No Game of Thrones, no problem. A year after the fantasy series wrapped its dominant Emmy run with one final hurrah and a fourth Drama Series win last September, HBO’s Succession picked up where GoT left off. It won four Emmys tonight, including drama series, and 7 overall.
The decisive win erases doubts about HBO’s awards prospects post-GoT and any parallels to the post-Sopranos drought.
“I am thrilled,” HBO president Casey Bloys told Deadline on Sunday night. “It’s especially nice because there was a question how HBO would do. This is a pretty good way to answer that question.”
In addition to Outstanding Drama Series, HBO won Outstanding Limited Series for Watchmen, Outstanding Variety Talk Series