Netflix just broke HBO’s 17-calendar year streak as the network with the most Emmy nominations – the streaming services was nominated for a whopping 112 awards at this year’s ceremony though HBO sits at a nonetheless-respectable 108.
When HBO’s weighty hitters nonetheless racked up a dragon’s hoard of nominations between them (Sport of Thrones is nominated for 22 awards and Westworld has 21), Netflix has a range of exhibits that all have 10 awards or extra together with GLOW, Stranger Matters, Godless and The Crown, which mixed have 47 award nominations between them.
Incorporate up all the award nominations and Netflix is now the prime Emmy nominated ‘network’, a phrase that we can now apply in the loosest of phrases.
Subsequent HBO and Netflix is the most traditional network of them all, NBC, which has a complete of 78 nominations together with 21 just for this time of Saturday Night time Reside and 4 for the evening Donald Glover hosted.
The position right here is that, though the Emmy awards may possibly feel like trivial parts of metallic arbitrarily determined by committees that feel paid off by higher-close reward baskets, they do serve a serious purpose in the Tv set sector as a watermark: They help us examine which networks (or in this situation, streaming expert services) are making the greatest-rated articles and which networks have to have to move their sport up if they want to hold rate with the situations.
And the winner is…
Netflix declaring the prime location at the awards this calendar year is not just about ousting HBO, it’s a milestone for streaming expert services as a whole. It wasn’t right up until 2013 that Netflix received a one award for Dwelling of Playing cards, the initial first on the net-only internet television series to obtain important nominations for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards and now, just 5 decades afterwards, Netflix has extra awards than any other articles maker.
The great importance of that accomplishment can not be understated.
When other streaming expert services didn’t do as perfectly as Netflix did, Hulu was nominated for 27 awards, and Amazon Key was proper at the rear of them at 22 – most of which are from The Great Mrs. Maisel.
With award nominations in hand and facing some fierce competition, Netflix will be off to the purple carpet arrive September 17.