Los Angeles (USA), Sep 19 (EFE News) .- The 73rd edition of the Emmy, the most important awards in the television industry, began this Sunday in Los Angeles (USA) with a face-to-face gala but with limited capacity due to the coronavirus.
The organizers devised a ceremony that will have less than 600 guests outdoors in the center of the Californian city to comply with the sanitary measures, although some stars like Jennifer Aniston announced that they will not attend to minimize risks.
However, on the red carpet prior to tonight’s ceremony, some of the protagonists of these Emmy such as Kate Winslet, Jason Sudeikis or Elizabeth Olsen were seen parading.
Cedric the Entertainer is the presenter of these Emmy and began the ceremony with a musical number that paid tribute to television and where he had the voices of some actors to sing that theme.
Last year, in the midst of a pandemic and without a vaccinated population, the Emmys organized the first completely virtual installment of the awards season.
This year, with the improvement in the health situation, five guests will be able to attend for each nominated production.
“The Crown”, “The Mandalorian” and “WandaVision” start as the series with the most nominations, although most of the specialized press is betting on the revelation comedy “Ted Lasso” and the phenomena “The Queen” s Gambit “and” Mare of Easttown “to reap the great trophies of the night.
The miniseries or limited series format (single season fiction) will be the most contested of these distinctions.
“WandaVision”, the big surprise from Marvel, will compete against “Mare of Easttown”, the HBO hit that has received general acclaim from the critics and that starts with great advantage.
These two series threaten to dethrone “The Queen” s Gambit “, the Netflix fiction that at the end of last year sparked a worldwide fever for chess and which will also be measured against” I May Destroy You “and” The Underground Railroad ” .
In the drama section, “The Crown” competes against “Pose”, “This is Us”, “Lovecraft Country”, “The Boys” and “Bridgerton”.
In comedy, Apple TV +, the platform of the technology giant, could receive its first big award thanks to “Ted Lasso”, who fights against “Black-ish”, “Cobra Kai”, “The Flight Attendant”, “Hacks”, ” The Kominsky Method “and the controversial nomination of” Emily in Paris. ”