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‘Squid Game’, ‘Abbott Elementary’ up for Emmy nominations | Celebrity News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Succession” and “Ted Lasso” are on the hunt for Emmy Nominations it might add to their previous trophies, but they’re up against some hungry newcomers.

When the deals are announced on Tuesday, the social satire “Succession,” winner of top drama 2020, could face a showdown with “Squid Game.” The South Korean hit about a brutal survival contest is in the running to become the first non-English speaking Emmy nominee.

The Emmys were once dominated by broadcast networks and then cable, with the rise of streaming services changing the balance of power and perhaps the rewards themselves. The possibility of Netflix’s “Squid Game” joining the Emmy mix is ​​a result of the focus on the global streaming market.

Other possible dramatic contenders include modern western “Yellowstone,” workplace thriller “Severance,” and “Yellowjackets,” a hybrid tale of survival and coming of age.

Potential competition for “Ted Lasso”, who won seven trophies including Best Comedy last yearincludes the inaugural seasons of “Elemental Abbott” and “Only Murders in the Building” – both popular and critical hits.

The former ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ comedy winner is also up for the nods.

There are a number of outgoing shows looking for one last Emmy love. Among the dramas that includes “It’s us,” and “Ozark”, along with “Insecure” and “blackish” comedy side.

Last year’s Best Comedic Actress winner Jean Smart for ‘Hacks’ is up for a wink again, just like the show, with ‘Ted Lasso’ star Jason Sudeikis in hopes. to repeat his comedy acting win in 2021. Bill Hader is chasing a third prize in the “Barry” category.

“The Crown,” which topped the 2021 drama awards, was not televised during the eligibility period and is absent this year.

JB Smoove (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”), Melissa Fumero (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) and Television Academy President and CEO Frank Scherma were to announce the nominees. The Emmy ceremony is scheduled for September 12 and will air on NBC, with a host yet to be announced.

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