HBO Max, Netflix and Disney+ competed for some of the year’s top awards in 2021 Emmy nominations. With over 300 nominations in total, the streaming giant dominated the categories of the Emmy Awards. While there will never be a definitive winner in the drawn-out streaming wars, this year’s Emmys saw one service stand ahead of the rest.
HBO leads 2021 Emmy nominations
Margins were narrow, but HBO led the 2021 Emmy nominations once, ousting Netflix. Although Netflix led the 2020 Emmy nominations, it received 129 this year. Next up is Disney+, which garnered 71 nominations.
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Although Netflix’s nominations are down from the 160 it received in 2020, it still had an impressive run. was leading its nominations with 24 nominations Crown, an early precursor to classic drama series. Fall 2020 breakout series queens gambit brought the service an impressive 18 nominations. buzz bridgerton Simultaneously draw 12 times.
The new Disney+ also had a strong showing at this year’s Emmy Awards. wandavision And Mandalorian The service brought in its highest number of nominations with 23 and 24 respectively. Disney+ also released a taping of hamilton, which received 12 nominations.
Which streaming service came out on top?
Like the nominations, the winner of the night was determined by a margin of 1. Although it started from the back, Netflix was ultimately the year’s winning streaming service. At the 2021 Emmy Awards, Netflix’s Crown Was the biggest winner with 7 trophies. Emmy in 2021 for Outstanding Drama Series Crown, making it one of the most notable series of the night.
Queen’s Gambit, which won for Outstanding Limited Series, garnered 2 awards, and Ewan McGregor earned Netflix halston An award. In total, Netflix ended the night with 10 Emmy trophies.
HBO came in second, receiving a total of nine nominations. easttown mare And hacks Followed with 3, last week tonight with 2, and i can destroy you Caught 1.
With its 34 wins at the Creative Arts Emmys, Netflix has won 44 awards. This adds to the 1974 CBS record for most wins for a network or service in a single year. In total, HBO received 19 awards and Disney+ took home 14 awards.
A New Streaming Service Also Impressed at the 2021 Emmy Awards
While the streaming giants did well at the 2021 Emmy Awards, some new services excelled as well. Notably, Apple TV+ had an impressive night. The streaming service topped the night with 20 nominations Ted Lasso. although it was not shits creek Level sweep, it won a respectable 4 awards. It also won some of the top awards of the night, bagging three acting awards and Outstanding Comedy Series.
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