‘Squid Game’ and ‘Abbott Elementary’ compete for Emmy nominations

'Squid Game' and 'Abbott Elementary' compete for Emmy nominations

LOS ANGELES ( Associated Press) — “Succession” and “Ted Lasso” are in the hunt for Emmy nominations that could add to their previous trophies, but they’re up against hungry newcomers.

When the deals are announced on Tuesday, the social satire “Succession,” the winner of 2020’s top drama, may face a showdown with “Squid Game.” The South Korean hit about a brutal survival game show is in the running to become the first Emmy nominee in a non-English language.

the emmys They were once dominated by broadcast networks and then cable, with the rise of streaming services changing the balance of power and perhaps the prizes themselves. The possibility of Netflix’s “Squid Game” joining the Emmy mix is ​​a result of the focus on the global streaming market.

Other potential drama contenders include the modern western “Yellowstone,” the workplace thriller “Severance” and “Yellowjackets,” a hybrid story of survival and coming of age.

Potential competition for “Ted Lasso,” which won seven trophies, including best comedy last year.includes the inaugural seasons of “Abbott Elementary” and “Only Murders in the Building,” both popular and critical hits.

The previous winner of the comedy “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” is also up for nominations.

There are a number of outgoing shows looking for a final Emmy love. Among the dramas that include “This Is Us,” and “Ozark”, with “Insecure” and “black-ish” on the side of comedy.

Jean Smart, last year’s best comedy actress winner for “Hacks,” is in the running for a wink again, as is the series, with “Ted Lasso” star Jason Sudeikis hoping to repeat his win as a comedy actor. 2021. Bill Hader seeks a third prize in the “Barry” category.

“The Crown,” which dominated the 2021 drama awards, was not televised within the eligibility period and will not air this year.

JB Smoove (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”), Melissa Fumero (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) and Television Academy President and CEO Frank Scherma would announce the nominees. The Emmy ceremony is scheduled for September 12 and will air on NBC, with a host yet to be announced.


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