Los Angeles: HBO´s “Succession” topped this 12 months´s Emmy nominations, incomes 25 nods on Tuesday, as “Squid Sport” grew to become the primary non-English-language drama collection shortlisted for glory for tv´s equal of the Oscars.
“Succession,” which follows a wealthy, highly effective household vying to inherit a media empire, led the drama nominees, whereas “Ted Lasso” and “The White Lotus” topped the comedy and restricted collection classes with 20 nominations every.
Two different comedies — HBO´s “Hacks” and Hulu´s “Solely Murders within the Constructing” — every racked up 17 nominations for the 74th Emmy Awards, to be handed out at a glitzy ceremony in Los Angeles on September 12.
“With manufacturing at a historic excessive, the Academy has obtained a document variety of Emmy submissions this season,” stated Tv Academy CEO Frank Scherma, praising “this platinum age of tv.”
Tv productions have ramped again up, after being shuttered or scaled again within the first 12 months of the coronavirus pandemic.
“Succession” will compete for greatest drama with “Squid Sport,” a violent South Korean satire by which society´s marginalized compete for money in deadly variations of youngsters´s video games — and Netflix´s most-watched collection ever.
“Squid Sport” additionally picked up a number of performing nominations, together with greatest lead actor for Lee Jung-jae, to earn 14 nods in whole.
The groundbreaking present is hoping to comply with within the footsteps of South Korean movie “Parasite,” which rocked Hollywood in 2020 by changing into the primary non-English-language movie to win greatest image on the Oscars.
Others within the operating for the most effective drama Emmy embody “Euphoria,” “Ozark,” “Higher Name Saul” and “Stranger Issues.”
“Succession” stars Brian Cox and Jeremy Robust will compete with Lee for greatest actor in a drama collection, whereas former Oscar winner Adrien Brody earned a visitor actor nomination.