In a poignant human touch, the Emmy Awards announced that they would pay tribute to the star of the series “Friends,” Matthew Perry, who recently passed away, and the artists present performed the song “See You Again,” directing it to him.
The awards that were announced during the ceremony held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, yesterday evening, Monday, came to express the difference in taste and orientation between the Golden Globe Awards jury committees that were announced last week and the Emmy Awards committees, where the series “Succession” and “Succession” won. “The Bear” and “Beef” won top awards for Best Drama Series, Best Comedy Series, and Best Limited Series, respectively.
While “RuPaul's Drag Race” won Best Reality Competition Program, “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” won Best Variety Program, and “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” won. The Daily Show With Trevor Noah won Best Talk Show.
The lion's share of the Emmy Awards went to the series “The Bear” with 10 awards, then it was followed by “Biff” and “The Last of Us” with 8 awards each, followed by “Caliphate” with 7 awards, then “The White Lotus.” (The White Lotus) won 5 awards, and finally “Wednesday” won 4 awards. In a rare irony, the series “Better Call Saul” did not win any award despite its 53 award nominations.
Acting awards were won by a large number of actors, including Ayo Edebiri, Jennifer Coolidge, Matthew Macfadyen, Quinta Bronson, Jeremy Allen White, Niecy Nash-Bates, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ali Wong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Paul Walter Hauser and Steven Yeun.
Clackett for the second time
For the second time in two consecutive weeks, Kieran Culkin took the stage, as the “Succession” star won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series. It is Culkin's first Emmy Award for his role in Action. The actor took advantage of this moment to thank the crew, the creators of the series, his mother, and his manager, and took pictures of more children with his wife.
Last week, Culkin also won a Golden Globe for the role, and was previously nominated for an Emmy in the supporting actor category in 2020 and 2022.
Culkin also won a category in which he faced off against Jeremy Strong and Brian Cox, stars of “Succession,” in addition to Jeff Bridges from “The Old Man,” Bob Odenkirk from “Better Call Saul” and Pedro Pascal from “Better Call Saul.” “The last of us.”
Despite the repeated winning works in both the Golden Globe and Emmy Awards, the preferences remain in the number of awards for each work, in addition to the series “The Bear” achieving a record number of 10 awards, while it only received 3 awards, namely Best Musical or Comedy Series, in addition to two awards for Best Best Actress for Jeremy Ellen White, Best Actress for Ayo Eddie Perry, and the series “Beef” also won 3 awards.
Two surprises from friends
The scene of paying tribute to the late actor Matthew Perry had an impact on the guests of the Emmy Awards, especially with the melodrama that accompanied his departure. He was known for the character of Chandler Bing in the series “Friends.” He had been struggling for years to get rid of his addiction to drugs and alcohol, and he resorted many times to rehabilitation centers, and during In his last appearance on television, Perry surprised the audience by admitting that he suffered from great anxiety “every night” while filming the series “Friends.”
Perry was best known for his comic character, Chandler Bing, in the series “Friends,” which was very popular. Between 1994 and 2004, NBC aired its ten seasons, which included 230 episodes. Along with Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, and David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry made it a success. This television series is loved by millions, especially the younger generation in the United States and the world.
American actress Christina Applegate, who also participated in the series “Friends,” surprised the guests of the 2023 Emmy Awards by attending the 2023 Emmy Awards and presenting the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series to the star of the series “The Bear,” Ayo Edebiri.
Christina's appearance led to warm applause from the audience, causing her to cry. She had announced in August 2021 that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), and she remained out of the limelight until she made a small public appearance last year to support the final season of her series. The famous comedy “Dead to Me” on Netflix, in which she participated, and for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award at this year’s ceremony as Best Actress in a Comedy Series. Christina Applegate won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Star in 2003.
Nominations were announced last July in a virtual ceremony, and the awards ceremony was scheduled to take place in September 2023, but was postponed due to the writers and actors strike.