Series with the most nominations.
This year, the fight for the Emmy, which is the television version of the Oscars, will be very intense. Along with serious dramatic projects, superhero series received a lot of nominations, which do not often win the love of the jury.
Emmy contenders are nominated by studios, and this year's flagship platform is HBO (Home Box Office), which has been a division of WarnerMedia since 1990. HBO has 130 nominations.
In the meantime, filmmakers and actors are excitedly preparing to receive awards, here are five series that lead in the number of nominations for the “2021 Emmy”.
The series, which tells the story of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, received 24 nominations. The fourth season covers the events of the late 70s and 80s of the last century. It was a tumultuous decade when Britain's first female prime minister was elected as the marriage of the heir to the throne, Prince Charles, was on the verge of collapse.
The Mandalorian is set in the Star Wars universe. In the second season, the main character will no longer run away from the hunters. Instead, he will help his named son find his way home.
The first season of the series received many positive reviews from both viewers and critics – and won five Emmy awards in technical nominations. And the character of Baby Yoda was so liked by everyone that he even became a meme.
The Mandalorian has received 24 Emmy nominations.
“Wanda / Vision”
The plot of the series, based on the characters of the Marvel comics, unfolds after the events shown in “Avengers: Endgame”, when Thanos was defeated, Tony Stark was killed, and Captain America gave the shield to Falcon. The role of Wanda (Scarlet Witch) was played by Elizabeth Olsen, and the android robot Vision was played by Paul Bettany. According to the plot, Wanda and Vision live in popular sitcoms of different years and in each episode they move to a new one.
The series has received 23 nominations and has already received technical achievement awards.
The Handmaid's Tale
The plot is set in America in an uncertain future. The main character June, played by Elisabeth Moss, lives in the totalitarian state of Gilead, where women are the “lowest class” of society. There are maidservants who give birth to children for dignitaries whose wives are sterile. But all women who have entered into a second marriage are considered traitors to the state, so they are sent to special “red centers” for re-education. The series received 21 nominations.
A comedy series about American football coach Ted Lasso, who for his own reasons agrees to coach the English team and moves to the UK. Upon arrival, Ted is faced not only with the difference in the rules of the game, but also with the unusual arrangement of life in another country. At first, the players from the team treat him disrespectfully, and the new owner of the football club wants to destroy the team altogether, but Ted Lasso's sincere kindness, positive and genuine concern changes everything.