From ‘The Mandalorian’ to Michael K. Williams, the Emmys Ignored a Great Year of Genre TV

From ‘The Mandalorian’ to Michael K. Williams, the Emmys Ignored a Great Year of Genre TV
This year at the Emmys, genre series, especially those adapted from comic books, had their strongest showing ever, with 81 nominations across eight live-action shows. During the Creative Arts Emmys, three of those shows — “WandaVision,” “The Mandalorian” and “Lovecraft Country” — picked up 12 wins between them.

So there was every reason to expect that at least some genre TV — including Amazon’s “The Boys,” the first comic book adaptation ever nominated for best drama — would take home an Emmy or two on Sunday night during the primetime telecast.

Instead, traditional dramas dominated the night, leaving all the nominated genre series winless for the evening.
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