“Succession” and “Ted Lasso” emerged as returning champions at the 74th annual Emmy Awards, in a night that turned to repeat winners while spreading the wealth in a way that seemed to celebrate the diversity of talent, platforms and content.
After Netflix’s record-breaking performance in 2021, HBO reasserted its dominance in its now annual battle with Netflix for prestige TV supremacy. The paid network was led by limited series “The White Lotus,” whose five awards Monday night — coupled with a handful of technical awards at previous Creative Arts ceremonies — left it checking in with 10 total wins this season, more than any other program.
HBO collected 12 of the 25 statuettes given out at Monday’s ceremony. That included a second victory for ‘Succession’, which sat out last year due to the eligibility window, leaving the door open for ‘The Crown’ to sweep the dramatic vote.
‘Ted Lasso’ became the back-to-back comedy winner for the series along with stars Jason Sudeikis and Brett Goldstein – an increasingly rare feat, if only because shows now take longer breaks more frequently. between series.
Deprived of an opportunity to make history as the winner of a non-English-speaking drama, like “Parasite” did at the Oscars, Netflix’s social media sensation “Squid Game” took home awards for star Lee Jung-hae and directing. The show had already scored a quartet of wins at the Creative Arts Awards.
Learn more about what happened on TV’s biggest night here.