This year, shows based on comic books are rocking the Emmys. marvel series wandavision And falcon and winter soldier A total of 28 nominations were taken home. And wandavision Already three have won. boys And Umbrella Academy Each also made multiple nominations.
with this, lucifer And doom patrol have joined the party, with each series receiving its own nomination.
What is ‘Lucifer’ nominated for?
The series is based on the incarnation of Lucifer seen in Neil Gaiman’s the Sandman Comics and Mike Carey lucifer Spinoff, published by DC Comics imprint Vertigo. In the TV show, Lucifer (Tom Ellis), tired of his role as the leader of Hell, is transferred to Earth. He works with the LA Police Department to solve murders and falls in love with Detective Chloe Decker (Lauren German).
This year, the show was nominated for an Emmy in the category of choreography for scripted programming. This is the first nomination of the show. While the show originally aired on Fox, all six of its seasons are now available to stream on Netflix.
What is the Doom Patrol named for?
doom patrol Also based on DC Comics. The premise is that a group of misfits with powers come together to form an unlikely team of superheroes, who find themselves in all kinds of bizarre and absurd situations.
This year the series was nominated for an Emmy in the category of stunt coordination. doom patrol Originally streamed on DC Universe and now streams on HBO Max. The first three episodes of its third season will premiere on September 23.
Comic Book Shows and Movies During Awards Season
good news for lucifer And doom patrol It’s that they may have a better chance of winning the house than they did a few years ago.
Traditionally, the Television Academy has not viewed comic book-inspired media particularly favorably. Indeed, when it comes to awards genre fiction in general doesn’t do as well as reality-based dramas and comedies.
But comics and the films and shows based on them have continued to grow in popularity in recent years, and have spread as a result. And it looks like the Academy may be starting to take these projects more seriously.
wandavisionhandjob falcon and winter soldierhandjob boys, And Umbrella Academy This year everyone has stopped nominations. and this is in addition to the 24 nominations Mandalorian. While the latter is not based on a comic book, it is certainly genre fiction. So perhaps the days of science-fiction, fantasy, and comic book-based shows being largely shut down are coming to an end.
If you want to see which of your favorite comic book-inspired series will win, the ceremony airs September 19 at 5 p.m. PDT / 8 p.m. EST on CBS. You can also stream it on Paramount+, Hulu Plus Live. TV, YouTube TV and FuboTV.
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