At Sunday’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Lee Yoo-mi of “Squid Game,” Colman Domingo, Laurie Metcalf, and Nathan Lane won for best guest actor.
In Los Angeles At Sunday’s creative arts Emmy Awards, Lee Yoo-mi of “Squid Game,” Colman Domingo, Laurie Metcalf, and Nathan Lane won for best guest actor.
The awards were presented during the two-part weekend ceremony, which on Saturday had recognized “Adele: One Night Only” and the documentary series “The Beatles: Get Back” with numerous awards. Each received five honors.
The big victors on Sunday were “Euphoria,” “Stranger Things,” and “The White Lotus,” each of which took home a five-piece trophy collection.
The main Emmy ceremony, which will be hosted by “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson, will air on NBC on September 12 at 8 p.m. EDT.
As the tragic Ji-yeong in the South Korean drama, the first non-English language series Emmy candidate, Lee was honored as the best drama series guest actress. “Succession” and “Ozark” are among its competitors at next week’s awards.
Domingo, who plays Ali Muhammad, a sponsor for drug addiction treatment on “Euphoria,” earned the award for best guest actor in a drama series.
For comedy series, the winners were Lane for “Only Murders in the Building” and Metcalf for “Hacks.” After three nominations for “Roseanne,” it is Metcalf’s fourth Emmy; for Lane, it is his first award following numerous nominations for programs including “Frasier” and “Modern Family.”
Former President Barack Obama, who won the best narrator Emmy for his work on the Netflix (You Don’t Know Me Season 2) documentary series “Our Great National Parks,” was among the weekend’s other winners.
Chadwick Boseman’s widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, accepted his posthumous award on Saturday for “What If…?” from Disney+ and Marvel Studios for best character voiceover.
For her work as Ji-yeong in Squid Game, Lee Yoo-mi received Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. On September 4, the prizes were presented.
Martha Kelly from Euphoria and Marcia Gay Harden from The Morning Show were among the candidates in the same category as Lee. Sanaa Lathan, Harriet Walter, and Hope Davis were all nominated for their work on Succession. This is Walter’s second nomination of the evening. She was also recognized for her work on Ted Lasso in the category for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.
In the South Korean survival drama Squid Game, a group of competitors compete in a deadly game of children’s games like Red Light, Green Light in an effort to win a cash prize. The show was notable for its critique of capitalism and class inequality.
Netflix (Spriggan Season 2) swiftly approved Squid Game for a second season after it quickly overtook other shows as the most watched ones. In a message to fans, executive producer Hwang Dong-hyuk gave a sneak peek at the second season, writing:
A COMPLETELY NEW ROUND WILL BEGIN: The inaugural season of “Squid Game” premiered last year after a 12-year wait. However, it took 12 days for “Squid Game” to surpass all other Netflix (Good Doctor Season 6) shows in popularity. A big thank you to all the fans worldwide from “Squid Gamewriter, “‘s director, and producer. We appreciate your support and interest in our show. And now The Front Man, Gi-hun, is back. Season 2 is on the way. Possibly back is the man with the ddakji and the outfit. Additionally, Cheol-su, Young-boyfriend, hee’s will be introduced to you. Come back with us for a brand-new round.
This past weekend, the Creative Arts Emmys were presented at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles over the course of two evenings. Prior to the Primetime Emmy Awards, which premiere on September 12, the ceremony will be condensed into a single program and broadcast on FXX on September 10.
Below is the trailer for the most recent Squid Game season.