Seventy-five awards (some juried classes have a number of winners) have been awarded to date to 26 completely different networks and streaming providers, a few of which, like Disney+, Apple TV+ and Quibi, did not exist final yr at the moment. Another 54 classes shall be doled out over the weekend — 30 on Saturday at the Creative Arts present, and two dozen throughout the main telecast on Sunday.
Two applications have already amassed 5 awards every, and each are culled from the fantasy/sci-fi/comic-book genres that “Game of Thrones” ably represented throughout its march by Emmy historical past: “Watchmen,” an HBO restricted sequence tailored from the graphic novel and film; and “The Mandalorian,” an addition to the “Star Wars” universe that made “Baby Yoda” the world’s hottest meme, from Disney+. (HBO and CNN share mother or father firm WarnerMedia.)
Thus far, over the four-night presentation HBO — the Emmy chief for twenty years earlier than Netflix caught up — and Netflix have every totaled a dozen Emmys, adopted by Disney+ with six. That’s largely due to “The Mandalorian” — additionally a nominee for greatest drama — which collected honors in such areas as visible results, cinematography and sound.
The Creative Arts ceremony shall be televised on FXX, with the main telecast to be broadcast on ABC. Tyler Perry will obtain the Governors Award.