“Succession” and “The Bear” triumph at the Emmy Awards, postponed due to the Hollywood strike

After four months of postponement caused by strikes in Hollywood, the Emmy Awards scrupulously followed the script: the series “Succession” and “The Bear”, great favorites, triumphed without opposition.

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Without suspense, the last season of “Succession” won the award for best drama series for the third time, after its coronations in 2020 and 2022. It won six awards during the evening.



“Succession” and “The Bear” triumph at the Emmy Awards, postponed due to the Hollywood strike

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Dark and creaky, this HBO production follows the internal disputes of the Roys, a wealthy family in control of a vast media empire. Which reminds us of the power of influence of a certain Rupert Murdoch in the United States.

“It is true that in our series some things are quite close to American life and politics,” admitted the screenwriter, citing the name of the Australian magnate, in particular owner of Fox News and the Wall Street Journal.



“Succession” and “The Bear” triumph at the Emmy Awards, postponed due to the Hollywood strike

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The series is “about family, but also about the fact that (…) partisan news coverage is intertwined with divisive right-wing politics,” he added, the same night Donald Trump won the primary. republicans. in Iowa.

The show’s cast won the most drama awards: best actor for brash family man Kieran Culkin, best actress for Sarah Snook, the Roys’ only female heir, and best supporting actor for her on-screen husband. Matthew Macfadyen.



“Succession” and “The Bear” triumph at the Emmy Awards, postponed due to the Hollywood strike

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In addition to the swan song of “Succession,” the dramatic categories honored Jennifer Coolidge, best supporting actress for “The White Lotus,” an elegant and biting satire on the hypocrisy of the rich.



“Succession” and “The Bear” triumph at the Emmy Awards, postponed due to the Hollywood strike

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Revelation of “The Bear”

As for comedies, “The Bear: on site or to go” confirmed its status as a revelation on the American cathodic scene, with six awards on Monday night.

Its first season, which delves into the turbulent behind-the-scenes of a Chicago restaurant, won the award for best comedy, in addition to best direction and writing.



“Succession” and “The Bear” triumph at the Emmy Awards, postponed due to the Hollywood strike

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Its stars, Jeremy Allen White (best actor), Ayo Edebiri (best supporting actress) and Ebon Moss-Bachrach (best supporting actor), also won the most acting awards in the comedy categories.



“Succession” and “The Bear” triumph at the Emmy Awards, postponed due to the Hollywood strike

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“Succession” and “The Bear” triumph at the Emmy Awards, postponed due to the Hollywood strike

Ayo Edebiri

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“Succession” and “The Bear” triumph at the Emmy Awards, postponed due to the Hollywood strike

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In the face of this steamroller, only “Abbott Elementary” has managed to exist, a mockumentary that parodies the lack of resources at a predominantly African-American elementary school in Philadelphia. Her heroine Quinta Brunson received the award for best actress.

In the highly disputed category of miniseries, limited to one season, the Netflix production “Acharnés” dominated the debates.

This series, which follows the game of massacre played by two very angry drivers after a collision in a Los Angeles parking lot, was voted best miniseries and allowed its two protagonists, Steven Yeun and Ali Wong, to win the acting award.

The Emmy Awards, the American television equivalent of the Oscars, usually take place in September, but strikes by Hollywood actors and screenwriters have completely disrupted their calendar.

The industry was completely shut down for six months, and actors were banned from promotion during the strike, forcing the ceremony to be postponed in January.

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“Succinct speeches”

A decision that did not help the organizers, who are trying to counteract the drop in viewership of this great mass of American television.

Unfortunately, in its 75th year, the Emmys were sandwiched between several major Hollywood awards dates, including the Golden Globes and the announcement of the Oscar nominations.

Not to mention that due to the postponement, they awarded series whose selected seasons often began eighteen months ago, an eternity in the world of entertainment.

However, the evening’s presenter, Anthony Anderson, attempted to remedy the situation by ordering his mother to interrupt the winners who took too long to thank them.

“I’d like to ask everyone to keep these speeches concise,” the “Black-ish” star joked, as American awards shows struggle to attract younger audiences, who are more inclined to watch a summary of the best moments afterwards. on social networks. networks.

In 2022, the Emmy Awards were watched by only 5.9 million viewers. Which is even less than the 2020 edition, dubbed “PandEmmys”, when the stars stayed at home due to confinement.

The Emmy Awards will return next September, this time to reward series broadcast from the fall of 2023.

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