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The stars of the small screen met this Sunday for the 73rd edition of the Emmy Awards, which were presented in Los Angeles.
El drama de Netflix, The Crown, and the Apple comedy, Ted Lasso, were the ones who won the most awards. The first received seven Emmys, including Best Drama Series, and Ted Lasso won four, counting for Best Comic Series.
The victories of The Crown They included recognition of the performance of Gillian Anderson (who played Margaret Thatcher), Tobias Menzies (The Duke of Edinburgh), Olivia Colman (Queen Elizabeth II) and Josh O’Connor.
“I want to dedicate this award to a woman who was my manager for 20 years, Connie Freiberg, who believed in me when no one else did, and who believed I was talented when I didn’t think I was talented,” Anderson said upon receiving her award. .
Shortly afterwards, in his thank you speech, Colman said, “What a beautiful ending to the most extraordinary journey with this beautiful family.”
“I loved every second and I can’t wait to see what happens next,” he also noted.
Excited, she added: “I wish my dad was here to see this. I lost my dad during covid-19, and he would have loved all of this.”
The series also received awards for directing, for Jessica Hobbs, and screenwriting, for Peter Morgan.
Hobbs thanked other directors and his mother, who he said was still directing at the age of 77. Menzies was not present to collect his award.
On the side of Ted Lasso, Jason Sudeikis won the award for best leading actor in a comedy.
“This show is about family, it’s about mentors and teachers, it’s about teammates,” Sudeikis said upon receiving the award. “And I wouldn’t be here without those three things in my life.”
Her British co-stars Hannah Waddingham and Brett Goldstein won Best Actress and Supporting Actor respectively.
Waddingham, a successful stage actress, asked for more stage stars to be cast on television during her acceptance speech.
“West End musical artists need to be more on the screen,” he told the audience. “Please give us a chance because we won’t let you down.”
Ted Lasso, which first aired on Apple TV in 2020, tells the story of a soccer coach who moves from the United States to the United Kingdom to coach a fictional first division team.
The 73rd Emmy ceremony came after a year of increased television viewing due to worldwide restrictions from the covid-19 pandemic.
Cedric the Entertainer hosted the in-person event.
In 2020, comedian and television host Jimmy Kimmel led a largely virtual ceremony amid coronavirus restrictions.
This is the full list of award winners:
- Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Hannah Waddingham – Ted Lasso
- Supporting actor in a comic series: Brett Goldstein – Ted Lasso
- Supporting actress in a miniseries or movie: Julianne Nicholson – Mare Of Easttown
- Supporting actor in a miniseries or movie: Evan Peters – Mare Of Easttown
- Dramatic series script: Peter Morgan – The Crown
- Dramatic series direction: Jessica Hobbs – The Crown (War)
- Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Gillian Anderson – The Crown
- Supporting actor in a drama series: Tobias Menzies – The Crown
- Variety Show Script: Last week tonight, con John Oliver
- Variety talk show: Last week tonight, con John Oliver
- Variety show with sketches: Saturday Night Live
- Comic series script: Lucia Aniello, Paul W Downs, Jen Stansky – Hacks
- Comic series direction: Lucia Aniello – Hacks
- Lead Actress in a Comic Series: Jean Smart – Hacks
- Lead Actor in a Comic Series: Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso
- Competition program: RuPaul’s Drag Race
- Direction of miniseries: Scott Frank – Lady’s gambit
- Miniseries, movie or drama script: Michaela Coel – I May Destroy You
- Lead actress in a miniseries or movie: Kate Winslet – Mare Of Easttown
- Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: Ewan McGregor – Halston
- Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Olivia Colman – The Crown
- Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Josh O’Connor – The Crown
- Live variety special: Stephen Colbert – Election Night 2020: Democracy’s Last Stand Building Back America Great Again Better
- Prerecorded Variety Special: Hamilton
- Comedy series: Ted Lasso
- Dramatic series: The Crown
- Miniseries or anthology series: Lady’s gambit
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