the identical in the Hollywood document books, and the leaderboard for the 73rd Emmy Awards is now formally underway.
The weekend ceremonies additionally handed out just a few key appearing awards. “The Queen’s Gambit” took the prize for finest forged in a restricted collection. The Netflix present beat out a pair of acclaimed HBO collection, “I May Destroy You” and “Mare of Easttown.” “The Crown” received for finest forged in a drama, and the Apple TV+ present “Ted Lasso” received for finest forged in a comedy. Both are favored to take extra prizes at the principal occasion.
Netflix’s dominance all however ensures that it’s going to win extra Emmys than some other TV community, studio or streaming platform, making 2021 the first 12 months it would beat out its chief rival, HBO, to say final bragging rights. Three years in the past, in a primary, Netflix tied HBO for high honors. Going into this 12 months’s Emmys ceremonies, HBO, aided by HBO Max, led all networks with 130 nominations, another than Netflix.
The 73rd Emmy Awards will successfully be a showcase for tv achievement throughout the pandemic. Because of manufacturing shutdowns and delays, the variety of TV exhibits in the second half of final 12 months and the first half of this 12 months declined. Submissions for the high classes this 12 months had been down 30 %.
The ceremony, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, will happen indoors and outdoor on the Event Deck at L.A. Live, close to the Emmys ordinary dwelling at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Attendance can be drastically diminished however, not like final 12 months’s distant ceremony, most winners speeches are more likely to be delivered in particular person.