It was 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards this Sunday. The event witnessed many popular faces of the events and hardly anyone was sent disappointed this year. Among them, Amazon’s Fleabag had the best luck. This year, Fleabag dominated the comedy category.
Fleabag initially aired on BBC but later it was co-produced and was streamed internationally by Amazon. The show did exceptionally well this year at the Emmy winning the big award for comedy series.
Other than this, Phoebe Waller-Bridge won an Emmy for the best lead actress in a comedy series (Fleabag). Then she won another Emmy for writing the best comedy series (Fleabag). And the director of Fleabag, Harry Bradbeer, won an Emmy for best direction.
Whereas, last year’s best comedy series winner The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel bagged two awards. Alex Borstein and Tony Shaloub of the comedy series won the award for best actress and actor respectively in supporting role in a comedy series.
Netflix was of course not sent home disappointed. Jason Bateman made his Ozark proud by winning an award for the best director in a drama series. And Julia Garner of Ozark won an award for best actress in supporting role in a drama series.
Now talking about HBO, it took its lead back in the number of Emmy nominations. It defeated Netflix’s 23 wind with its 25 Creative Art Emmy awards. These awards are technical and are not included in the big ceremonies.
And of course, our favorite Game of Thrones won an Emmy award for the Best Drama Series. And Chernobyl‘s Peter Dinklage won an award for the Best Supporting Actor in a drama series.