Whom last week’s Golden Globes, the Emmys were very good for streaming services. The The 75th Primetime Emmys aired MondayJanuary 15 and Max saw Hulu and Netflix take home the most awards by a solid margin.
Hulu led the pack, winning six Primetime Emmys thanks to its dark comedy. Bear. The Hulu and FX production won overall, along with writing and directing for the comedy series. The actors also continued their award season winning streak. Jeremy Allen White won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Ayo Edeberi won Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – notably, she took home the Golden Globes for Best Actress (Non-Supporting). Ebon Moss-Bachrach won Best Supporting Actor.
Max (formerly HBO Max) also walked away with six awards, all coming from the final season Inheritance. The Television Academy awarded Outstanding Directing and Writing for a Drama Series for the same episode, “Connor’s Wedding” (if you know, you know). The show’s three male leads competed for outstanding actor in a drama series, with Kieran Culkin once again taking home the trophy. Sarah Snook won for outstanding actor in a drama series, while Matthew Macfayden took home the award for supporting actor in that category. Inheritance it also won for Outstanding Drama Series Overall.
Like other broadcasters, all of Netflix’s wins came from the same series: Beef. The show received five awards, including outstanding limited or anthology series. Its lead actors Stephen Yeun and Ali Wong won in the same category for outstanding actor and actress. Beef rounding out the awards with wins for outstanding writing and directing for two separate episodes out of the show’s ten episodes.
The Emmys were originally scheduled to be held in September, but The Television Academy and Fox postponed due to January writers and actors are on strike. The Creative Arts Emmys competed with the Golden Globes weekend on Jan. 6 and 7, while the Primetime Emmys were held just one day after the Critics’ Choice Awards — a busy month for Hollywood folk.