The 2021 Emmy Winners Are ‘Crowned’

The 2021 Emmy Winners Are Crowned

Allison Perez, Writer

For years, the Primetime Emmy Awards have been a national event that keeps all avid TV watchers on the edge of their seat, waiting for their favorite show to be read off the envelope. On September 19th, fans were able to celebrate the 73rd award show with Cedric the Entertainer as host. It was a tough competition this year with a wide variety of nominations from reality shows like “Rupaul’s Drag Race,” Marvel stories like “Wandavision,” and drama series like “The Crown.”.If you’re in with the recent trending shows, then it’s more than likely that you got to celebrate the win for your series. So, let’s go over the 2021 winners. 

Coming in with the most wins, “The Crown” dominated its opponents by bringing home seven awards. Olivia Colman won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Josh O’Connor for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Tobias Menzies for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Gillian Anderson for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Jessica Hobbs for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, Peter Morgan for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, and the show itself won Outstanding Drama Series.

“Ted Lasso,” a current popular comedy show that tells the story of a football coach who takes on a job as the coach of a soccer team, took home four awards. This includes Jason Sudeikis for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Comedy Series, Brett Goldstein for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, and Hannah Waddingham for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

Both “Hacks” and “Mare of Eastown” were able to score three wins which included Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Limited or Anthology Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor and Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series, and Outstanding Directing and Writing for a Comedy Series.

Then, “The Queen’s Gambit” received Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series and Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series. 

Other series such as “Halston,” “Hamilton”, “Rupaul’s Drag Race,” and “Saturday Night Live” walked away with one win and multiple nominations.