Apple TV+ takes home 7 Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Apple TV+ landed seven Creative Arts Emmy Awards at last weekend's 73rd Annual Creative Arts Emmy Awards presentation, including a historic win for "Boys State" and three nods for "Ted Lasso."
Announced on Sunday, Apple TV+ originals "Boys State," "Ted Lasso" and "Carpool Karaoke: The Series" picked up awards in a variety of categories.
"Boys State," the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner which Apple and A24 purchased for $10 million last year, won Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special. The win makes Apple TV+ the first streaming service to win an Emmy in the category in its first two years of eligibility, Apple says. The film follows a group of high school seniors participating in Texas' annual "Boys State" program, a mock exercise that sees students build their own state government.
"Ted Lasso" picked up an Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series award on Sunday, adding to Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation honors announced on Saturday. The current crown jewel of Apple TV+, "Ted Lasso" tells the unlikely tale of an American college football coach who accepts an offer to lead a Premier League team.
"Carpool Karaoke: The Series" continued its streak of award grabs with a win in the Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama Or Variety Series category for the fourth year in a row. Based on a segment created by "The Late Late Show with James Corden," the show features celebrities singing their favorite songs and chatting about life.
In August, "For All Mankind" and "Calls" were awarded Emmys for Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Programming and Outstanding Motion Design, respectively.
Apple TV+ could notch a few more wins when the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards airs on Sunday, Sept. 19. The streaming service notched 35 nominations in 2021.