With 25 nominations, ‘Succession’ is a favorite at the Emmy Awards

Success, the HBO drama series, which depicts the confrontations to which a dysfunctional family, owner of an empire of audiovisual media and entertainment companies, is subjected, received 25 nominations for the Emmy Awards on Tuesday, considered the “TV Oscar.

This production is the one that tops the list of candidates, but the historical event is starred by the South Korean series ‘The Squid Game’, the first non-English language production to be nominated.

The Netflix fiction, the worldwide success of which surprised the company itself, adds 14 nominations, some very important as best dramatic series and best lead actor for Lee Jung-jaealthough it is far from the 25 candidatures of ‘Succession’, the production that gives HBO the most fun after the end of ‘Game of Thrones’.

On ‘Succession’ it is necessary to expand that this family drama, which already won at the 2020 Emmys, and this time has approached the record of 32 achieved nominations ‘Game of Thrones’ in 2019, his farewell year, a hard-to-match figure amid the mass-consumption era of the small screen.

This was emphasized by Academy president Frank Scherma before announcing the candidates: “We received a record number of submissions. It’s a historic moment for television production.”

This ‘boom’ would not be possible without the emergence of new agents in the market such as Apple TV+, the content service of the tech giant that ‘ted lasso’ one of the most recognized fictions of the moment.

After winning the Emmy last year, the series garnered 20 nominations on Tuesday, equivalent to ‘The White Lotus’an HBO satire on race and class conflict in the US that begins in a privileged position in the miniseries (limited series) section.

Source: El heraldo