The 2023 Emmy Award nominations have been introduced Wednesday and confirmed once more that streaming platforms proceed to be nicely acquired by critics, main the best way within the awards race.
Right here’s a take a look at the highest nominated streaming platforms and a few surprises.
What Occurred: The 2023 Emmy Awards may reward streaming platforms which have launched new authentic hits and returning collection beloved by followers. The deliberate award ceremony additionally got here within the wake of the continuing author’s strike, which may disrupt the ceremony or put a damper on the present.
The seventy fifth Primetime Emmy Awards are scheduled to air on Fox on Sept. 18 starting at 8 p.m. ET.
HBO, a unit of Warner Bros. Discovery WBD, led the best way with 127 nominations. The community and Max streaming platform have now had probably the most award nominations in 21 years. The media firm was led by “Succession,” which had 27 nominations, as reported by the Related Press.
“Succession” broke Emmy Award historical past by having three completely different lead actors from the identical collection nominated within the respective class.
Different HBO hits included “The White Lotus,” “Barry,” “Home of the Dragon” and “The Final of Us.”
Tailored from a online game of the identical identify, “The Final of Us” had 24 nominations, rating second of all collection behind solely “Succession.” The collection turns into the primary reside online game adaptation to get main award nominations.
“The White Lotus” acquired 23 nominations, rating third amongst all collection and giving HBO the highest three nominated collection for the 2023 awards.
Netflix Inc NFLX ranked second amongst firms with 103 complete nominations. The corporate’s hit “Wednesday” acquired 12 nominations. “The Crown,” Useless to Me,” “Monster: The Jefferey Dahmer Story” and “Beef” have been different Netflix exhibits receiving a powerful variety of nominations.
Apple Inc AAPL continued to see success from its hit soccer comedy “Ted Lasso,” which acquired 21 nominations, rating first amongst all comedies. The collection has gained the Finest Comedy Collection within the final two years. “Ted Lasso” can be probably the most nominated comedy for 3 straight years.
Apple had a complete of 54 nominations, a brand new file for the corporate. The nominations embrace 13 Apple Originals. The corporate’s documentary “STILL: A Michael J. Fox Film” was probably the most nominated documentary with seven nominations.
Walt Disney Co DIS was nicely represented in nominations with its streaming platform Disney+ having 40 nominations. The corporate’s ABC additionally had 28 nominations. Hulu, which is majority owned by Disney acquired 42 nominations.
Disney+ noticed its Star Wars collection “Andor,” The Mandalorian” and “Obi-Wan Kenobi” obtain a complete of twenty-two nominations, together with 9 for “The Mandalorian.” The oldest of the three collection, “The Mandalorian” was shut out of the principle greatest collection class, which is able to see “Andor” compete for Finest Drama and “Obi-Wan Kenobi” compete for Finest Restricted Collection.
The hit present “Abbott Elementary,” which airs on ABC, acquired eight nominations. The present gained three awards on seven nominations on the 2022 awards ceremony.
FX, which is owned by Disney, noticed “The Bear” obtain 13 nominations for its first season.
Prime Video from Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN acquired 42 nominations, up from 30 in 2022. The platform was led by “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “Daisy Jones & The Six,” which acquired 14 and 9 nominations, respectively.
Emmy Award Surprises and Notes: One of many greater surprises might have been a decrease nomination depend for “The Lords of Rings: The Rings of Energy,” a big-budget streaming hit from Amazon. The collection was submitted in 22 classes, however acquired solely six nominations, all outdoors the principle classes.
One brilliant spot for Amazon was its Amazon Freevee platform, which acquired 4 nominations for the shock hit “Jury Responsibility,” a faux actuality present.
Paramount+, a streaming platform from Paramount International Inc PARAPARAA has seen huge success with “Yellowstone” and its prequel collection “1923” and “1883.” The streaming platform scored a complete of seven nominations with “Yellowstone” and “1923” receiving a complete of zero. “Yellowstone” was among the many most-watched collection on all tv in 2022.
The Roku Channel from Roku Inc ROKU landed 12 complete nominations with “Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story” touchdown eight nominations. The streaming platform acquired seven nominations final yr.
Actor Ray Liotta, who handed away in Could 2022 acquired an Emmy Award nomination for Finest Supporting Actor in a Restricted Collection or TV Film, for his position within the AppleTV+ collection “Black Chicken.”
Tubi, a streaming platform from Fox Corp FOX, additionally scored its first-ever Emmy Award nomination for “The Nevers.”
Former First Girl Michelle Obama landed an Emmy nomination as a producer on “The Mild We Carry: Michelle Obama & Oprah Winfrey” from Netflix.
A six-part docuseries on Netflix that profiled Prince Harry and Meghan Markle failed to obtain any Emmy Award nominations. The snub from the awards comes as “Harry & Meghan” posted robust viewership figures for Netflix.
Meta Platforms META noticed its Oculus and MetaQuest TV every obtain an Emmy Award nomination within the Excellent Rising Media Program class.
Photograph: “Ted Lasso,” courtesy Apple.