Emmy Awards were light on wonder.
Apple TV+ Soccer Comedy “Ted Lasso” and Netflix’s royal drama “The Crown” Received Top Awards at Sunday’s Awards Show, as did the Netflix chess drama “The Queen’s Gambit” in the limited series. Critics favorites Gene Smart (“Hacks”) and Jason Sudeikis (“Ted Lasso”) reigned victorious in their respective acting categories, while Michaela Coel won a much-deserved limited series writing win for “I May Destroy You”. Achieved, a semi-autobiographical show dealing with themes of sexual harassment and consent.
But there were some big stars and shows that were overlooked, including “The Handmaid’s Tale”, which set a record most emmy loss In one season, with 21 nominations and zero wins. In other major snubs:
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The beloved comedic actress was a scene-stealer in “WandaVision,” playing the villainous Agatha — and getting a fan-favorite song — opposite the Marvel superhero couple of Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany. But Hahn is bested by Julian Nicholson, who gave a heartwarming performance in “Mayor of Easttown” as a protective mother and best friend to Kate Winslet’s troubled detective.
Michael K. Williams
Emmy voting ends on August 30, a week before Williams’ death About a possible drug overdose. The actor was heavily backed to win Best Drama Supporting Actor for HBO’s canceled “Lovecraft Country,” but Tobias Menzies took the crown instead of Prince Philip on Netflix’s “The Crown.”
The rising star of “Last Night in Soho” and the upcoming “Mad Max” prequel was expected to win best actress in a limited series, after winning both a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award for her charming turn in Netflix’s breakout series. The Queen’s Gambit” last fall. But she was ultimately no match for Winslet, the previous Emmy winner for “Mildred Pierce,” which made a shocking turn in HBO’s surprise spring hit “Mare of Easttown.”
The “WandaVision” actor was considered a front-runner for Best Actor in a Limited Series for his turn as a lovable android in Disney+ Talker. But Ewan McGregor, playing queer fashion designer Roy Halston, won the award for the poorly reviewed Netflix drama “Halston.”
Corinne won preseason awards, including Critics’ Choice and Golden Globes, for her turn as Princess Diana in Netflix’s “The Crown.” Her co-star, Oscar winner Olivia Colman (“The Favourite”), eventually won Best Drama Actress as Queen Elizabeth II, after losing to Zendaya for HBO’s “Euphoria” (which has yet to air a second). won the award. season and was ineligible).
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