Netflix celebrated its record of Emmy wins this Monday (20/9) with press statements from its executives.
“I think last night was a historic night in many ways,” Bela Bajaria, head of global TV at Netflix, told a news conference. CBS Network in 1974.
But it wasn’t Netflix’s only achievement, as Bajaria listed.
“Tying CBS’s record of 44 wins in 1974, when only three TV stations were competing, was historic,” she began. He said, “‘The Crown’ winning all seven drama series categories was historic. It was a historic night for all streaming, winning the Best Drama, Comedy and Miniseries trophies.”
Peter Friedlander, head of Netflix’s US and Canada series division, compared Sunday’s anointing (9/19) to a streaming skimp.
“I was here eight years ago when we started the first drama series with ‘House of Cards’ and we didn’t even have a clue if we would be eligible for an Emmy,” he recalled. “So after eight years, getting to where we were last night was a sea change and very exciting.”
In addition to the trophies record, the 2021 Emmys also marked the first time that Netflix has won more awards than any other platform or channel, far ahead of its traditional competitor HBO — even the HBO Max series. Even with joining. On account, the rival channel did not score a total of 19 victories.
Along with “The Crown”, Best Drama Series, Netflix celebrates the award for “The Queen’s Gambit”, the 2021 Best Miniseries achievement, as well as several other productions.