Netflix and Apple TV+ clean up at the Emmys with ‘The Crown’ and ‘Ted Lasso’


Netflix has nabbed the most Emmys ever for a single platform with 44 together with 11 for The Crown, greater than double its nearest rival, HBO/HBO Max. The 2021 version of the awards was additionally a watershed year for Apple TV+, which took house 10 Emmys together with seven for its comedy collection Ted Lasso.

To be certain, an enormous chunk of Netflix’s Emmy harvest got here from the 34 Creative Arts Emmys it received final week. However, it nonetheless took an additional 10 primetime Emmys together with appearing awards for Olivia Colman, Gillian Anderson and Josh O’Connor in The Crown, alongside with Ewan McGregor in Halston. The Crown additionally received for writing and directing, whereas taking the prestigious greatest drama collection prize. Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, received for greatest restricted collection.

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Meanwhile, Apple TV+ had its greatest Emmys but with 10 complete, together with seven in primetime. It dominated the comedy collection class with seven wins for Ted Lasso, together with three in the appearing class for Brett Goldstein and Hannah Waddingham (greatest supporting actors) alongside with Jason Sudeikis (greatest actor). Ted Lasso additionally took the award for greatest comedy collection. 

Thanks largely to that collection, Apple TV+ fared a lot better than its rivals. Disney+ did beat it with 14 awards complete, up from eight in 2020, however solely a type of was a primetime Emmy (Hamilton for greatest pre-recorded selection particular). Amazon and Hulu have been fully shut out in 2021, after each received Emmys in 2020.  

HBO and HBO Max led all rivals with 130 nominations and took 19 Emmys, together with 9 in primetime. The largest winners final evening have been Jean Smart for Hacks (greatest actress in a comedy collection) and Kate Winslet for Mare of Easstown (greatest actress in a restricted collection). After it was controversially shut out of the Golden Globes nominations, Michaela Cole took the prize for greatest writing in a restricted collection for I May Destroy You.

It was notable in 2018 when Netflix managed to tie a cable community, HBO (pre-HBO Max), for the most Emmy wins. This year, it beat all rivals by a great distance, and streaming platforms total took the high 4 spots. Whether that may proceed when the pandemic begins to wane — and subscription progress declines — stays to be seen. 

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