Emmy 2021, ‘The Crown’ and ‘Ted Lasso’ triumph. They are the best TV series of the year

Emmy 2021, ‘The Crown’ and ‘Ted Lasso’ triumph. They are the best TV series of the year
Emmy 2021, ‘The Crown’ and ‘Ted Lasso’ triumph. They are the best TV series of the year

As expected The Crown, Peter Morgan’s series about Netflix’s British Royal Family, Ted Lasso, the comedy series from Apple tv + e The chess queen they triumphed at the 2021 Emmys. TV stars are back on the most prestigious red carpet after last year’s forced stop due to a pandemic that forced everyone to celebrate from their sofa at home. The television Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, conducted by the comedian Cedric The Enternainer took place with an event in attendance, albeit reduced after last year’s virtual edition, no longer a show with more than a thousand spectators but a more intimate one in a tent in the presence of candidates, vaccinated and buffered.

“So I reveal the secrets of the queen”: word of Pete Morgan, the author of ‘The Crown’

by Silvia Bizio

November 14, 2020


‘The Crown’, 8 awards for the English family series

The Crown now in its fourth season, it is the drama series of the year. Eight awards in all, including the one for best director a Jessica Hobbs, to the best script a Peter Morgan, to the supporting actress: an extraordinary one Gillian Anderson as Margareth Thatcher, supporting actor: Tobias Menzies, who plays Prince Philip, the best actress for a drama series the great Olivia Colman, who plays Elizabeth II, the lead actor Josh O’Connor who is the young Carlo. AND Robert Stars won for the best casting (already awarded in recent days). With this exploit Netflix gets to win on the front of the awards what he has worked for in recent years, on the platform also the prizes for the series on the chess player Beth Harmon and for the series on Halston. For Netflix a truly special year: 44 awards grabbing a record, it is the platform or network that has won the most in a single year in the history of the Emmys.

‘The Chess Queen’ Anya Taylor-Joy: “I’ll teach you the move that changes your life”

by Silvia Bizio

30 October 2020



Checkmate for the queen

Eleven miniseries of the year awards, is The chess queen with Anya Taylor – Joy starting with the best miniseries of the year. The series tells the story of the orphan Beth Harmon, who discovers her passion and skill for the chessboard in the basement of the institute where she lives and transforms her struggle against her personal demons into a competition with the greatest chess players in the world. Against the background of a society, that of the USA in the 1960s, dominated by machismo even in an environment such as that of chess.

‘Ted Lasso’, Jason Sudeikis: “Optimistic of course”

by Chiara Ugolini

July 19, 2021



‘Ted Lasso’, Jason Sudeikis’ award-winning optimism

Four Comedy of the Year Awards: Ted Lasso, which goes to the Emmy for Best Comedy Series. Three of his performers were also awarded Brett Goldstein, Best Supporting Actor who in the series is champion Roy Kent, Best Supporting Actress, Hannah Waddingham and best leading actor, Jason Sudeikis. That he is a screenwriter and producer of the series and that with the character of the American football coach transplanted to England to coach a Premier League team he conquered audiences and critics.

‘Murder in Easttown’, Kate Winslet: “How lucky to play Detective Mare, a real woman”

by Silvia Fumarola

09 June 2021



Murder in Easttown wins with Kate Winslet

Acknowledgments to the ministry Murder in Easttown, one of the revelations of the season, which goes to the award for the best supporting actor in a miniseries, a Evan Peters (who paid homage to the protagonist Kate Winslet in her speech), and for best supporting actress, a Julianne Nicholson. But above all, the best actress award for a miniseries a Kate Winslet, the disenchanted detective Mare Sheehan, who finds herself investigating the murder of a very young single mother at a time when she also faces a series of personal problems related to her most recent troubled past.

Ewan McGregor with Emmy for his role in ‘Halston’ (reuters)

Awards for Ewan McGregor and RuPaul (with record)

Will Ewan McGregor the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries, for his role in Halston, where he plays the American designer, who became internationally famous in the 70s in a world of high fashion that does not discount anyone. Evening to be framed also for RuPaul, awarded for the reality show RuPaul’s Drag Race: it’s the eleventh Emmy, which makes him the African-American artist who has won the most.

The losers: for The Handmaid’s Tale negative record

While some celebrate, for others the evening was a defeat. Of all the series that had received the most nominations and returned home empty-handed, there is certainly The Handmaid’s Tale, now in its fourth season. The dystopian series based on the novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale, in fact, he had 21 nominations and won nothing, his is a record on the contrary. Before the series with Elisabeth Moss, in fact, the series that had had to collect the most disappointments was in 2012 Mad Man, 17 nominations and no awards. A bit of a disappointment too Mandalorian, the Disney series from the world of Star Wars, which consoles itself with the technical prizes already awarded including best special effects, best stunt and best soundtrack. No prizes not even a Michael K. Williams, the actor of The Wire, candidate for Lovecraft Country and found dead on 6 September. The horror series set in racist 1950s America had 18 nominations but only took home two as prizes.

Emmy, goodbye ‘actor’ and ‘actress’, now they say ‘performer’

At the Emmy Awards, the awards for the first made no reference to “gender”. The new rules of the ceremony in fact allow the winners of the awards for the best actors and actresses to be generically defined “performer”, that is, a more neutral “interpreter”. The official Emmy website said, “Now nominees and (or) winners in any category of artists titled ‘Actor’ or ‘Actress’ can request that their nomination certificate and Emmy statuette bear the term “performer” instead of Actor or Actress “. The new gender-inclusive option will be incorporated into this year’s event.

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