The 75th Emmy® award ceremony, the highly prestigious awards for excellence in the American television industry, crowned SUCCESSION, available with all seasons exclusively on Sky and streaming only on NOW, best drama series of the year. The latest, highly acclaimed season of the cult HBO, already the most nominated series of this edition, has won 6 Primetime Emmy Awards: the Roy series, dysfunctional family at the head of an imaginary media empire, is the most rewarded this year from the Television Academy (ex-aequo with “The Bear”).
Successionextraordinary actors: from Kieran Culkin to Sarah Snook
The fourth season of Jesse Armstrong’s masterpiece earns the statuette for best actors in a drama series for its protagonists: Kieran Culkin he is the best leading actor, Sarah Snook she is the best leading actress, Matthew Macfadyen is the best supporting actor. The Sky Exclusive series also wins the Emmy for best direction in a drama series (to Mark Mylod for the episode “Connor’s Wedding”) and that for the best screenplay (to Jesse Armstrong again for “Connor’s Wedding”, third episode of the final season)
The White Lotus, the triumph of Jennifer Coolidge
The Emmy award ceremony, broadcast live on Sky Atlantic and from tonight available on demand on Sky and streaming on NOW, also sees the triumph of Jennifer Coolidgewho wins Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for the second season of THE WHITE LOTUSthe HBO series signed by Mike White available exclusively on Sky and streaming only on NOW which came with 23 nominations at this year’s Emmys and thanks to the 4 Creative Arts Emmy Awards awarded on 6 January: outstanding casting (to the Italians Francesco Vedovati and Barbara Giordani) for a drama series, contemporary hairstyling (to Miia Kovero and the Italians Elena Gregorini and Italo Di Pinto), musical supervision and original soundtrack.
The third season of the satire set in various resorts of the imaginary White Lotus ultra-luxury chain – first in Hawaii, then in Taormina – will have Thailand as its new location and will be available exclusively for Italy on Sky and NOW.
Reward The Last of Uself House of The Dragon
This year’s Emmys also saw Sky Exclusive series among the most nominated series The Last of Us And House of the Dragon.
THE LAST OF US won awards on January 6th at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, obtaining 8 awards: for the two guest cast Storm Reid and Nick Offerman, for picture editing, for logo design, for make-up, sound editing, sound mixing and special effects. Already highly appreciated by international and Italian critics, the TV series based on the video game of the same name developed by Naughty Dog for the PlayStation® platforms tells a story of survival that takes place twenty years after the destruction of modern civilization. With 24 nominations at this year’s Emmys, it was the second most nominated series, just behind Succession.
HOUSE OF THE DRAGON is another of the titles competing for the Emmy for best drama series. Set 200 years before the events of Game of thrones, the series will soon return to Sky and NOW for its highly anticipated second season. Inspired by the novel “Fire and Blood” by George RR Martin, co-creator and executive producer, it focuses on the so-called “Dance of Dragons”, the civil conflict that broke out in the Seven Kingdoms between the two branches of House Targaryen, and their respective dragons , for the succession to the Iron Throne upon the death of King Viserys I.